Queen

Queen

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United Library
Año de edición:
2024
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Biografía: arte y espectáculo
ISBN:
9789464901474
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Embark on an extraordinary journey through the musical odyssey of Queen, the British rock sensation that transcended genres and generations. Formed in 1970 by the dynamic trio of Freddie Mercury, Brian May, and Roger Taylor, later joined by John Deacon, Queen’s groundbreaking sound evolved from progressive rock and heavy metal to arena rock and pop, leaving an indelible mark on the global music scene. Before Queen, May and Taylor collaborated in Smile, a band that caught Mercury’s attention with its experimental techniques. In 1970, Mercury joined, and the quartet adopted the name 'Queen.' The self-titled debut album in 1973 marked the beginning of their ascent, with the chart-topping success of Queen II (1974), Sheer Heart Attack (1974), and A Night at the Opera (1975), featuring the iconic 'Bohemian Rhapsody.' The band’s anthem-filled 1977 album, News of the World, solidified their status as stadium rock giants with hits like 'We Will Rock You' and 'We Are the Champions.' The 1980s brought global domination, anchored by 'Another One Bites the Dust' and the chart-topping Greatest Hits album. Queen’s historic performance at Live Aid in 1985 remains a pinnacle in rock history. Tragedy struck with Freddie Mercury’s AIDS diagnosis in 1987, leading to his untimely death in 1991. The band continued with albums like The Miracle (1989) and Innuendo (1991), and Mercury’s final vocal contribution surfaced in 1995’s Made in Heaven. With global record sales estimated between 250 million and 300 million, Queen’s impact on popular culture is unparalleled. Honored with awards like the Brit Award, induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, Queen’s legacy continues to thrive. This comprehensive biography delves into the intricate tapestry of Queen’s history, celebrating their music, innovation, and enduring influence on the world of rock.

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