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Evolution of rock band Queen

  • Queen at 70´s

    Queen at 70´s
    It was formed in 1970 in London, by singer and pianist Freddie Mercury, guitarist Brian May, drummer Roger Taylor and bassist John Deacon.
  • Queen at 71´s

    Queen at 71´s
    This year was where the Queen band played their concert for the first time, with their classical lineup, which was presented on June 2, 1971 at Surrey College.
    During the year of 1972, Queen began to turn heads in the industry. That led engineers Roy Thomas Baker and John Anthony to recommend them to their employers at Trident Audio Productions.
  • Queen at 72´s

    Queen at 72´s
    This year, it was a breakthrough for Queen. The band played five live dates arround London which let to them being signed to the new EMI Records label and beginning work on their first Album. This live shot capturing Freddie during those dates was later adapted to become the cover of that first album "Queen"
  • Queen at 73´s

    Queen at 73´s
    This year they released their first studio debut album, which was released on June 13, 1973 by EMI Records in the UK and by Elektra Records in the US and was recorded at Trident Studios and De Lane Lea Studios in London. co-produced by Roy Thomas Baker, John Anthony and the band members.
    This year they were also recording their second album, which would be published in 1974.
  • Queen at 74´s

    Queen at 74´s
    They released their second studio album called Queen ll. It was released on March 8, 1974 by EMI Records in the United Kingdom and by Elektra Records in the United States. It was recorded at Trident Studios, London in August 1973, co-produced by Roy Thomas Baker and Robin Geoffrey Cable.
    The album also reached number five in the UK and forty-nine in the United States.
  • Queen at 75´s

    Queen at 75´s
    In April 1975 the band performed for the first time in Japan.
    In this year, it was where Freddie Mercury created the most famous song Bohemian Rhapsoddy, and A Night at the Odeon is the first live album of the British band Queen, it was officially released at the band's Christmas Eve performance at the Hammersmith Odeon in 1975, filmed by the BBC.
    In 1975 the song Bohemian Rhapsody reached number 1 in the UK.
  • Queen at 76´s

    Queen at 76´s
    In September 1976, the band Queen received silver, gold and platinum records, for more than 1 million copies for the renowned song Bohemian Rhapsody, which was number 1 in the United Kingdom.
    The 1976 Summer Tour was a mini-concert tour by the English rock band Queen
    This year they also did a free concert in London's Hyde Park, to honor one of their great idols.
  • Queen at 77´s

    Queen at 77´s
    News of the World is the band's sixth album, which contains hit songs like we will rock you, we are the champions. His new album became a huge hit.
    In 1977 Queen recorded a very fast version of the song 'We Will Rock You' with members of Queen, and it was recorded for the BBC in 1977.
  • Queen at 78´s

    Queen at 78´s
    It was the beginning of "Jazz tour" a concert tour, on October 28, 1987 and ended on August 18, 1979. This tour was characterized by being extensive, which caused a loss of voice to vocalist Freddie Mercury.
    This reached a climax during the last concerts in Japan (the concerts in Tokyo in the last weeks of April, and especially in Fukuoka, at the beginning of May).
  • Queen at 79´s

    Queen at 79´s
    It was the culmination of the "Jazz tour".
    In this year, they made another tour called "Crazy tour" that began on November 22, 1979 and ended on December 26, 1979, the headquarters were in London and Ireland.
    On the "Jazz Tour" the band did not perform concerts in the UK, so this tour gave them the opportunity to make up for their British fans, Freddie also suffered from vocal nodules, and this was his time to vindicate.
  • Queen at 80´s

    Queen at 80´s
    In this year, Queen released the album "The Game". It featured the singles "Crazy Little Thing Called Love" and "Another One Bites the Dust", both of which reached # 1 in the United States. The album sold more than four million copies. It was also the only album to simultaneously top Billboard's rock, dance, and R&B charts. The album also marked the first appearance of a synthesizer on a Queen album.