Amazing – Bohemian Rhapsody turned into a noir crime thriller

Amazing – Bohemian Rhapsody turned into a noir crime thriller

Over the years many have asked, What is Bohemian Rhapsody really about? What does Bohemian Rhapsody mean? What is the story behind Bohemian Rhapsody? Well now someone has created a crime drama out of the song.

This amazing short from Corridor Digital brings a brand new perspective on the ‘What is Bohemian Rhapsody about’ saga. This short file takes the lyrics and puts them in the hands of a ‘poor boy from a poor family’ who ‘killed a man’. You know the rest of the story!

Even though I know the lyrics really well, seeing them in this format is intriguing.

Take a look and see what you think. Any comments, leave them below !
(Apologies for weird advert at the end of the film, but is seems to be part of the clip)

Freddie For a Day 2012

Are you a Moustache wearer in the style of the great Freddie Mercury?
Then this is for you … Freddie For A Day Returns In aid of the Mercury Phoenix Trust

Freddie for a Day is now in its third year, it is a worldwide celebration of the life of the great Freddie Mercury. Freddie for a take takes place 2 days before Freddies Brithday which is 5th September. We can turn the world into one full of moustaches for a day while all the time raising funds to combat AIDS, which claimed Freddie in November 1991.

Freddie for a day in 2011 raised more than a quarter of a million pounds thought the Freddie for a Day events and contributions. The Freddie for a Day events were all channeled through the Mercury Phoenix Trust, the HIV/AIDS foundation set up in Freddie Mercury’s memory which to this day continues the fight against AIDS ignorance and AIDS infection worldwide.

Last year Freddie for a Day saw Katy Perry donning the a Freddie costume from his final Wembley concert, as well as moustaches on Stephen Fry, Jeff Beck, Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie, Russell Brand, and of course Ben Elton of We Will Rock You fame.

This Year Freddie for a Day hits the London Savoy on September 3 when the famous will be treated to another evening of Comedy and Rock’n’Roll. The nation gets to have their fun with it and make their own personal contribution on Freddie’s actual birthday on September 5.

For more information on Freddie For A Day 2012 visit www.freddieforaday.com

Freddie Yourself Viral is up and running for 2012 FFAD

The very brilliant Freddie For A Day “Freddie Yourself” viral video system is back for the Freddie for a Day 2012. The New addition for Freddie Yourself 2012 is the addition of a moustache.

Visit http://universalmusiconline.com/ffad/ to Freddie Yourself for FFAD 2012

Freddie for a Day : www.freddieforaday.com

I’ve Freddie’d Myself – have a look at http://dev.metropolis-group.co.uk/FFAD/?id=38a247b4de3db510d099565dc569a9f1 #FreddieMercury #ShaneMcDonald
Please add your Freddie Yourself links in the comments below !!

Queen Character Test Back on Line

I recently found out that the Queen Character Test on my website had stopped working.  So after spending a few hours reprogramming it this evening, I am delighted to say that the Queen Character test is now back up and running.

Try the Queen Character test yourself at http://queen.shanemcdonald.org/queen-character.html

Feel free to comment and say which Queen member you are and if you feel it reflects who you are !!

Don’t forget to Follow me on Twitter @shanesqueensite !

Queen fans wanted to take part in a new primetime show for BBC One

I have been sent this information from RDF Television regarding a new show which will be on BBC One – and they are looking for Queen Fans to participate.

BRAND NEW TV SHOW FOR BBC one

ARE YOU READY FOR THE CHALLENGE OF YOUR LIFE?
Are you a massive QUEEN fan with a passion for singing but never had the confidence to stand in the spotlight?
Do you have a great singing voice but always resisted showing it off…until now?
Have you got the nerve?

We are looking for ordinary members of the public who will be bold enough to take on trained professionals at their own game, for a BIG new Entertainment show for BBC one. They’ll attempt to convince us all that they have been doing their act for years…when actually it will have only been a matter of weeks.

If you want the opportunity to take part in a life changing challenge for a big new TV show, then we want to hear from YOU!

If this is YOU or you want to nominate someone you know for the CHALLENGE OF THEIR LIFE then get in touch NOW for a chance to take part and WIN A PRIZE!

Contact RDF Television
Email us on challenge@RDFTelevision.com

BBC One Tv Show

Greatest Singers Of All Time – Have Your Say on NME

NME Online Music Magazine is running a poll to find out the Greatest Singers Of All Time.

At the time of this blog post Freddie Mercury is in 1st Place on a rating of 9.40 and in 2nd place is John Lennon on 6.97.

To Vote in the “Greatest Singers Of All Time” poll – Visit the link below.

http://www.nme.com/ratemy/216512/greatest-singers-of-all-time

 

NME Online Music Magazine brings you the latest music news and reviews, music videos and gossip, as well as providing the hottest concert tickets and band memorabilia. This poll is just one of the great features available at NME.COM !

Gold Radio – The 300 Greatest Hits of all time – Vote Now !

Gold Radio are running a competition to find the 300 greatest hits of all time, as voted for by their listeners.

Gold Radio are big fans of Queen, and their music is a huge part of what they do at the station. so get involved through the website, Twitter, Facebook or whatever else you fancy.

To have a say on what you think should make up the chart, vote now for your favourite classic hit and be in with a chance of winning some great prizes along the way.

Competition Prize
Just by voting you could win £1000 and a Freesat+ box complete with free installation. Four runner ups will also win a Freesat+ box and we’ll be awarding our Golden Moments CD album to random people throughout the voting period. So get voting!

How to Vote for your favourite hitQueen or Otherwise

1) Visit Gold Radios website at http://greatesthits.mygoldmusic.com/

2) Vote by typing the artist and title of your 1st, 2nd and 3rd choices in the boxes on that website

Voting closes at 23:59 on Friday 15th April 2011.

 

Many thanks to Alex from Gold Radio for the details !

 

Vote for your favourite Queen Video Online

What do you think is the Best Queen Video?

Now is your chance to have your say with this on-line poll.
You can vote for your favourite Queen Video – CLICK HERE to Vote now!

Choose from the following Queen Videos and Vote for your favourite video before the poll closes.

  • A Kind Of Magic
  • Another One Bites The Dust
  • Bicycle Race
  • Bohemian Rhapsody
  • Crazy Little Thing Called Love
  • Don’t Stop Me Now
  • Fat Bottomed Girls
  • Flash
  • Friends Will Be Friends
  • Hammer To Fall
  • I Want It All
  • I Want To Break Free
  • Killer Queen
  • One Vision
  • Radio Ga Ga
  • Somebody To Love
  • These Are The Days Of Our Lives
  • Tie Your Mother Down
  • We Are The Champions
  • We Will Rock You
  • Who Wants To Live Forever
  • Under Pressure
  • Princes Of The Universe
  • The Show Must Go On
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