In the 1980s Queen became the confident, mature yet still challenging band they'd always threatened to be. Unlike many groups who'd broken through in the early 1970s, Queen were unaffected by the onslaught of punk; they were neither old wave nor new wave, they were just Queen. Queen - Under Review 1980 -1991 features live and studio performances by the group, rare interviews and a host of other features all interspersed with the independent review and criticism from a panel of esteemed experts. These include; broadcaster, journalist and long term friend of Freddie Mercury, Paul Gambaccini; music author and Classic Rock Magazine journalist, Malcolm Dome and many others.
Queen hit its stride in the 1980s, remaining distinct from all trends and developing its own fully realized sound. This critical review features expert insights from Paul Gambaccini and Malcolm Dome, as well as archive performance footage and rare interviews.