Brian May compares Yungblud with Freddie Mercury after his interpretation of the song

Queen is one of the most important and influential bands in rock history. Made of Freddy MercuryBrian May, John Deacon and Roger Taylor, created a unique and distinctive sound that combined elements of rock, opera and heavy metal.

His music has been influential in many generations of musicians and their songs are still popular to this day, as in the case of a British artist, who was compared to the late lead singer of the band by the legendary guitarist of Queen, Brian May.

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Brian May compares this singer to Freddie

It was in an Instagram post that Brian May mentioned that the singer who most closely resembles the late Freddie Mercury as a vocalist is yungblud.

And it is that not only The Queen guitarist paid his respects to the British artist after posting a cover of “We Are the Champions“, but the fans of the band gave quite positive comments about this new version of the 1977 hit.

“Once in a while, while you’re walking in the park, you find something that makes you go “WOW”. And you have to hit the “Follow” button, Brian May noted.

I am silently smiling at all the comments. I remember so clearly the same kind of taunts Freddie got when we started out as Queen.

Despite good reviews for his interpretationthis new version has generated some criticism, so Brian May has defended Yungblud and has advised to ignore them.

“As soon as I see someone who can inspire reactions so strong —positive and negativeI’m sure that person is a star of the show“.

Before completing his publication, the Queen guitarist did not hesitate to send him a advice to the english vocalist.

“Keep going kicking if you need to,maybe it will make you feel better! And I hope that the rest of us have an open mind”.

Who is Yung Blud?

The British singer and songwriter Yungbludwhose real name is Dominic Richard Harrisonhas been noted for his music that promotes social consciousness and feminism.

Born in Doncaster, England, on August 5, 1997, yungblud became known with song “I Love You Will You Marry Me” in 2017. His stage name is derived from “young blood“, a nickname given to him by a boss for being the youngest on employee list.

during his childhood and youth, Yungblud was inspired in artists like NWA, Kendrick Lamar, Oasis, The Rolling Stones and Bring Me The Horizon. She left art school in London at the age of 16 to start his musical career.

Yungblud considers himself a artist with a musical style that combines indie rock and hip hopand has been compared to other artists such as Arctic Monkeys and The 1975.

His music has been described as a mix of pop, rock and punkwith lyrics addressing issues such as identity and inequality.

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He has released several albums and singles, and has made various international tours. Recently, his interpretation of “We Are the Champions” what received praise from the Queen guitarist.