NAME: Mark Strijdom
YOUR WEB SITE:
YOUR QUEEN WEB SITE/S:
LOCATION: Johannesburg, South Africa
SCHOOL/JOB: Web design and software support for Pink Software
INTERESTS: Music (especially Brian!), playing guitar, movies, bowling, pool
WHAT WAS THE FIRST QUEEN ALBUM YOU BOUGHT?
HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN A FAN OF QUEEN/BRIAN MAY?
About 8 years now
FAV. QUEEN ALBUM/S: Sheer Heart Attack and A Night At The Opera, A Kind Of Magic
FAV. BRIAN MAY ALBUM/S: Back To The Light and Another World
FAV. QUEEN SONG/S: Gimme The Prize, The Prophet's Song, Bohemian Rhapsody, Millionaire's Waltz, In The Lap Of The Gods Revisited, Who Wants To Live Forever, Lily Of The Valley, You Take My Breath Away, Don't Stop Me Now, Doing Alright, Keep Yourself Alive, Mother Love, It's A Hard Life...Oh what's the use, they're all amazing!!!
FAV. BRIAN MAY SONG/S: Resurrection, Another World, Back To The Light
FAV. QUEEN/BRIAN MAY VIDEO/S: Innuendo, Who Wants To Live Forever, In My Defence
FAV. QUEEN/BRIAN MAY LYRIC/QUOTE:
"I see no day, I heard him say, so grey is the face of every mortal"
How do you come up with this stuff Brian??
QUEEN/BRIAN MAY CONCERTS ATTENDED: None, missed the ONLY Queen concert in South Africa. I'm still waiting for you Brian!!
WHEN YOU THINK OF BRIAN WHAT'S THE FIRST WORD THAT COMES TO MIND?
IF YOU COULD MEET BRIAN WHAT WOULD BE THE FIRST THING YOU WOULD SAY TO HIM?
I have so much respect for you Brian, you are who I aspire to. (after "hello", of course!)
IF YOU COULD HAVE BRIAN OVER FOR ONE DAY WHAT WOULD YOU DO FOR THAT DAY?
I'd give ANYTHING to be able to learn under Brian, my biggest dream is to play guitar like/with him.
I would also love to hear about his life, from the beginning.
WHAT SONG WOULD YOU MOST LIKE TO SEE BRIAN COVER?
YIKES..tough one...how about Tambourine Man?
WHO WOULD YOU LIKE TO SEE BRIAN COLLABORATE WITH IN THE FUTURE?
Oasis, Sheryl Crow
WHAT IS YOUR MUSICAL TALENT?
I play the Guitar, and I always start my practise with a bit of Queen at Wembley for inspiration.
WHAT OTHER MUSIC DO YOU REALLY LIKE?
Dire Straits, Oasis, the Spice Girls, Eric Clapton, lots of Eghties
MAILING LISTS YOU ARE ON:
Brian Mayniacs Mailing List
MESSAGE FOR THE FANS: "Hello all, I know I don't have to say this, but keep loving Brian May and Queen...... Let them live forever."
MESSAGE FOR BRIAN: "You are both an inspiration and idol to me. I have so much respect for you and you are in my estimation the world's greatest guitarist. I have followed Queen and your solo work for about 8 years now and you still amaze me. To see you live has been a life-long dream of mine and I pray for the day it will become a reality.
Thanks so much for your time."