JawaPos.com – The late Freddie Mercury, the vocalist of the world-renowned rock band, Queen, was known to have a high sense of humanity. Until the end of his life, he was still doing charity work, especially for AIDS sufferers around the world.
In addition, many do not know that Mercury is very fond of the automotive world. It is noted that throughout his career, Freddie had a penchant for very expensive and luxurious cars such as the Lincoln, Daimler, and his favorite, the 1974 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow.
The 1974 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow was also the car that drove Mercury until his death in 1991. His Rolls Royce is rumored to be up for sale next month at RM Sotheby’s London auction.
Quoted via AutoBlog, proceeds from the 1974 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow Mercury auction will be donated to the Superhumans Center, a charity supported by Richard Branson and others to provide aid to victims of the war in Ukraine and to fund the construction of a hospital in Ukraine. . Lviv.
According to automotive website Hagerty, Mercury’s sister Kashmir was driving the car for some time after her brother’s death. When it was sold in 2013, the car was recorded to have covered 62,000 miles.
This car is also rumored to have received a slight refresh in the body sector with a touch of color called Silver Chalice and has a blue interior. This car in the offal sector is powered by a V8 engine.
In fact, memories of the sedan live on in Queen’s biopic, “Bohemian Rhapsody.” Early in the film, the rocker is seen being taken to a Live Aid concert in a silver Rolls (probably not the real Mercury).
In other Queen-related news, band members Brian May and Roger Taylor authorized the release last week of their new song, “Face It Alone,” which was originally recorded in the 1980s.
The song was targeted for inclusion on “The Miracle,” Queen’s 13th studio album, but was not released in the final. This song was discovered by the team who were assembling the upcoming eight-disc Queen box set.
“We kind of forgot about this track,” Taylor said in a statement. “But there it is, this little gem. This is amazing, a real find. This is the really exciting part,” Taylor said.