Marc Martel’s Thunderbolt And Lightning – An Incredible Queen Covers EP

Marc Martel recently released a stupendous EP of Queen cover songs entitled Thunderbolt and Lightning.  If you are looking for a paint by numbers album of Queen covers this is not it.  If you are an opened minded Queen fan looking for bold reinterpretations  of beloved classics then you have struck gold. Martel's collection is … Continue reading Marc Martel’s Thunderbolt And Lightning – An Incredible Queen Covers EP

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Fantastic Art Featuring Freddie Mercury

There is a fine line when it comes to cartooning and caricature.  When creating a cartoon or caricature of a celebrity the main goal is to capture the likeness of that person.  When creating a caricature an artist essentially hones in on someone's most prominent features and then exaggerates  them.  How far an artist goes … Continue reading Fantastic Art Featuring Freddie Mercury

Freddie Mercury and Montserrat Caballe

Barcelona, Freddie Mercury's collaboration with opera superstar Montserrat Caballe, is his crowning achievement.  I have long felt this way about this incredibly special album.  Barcelona is the logical fulfillment of the  bombastic pop/rock opera fusion that Freddie Mercury helped to create within the context of Queen.  The music featured on the Barcelona album toned down … Continue reading Freddie Mercury and Montserrat Caballe