Freddie Mercury Gorilla Statue Removed–But Not for the Reasons You Think

Yes, it’s ugly. Very, very ugly.  But that’s not why the statue has been removed.  It’s because the suit the gorilla is wearing violates copyright.  The full explanation at the BBC.  (Thanks to John for the link.)

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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