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Posted: 15 Jun 09, 15:04 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I just cant get out of my amazement, This guy is freddie mercury, at least he has his voice. Probably you've already heard it before, it's the first time I do. Doesn't him sound like Freddie? Of all the FM cover guys he's the most accurate.
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Posted: 15 Jun 09, 15:50 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Fred got a bit bald.


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Posted: 15 Jun 09, 16:45 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

when i saw.o-m-f-g..i thought you had just discovered....
o my freds gay.?

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Posted: 15 Jun 09, 17:54 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

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Posted: 15 Jun 09, 17:57 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

This is the new guy that Brian and Roger are going out on tour with next year.

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Posted: 15 Jun 09, 19:49 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote



MmP wrote:

Doesn't him sound like Freddie? Of all the FM cover guys he's the most accurate.
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Yes you are right - he doesn't sound like Freddie. This guy's voice has more cracks in it than a whorehouse has. So no he is not the most accurate.

And what is it with all these Freddie impersonators who seem to think all they have to do is wear a yellow jacket with white trousers and grow a moustache? They are getting as bad as Elvis impersonators.....





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Posted: 15 Jun 09, 20:08 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Two words: Gary Mullen.


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Posted: 15 Jun 09, 20:20 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote



bollocks on this performance give it to Taylor Hawkins



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Posted: 16 Jun 09, 01:39 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote



Mr Mercury wrote:

 This guy's voice has more cracks in it than a whorehouse has.


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Posted: 16 Jun 09, 03:51 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

saw them live back in '96...they aim to exacly copy queen. this isn't really what music is all about, is it? 
no soul in there...
there are much better coverbands out there. but i never get the point of coverbands at all. money can't buy you happiness.nice to imagine, btw.,  if freddie would be as bold as this guy nowadays :-D
 


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Posted: 16 Jun 09, 07:32 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

The mention of Garry Mullen makes my blood boil.

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Posted: 16 Jun 09, 08:38 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

OMFG is the right expression I believe.  Wow.


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Posted: 16 Jun 09, 08:43 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Hmm, I had a good listen to a few of their songs.
His voice, either by training or naturally has taken on a certain Magic tour era Freddie-esque quality, but he cant even match the range of Fred then, and thats widely regarded as a rough spell for Freddie's voice in terms of range. He's got a similar power, I'll give him that.
I wish the guitarist would put a bit more feel into what he plays here and there rather than just trying to replicate what Brian plays note for note - particularly as they play a few things too fast he's trying to squeeze things in and it ends up sounding messy.
I cant say Im a fan of cover bands who try to be exactly like a particular artist - its a bit sad really - some bald guy with a beer gut poncing round a stage in a gold jacket is not my idea of capturing the spirit of Queen, regardless of his voice.

I've done covers in bands before, and try to just be me singing a song in my own way (although sometimes the style of the original rubs off on you a bit), but copying to this extent leads to comparison, and up against awesome bands, you're always going to pale in comparison!


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Posted: 16 Jun 09, 09:50 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Well Freddie would be about that bald if he were still alive.  I think they should go on w/ Axl:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6YkT5zmyRj0



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Posted: 16 Jun 09, 14:46 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

First of all, to my ears, Anybody...ANYBODY...who tries to do the opening bit to Bohemian Rhapsody sounds completely ridiculous. Nobody has gotten the timing right for the opening bit...they make it too straight and academic sounding. Completely unnatural. I cringe. No disrespect to WWRY, but that's like the opera-bit in Bo-Rhap. I just can't listen to it if it's not the original.

Secondly...whoever thought this guy could hold a candle to Freddie Mercury - in both looks and performance must be smoking crack...give me a break. Yes - fine. Wear the yellow jacket, do the same stuff as Wembley '86, but don't tell me anyone in a tribute band is better than the real deal.

This thread should be 'O-M-F-Gross'





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Posted: 16 Jun 09, 21:22 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote



I 2nd the above poster, I mean I sing, play the guitar & drums but I know my limitations, I wouldnt never make myself look an idiot & attempt that. Recently I got the Queen karaoke CD's 1 & 2 Japanese releases (official backing tracks with 99.9% vocals taken out - instrumentals you would say)  anyway 2 things hit me on a music side Bri, Rog & John were so tight as the music had room to breathe & I could actually hear all the bass lines etc, I'm hearing songs which I've heard countless times in a totally different light.



But the 2nd thing is how fucking difficult these songs are to sing. I've sang along many a-time with Freddie as my BV but do it on your own geez there is so much SPACE his voice took up



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Posted: 18 Jun 09, 20:54 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I actually prefer Salvo Bruno over Gary Muller.

In case you've never heard of the guy, here's a link:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RVnEBoBytVg

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Posted: 18 Jun 09, 21:28 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Great find, but he does it better here...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QjegftuSS5g&feature=channel


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Posted: 19 Jun 09, 01:08 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Fattie Mercury.


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Posted: 19 Jun 09, 03:45 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

He is no Freddie but puts out a nice fun show.

I have seen them a week before last years tour and before a 2000 people crowd they broke the house down. There was more singing along then with the 'real' deal.

It is just fun entertainment:)