Freddie Mercury’s Magic tour rehearsal footage shared by Queen | Music | Entertainment

In the video below, classic footage from the Magic tour shows is cut with secretly taped film in the rehearsals; footage that was captured unbeknownst to the band and management. 

Freddie and Brian May are shot on a home movie camera performing Tear it Up and I Want To Break Free, as the singer swings his mic stick around and the guitarist plays an incredible riff.

Queen’s long-standing multimedia collaborator Simon Lupton commented: “We don’t know who shot it, but it was clearly someone with access to the rehearsals who took the initiative and shot it on their home movie camera. From the angles and quality, it certainly wasn’t official and the band – and presumably management – were unaware!”

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