By Jessica Micallef
A Queen mural is rocking Sunbury Road motorists.
Queen legends Roger Taylor, Freddie Mercury, Brian May and John Deacon have been immortalised on a mural painted by Danielle Weber.
Weber collaborated with Villawood Properties to honour the English band which has a unique place in Sunbury’s history.
Queen was booed off the stage by crowds at the 1974 Sunbury Pop Festival, but the band’s confident frontman, Freddie Mercury, vowed it would be the “biggest band in the world” when it returned to Australia.
Weber said the opportunity to paint the mural provided an amazing platform to highlight the struggles of artists.
“To me this is significant because it represents hardships artists can face and how they can turn this around,” she said.
The eight metre by 16 metre artwork took Weber more than 90 hours across 10 days to complete and is her biggest mural to date.
“It was a pretty powerful moment, standing back and saying, ‘That’s another big milestone’ … the community has had an amazing response to it,” she said.