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Freddie Mercury still sending fans into a frenzy 27 years after death

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“The next showing will be a sing-along,” a theater attendant informed me when I went to see “Bohemian Rhapsody,” a film about the British rock band Queen and its vocalist Freddie Mercury.

For each song, lyrics were superimposed on the screen.

The audience was reserved at first. But around midway into the film, more and more people began to swing into action--singing aloud, stomping their feet, clapping their hands and shouting “Freddie!”

I, too, found myself unable to resist singing along to familiar numbers.

Similar forms of showing appear........

© The Asahi Shimbun