Bohemian Rhapsody

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LOVE IT! yes, love it
it's pretty good
AWFUL! no, no. No.
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Bohemian Rhapsody

Postby Brenda Love-Heart » 29 Dec 2019, 23:44

C wrote:
I remember some of them when they were nice boys - G for example.

But Coan has changed them

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Re: Bohemian Rhapsody

Postby Charlie O. » 30 Dec 2019, 07:24

Love it, but... kind of sick of it, too.

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Re: Bohemian Rhapsody

Postby soundchaser » 30 Dec 2019, 12:45

More. Ape. Shit.

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Re: Bohemian Rhapsody

Postby Positive Passion » 30 Dec 2019, 15:08

One of the greatest songs, performances and productions ever.

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Re: Bohemian Rhapsody

Postby Samoan » 30 Dec 2019, 15:24

It's Magnificent
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Re: Bohemian Rhapsody

Postby trans-chigley express » 30 Dec 2019, 15:55

Positive Passion wrote:One of the greatest songs, performances and productions ever.

I can't argue with this assessment. I was absolutely obsessed with it at the age of 7 when it was number 1 for what seemed like forever. It still has the power to stop me in my tracks when I hear it.

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Re: Bohemian Rhapsody

Postby Jimbo » 30 Dec 2019, 16:46


Had it been like an actual opera where the lyrics made sense I'd have said it was a good try for a rock band to prove our parents and music teachers wrong, that yes, we are capable of making popular music as challenging as classic operatic music. Instead they will hear, "Mama mia let me go," scratch their heads and say, "What the fuck is that weirdo singing about?"
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Re: Bohemian Rhapsody

Postby Hightea » 30 Dec 2019, 22:28

Focus did the same thing earlier and better.

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Re: Bohemian Rhapsody

Postby The Slider » 31 Dec 2019, 14:38

Hightea wrote:Focus did the same thing earlier and better.

Focus did a completely different thing (apart from maybe the falsetto vocals) earlier and differently.
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Re: Bohemian Rhapsody

Postby Davey the Fat Boy » 31 Dec 2019, 15:46

It is ridiculous and glorious. Not particularly to my tastes, but still undeniable.

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Re: Bohemian Rhapsody

Postby Six String » 31 Dec 2019, 19:47

It is ridiculous and glorius in terms of technical achievement but I could easily go to my grave without hearing it again. Outside of some tracks on the first two albums I have no interest in the band in general so not surprising that this glorious mess is not my cup of oolong.

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Re: Bohemian Rhapsody

Postby slightbreeze » 31 Dec 2019, 20:59

Gone from a 10 when first heard it, to a 2, mainly because of over familiarity and a realisation that Queen were more cabaret than rock.

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Re: Bohemian Rhapsody

Postby toomanyhatz » 31 Dec 2019, 21:40

Its sheer ridiculousness is what makes it so glorious. I know I've said this before.

I went with "pretty good" just 'cause I don't have any real need to hear it any more than I already do.
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