QUEEN Guitarist Celebrates Band's 'News Of The World' Album On 'In The Studio'
North American syndicated rock radio show "In The Studio: The Stories Behind History's Greatest Rock Bands" celebrates QUEEN's 1977 classic "News Of The World" featuring perhaps the two most recognized rock anthems in history. "We Will Rock You" and "We Are The Champions" are the opening songs to QUEEN's sixth studio album and instantly became fan favorites as well as centerpiece songs played at most stadium sporting events throughout the past 35 years.
QUEEN guitarist Brian May recalled to "In The Studio" host Redbeard how the band's singer, Freddie Mercury, envisioned those songs to be and why that spirit continues today. "[Freddie] could already see how it would be, if we played it in a concert and everyone had their hands in the air and we sang 'We Are The Champions'," May said. "And I could see that's what it's about. Years later, we talked about it and he said to me, 'rock 'n' roll is the only place where everybody has a feeling of like being on a team, but you're not ?ghting anybody.' It's like if you're at a game you have two sides who are singing their songs and feeling very much part of a team, but they all want to kill the other side. The difference at a rock concert is everybody's in the same team."
QUEEN "News Of The World" "In The Studio" program is available now to stream at this location.
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