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Queen: As It Began

4.11 of 5 stars 4.11  ·  rating details  ·  90 ratings  ·  4 reviews
The official biography of the 70's rock supergroup that captures the excitement of its recent comeback. Charting Queen's flamboyant, hit-making musical history, this book also chronicles the life stories of members including the beloved lead singer and his battle with AIDS. Features a comprehensive discography and videography, plus eight pages of color photos. .
Paperback, 292 pages
Published August 1994 by Hyperion (first published August 1st 1992)
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Written by Queen's Fan Club president and a super-fan, Queen: As It Began is a breezy account of the band from their beginning to Freddie Mercury's death. The book was first published shortly after he died, so an epilogue/afterword was quickly added before it went to press. Gunn details where they went on tour and where they recorded, but never gets much in depth, despite having the band's cooperation. I hope in the future she may write another book going into more detail, as well as covering th ...more
Tim Karasko
Official biographies are always a suspect thing; the reader should always expect that the most tantalizing and/or heretical episodes to be watered down or completely forgotten. While this is most undoubtably true for this biography it is still a fascinating window into the bands history. I remember reading this soon after it was first released and it felt like a well-spring of information at the time and until the advent of the Internet I used it as a constant reference guide due to its lengthy ...more
Le pongo cinco estrellas porque es lo que es, pero está escrito con el culo. No sé si serán los dos autores o si será la traductora (que también, porque hay errores de puntuación y de conjugación de verbos que dañan la vista), pero está claro que saben mucho de Queen y nada de escribir.

En fin, a veces es mejor no releer.
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