Spain's Princess Letizia gives up rock for throne
Published on Jun 16, 2014 7:32 PM
MADRID (AFP) - When Spain's Princess Letizia is crowned queen on Thursday, she will surrender a tiny corner of privacy that has allowed her to sneak out with friends to cafes, plays and a string of indie rock concerts.
The elegant 41-year-old royal's secretive mingling with the public, often with a few girlfriends and in non-regal attire, has provided rich fodder to the Spanish gossip media.
The blonde-haired former television news presenter was snapped in jeans and black leather jacket in April last year outside a Madrid concert by US alternative rock group Eels.
A few months earlier, she joined spectators at a concert by 1990s Spanish indie group Los Planetas.
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