Current region: UK. Not all MP3's listed may be the correct versions. If no widget is shown, you may need to update Flash or your browser. Released 21 Novemberreached no 1, on chart for 50 weeks, achieved Platinum status. Album lengthbonus EP length Tracklisting: 1. Lazing On A Sunday Afternoon 3. You're My Best Friend 5.
Sweet Lady 7. Seaside Rendezvous 8. The Prophet's Song 9. Love Of My Life Good Company Bohemian Rhapsody Bohemian Rhapsody original no flames promo video 8. The original cassette release has a slightly different tracklisting, swapping the positions Rosa Sem Espinhos - Various - New Queens Of Fado ' Good Company ' and ' Seaside Rendezvous '.
Return to top Legal Stuff No Menu? Bookmarkable link File last modified: 28 May Follow. A Night At The Opera [ discography gallery shop ]. Track 1. Written by Freddie Mercury. Length Alternate Versions: 1. The Eye Instrumental Version 1 an instrumental version, uptowhen the piano starts 2. The Eye Instrumental Version 2 an instrumental version, from onwards, but retains some lyrics 3.
Demo Excerpt possibly on the 30th Anniversary DVD, on the second menu; similar to the first of the track, but has a slightly different sound and continues after the guitar normally starts, so could possibly be from a demo or earlier take Live Versions: 1. Live Killers recorded in Barcelona, Spain, on 20 February Lyrics: Ahhhhh You suck my blood like a leach You break the law and you breach Screw my brain till it hurts You've taken all my money, and you want more Misguided old mule With your pigheaded rules With your narrow-minded cronies who are fools of the first division Death on two legs Runaway - Various - RockNRoll Lovesongs tearing me apart, ooh Death on two legs You never had a heart of your own Kill joy, bad guy Big talking, small fry You're just an old barrow boy Have you found a new toy To replace me Can you face me But now you can kiss my ass goodbye Feel good, are you satisfied Do you feel like suicide I think you should Is your conscience alright Does it plague you at night Do you feel good, feel good?
Ahhhhh Talk like a big business tycoon You're just a hot air balloon So no-one gives you a damn You're just an overgrown school boy Let me tan your hide Dog with disease You're the king of the sleaze Put your money where your mouth is Mr Know - all Was the fin on your back part of the deal shark Death on two legs Tearing me apart, ooh Death on two legs You never had a heart you never did of your own right from the start Insane, should be put inside You're a sewer-rat decaying in a cess-pool of pride Should be made unemployed Make yourself null and void Make me feel good I feel good.
Preliminary Mix available on a withdrawn Hollywood Records promo cassette of 'A Night At The Opera'; it is a slightly different mix which is Youre My Best Friend - Queen - A Night At The Opera but loses one line of backing vocals only Lyrics: the Preliminary Mix loses the backing vocal in red I go out to work on Monday morning Tuesday I go off to honeymoon I'll be back again before it's time for sunny down I'll be lazing on a Sunday afternoon Bicycling on every Wednesday evening Thursday I go waltzing to the zoo I come from London town, I'm just an ordinary guy Fridays I go painting in the Louvre I'm bound to be proposing on a Saturday night there he goes again I'll be lazing on a Sunday ooooh Lazing on a Sunday ooooh Lazing on a Sunday ooooh, Sunday afternoon.
Written by Roger Taylor. Roger Taylor sings the lead vocal on the studio version, and all released live versions.
The album version starts with drums, and ends with engine noises and guitar. Youre My Best Friend - Queen - A Night At The Opera The Funky Western Civilization - Tonio K.
- Life In The Foodchain Remix only on the US Remaster; with additional percussion and an 'a-capella' intro 3. DVD-Audio Instrumental Excerpt on the 'Stereo Credits' page; a unique instrumental version of tofading in over a second and out over 7 seconds 5.
Rock Band Video Game Version available as part of the 'Queen Extravaganza 02' download only; this features some slight remixing throughout the track, and as the track fades, there is a sort of phased effect, from tobefore the reprise as normal, which fades slightly earlier Queen Live Versions: 1. Live Killers recorded in Zurich, Switzerland, on 4 February 3.
Concerts For Kampuchea, recorded at the Hammersmith Odeon, London, on 26 December ; only available as a streaming video as part of the 'Absolute Greatest' release 4.
Bootleg recorded at the Astoria Theatre, London, on 7 Decemberwith guest Brian May Lyrics: Ooohhh The machine of a dream, such a clean machine With the pistons a pumping, and the hub-caps all gleam When I'm holding your wheel All I hear is your gear With my hand on your grease gun Oh, it's like a disease son I'm in love with my car Gotta feel for my automobile Get a grip on my boy racer rollbar Such a thrill when your radials squeal Told my girl I'd have to forget her Rather buy me a new carburettor So she made tracks saying this is the end now Cars don't talk back they're just four wheeled friends now When I'm holding your wheel All I hear is your gear When I'm cruising in overdrive Don't have to listen to no run of the mill talk jive I'm in love with my car love with my, love with my car Gotta feel for my automobile I'm in love with my car love with my, love with my car String back gloves in my automolove.
You're My Best Friend Track 4. Written by John Deacon. John Deacon plays electric piano. Hollywood Records Remix only on the US Remaster; the original version, with additional percussion 2. Backing Track Mix available on the double disc reissue; very similar to the 'Greatest Karaoke Hits' version, but remixed slightly, with some dialogue at the start and end 5. Written by Brian May. John Deacon plays double bass. Brian May sings the lead vocal on the studio version, and all released live versions from onwards.
Either by accident, or on purpose, this is the 39th song to appear on a Queen album. Earl's Court recorded at Earl's Court, London, on 7 June ; available on the double disc reissue Aint No Mountain High Enough - Diana Ross - Diana Ross Greatest Hits 2. Live Youre My Best Friend - Queen - A Night At The Opera Ukraine, version 2 recorded in Kharkov, Ukraine, on 12 September ; performed by the whole band, with lead vocals by Brian 4.
Official Download, Munichversion 1 recorded in Munich, Germany, on 1 October ; performed by Brian and Roger, with lead vocals by Brian 5. Official Download, Munichversion 2 recorded in Munich, Germany, on 1 October ; performed by the whole band, with lead vocals by Brian 6. Official Download, Glasgowversion 1 recorded in Glasgow, Scotland, on 11 October ; performed by Brian and Roger, with lead vocals by Brian 7.
Sweet Lady Track 6. The Eye Edit a straight edit of the first 56 seconds, ending on an echoed drum Youre My Best Friend - Queen - A Night At The Opera 2. Seaside Rendezvous Track 7. DVD-Audio Instrumental Excerpt on the 'Album Credits' page; an excerpt of the album version from tolosing the vocal at the start and end Lyrics: Seaside - whenever you stroll along with me I'm merely contemplating what you feel inside Ooh, ooh, ooh Meanwhile, I ask you to be my clementine You say you will if you could but you can't I love you madly Let my imagination run away with you gladly A Youre My Best Friend - Queen - A Night At The Opera new angle A highly commendable Seaside rendezvous Feel so romantic - can we do it again Can we do it again sometime ooh I'd like that Fantastic, c'est la vie mesdames et messieurs And at the peak of the season, the Mediterranean This time of year It's so fashionable Yeah, yeah I feel like dancing - in the rain Can I have a volunteer?
Just keep right on dancing What a damn jolly good idea It's such a jollification, as a matter of fact So tres charmant my dear Underneath the moonlight oooh, oooh Together we'll sail across the sea sail under silvery moonlight Reminiscing every night Ooooh, oooh, oooh Meantime - and in the meantime baby - I ask you to be my valentine You say you'd have to tell your daddy if you can Be your Valentino We'll ride upon an omnibus and then the casino Get a new facial - start a sensational Seaside rendezvous - so adorable Seaside rendezvous - oooh, oooh Seaside rendezvous Give us a kiss.
The Prophet's Song Track 8. Brian May plays a toy koto. The section from 'Aaah, people can you hear me' upto 'God, give you grace' is heard through one stereo channel, and then repeated through the other about 1. The lyrics below ignore the echoes. DVD-Audio Excerpt on the '5. Love Of My Life Track 9. Brian May plays a harp. The track segues from 'The Prophet's Song'. The album features a piano version of the track, but all live renditions are guitar versions. Brian May sings the lead vocal on all live versions from onwards.
This track was later covered by Extreme featuring Brian May. Jewels II Edit available on the Japanese 'Jewels II' album only; this is the same as the album version, but omits the segue from 'The Prophet's Song' to create a standalone version 2. The Eye Edit a straight edit of the 'harp', from to 4. Star Licks Version on the 'Star Licks Master Series' video only; Brian performs part of the acoustic instrumental version of the track, on electric guitar 5.
Sao Paulo Edit recorded at the Morumbi Stadium, Sao Paulo, Brazil, on 20 March ; available on the 'Rare Live' video only, this is an edit of the above track, which loses the first verse, and runs slightly faster 4. The Candlelight Concerts - Live At Montreux recorded at the Stravinski Hall, Montreux, Switzerland, on 19 July Lyrics: Love of my life - you've hurt me You've broken my heart and now you leave me Love of my life, can't you see Bring it back, bring it back Don't take it away from me, because you don't know What it means to me Love of my life - RocknRoll Rodeo - Smokie - MP3 Collection Часть 2 leave me You've taken my love all my love you now desert me Love of my life, can't you see Please bring it back, bring it back Don't take it away from me, because you don't know What it means to me You will remember When this is blown over And everything's all by the way Oooh yeahwhen I grow older I will be there at your side to remind you How I still love you - I still love you Back, hurry back Please bring it back home to me Because you don't know what it means to me know, means to me Love of my life Love of my life Oooh, oooh.
Good Company Track On the original UK CD pressing, some of the 'swirling' noises at the end are actually included at the start of the next track, 'Bohemian Rhapsody'.
Bohemian Rhapsody Track On the original UK CD pressing, some of the 'swirling' noises from the end of Youre My Best Friend - Queen - A Night At The Opera Company' are included at the start of the track, and this version also appears on the 3" CD single. Unfortunately most of these excerpts are very short, or feature interviews over the top, so aren't really worth describing individually. It was later recorded by The Muppetsusing the original backing track, and covered by Bad Newsproduced by Brian May.
Clarke, backing vocals by all Phil Collins drums Alternate Versions: 1. Promo Edit available on a very rare French 7" promo only; apparently this makes two main edits; firstly, it loses the third and fourth verses 'Mama, just killed a man' and 'Mama, oooh, ooh, ooh, ooh'then continues as normal, fading out after the rock section, losing 'Ooooh, ooooh, ooooh, oooh yeah, oooh yeah' onwards 2.
Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert Insert an edit of the album version, from tothen tofollowed by two explosions 3. DVD-Audio Instrumental Excerpt on the 'Special Thanks' page; a unique instrumental version of onwards, fading in over 2 seconds, losing the backing vocals 5. Operatic Section A-Capella Mix available on the double disc reissue, this is a fully a-capella version of the track from 'I see a little silhouetto of a man' to 'Beelzebub has a devil put aside for me, for me, for me', from to 7.
Menu Edit on the 'Days Of Our Lives' DVD and Blu-ray 'Additional Scenes' menu; an edit of the a-capella mix, from the start toincluding the lyrics from 'I see a little silhouetto of a man' to 'magnifico-o-o' 8. Live Killers recorded in Frankfurt, Germany, on 2 February 4. London Cast Recording 2. Spanish Cast Recording 1 3. Thunderbolts and lightning - very, very frightening me Gallileo, gallileo Gallileo, gallileo Gallileo, figaro - magnifico-o-o-o-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 never let you go Never let me go-o-o-o-oh No, no, no, no, no, no, no Oh, mama mia, mama mia Mama mia let me go Make Someone Happy - Woody Herman - Ready, Get Set, Jump has a devil put aside for me, for me, for me So you think you can stone me and spit in my eye?
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11 die? Oh, baby, can't do this to me baby Just gotta get out - just gotta get right outta here Ooooh, ooooh, ooooh, oooh yeah, oooh yeah Nothing really matters Anyone can see Nothing really matters Nothing really matters to me Anyway the wind blows. God Save The Queen Track This is an instrumental version of the National Anthem. It is believed to have been recorded on 27 Octoberalthough this may have just been for use at live shows, rather than the final album version.
Single Version on the US 'Keep Youre My Best Friend - Queen - A Night At The Opera Alive' reissue single, this is the same as the album version but the intro is at full volume rather than fading in 2. Demo Version on the 'Making Of A Night At The Opera' DVD; an instrumental demo version performed by Brian on the piano, with Brian talking about the track over the top Live Recordings: the album version is simply played from tape; some recordings feature dialogue or the audience singing 1.
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