The Darkness on what makes Queen so magical…


 …Freddie Mercury so unforgettable and Adam Lambert such worthy stand-in

19 June 2015


Dan: I think it’s that thing where you can’t really pin them [Queen] down, can you? There were four really great songwriters in that band, which is really unusual. It’s just a virtuosity in every department – there’s no one just towing the line in that band.

Justin: Queen is a supergroup, without trying to be a supergroup. If you really put your mind to it and try to create the greatest band ever, it would be on drums Roger Taylor, John Deacon on bass, you’d have Brian May on guitar and obviously Freddie Mercury would be your first choice singer. They are the ultimate band.

On Adam Lambert: Justin: I think there are a lot of fans who’d like to hear him do something more guitar-led and get some growl out of his vocal. The last time I worked with him, he was definitely interested in pursuing that. He’s a very versatile performer. He’s got a lot to offer.

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