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Posted: 22 May 05, 13:35 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

What I've been wondering for a long time, is what the political preferences were of all queen members. I suppose they had to vote like common people, so... :)



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Posted: 22 May 05, 15:05 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

They were all Tories, of course.

Most sensible people are.


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Posted: 22 May 05, 16:37 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

hahahahahaha

Like Iain Duncan Smith you mean?

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Posted: 22 May 05, 18:19 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Flashman wrote:

They were all Tories, of course.

Most sensible people are.


I'm so glad I'm not sensible then :-)

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Posted: 22 May 05, 18:47 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

neither am I.

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Posted: 23 May 05, 08:14 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

They used President Gorbachev's hydrofoil when they came from Vienna to Budapest. But actually it wasn't Gorbachev's hydrofoil (though it was made in USSR) - that's a rumour.

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Posted: 23 May 05, 13:38 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

how do you know it was gorbys?

did it have a big red mark on it?

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Posted: 24 May 05, 05:45 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Officially they're all non-political. I think it's good, it wasn't right, if they influenced young people's opinion.

Btw they might be liberal mostly.

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Posted: 24 May 05, 07:29 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

bigc wrote:

how do you know it was gorbys?

did it have a big red mark on it?


It's in all bios. Read books, mate!

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Posted: 24 May 05, 07:47 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Well, according to Phoebe, Freddie would have voted Conservative.

Roger, in the Cyberbarn video, mentions he's glad Tony Blair won the eclections (that would make him Labour)

Brian, well seeing how political he has become, and the way he raises his left fist for Hammer to Fall... I would say Left (not Labour, but maybe a little further to the left). No sure here, so don't thinnk it's true.

John... well seeing his ideal of clothes (I want to break free video)... Liberal?


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Posted: 24 May 05, 14:40 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

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Well, according to Phoebe, Freddie would have voted Conservative.
?


makes no sense to me

the tories brought in section 28, any UK people know what that means, and were very anti-gay at points.



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Posted: 25 May 05, 06:20 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

it's in the Mr Mercury memoirs, penned by Phoebe.
To give you an exact page is going to be difficult. I do remember thinking it was an odd combination at the time too.


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Posted: 25 May 05, 06:22 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Chrirons wrote:

it's in the Mr Mercury memoirs, penned by Phoebe.

Yep- it was there, "An Intimate Memoir". Found it strange too...

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Posted: 25 May 05, 08:01 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

kenny everett did too.

but then again freddie was a bit of a sell out.

sorry!!!!

i respect his music and him,but if you look at the facts..it does seem like a little bit of a sell out.

homosexuals were certainly given a rough ride by Tory adminstrations in this country.



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Posted: 26 May 05, 03:39 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

In my country conservatives are not really kind to homos, but my gay friends vote them. I don't understand it either.
Brian is an artist, a dreamer. What he says isn't really based on reason, but on emotions. And for me a millionaire is not really authentic as far-left voter. (Which he is probably not.)
In political issues Roger is smarter.

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Posted: 26 May 05, 10:48 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Well, on Happiness album Roger sings "an honest politician is just a contradiction in terms" (in a song called The Key, if I remember correctly) and I think that tells us what he thinks about politics. I think his relationship to politics is same as his relationship to religion: "they're just to fuck people up."

But when I hear Roger singing Lennon's Working Class Hero, I think he makes a statement there as well. End of discussion, as far as Roger is concerned.

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Posted: 26 May 05, 12:35 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

tupincs wrote:

Officially they're all non-political. I think it's good, it wasn't right, if they influenced young people's opinion.

I've always appreciated them for it. I wish other stars learned from them, especially here in Italy where it seems that if you don't shout to the world that you're a Leftist you can't make a good artist...

Instinctly I would think Freddie was a conservative like Peter says, but of course I can't tell and it's OK so.

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Posted: 27 May 05, 05:54 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote





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Posted: 27 May 05, 07:55 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

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But when I hear Roger singing Lennon's Working Class Hero, I think he makes a statement there as well. End of discussion, as far as Roger is concerned.


As much as I like RMT's version, this song, sung by a milionnaire kind of sounds... not quite right.

Even when Lennon sung it, as he used to be very auto-biographical in his songs, it sounds more like self-indulgence than anything else.




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Posted: 27 May 05, 09:49 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Chrirons wrote:

August R. wrote:



But when I hear Roger singing Lennon's Working Class Hero, I think he makes a statement there as well. End of discussion, as far as Roger is concerned.


As much as I like RMT's version, this song, sung by a milionnaire kind of sounds... not quite right.

Even when Lennon sung it, as he used to be very auto-biographical in his songs, it sounds more like self-indulgence than anything else.



I agree, totally. It's not very convincing when a millionaire rocker (who was also going to b a dentist once) sings this song. But, Roger wanted to put this song on the record, and I think he did it because he agreed with the ideology in the lyrics.

BTW, am I the only one who loves Roger's version of this song?? I think it kicks ass!