• Somebody to Love

  • The Life, Death and Legacy of Freddie Mercury
  • By: Matt Richards, Mark Langthorne
  • Narrated by: Tim Bruce
  • Length: 15 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Release date: 09-01-17
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd
  • 4.8 (25 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

For the first time, the final years of one of the world's most captivating rock showmen are laid bare.
When Freddie Mercury died in 1991, aged just 45, the world was rocked by the vibrant and flamboyant star's tragic secret that he had been battling AIDS. That Mercury had even been diagnosed came as a shock to his millions of fans, with his announcement coming less than 24 hours before his death.
In Somebody to Love, biographers Mark Langthorne and Matt Richards skilfully weave Freddie Mercury's incredible pursuit of musical greatness with Queen, his upbringing and his endless search for love with the story of a terrible disease that swept across the world in the 1980s, as medical treatment fought to catch up with it despite underfunding, social ignorance and homophobia.
With brand-new perspectives from Mercury's closest friends and fellow musicians, this unique and deeply moving tribute casts a very different light on both his death and the origins of AIDS itself.
An intimate listen, like Freddie and his art, it will stay with you for a long time.
©2014 Matt Richards & Mark Langthorne (P)2017 Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd
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By Jane Ciau on 01-07-18

Amazing book

The narrator was amazing and Freddy will live on for ages to come. Greatly told story of his life.

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By matthew bernard mckay on 09-23-17

everybody to love

intense sad truthful a brilliant listen a man that lived life in the sexual fast lane and crashed

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By ANDY GALLAGHER on 01-19-18

Excellent

A brilliant, informative and moving account of the life of on of the greatest frontmen the world has ever witnessed.

RIP Freddie!

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