NOTE: Nothing concrete, early discussion.
Queen’s Brian May Confirms PSY Collaboration
EXCLUSIVE! Guitar legend agrees to work with K-pop superstar…
16 June 2013 by Ben Lowe
Queen guitarist Brian May has confirmed plans to collaborate with Gangnam Style sensation PSY.
Speaking to MTV News UK on the Kerrang! Awards black carpet, the rock legend revealed he had brunch with the Korean phenomenon in London this week to talk about working together.
“I met the guy and we had a very interesting chat,” he told us. “He’s a very thoughtful man and a significant artist. He’s also encyclopaedic about Queen and says the reason he wanted to sing is because he saw Queen at Wembley ’86 on video. “We have a couple of ideas, so yeah I’m up for it.”
The 65-year-old, who last year featured on Dappy’s second solo single Rockstar, continued: “I’ve had all sorts of people tweeting me saying ‘How could you do that? He’s a popstar!’ and thinking it’s very trivial, but 1.6 billion hits on YouTube you don’t get for nothing. Rock and roll is not a closed shop, you’ve got to have an open mind in life, and a lot of the most interesting stuff happens when you interact with someone you never would’ve dreamed you could interact with.”
Following three sold-out nights at London’s Hammersmith Apollo last summer, May also disclosed plans to do another Queen show with Adam Lambert as their frontman.
“We are talking about doing something with Adam, probably for TV,” he revealed to us. “He’s an amazing artist and a very nice guy. We keep in touch and have a good friendship. We’re not talking about touring yet, but we are talking about doing an event.”
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