Kolkata, Sept 28, 2010 (Calcutta Tube/IBNS): Italian band Rhapsody paid a tribute to British Rock Band ‘Queen’ at a concert organized by Seagrams 100 Pipers Pure Music in Kolkata on Saturday night.
The 4-city concert which started in Kolkata will tour to Hyderabad, Bangalore and Mumbai.
The concert, themed ‘a tribute to Queen, the British Rock Band’ saw splendid performances by renowned Italian Brand, Rhapsody.
Amidst thunderous applause, Rhapsody performed some of Queen’s greatest hits like ‘We Will Rock You, We Are The Champions, Somebody to love, Bicycle Race, Radio Ga Ga’ and loads more, which rocked the audience and in return, received huge ovation after every song.
The lead vocalist of Rhapsody said: “I myself am a great Freddie fan and like Queen since a kid. Every song of Queen is my favourite. But if you really want me to pick one from the lot, it will be Bohemian Rhapsody.”
What are the aspects Rhapsody looks into while performing Queen’s numbers?.
“We wanna sound like them, get the vibe like them and wanna make the crowd feel, the spirit of Queen within them.”
How is the crowd different in Kolkata than the rest of the world?
“Materials here are challenging, as this is our first time in India. The crowd is different, but the love for Queen remains same all through the world. What I noticed here in Kolkata is that, every generation like Queen, no matter young or old. They all were enjoying,” said the vocalist.