The Queen bassist retired from the music trade virtually 25 years in the past for a quiet personal life. With Freddie Mercury having died in 1991, solely half of Queen in Brian May and Roger Taylor are nonetheless energetic at this time with singer Adam Lambert. Nevertheless, John Deacon is a significant Queen rights holder and so continues to be a enterprise companion, with May admitting he all the time runs issues by the 69-year-old to this present day.
Speaking solely with Express.co.uk, May stated: “All I do know is, he’s okay about it. If he wasn’t okay, we’d know.
“That’s the association we’ve got.”
“No matter what kind of decision it is, artistic or business-wise, money-wise, management-wise, we always run things past John.”
The 73-year-old revealed how their deal is that in the event that they don’t hear again from Deacon then he’s agreed to their determination.
Neither May nor Taylor have seen Deacon bodily since round 2004 at Queen musical We Will Rock You.
The Queen guitarist stated: “It’s John’s alternative. He doesn’t wish to be, he needs to be left alone.
“That’s his alternative and I believe he wants that.”
He clarified that Deacon hasn’t withdrawn out of spite or something, as they by no means fell out.
May added: “It’s just that he needs to have his privacy; you have to respect that.”
While once we requested Taylor about Deacon earlier this summer season, he stated: “I don’t assume he feels he needs to deal with it and all of the stuff that goes with it. So no we don’t communicate really.
“John has kind of consciously excluded himself from the world. He doesn’t like partaking involved with anyone I believe. I believe he’s very fragile and we respect that.”
Queen and Adam Lambert’s reside album Live Around The World is out now.