John Reid: So, tell me. What makes Queen any different from all of the other wannabe rockstars I meet? Freddie Mercury: Tell you what it is, Mr. Reid. Now we’re four misfits who don’t belong together, we’re playing for the other misfits. They’re the outcasts, right at the back of the room. We’re pretty sure they don’t belong either. We belong to them.
Aiden Gillen and Rami Malek in Bohemian Rhapsody (2018), the film biopic that tells of Freddie Mercury and his connection with the band Queen.
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“How long have you worked here?” she asked Terry. He simply replied: “Your Majesty, I’ve never worked here.”
Broadcaster Jeremy Vine’s anecdote of the Queen visiting the BBC studios, as part of a tribute to legendary radio and TV presenter Sir Terry Wogan (1938 – 2016). The now sadly deceased Irishman was well known in the industry and general public for his wit and genuine warmth.
While the sun hangs in the sky and the desert has sand While the waves crash in the sea and meet the land While there’s a wind and the stars and the rainbow Till the mountains crumble into the plain Oh yes we’ll keep on tryin‘
The opening lyrics from the album title track ‘Innuendo’ (1991) from the British band Queen. The song is actually longer than the song ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ which was itself six minutes long.