Fascinating Truths You Probably Didn’t Know About Freddie Mercury

Queen Experienced a Midlife Crisis in 1977

Queen is known to many as one of the most famous and most celebrated rock bands in history. People only know about the successful part of his career but what people may not know is that he had a rough start that at one point threatened his career. Once he started writing songs back in 1968, he didn’t automatically become famous.

Freddie Mercury at the Queen concert at Wembley stadium during the Magic tour on July 11, 1986, in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by FG/Bauer-Griffin/Getty Images)

He and his bandmates John Deacon, Roger Taylor and Brian May experienced a midlife crisis of sorts in 1977 which was the reason they reconvened and started working on their sixth album. And this sixth album only increased their fame.

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