God Save My Queen (2020)

God Save My Queen Daniel Nester God Save My Queen God Save My Queen is a collection of lyrical essays drawing on a very unliterary source the British rock band Queen World famous in the s for such songs as We Will Rock You We Are The Champions
  • Title: God Save My Queen
  • Author: Daniel Nester
  • ISBN: 9781887128278
  • Page: 493
  • Format: Paperback
God Save My Queen Daniel Nester God Save My Queen is a collection of lyrical essays drawing on a very unliterary source the British rock band Queen World famous in the 1970s for such songs as We Will Rock You, We Are The Champions, Another One Bites The Dust, and Bohemian Rhapsody, Queen s music is embedded in our public consciousness, in our sports stadiums, in TV commercials, and Wayne s WorlGod Save My Queen is a collection of lyrical essays drawing on a very unliterary source the British rock band Queen World famous in the 1970s for such songs as We Will Rock You, We Are The Champions, Another One Bites The Dust, and Bohemian Rhapsody, Queen s music is embedded in our public consciousness, in our sports stadiums, in TV commercials, and Wayne s World.But it is a source of a deeper obsession for the author, poet and journalist Daniel Nester in God Save My Queen, a short essay or riff accompanies, in order of album and track, every song recorded by the band, in chronological order, until its flopped disco album, 1982 s Hot Space Part memoir, part prose poetry part rock book, Nester draws connections betwen everyone from Liza Minelli, Leni Riefenstahl, Billie Jean King, Michael Jackson and Freddie Mercury sharing a kiss in 1981, even a rant on Courtney Love s giggling over Kurt Cobain s mention of Freddie Mercury in his suicide note The entries for the songs add up to a love letter to a band, and a time when all that mattered was a record player and a pair of headphones.
God Save My Queen Daniel Nester

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One thought on “God Save My Queen

  1. Peter

    I appreciate obsessive types At least they believe in things Daniel Nester is an obsessive type, and his belief in the personally transcendent power of music, or, to be specific, the band Queen, has brought us his first book, God Save My Queen A Tribute Each piece in GSMQ is based, chronologically, record by record, track by track, on every song recorded by Queen from their heyday in the 70s until 1982 Obsessive Perhaps But by carrying this fanaticism to its literary extreme Nester has created a [...]

  2. Matthew

    Brilliant book Smart, funny Captures the spirit of an adolescent obsession with elan and nostalgia without being nostalgic Knocked me out of the chair and sent me to my Queen collection to dust off the covers, then, to turn it up loud.

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