The ultimate feel good song in brass band form
- Piece: Don’t Stop Me Now;
- Composer: Freddie Mercury;
- Arranger: Philip Harper.
What can we say other than “a Happy Christmas Eve Eve to you all”? Queen’s Don’t Stop Me Now encapsulates excitement in a little under three minutes. From the 1978 LP Jazz, it has pure pop sensitivities whilst retaining the Queen sound. Despite this, Brian May had little love for the song, because he felt it eulogised Freddie’s hedonistic lifestyle.Continue reading “Brass Banding Goes Pop: EM60’s 2020 Advent Calendar: 23. Don’t Stop Me Now”