Was hard to ignore on the various Queen forums. Ha.Originally Posted by macro
She really is dead weight. There's just no other way to put it. Completely useless.It's obvious that Paula is struggling for words every time she opens her mouth. She often says very foolish things, and this was a classic. I just had to laugh. Yep, ol' Freddie coulda never pulled that song off like Chris Creed can.
Well it's pretty clear they edit the show in a certain way to either make someone look good or look bad. I know this happens often with "reality" show but Idol is supposed to be a competition where the winner gets a real shot at becoming a music star so trying to make someone look bad in the hopes they get fewer votes becomes far more insidious in this case. While I do not like wussy boy Ace, the show's producers clearly decided on showing him as something of a tool in his meeting with Queen. Brian May (on his web site, www.brianmay.com) explains what REALLY happened during their meeting and how the show edited it to make it look like something else entirely. I'd suggest ya'll read it.Do you say that because you think they have that much ability to sway the public's opinion, or because you suspect the voting isn't legitimate? I have some suspicions about this show (even though I enjoy it a lot), and the vote counting is one of them.
Well, I think the band's decision to NOT perform on the show might have hurt the basic idea for them even being involved in the first place, increased album sales and the like. Their new compilation, "Stone Cold Classics", which was released specifically because of the Idol show, got mentioned exactly once on the Tuesday show and then for only a few seconds. We won't know for sure until next week's Billboard charts are released but I suspect Queen will not have benefitted as much as other artists have (like Kenny Rogers.)You know, as I was watching the show Tuesday night, I came to realize how unique Queen really was. Most artists, even the great ones, can be duplicated. I'm not sure this one ever will be. It was a good show, though, and I suspect that a new generation was introduced to Queen this past week that would not have been otherwise.