The late Queen singer Freddie Mercury is one of the best singers of all time that unfortunately died too soon. Over the years he gave many interviews and said dozens of interesting quotes about life. Rock and Roll Garage selected 6 of his best quotes gathered by GoodReads and Smooth.
The 6 best Freddie Mercury quotes
1 – ““Oh, I was not made for heaven. No, I don’t want to go to heaven. Hell is much better. Think of all the interesting people you’re going to meet down there!”
2 – “I always knew I was a star, and now the rest of the world seems to agree with me.”
3 – “The more you open up, the more you get hurt. So basically, I’m just riddled with scars and I just don’t want any more.”
4 – “You can be anything you want to be, just turn yourself into anything you think that you could ever be.”
5 – “If I die tomorrow I will not regret. I really did everything I could.”
6 – “I love the fact that I can make people happy, in any form. Even if it’s just an hour of their lives, if I can make them feel lucky or make them feel good, or bring a smile to a sour face, that to me is worthwhile.”
Born in 1946 in Zanzibar to Parsi-Indian parents, he attended English-style boarding schools in India from the age of eight and returned to Zanzibar after secondary school. After that, in 1964, his family fled the Zanzibar Revolution, moving to Middlesex, England. Having studied and written music for years, he formed Queen in 1970 with guitarist Brian May and drummer Roger Taylor.
Besides, Mercury wrote numerous hits for Queen, including “Killer Queen”, “Bohemian Rhapsody”, “Somebody to Love”, “We Are the Champions”, “Don’t Stop Me Now”, and “Crazy Little Thing Called Love”. His charismatic stage performances often saw him interact with the audience, as displayed at the 1985 Live Aid concert. He also led a solo career and served as a producer and guest musician for other artists.
Mercury became famous for his powerful tone of voice and his energetic performances that always involved the audience. Also having been considered by critics as one of the greatest artists of all time.
In addition to his work in the band, Mercury also launched several side projects, including a solo album, Mr Bad Guy, in 1985. Also an opera disc alongside Spanish soprano Montserrat Caballé, Barcelona, in 1988.