John Deacon famously accomplished Queen’s line-up virtually 50 years in the past, becoming a member of Freddie Mercury, Brian May and Roger Taylor. However, following the band’s final studio album in Made In Heaven (which included Freddie’s posthumous vocals), the Queen bassist retired from the group for good. Now in an unique interview with Express.co.uk, Brian May has shared why the 69-year-old doesn’t carry out and tour with Queen and Adam Lambert.
When we requested Brian May if he and Queen drummer Roger Taylor are nonetheless in contact with Deacon, he replied: “We’re not, 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.
The 73-year-old guitarist stated how Deacon hasn’t withdrawn out of spite or something, as they by no means fell out.
Taylor stated: “John has type of consciously excluded himself from the world.
“He doesn’t like participating in touch with anyone I believe. I believe he’s very fragile and we respect that.”
Asked when he final noticed Deacon, Taylor revealed: “I final noticed John, I believe… We Will Rock You had opened six months earlier than.
“I noticed him there one night time, within the bar, he strolled in. And that’s the final time I noticed him. Probably 2004.”
May advised Express.co.uk that that’s across the final time he noticed Deacon in particular person too.
When requested if he thought the Queen bassist would have watched the band’s biopic Bohemian Rhapsody, Taylor replied: “I’m wondering, I imply I wouldn’t put it previous him to not have seen it.
“I simply don’t know. We’re all completely different aren’t we?”
Queen and Adam Lambert’s stay album Live Around The World is out now.