Trident Sound Studios

Trident recording studio in London, where Queen worked in 1972-1975.
In the studio, they recorded songs for the debut album (in addition to the recording Night Comes Down which comes from another session) and the second album, as well as songs from the third album: Now I’m Here, In The Lap Of The Gods, Lily Of The Valley, Killer Queen , She Makes Me and Brighton Rock.


Queen in a recording studio, photo Mick Rock

Queen and Mike Stone (sound engineer) photo Mick Rock

The studio was opened in 1968 by the brothers Norman and Barry Sheffield. Here recorded: The Beatles, David Bowie, Elton John, Carly Simon, T. Rex, Yes, Joe Cocker, Free (Fire and Water album), Genesis, George Harrison and others.

In 2013 Norman Sheffield released book Life on Two Legs.

Paul McCartney with singer Mary Hopkin and a gaggle of schoolgirls outside Trident Studios after The Beatles’ sessions on ‘Dear Prudence’ for ‘The White Album,’ 1968.

In 2017 a blue plaque from the British Plaque Trust hung over the entrance honoring David Bowie, who used the recording studio.  Trident Studios changed its address to 33 Great Pulteney St, London W1F 9NP.

photo by daga 2016
photo by daga 2016
photo by daga 2016
photo by Katarzyna Widźgowska 2019

photo by Daga 2021

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  • GPS: 51.514468 N -0.13425 W
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