In a recent conversation with BBC Radio 6 Music, Queen drummer Roger Taylor revealed the details of his relationship with the band’s late vocalist Freddie Mercury and called Freddie as his closest friend.

The talented drummer of Queen, Roger Taylor was a guest on BBC Radio 6 Music and he talked about his friendship with Freddie along with the band’s recent status with their frontman Adam Lambert.

Here’s what Roger stated about Freddie Mercury and his friendship with the band members:

“Me and Freddie… he was my closest friend and we were very, very close. We came up together and we literally lived in each other’s pockets and clothes some of the time.”

Furthermore, Roger Taylor was asked about the recent status of Queen and what would have happened if Freddie was still alive. Apparently, Roger thinks that they would be still doing new music if Freddie were still with them.

” I do believe we would still being doing stuff together because it was a great collaboration. I don’t know if John Deacon would allow…

Of course, John wasn’t quite mentally suited for it, [but] the other three were. I would like to think we were still doing stuff together, whatever it might be.”

Additionally, the iconic drummer of Queen revealed his feelings about working with Brian May and Adam Lambert.

“I think Brian May and I with Adam Lambert, we just loved doing the show, just seemed to get better and better, while we still can do it, we still will do it.”

Click here to read the entire interview with Roger Taylor.