I promised myself I would never do this. Never, ever. I just had no interest. Absolutely none. And it wasn’t just that, it was more. There was always something unsavoury about the whole thing. Why did I feel like this? Queen were the band of my youth, from start to finish, from 1980s Flash soundtrack […]
Queen + Adam Lambert play the final show of their 2020 Australian tour, with a sell out show at Metricon Stadium on the Gold Coast
Everyone’s a winner, babe. Everyone’s a winner. It makes me choke, my taste. Choke over. Even when it’s someone else’s. For years, I helped define the notion of ‘cool’ in music. You think you can cast off that skill so easily? You’d be wrong. This is great. A motorik beat, a playful refrain, a touch […]
Nothing matters more than the all-conquering Top 10.
Right! I’ve thought long and hard about this, agonised and whittled down to final ten but here, at last, I think I’ve burned down to a list of solid gold excellence.
”I was a kid at school when Queen hit with ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’. I couldn’t stand it then. It’s worse now. People who liked it grew up to drive sensible cars with gloves on” – Dave Graney, 1001 Australian Nights
Don’t act so surprised, I have form here – OK? This is like Jarvis and ‘Another Brick In The Wall’ and Queen and Lady Gaga and Belinda Carlisle and Ladies And Gentlemen…The Fabulous Stains combined…and who’d have thought it?! THAT’S A GOOD THING!!! Listen to We Are Golden here. It actually makes way more sense if […]