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Back To The Light - A Casual Guide To The Music Of QUEEN's Brian May Book Out Now

By Larry Petro, News Monkey
Tuesday, January 6, 2015 @ 3:57 PM


By Neil Daniels

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Brian May is undoubtedly one of rock music’s greatest and best-known guitarists. Regularly appearing in ‘The World’s Greatest Guitarists’ polls and such, Brian May is a living legend and an icon to musicians of all ages. As a member of QUEEN, he is a household name and his innovative signature guitar riffs are world famous. Some of his most recognised songs for QUEEN include "We Will Rock You", "Tie Your Mother Down" and "Fat Bottomed Girls". But there is more to this fiercely talented and intelligent man than QUEEN. He is a passionate activist and animal welfare charity enthusiast, an avid and popular blogger as well as an author and holds a PhD in Astrophysics.

Back To The Light, however, charts his musical career outside of QUEEN from the pre QUEEN band SMILE to the BRIAN MAY BAND in the 1990s and his two solo albums Back To The Light and Another World as well as his soundtrack compositions and many musical collaborations as a guitarist, producer and songwriter.

From the author of books on AC/DC, UFO, ZZ TOP and BON JOVI, Back To The Light celebrates May’s musical legacy and offers titbits of information and trivia about his career as well as a biography, discographies, a timeline, reviews and tributes from leading musicians and music writers. There are also previously unseen live photographs of the rock icon. Back To The Light is essential reading for Brian May and QUEEN fans.

Details:

  • 6” x 9” (15.24 x 22.86 cm)
  • Black & White on Cream paper, Matte cover
  • 256 pages
  • ISBN-13: 978-1503110007
  • ISBN-10: 1503110001
Neil Daniels is the author of respected biographies of JUDAS PRIEST, METALLICA, IRON MAIDEN, AC/DC and PANTERA. His books have been translated into over a dozen languages.

His official website is www.neildanielsbooks.com

For more information, please contact Neil Daniels at Neil Daniels Books; email him at neil@neildanielsbooks.com or visit www.neildanielsbooks.com


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