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Top 10 Queen songs
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22 June 2012

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My ten in the order of how they came to mind


1. It's Late (Album: News of The World). Great example of how Queen rock when they go into the instrumental section. Has to be played loud.

2. Another One Bites The Dust. (Album: The Game)

3. Save Me (Album: The Game)

4. I Want To Break Free (Album: The Works. (not the single version on Greatest Hits 2 but the album version, different takes))

5. Mother Love (Album: Made In Heaven) (Freddies last recorded vocal)

6. Too Much Love Will Kill You. (Album: Made In Heaven)

7. Hammer To Fall (Album: The Works)

8. Leaving Home Ain't Easy (Album: Jazz)

9. Fat Bottomed Girls (Album: Jazz)

10. Jealousy (Album: Jazz)


Others of note:

Love Of My Life

Somebody To Love

One Year Of Love


Seaside Rendezvous (Queen take the piss brilliantly)

Lazing On A Sunday Afternoon

Under Pressure

Is This The World We Created


Am slowly discovering more of their early albums, March of The Black Queen is quite a song but havent heard it enough yet.

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23 June 2012
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Out of curiosity meanmistermustard, why do you prefer the album version of I Want To Break Free? I find the single version with the synth intro to be more interesting.


I have yet to listen to some albums completely so there could be some missing songs. In no particular order:

- The Millionaire Waltz: Very classical ballet/waltz feeling to this one, plus some good hard rocking in the bridge.

- The Show Must Go On: Great chord progression and amazing vocals

- Innuendo: Gives a good ominous feeling, plus the flamenco section that seems to come out of nowhere.

- Bicycle Race: Chords are all over the place. Sort of reminds me of I'm Only Sleeping, that sort of "I don't really care about anything" feeling.

- Who Wants To Live Forever: I'm a sucker for songs with a full orchestra.

- All Dead, All Dead: Such a sad/empty feeling. Great piano and guitar flourish in the bridge.

- '39: Not really sure what makes this song awesome, it just is.

- Seven Seas Of Rhye: Good old rock, plus great piano riff.

- Bohemian Rhapsody: Sort of a cop out, but the opera section is awesome.

- The Prophet's Song: Good old prog rock, plus a lesson in harmonies in the middle section.


Picking just 10 songs is hard. Some honourable mentions:

- The Miracle: Great chord progressions and arrangement.

- Long Away: Classic Brian

- Flash

- Sail Away Sweet Sister/Leaving Home Ain't Easy: I seem to think of these songs together for some reason.

- Under Pressure: Bass/Drum solo/piano/vocals.

- Dead On Time: Very frantic rock.

- One Vision: Synth section and jam section (not sure what to call it) make this. Also Fried Chicken.

- Scandal: Great vocals/riff.

- It's Late: Just great rock.

- Most songs by John Deacon, greatly underrated: You're My Best Friend, You And I, In Only Seven Days


Choices are subject to change.

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23 June 2012
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Hey Thank you ,

There's a lot

Best Ballads :

Bohemian Rhapsody

The Show Must Go On

Save Me

Friends Will Be Friends

Too Much Love Will Kill You

Somebody To Love

These Are the Days of Our Lives

We Are the Champions

Life Is Real (Song For Lennon)

Play The Game

Las Palabras De Amor (The Words Of Love)

Killer Queen


Heaven For Everyone

And I also enjoy with this songs:

Doing Alright

Who Needs You

Lazing On A Sunday Afternoon

Under pressure

The March Of The Black Queen

Seaside Rendezvous

...They've forgotten all about God He's the only reason we exist...
28 June 2012
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The Prophet's Song

March Of The Black Queen


Sail Away Sweet Sister

Radio Gaga

Under Pressure

Ogre Battle


All God's People

Seven Seas Of Rhye


Not really in any order, though The Prophet's Song would be #1.

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