John Deacon: Brian Might on why retired Queen bassist ‘desires to be left alone – he NEEDS it’ | Music | Leisure
John Deacon famously accomplished Queen’s line-up nearly 50 years in the past, becoming a member of Freddie Mercury, Brian Might and Roger Taylor. Nevertheless, following the band’s final studio album in Made In Heaven (which included Freddie’s posthumous vocals), the Queen bassist retired from the group for good. Now in an unique interview with Categorical.co.uk, Brian Might has shared why the 69-year-old doesn’t carry out and tour with Queen and Adam Lambert.
After we requested Brian Might if he and Queen drummer Roger Taylor are nonetheless in contact with Deacon, he replied: “We’re not, it’s John’s selection.
“He doesn’t need to be, he desires to be left alone.
“That’s his selection and I believe he wants that.
The 73-year-old guitarist mentioned how Deacon hasn’t withdrawn out of spite or something, as they by no means fell out.
Taylor mentioned: “John has kind of consciously excluded himself from the world.
“He doesn’t like participating in touch with anyone I believe. I believe he’s very fragile and we respect that.”
Requested when he final noticed Deacon, Taylor revealed: “I final noticed John, I believe… We Will Rock You had opened six months earlier than.
“I noticed him there one night time, within the bar, he strolled in. And that’s the final time I noticed him. Most likely 2004.”
Might instructed Categorical.co.uk that that’s across the final time he noticed Deacon in individual too.
When requested if he thought the Queen bassist would have watched the band’s biopic Bohemian Rhapsody, Taylor replied: “I’m wondering, I imply I wouldn’t put it previous him to not have seen it.
“I simply don’t know. We’re all totally different aren’t we?”
Queen and Adam Lambert’s dwell album Dwell Round The World is out now.