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Freddie Mercury’s hologram ‘duets’ with Jessie J at Olympics closing ceremony

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  1. You really need to take Teresa May off your video blogs at the side of your page as I cxannot get past her to see what others are saying and I CANNOT listen to this clearly homophobic racist, sexist woman in order to do so!!!!

    1. Theresa May is an evil woman. She does not deserve the title minister for equality, I could not agree with you more!

  2. From what I saw, it wasn’t a ‘duet’.

    There was Freddie Mercury singing and shown on the screens before it was taken over entirely by Jessie J.

    As much as Jessie J has a fantastic voice, I thought they should have kept it with Freddie Mercury singing throughout.

  3. Fantastic show

    Loved bringing Freddie and John Lennon into it.

    Jessie J was a surprise choice to sing with the remaining Queen but pulled it off

  4. Freddie was amazing. Jesse J wasn’t

    1. It was possibly the wrong place for Jessie J.

      The prospect of Freddie virtually playing alongside Queen was irresistible, but then Jessie J, not ‘duetting’ but intervening was a disappointment.

      1. Agreed they should have played Freddie throughout. I was also surprised there was no Elton John

  5. Nobody seems to know what a ‘hologram’ is these days… A video of Tupac reflected in glass (a technique developed in the 19th century) is not a hologram. A video screen is not a hologram.

    1. Cardinal Capone 14 Aug 2012, 1:10am

      My thoughts too. Except video and Tupac were not around in the 19th century, but I know what you mean.

    2. Please state the nature of the musical emergency.

  6. It wasn’t exactly a hologram was it but still very good to see Freddie whipping up the crowd with his ‘Day-O’ routine.

    1. That was fantastic. But to see Freddie whip up the crowd, for the benefit of Jessie J whilst he is shunted into the background is terrible. He should have been kept on throughout.

  7. Great to see Freddie

    Jessie J was wonderful too

  8. Marcwebbo3 13 Aug 2012, 5:10pm

    The footage wasnt taken from Live Aid, it a 1986 Wembley concert…..great to see him ‘there’ if not a little sad

  9. While they clearly borrowed the idea from the Elvis: The Concert production it’s a pity they didn’t do the whole Virtual Elvis route with Freddie, and actually have him sing a song while his band played live with him.

  10. Spanner1960 13 Aug 2012, 8:30pm

    Hologram? It was a simple LED projection.
    And it wasn’t a duet either.

    What a crap piece of journalism.
    this rag is turning more into the Daily mail by the day with it’s sensationalist twaddle.

  11. I missed that part…I came in when Jessie J started to sing. Enjoyed it, but must agree that just having Freddie would have been much better!

    I love Queen and really miss Freddie leading the group. He had an incredible voice!

  12. I must admit given that nobody cam on an interrupted the playing of John Lennon singing Imagine..Why did they have to have Jessie J come in and take over from Freddie? To me it was somewhat rude really. I love Jessie J, but as I said before, I would have much prefered to have Freddie sing with the guys.

    And am I right in thinking that John Deacon was missing from the Queen line up?

    1. Spanner1960 14 Aug 2012, 1:07pm

      John Deacon quit playing with Queen in 1992.

  13. GingerlyColors 14 Aug 2012, 7:20am

    21 years after his untimely death, Freddie Mercury can still perform to a full stadium. That man was a phenominam and his passing in 1991 was one of the greatest losses in the history of popular music along with Elvis Preseley, John Lennon and Michael Jackson.

  14. If this is an indication of the accuracy of Pink News articles then I may stop reading them! What hologram???… What duet???
    Did the writer even watch the closing ceremony?

  15. his hologram was from wembley not live aid

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