Mercury’s cause of death was bronchopneumonia, a complication due to AIDS.
Dave Clark of The Dave Clark Five was among the close circle of friends who cared for the Queen frontman during the final weeks of his life, which he spent at his West Kensington home, One Garden Lodge.
Speaking to Express.co.uk, the musician and producer, who has remastered The Dave Clark Five’s biggest songs for a greatest hits album, All The Hits, set for release on Friday, shared how his late friend would want to be remembered.
“He didn’t take anything too serious,” Clark said. “The new album of Freddie that’s out, Never Boring, it’s an amazing title because that’s Freddie! He was never boring.