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Queen

Killer Queen

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“Killer Queen” is a song by British rock band Queen. Written by pianist and lead singer Freddie Mercury, it featured on their 1974 album Sheer Heart Attack. When released as a single, “Killer Queen” was Queen’s breakthrough hit, reaching number two in the UK and number 12 in the United States. It was released as an AA-side in the UK, the US and Canada, with the song “Flick of the Wrist”, which failed to chart. In 1986, it was featured as the B-side to “Who Wants to Live Forever”. Mercury commented that he wrote the lyrics first before adding the musical arrangements. The recording features elaborate four-part harmonies (particularly in the choruses, and also providing backing parts in the verses), and also an elaborate multitracked guitar solo by Brian May, including... Read on...

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