Queen never split up so they can't reform as they are already formed. Freddie Mercury died of AIDS. Queen say they can't replace him and have been performing as Queen with Paul Rogers (of Free / Bad Company fame). They use recordings of Freddie in the show.
having Mika would be an impersonation and Brian, John and Roger would not have it.
Paul Rogers cant hold a candle to Mika. I have heard enough of the material did with him and the two members of the band who want to play on to know this. As for Mika filling the boots of Freddie, I really don't think it would be an impersonation, more being something as good if not better than Freddie. The man's stage presence is undeniable.
Then I must not have bought the Greatest Hits Volumes One and Two albums, or seen a few others that came out post-Freddie?
I am not alone, millions of others have bought the groups records since his death, hell, even kids who weren't even born before then have lapped up the albums.
And a lot of us are pining for a decent reunion-style tour. Sod Paul Rogers, I am sure he is adequate in his day job with Bad Company/Free, but he isn't the right guy for the front man role in one of the most iconic rock bands of all time.
Mika could be.
And no, Dread, I do not fancy him. Bit too skinny for my tastes, and since having seen his choice of boxer undies in the video for
"We are Golden", I couldnae go oot wi' someane wi' a wurse fashion sense than mine.
I do think he is a damned good singer.