"DO YOU REALLY WANT TO HURT ME?" FROM "THE WEDDING SINGER" George, the…
- Posted on Jan 28th 2011 10:30AM by Pat Pemberton
Tom Callins, Retna
Freddie Mercury sits on the shoulders of Darth Vader during a show on Queen's tour to promote their album 'The Game.' Three months after the release of 'The Empire Strikes Back,' Mercury's sci-fi allegiances had already been spelled out. In his 1978 Queen song, 'Bicycle Race,' he sang, "I don't like 'Star Wars.'" Meanwhile, in 1980, he and his band penned much of the soundtrack -- including the title song -- for the movie 'Flash Gordon.'
In other concerts around that time, Mercury sang while poised on the shoulders of different iconic characters, including Superman and Santa Claus.