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AUDIO: Queen's Brian May (1982)

John Tobler, Rock's Backpages audio, May 1982

The poodle-headed plank-spanker talks about the making of Queen's latest album Hot Space: its slightly torturous recording process; the influence of black music and the Isley Brothers in particular; the failure of 'Body Language' as a UK single; their success in Argentina at the time of the Falklands War; the abuse suffered by support act Bow Wow Wow from Queen fans on tour; making 'Under Pressure' with David Bowie, and their upcoming plans.


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