Rami Malek’s Oscar-winning portrayal of Queen’s enigmatic frontman Freddie Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody ignited a new generation’s passion for the band and their anthems. It’s little wonder that today’s audiences resonated with Queen’s message, gender-bending fashion, and high-production stadium performances. For example, their subversive 1984 music video for I Want To Break Free - which was banned by MTV upon its release - has more than 258 million views on YouTube today.
And now the evidence is clear, with the search for Queen tribute tattoos surging 1400% on Pinterest since the film's release. Freddie Mercury, who sang hopeful lyrics like “you're yet to have your finest hour," is a hero for a new generation. And now the proof is evident, with the searches for Queen tribute tattoos skyrocketing by 1400% on Pinterest since the film's release.
Upon searching for Queen tattoos the most popular tributes are of Freddie's silhouettes and handwritten signature followed closely by song lyrics.