God Save My Queen
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- Sales Rank:6,806,835
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- Language:English (Published)
- Number Of Items:1
- Edition:First Edition
- Shipping Weight (lbs):0.4
- Dimensions (in):7 x 6.8 x 0.4
- Publication Date:March 31, 2003
Queen’s music is embedded in the popular consciousness from sports stadiums and TV commercials to endless radio replay and Wayne’s World. For Daniel Nester, it is also an enduring personal obsession. God Save My Queen explores the parallel lives of author and band through riffs, trivia, lyrics, sexual awakenings, close readings of albums, and scholarly footnoted thoughts. It draws connections to everyone from Liza Minnelli to Leni Riefenstahl, including such moments as Michael Jackson and Freddie Mercury’s sharing a kiss in 1981. Part memoir, part prose poetry, part rock book, God Save My Queen occupies the singular place where a fan’s life and a fan’s fixation collide. This collection of lyrical, loopy riffs celebrating the rock band Queen includes a short take on every song recorded by the band.
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