MOJO is delighted to present the first of two deluxe bookazines, bringing together it's finest writing on Queen.
“So much has been written about us over the years, but nobody before has attempted such an in-depth account,” writes Queen’s guitarist Brian May in his foreword to the first of MOJO’s two special editions on the group. “The magazine’s writers are massively well-informed and passionate about pulling all the threads together. What they have assembled here will remain unique for years to come…”
Taking a deep dive into MOJO’s extensive archive of exclusive interviews and expertly written features, Queen: The Works 1970-1979 charts the group’s extraordinary first decade, from their days as a struggling rock band in West London to their conquering the world in the mid-’70s with the peerless A Night At The Opera and A Day At The Races albums, and beyond through their smash hit single We Are The Champions/We Will Rock You to their hit-heavy Jazz album and its infamous launch party in New Orleans in 1978.
With the group generously opening their photographic archives, this sumptuous 132-page bookazine is packed with rare and iconic images, and comes in a special glossy gatefold wallet with space to accommodate the follow-up, The Works 1980-2021, which tracks Queen through their MTV-storming ’80s and Live Aid, to Mercury’s tragic, untimely passing in 1991 and their current live line-up featuring vocalist Adam Lambert.
Together, these two issues represent the definitive story of rock’s most creatively audacious and flamboyantly spectacular outfit.
Get your copy of Queen: The Works 1970-1979 now at www.greatmagazines.co.uk/mojo-specials; the follow-up, The Works 1980-2021, out on July 29, 2021, is also available to pre-order.