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Queen — Bohemian Rhapsody
Album: A Night At The Opera
Avg rating:
8.5

Your rating:
Total ratings: 4711









Released: 1975
Length: 5:47
Plays (last 30 days): 4
Is this the real life?
Is this just fantasy?
Caught in a landslide
No escape from reality
Open your eyes
Look up to the skies and see
I'm just a poor boy, I need no sympathy
Because I'm easy come, easy go
Little high, little low
Anyway the wind blows, doesn't really matter to me
To me

Mama, just killed a man
Put a gun against his head
Pulled my trigger, now he's dead
Mama, life had just begun
But now I've gone and thrown it all away
Mama, oooooooooo
Didn't mean to make you cry
If I'm not back again this time tomorrow
Carry on, carry on, as if nothing really matters

Too late, my time has come
Sends shivers down my spine
Body's aching all the time
Goodbye everybody, I've got to go
Gotta leave you all behind and face the truth
Mama, ooooooooooh (Any way the wind blows)
I don't wanna die
I sometimes wish I'd never been born at all

I see a little silhouetto of a man
Scaramouch, scaramouch will you do the Fandango
Thunderbolt and lightning - very very frightening me
Galileo, Galileo
Galileo, Galileo
Galileo figaro
Magnifico (oh, oh, oh, oh!)
I'm just a poor boy, nobody loves me
He's just a poor boy from a poor family
Spare him his life from this monstrosity
Easy come easy go, will you let me go
Bismillah! No, we will not let you go - let him go
Bismillah! We will not let you go - let him go
Bismillah! We will not let you go - let me go
Will not let you go - let me go - (Never, never, never, never, never let me go!)
Will not let you go - let me go, oh, oh, oh, oh -
No, no, no, no, no, no, no -
Oh, Mama Mia, Mama Mia, Mama Mia, let me go -
Beelzebub has a devil put aside for me
For me
For me!

So you think you can stone me and spit in my eye
So you think you can love me and leave me to die
Oh Baby, can't do this to me baby
Just gotta get out, just gotta get right out of here

Ooo, ooo yeah
Ooo yeah

Nothing really matters,
Anyone can see,
Nothing really matters, nothing really matters to me,

Any way the wind blows...
Comments (800)add comment
 ProfessionalGeek wrote:

Anthony Scaramucci is in the news again. Every time I hear his name, I hear this song.
Scaramucci, Scaramucci, Will you do the fandango?

Amusing..

Scaramouche was a stock character of 16th century Italian and subsequent French comedic theatre of a clownish buffoon type.

 Stratocaster wrote:

I was 17 when this came out and all my friends HATED this song. Not me, though - I always loved it. Now I'm 63, and even though I have quite literally heard it tens of thousands of times, I always listen to it all the way through. It's still awesome.
My old friends are probably the people who voted this a "1".


My Mom is 83 - she saw them live twice and still sings along - LOUDLY. Mind you she's pretty good with Nirvana tracks too.. 
 melzabutch wrote:


 ZephyrListener wrote:

I used to love this song.  But it has been played so much that now I feel like puking when it comes on.



My mind always goes to Mike Myers/Wayne's World. Good memory (especially the head banging part).
I used to love this song.  But it has been played so much that now I feel like puking when it comes on.
What's with "Galileo" in the operatic passages?  Was Galileo actually mentioned in any opera before this song?  Or is it just a bit of namedropping to set the time period?
After being away from RP for some years I'm back and thoroughly enjoying Bill's tweaking of the format to include more Top 40 and more songs.  And this one's still a 10 for me.
 
A personal anecdote on this one - no need for anyone to read or comment on, but just thought i'd write-out the memory...

saw them in manhattan w/ friend on the tour for the album release.  as i recall, they opened with this with mercury silhouetted behind a white curtain with spotlight or something like that.
we were extremely stoned, and in a bit my friend was laughing uncontrollably, as this was the antithesis of another concert we had recently been to together - hot tuna @ c.w.post.  HT was loud and just jamming playing - straight forward.

of course the performance & song were very theatrical, entirely opposite of the hot tuna experience.

i have no desire to indicate preference for style - theatrical and straight-ahead r&r - both are perfect, each in their own time and way..  but i will opine:  whatever gets you off.  and the more things that do in life, the better.

enjoy!
 scott_bruce wrote:

The verb that is in vogue now is "curate." It used to be that curators were those that organized museum exhibits. Now it means anyone who customizes some kind of arrangement.

Like art museum curators, Bill and Rebecca work hard to "curate" a program of eclectic music for our personal enjoyment and education. Part of that experience is the exposure to music that you would not ordinarily listen to; and by carefully organizing and arranging that music it enhances the overall "listener experience". To those with an open mind, hearing old TOP 40 songs carefully interspersed among a wide variety of alternative music allows one to hear music in a different context - to appreciate the music with a different frame of mind, and to hopefully allow you to enjoy that music to its pure form and for the memories and emotions that it conjures.

Anyway, that is why I enjoy the occasional classic former-TOP40 song!



And as far as Former Top 40 songs go, sometimes a somewhat expert analysis can bring even more depth to the song. Pretty brill look into the song, how it came about, etc., also with help from an astrophysicist to boot.
What Makes This Song Great? Ep.107 QUEEN ... - youtube.com
 dwhayslett wrote:

Remarkable how many pieces of classical music are in that list. Beethoven's 5th is #9 (the allegro movement). Not sure what to make of that...
Please remember in this one year, you could be listening these guys and all these other bands in their prime: 

Dylan's  Blood on the Tracks, Fleetwood Mac, Springsteen, Van Morrison,  Aerosmith, Steely Dan, Led Zeppelin, Allman Brothers, Grateful Dead, The Who, ZZ Top, Deep Purple, etc. etc. etc.  

In one year.  That's one helluva benchmark. 
I was 17 when this came out and all my friends HATED this song. Not me, though - I always loved it. Now I'm 63, and even though I have quite literally heard it tens of thousands of times, I always listen to it all the way through. It's still awesome.
My old friends are probably the people who voted this a "1".
If not for SNL this would have remained in obscurity....where it belongs
 talexb wrote:

I got this album when it came out -- I was 17. Loved it to bits. What surprised me was my Dad asking to hear this track on my Radio Shack stereo.

He politely stood, listening intently, following along with the lyrics, while I sat, incredulous that he was taking an interest in music that was probably wildly outside his experience (born in '31). Once the track was over, he thanked me and left.


My old man was born in 1908 and he loved this.  I miss the old bugger.
Pure rock opera. A complex song with more references than you can wave a baton at. It was also one of the first ever music videos, and is still a classic.
 rpdevotee wrote:

How is RP any different from mainstream radio at this point?


Mainstream radio doesn't play music this good any more.
So, back in the '80s when I was a teenage and assumed myself to be one of the smartest people on earth, I started listening to this album at a fairly loud volume. One day, my oblivious Turkish father came into my bedroom while this was on and said to me, "you know Bismillah means to give a blessing in Arabic." To which I derisively laughed and said, "no Dad, he's talking about, like, his teacher 'Ms. Miller'." Geez, how clueless I thought my father was . . .
 scott_bruce wrote:

The verb that is in vogue now is "curate." It used to be that curators were those that organized museum exhibits. Now it means anyone who customizes some kind of arrangement.

Like art museum curators, Bill and Rebecca work hard to "curate" a program of eclectic music for our personal enjoyment and education. Part of that experience is the exposure to music that you would not ordinarily listen to; and by carefully organizing and arranging that music it enhances the overall "listener experience". To those with an open mind, hearing old TOP 40 songs carefully interspersed among a wide variety of alternative music allows one to hear music in a different context - to appreciate the music with a different frame of mind, and to hopefully allow you to enjoy that music to its pure form and for the memories and emotions that it conjures.

Anyway, that is why I enjoy the occasional classic former-TOP40 song!


i guess some people tire of looking at the Mona Lisa and Starry Night.  Those paintings are just too "Top-40" to enjoy any more. (sigh...)

Keep mixing in some classic songs, Bill & Rebecca!  oh, and this playing of Bohemian was sandwiched between Bombino and King Crimson...north african guitar and rock flute...totally eclectic mix.
 bowerp64 wrote:
This has to be one of the highest rated songs on RP. I bet Bill could tell us.

Top Lists
I could easily jump on the "this is musical genius" bandwagon. Instead, I leave you with William Maranci's interpretation of this song: an unfathomably smooth merging of the sacred and profane, the heavenly and cursed, the Godlike and Sucko-Barfo:

Bohemian Chadsody on YouTube
 bowerp64 wrote:
This has to be one of the highest rated songs on RP. I bet Bill could tell us.


Little Wing by Hendrix gets a 9.1.  That's the only one I know of that is over 9....
Before the internet I always wondered who Miss Miller was and why she wouldn't let them go...
 ace-marc wrote:
We have spoken.
And We have put you on The List.

Ha, that's actually funny.  I didn't think you had it in you.
 dwhayslett wrote:

Why do you think you get to decide what "we" need?


We have spoken.
And We have put you on The List.
This has to be one of the highest rated songs on RP. I bet Bill could tell us.
 ace-marc wrote:

Best Rock song ever? 
No, but the right band.
"It's Late" from News of the World is THE BEST ROCK SONG ever.
Please dive a little deeper Bill. 

We don't need to hear the obvious songs from Queen, or XTC, or .......



Who died and made you emperor of the universe? 

to think the band was totally against that song .. what we'd  have missed 
1975
 ace-marc wrote:

We don't need to hear the obvious songs from Queen, or XTC, or .......


Why do you think you get to decide what "we" need?
Best Rock song ever? 
No, but the right band.
"It's Late" from News of the World is THE BEST ROCK SONG ever.
Please dive a little deeper Bill. 

We don't need to hear the obvious songs from Queen, or XTC, or .......
 matadorsuns wrote:

Overplayed and overrated.




Well, you're half right.
 hcaudill wrote:

Sounds like a lot of people here need to lighten up. If you can't enjoy this once in a while something's wrong with you. As someone said below, Most Excellent is the only possible rating for this song.




I love Queen and really like this song. That said, moderation is the key. I just heard this on RP yesterday. A bit too soon I think. Still my 9 rating stands.
Nothing else sounded like this when it came out....and nothing else sounds like it now! A classic....
I got this album when it came out -- I was 17. Loved it to bits. What surprised me was my Dad asking to hear this track on my Radio Shack stereo.

He politely stood, listening intently, following along with the lyrics, while I sat, incredulous that he was taking an interest in music that was probably wildly outside his experience (born in '31). Once the track was over, he thanked me and left.
 scott_bruce wrote:

The verb that is in vogue now is "curate." It used to be that curators were those that organized museum exhibits. Now it means anyone who customizes some kind of arrangement.

Like art museum curators, Bill and Rebecca work hard to "curate" a program of eclectic music for our personal enjoyment and education. Part of that experience is the exposure to music that you would not ordinarily listen to; and by carefully organizing and arranging that music it enhances the overall "listener experience". To those with an open mind, hearing old TOP 40 songs carefully interspersed among a wide variety of alternative music allows one to hear music in a different context - to appreciate the music with a different frame of mind, and to hopefully allow you to enjoy that music to its pure form and for the memories and emotions that it conjures.

Anyway, that is why I enjoy the occasional classic former-TOP40 song!


Plus, it's GOOD music, not the other kind! : - )

 johnmunsonjr wrote:

You have to wonder how the Door's Rider on the Storm, from one of the best Rock bands
of all time can have the same rating (8.5) here on RP as the crappiest
cheesiest song from the cheesiest band of all time, Queen's Bohemian
Rhapsody! I just don't get it! (Apologies to Brian May, who is a great
guitarist and their early stuff was good before Queen got all poppy and
sold out.I gave Bohemian Rhapsody a 1! 8.5 should be for bands like the Grateful Dead, Doors, Allman Bros., Clapton, Buddy Guy, John Lee Hooker, Louis and Ella, Brahms, Beethoven and Strauss, Bob and Ziggy Marley, Pink Floyd, James Taylor, Ry Cooder, Neil Young, Derek Trucks, Emmylou Harris, Cowboy Junkies, Natalie Merchant, etc...but Queen? Seriously?)



YOUR opinion as to what ratings "should and shouldn't be" -- ok here's mine: Doors = one of the most OVERRATED bands of all time. Morrison's narcissistic droning... the meandering keyboards... They get a 1 from me every time. The Moody Blues took their sound and actually added talent and creativity that turned it into something more "groundbreaking" I would say. Queen's music was overplayed in it's day for  sure -- but they were having fun with their creativity and blow the doors off The Doors.
 johnmunsonjr wrote:

You have to wonder how the Door's Rider on the Storm, from one of the best Rock bands
of all time can have the same rating (8.5) here on RP as the crappiest
cheesiest song from the cheesiest band of all time, Queen's Bohemian
Rhapsody! I just don't get it! (Apologies to Brian May, who is a great
guitarist and their early stuff was good before Queen got all poppy and
sold out.I gave Bohemian Rhapsody a 1! 8.5 should be for bands like the Grateful Dead, Doors, Allman Bros., Clapton, Buddy Guy, John Lee Hooker, Louis and Ella, Brahms, Beethoven and Strauss, Bob and Ziggy Marley, Pink Floyd, James Taylor, Ry Cooder, Neil Young, Derek Trucks, Emmylou Harris, Cowboy Junkies, Natalie Merchant, etc...but Queen? Seriously?)


And that would be YOUR opinion.
 giammin wrote:

how could 143 people give 1 rating



For some people, taste exist solely in their mouths.
well bill...listening to this album in a 64 impala through a 8 track pioneer stereo, with 4 traxial jensen speakers was pretty impressive

then it was dylans blood on tracks

then grateful dead

then little feat

then led z

then the who

then steely dan

then yes

now...try explaining that to anyone under 50
india - zanzibar - uk - ....
Oh please no. Here in OZ that is the most played song on popular radio - I say popular because the majority like it. Soft cock stadium anthem - which they later perfected.
But other songs on their 3rd album, deserve way more airtime. Don't ignore the first two albums and then hear 'Sheer Heart Attack' - side 1 is spectacular. 'Brighton Rock' possibly inspired  'Eruption' by Van Halen. (i'm drawing a long bow, but break the string - if you can) ?
Zzzzzzzz
In RP avenue in December, this is like a family three-bed, aglow with gaudy Christmas lighting and giant inflatable Santas.
 giammin wrote:
how could 143 people give 1 rating
 

That's now 182.
About 5% of the population is completely tone deaf.
Adding up the figures at the top end... can you see a rather clear answer to that question?
 zacharybnowak wrote:
Though it's kind of sad that this childhood memory has now been transmuted into an Uber Eats commercial. The first time I saw it was just after the cold open for SNL, so I actually thought it was a skit. Very, very cruel.

Originally, it was funny that Carvey and Meyers were obviously too old for their parts. 

I wish they'd played a joke about how two 60-somethings were "trying too hard" to seem like teenage headbangers.  
 melzabutch wrote:

 

Though it's kind of sad that this childhood memory has now been transmuted into an Uber Eats commercial. The first time I saw it was just after the cold open for SNL, so I actually thought it was a skit. Very, very cruel.
Great deep dive into this song:
Strong Songs - Bohemian Rhapsody
I had to look at the time. This has played every day this past week (I think) but I'm not sure if the same time. 
Большое Вам спасибо.
You have to wonder how the Door's Rider on the Storm, from one of the best Rock bands
of all time can have the same rating (8.5) here on RP as the crappiest
cheesiest song from the cheesiest band of all time, Queen's Bohemian
Rhapsody! I just don't get it! (Apologies to Brian May, who is a great
guitarist and their early stuff was good before Queen got all poppy and
sold out.I gave Bohemian Rhapsody a 1! 8.5 should be for bands like the Grateful Dead, Doors, Allman Bros., Clapton, Buddy Guy, John Lee Hooker, Louis and Ella, Brahms, Beethoven and Strauss, Bob and Ziggy Marley, Pink Floyd, James Taylor, Ry Cooder, Neil Young, Derek Trucks, Emmylou Harris, Cowboy Junkies, Natalie Merchant, etc...but Queen? Seriously?)
So well written and sung,classic 10 plus✌️
Makes me long for 10cc's One Night in Paris.  Much more fun.
 redart wrote:
Woke up.....got out of bed.....turned on RP.....first song.  Good way to start the day 
 A Day in the Life...?
 lizardking wrote:
   nmcvaugh wrote:
        Moving from 10 > 11.

Wait, it doesn't go to 11? Today I found that the volume on my receiver goes to 70.  Way better than the 11 I use for quiet listening.
our dog even wondered what the "noise" was.
LLRP and cranking the tunes...and our 11 rated ones at that!!
 
End of last month I saw the five-day weather forecast for a friend in the Yukon and it said it will be 27, then 28, then 29, and then even 30!

Then, my friend figured out I was actually seeing the dates, not the temps 



The real temps were even way less than 11...
 ziggytrix wrote:
 
Try this one...



Drunk in back of squad car.
Listening to it like if
it was 1975 I found resonances of Genesis, Hackett guitar, or maybe Yes,
who was first? who cares, excellent period for music in general
 redart wrote:
Woke up.....got out of bed.....turned on RP.....first song.  Good way to start the day 
 

--Drag a comb across your head? Find your way downstairs and have a cup? 
 nmcvaugh wrote:
Moving from 10 > 11.

Wait, it doesn't go to 11?
 
Moving from a 1 > zero.  Wait, it doesn't go to zero?
 APH wrote:
There are so many great, great, unbelievable great songs. But there are those 2 11/10 songs in history: Bohemian Rhapsody and Stairway to Heaven. Pure magic.
 
What???
 nmcvaugh wrote:
Moving from 10 > 11.

Wait, it doesn't go to 11?
 
Today I found that the volume on my receiver goes to 70.  Way better than the 11 I use for quiet listening.
our dog even wondered what the "noise" was.
LLRP and cranking the tunes...and our 11 rated ones at that!!
Of course I rated it 10 but then turned it off after 20 seconds. As good as it is, it's been done to death.
An absolute masterpiece and a 10 plus👍
 ziggytrix wrote:
 

Poe thing 
Moving from 10 > 11.

Wait, it doesn't go to 11?
There are so many great, great, unbelievable great songs. But there are those 2 11/10 songs in history: Bohemian Rhapsody and Stairway to Heaven. Pure magic.
I do not like Queen at all, but Bohemian Rhapsody is outstanding song.
Isn't it wonderful that such a totally bizarre song is loved by so many? It restores a bit of faith in humanity for me. 

A bit. 
Always a pleasure to hear this.  A masterpiece. 
I was never crazy about Queen. And that went for this song too. Then I saw the movie Bohemian Rhapsody. I absolutely loved the movie and all the music sounded fantastic. But after watching the movie what sounded so great in the movie was no longer so-back to not being crazy about their music. Now many months later I change my mind, at least about this song. A 10. What can I say.
GAD I've always hated this crap all over the map with falsetto flavoring. My daughter, however, thinks it is top of the line classic "rock." P L E A S E make it stop. Not on RP, please, please...
 Piego wrote:
Sorry, I never liked this circus act. I love the version of Angelina Jordan. <3
 
A circus act with four live, highly trained animals.  Classic.
Sorry, I never liked this circus act. I love the version of Angelina Jordan. <3
Woke up.....got out of bed.....turned on RP.....first song.  Good way to start the day 
 david16 wrote:
Heard it a million times, but still genius!
 
Fact. This can NEVER be overplayed. It is pure genius, and no better example of a 10+.
 ppopp wrote:
I'm still not bored of this song after hearing it 100's of times.
There are dozens of Queen songs more than worthy of being heard on RP which never get played:
Spread Your Wings
Millionaire Waltz
Let Me Entertain You
Dead On Time
Who Needs You
White Queen
Loser In The End
March Of The Black Queen
Dragon Attack
I'm Going Slightly Mad
Innuendo
Show Must Go On
Don't Stop Me Now
You & I


 

And basically any track off of the "Live from Wembley '86" double-album.  
I needed this today, 13/12/19, the day after England committed a massive act of self-harm.  What have we become?  A 9 from another Nottingham jury for the track BTW.
 scott_bruce wrote:

The verb that is in vogue now is "curate." It used to be that curators were those that organized museum exhibits. Now it means anyone who customizes some kind of arrangement.

Like art museum curators, Bill and Rebecca work hard to "curate" a program of eclectic music for our personal enjoyment and education. Part of that experience is the exposure to music that you would not ordinarily listen to; and by carefully organizing and arranging that music it enhances the overall "listener experience". To those with an open mind, hearing old TOP 40 songs carefully interspersed among a wide variety of alternative music allows one to hear music in a different context - to appreciate the music with a different frame of mind, and to hopefully allow you to enjoy that music to its pure form and for the memories and emotions that it conjures.

Anyway, that is why I enjoy the occasional classic former-TOP40 song!

 

I was recently looking at my ratings, thinking I have too many 10s.

...now I have one more.  :D
If you want to enjoy furthermore this masterpiece by Queen.....PLEASE NEVER, EVER LISTEN TO THIS https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QZsN3S0WJ_o....

 jelgator wrote:
Love ya RP, and this is a classic song but way overplayed, even here.  Go down a couple comments, many more Queen songs we should be listening to.

IMHO
 
I hear you, but is Mozart, Bach or Beethoven overplayed ? i don't think so :)
Love ya RP, and this is a classic song but way overplayed, even here.  Go down a couple comments, many more Queen songs we should be listening to.

IMHO
 rpdevotee wrote:
How is RP any different from mainstream radio at this point?

 
The verb that is in vogue now is "curate." It used to be that curators were those that organized museum exhibits. Now it means anyone who customizes some kind of arrangement.

Like art museum curators, Bill and Rebecca work hard to "curate" a program of eclectic music for our personal enjoyment and education. Part of that experience is the exposure to music that you would not ordinarily listen to; and by carefully organizing and arranging that music it enhances the overall "listener experience". To those with an open mind, hearing old TOP 40 songs carefully interspersed among a wide variety of alternative music allows one to hear music in a different context - to appreciate the music with a different frame of mind, and to hopefully allow you to enjoy that music to its pure form and for the memories and emotions that it conjures.

Anyway, that is why I enjoy the occasional classic former-TOP40 song!

I'm still not bored of this song after hearing it 100's of times.
There are dozens of Queen songs more than worthy of being heard on RP which never get played:
Spread Your Wings
Millionaire Waltz
Let Me Entertain You
Dead On Time
Who Needs You
White Queen
Loser In The End
March Of The Black Queen
Dragon Attack
I'm Going Slightly Mad
Innuendo
Show Must Go On
Don't Stop Me Now
You & I


 max_p wrote:
Hybrid Rock n Roll
 

You think hybrid cars are better than this? 
Hybrid Rock n Roll
One of the most loved, craziest, off the wall madness at the time and still top in its class.
GREAT great song - but a little overplayed on RP...
 rpdevotee wrote:
How is RP any different from mainstream radio at this point?
 
I don’t mind hearing this and I second that you turn this off and listen to regular radio since it is more your speed
Long Live                                                                                                                                   Radio Paradise
My rating is                                                                                                                          9- OUTSTANDING
Anthony Scaramucci is in the news again. Every time I hear his name, I hear this song.
Scaramucci, Scaramucci, Will you do the fandango?
 rpdevotee wrote:
How is RP any different from mainstream radio at this point?
 
So we can't hear the odd Top 40 tune from time to time? 
And if you have to ask that question as you did, then I suggest you cease listening to RP. I'm sure there's a mainstream station just waiting to capture you. 


If you can hear any Queen at all on 'Mainstream' radio, then you live in a better Radio zone than I. Then, add to that all the other tracks you can only hear here... Anyone asking how RP is different is obviously not listening. Another big Thank You to Bill, for spinning these great tracks 24/7. =)
How is RP any different from mainstream radio at this point?
Just saw opening date for Queen+ Adam Lambert North American tour (in Vancouver, Canada); 2++ hrs of amped energy and music.  No new music of course, but still amazing catalogue of songs, now being appreciated by legion of younger fans (much thanks to the BR movie).  It was as much the Brain May show as anything; amazing guitarist as always.   And, yeah, interesting approach to this song...starts with Lambert solo on a platform, into the band, then utilizes the original song video group vocals, with video (and Queen faces) projected on massive screen.  Anyways--the show was a big thumbs up for me. 
 Sbed wrote:

Hum let me answer that : no....hum......no........hum....can't be........let's see........hum...well here it is: i don't know !
 
For me this is a 10. No questions on that. 
 rhlrstn wrote:

I think the more relevant question is how did 145 people give this a 1?!?
 
Hum let me answer that : no....hum......no........hum....can't be........let's see........hum...well here it is: i don't know !
Saw (streamed) the movie Sunday night.  Not bad.  Not earning any Oscars, but an interesting take on the operatic phenoms.

A few snippets made me remember the labels on every Queen album.  Something like this: "No synthesizers were used in the creation of this music." 

Intrigued the living daylights out of me at the time.  How can they get that sound out of a guitar without synthesizers?
 Egctheow wrote:
How did I give that a 9?? Like it isn't a 10! Pfffff. Silly me!
 
I think the more relevant question is how did 145 people give this a 1?!?
How did I give that a 9?? Like it isn't a 10! Pfffff. Silly me!
mama mia - einfach nur schrecklich
 A 10 for me. Loved this band since high school. 
Yes this song gets a lot of airplay on commercial radio. Precisely because I am a regular RP listener is why I still enjoy listening to it instead getting poisoned by “commercial”. As a kid hearing this I was awe struck at how different this was to anything else an easy 9 or 10 still.
how could 143 people give 1 rating
 Tomasni wrote:
Long Live  RP
My rating is 9- O U T S T A N D I N G   
                                                              
 
What about now?
Long Live  RP
My rating is 9- O U T S T A N D I N G   
                                                              
 VH1 wrote:




Total misscast if there ever was one
we must be on the brink of war like in the 1930s
Holldywood is currently obsessed with musicals
 

Not sure what "misscast" or "Holldywood" mean, but I'll reserve judgement on Rami's performance until I actually see the film.


 On_The_Beach wrote:
Congrats, Rami Malek, for your best actor Oscar.
Guess I'll have to see the movie now.
 

Total misscast if there ever was one

we must be on the brink of war like in the 1930s

Holldywood is currently obsessed with musicals


Another way overplayed song THAT I STILL LOVE.  
Congrats, Rami Malek, for your best actor Oscar.
VH1, here's a damp cloth for that egg on your face.
A classic of the genre but precisely the kind of music I listen to Radio Paradise to avoid, but as it's the day after the musical won 4 Oscars I'll forgive you on this occasion - now no more pomp pop until Elton John's biopic wins a grammy or something.
this is very good
 ziggytrix wrote:

 
love the poe pun
My rating: 9 - O U T S T A N D I N G    TY Queen and TY RP
 matadorsuns wrote:
Overplayed and overrated.
 
Says the curmudgeon.
For those of us of a certain age and point in our "experimentations", all of Queen was a revelation.
Doesn't come close to anything off of Queen I or II.
Heard it a million times, but still genius!