Rock king Lambert makes killer Queen at Belfast’s SSE Arena
Queen never played the city as a band when the legendary Mercury was on the go
Freddie Mercury he is not, but Adam Lambert did a fantastic job of filling the rock legend’s shoes when he took over the SSE Arena in Belfast with the remaining members of Queen for their one-off spectacular last night.
And they put on a show the people of the city will never forget.
Lambert was a perfect replacement for the flamboyant lead vocalist who once wowed the world with his four-octave range.
And he has a set of pipes that were certainly up to the job.
The crowd clearly appreciated his pitch-perfect renditions of Queen hits We Will Rock You, Bohemian Rhapsody, Don’t Stop Me Now and We Are The Champions.
The American Idol star was just nine when Mercury died, but you could have been forgiven for thinking he was Freddie reborn with his heart-rending rendition of Who Wants to Live Forever?
The breath-taking show was one that would have done the icon proud and Lambert’s personal appreciation of his talent could be heard in every note he belted out.
In the absence of Freddie, Queen have found themselves a killer king.