Brian May with Kerry Ellis Candlelight interview


[This interview was recorded on March 18th 2014 using Skype]

QUEEN guitarist BRIAN MAY along with singer KERRY ELLIS called in to rock journalist, Mitch Lafon, to discuss their ‘The Candlelight Concerts – Live At Montreux 2013‘ CD/DVD, Blu-Ray/CD release. The conversation also touched upon Kerry’s former role as Eliza Doolittle and Brian being her musical mentor. The two talked about working together and Brian taking on the role of producer on her Anthems album. Brian also discussed The Queen Biopic, memories of Montreal, KISS drummer Eric Singer, his future recording plans and more. (This is the interview’s raw audio).

Brian May & Kerry Ellis “The Candlelight Concerts — Live At Montreux 2013” Filmed at the renowned Stravinski Auditorium during the Montreux Jazz Festival in July 2013, “The Candlelight Concerts — Live At Montreux 2013” wonderfully intimate show blends Kerry Ellis’ beautiful voice with the sympathetic guitar playing of Brian May for a largely acoustic performance of standards, ballads, Queen songs and cover versions. Also included in the set is the CD of “Acoustic By Candlelight” recorded live on the UK leg of their tour in autumn 2012. As a bonus feature we include a performance of “Nothing Really Has Changed” with Virginia McKenna.


DVD: 1) I Who Have Nothing 2) Dust In The Wind 3) Born Free 4) Somebody To Love 5) Nothing Really Has Changed 6) Life Is Real 7) The Way We Were 8) ’39 9) Something 10) Last Horizon 11) Love Of My Life 12) The Kissing Me Song 13) Tie Your Mother Down 14) We Will Rock You 15) No One But You 16) Crazy Little Thing Called Love

CD: 1) Born Free 2) I Loved A Butterfly 3) I Who Have Nothing 4) Dust In The Wind 5) The Kissing Me Song 6) Nothing Really Has Changed 7) Life Is Real 8) The Way We Were 9) Something 10) Love Of My Life 11) I’m Not That Girl 12) I Can’t Be Your Friend 13) In The Bleak Midwinter 14) Crazy Little Thing Called Love 15) No One But You (Only The Good Die Young)