Roger Taylor reveals why Freddie Mercury would never let Queen write political songs

Roger Taylor reveals why Freddie Mercury would never let Queen write political songs

Roger Taylor reveals why Freddie Mercury would never let Queen write political songs

In a recent interview, Roger Taylor has spoken about the difference between the music he makes as part of Queen, and his newly-released solo album Outsider. Within the conversation, Taylor reveals that where Outsider contains more politically-minded songs, Queen’s material would typically refrain from commenting on social affairs – as the late frontman Freddie Mercury would never allow it.

Speaking to MusicRadar, the drummer explains, “I suppose the big difference between Queen and this album is that I’ve written a couple of what you might call ‘political’ songs.



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