Queen: The Definitive Biography

By Laura Jackson


Over ten years after Freddie Mercury’s death Queen has still not lost its magic.

With a career spanning three decades and album sales topping 150 million worldwide, Queen has assured itself a lasting place in rock history.

Laura Jackson, acknowledged Queen expert, draws from exclusive interviews with the band’s close friends as well as celebrities. She details the turbulent life of the band – from Freddie Mercury’s reckless affairs and flamboyantly gay lifestyle to the intensely private bass player John Deacon, and from Brian May’s emotional excesses to Roger Taylor’s sexual scandals. She includes a frank and compelling account of Mercury’s illness and eventual death from AIDS and the impact this had on his friends, family and the band.

Full of insights into the extravagant lifestyles, the outrageous parties and incredible musical success, this is the complete story of this extraordinary band.

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