Added on 31-Oct-2005
Freddie Mercury's Legendary Live Aid Performance Cited In Robbie Williams Cover Story November British GQ MagazineThe November 2005 Cover Story/Interview with Robbie Williams, discussing his career and his new record, ''Intensive Care'', in British GQ Magazine cites Freddie Mercury's dazzling, legendary performance at Live Aid (and Robbie's feelings that he wanted to likewise dazzle the audience at Live 8).
''For his reintroduction into public life, after almost a year of self imposed exile, Robbie Williams chose to perform in front of a television audience of 2 billion. The event, in London's Hyde Park, and screened across the world, was Live 8, and Robbie had got it into his head that, perhaps more than anybody else on the bill, something extra special was expected of him.''
''Freddie Mercury had stolen the show 20 years before at Live Aid; it was Robbie's turn to do likewise.''