When Freddie Mercury belted out the Bohemian Rhapsody 1975,
little did he know that the song will become a sensation.
The iconic song has been viewed over one BILLION times on YouTube.
This makes it the first pre-1990s video to reach
one billion views on YouTube.
Queen’s YouTube channel is celebrating this feat with
a newly remastered HD version of the video.
You can also access the song’s lyrics in multiple languages
such as English, Spanish, Italian, French, Japanese, Polish,
German, Indonesian Bahasa, Korean, Czech, Russian and Turkish
Mercury started writing the song in 1968.
Back then, he referred to the creation as “The Cowboy Song.”
Queen fans use the term “Bo Rhap” for the song.
Did you know that just before the song’s release in 1975,
Elton John felt that the song was too weird for the radio?
The band is making three new music videos for the songs
“A Kind Of Magic”, “Bohemian Rhapsody”, and “Don’t Stop Me Now”.
And you can decide the content.
Head over to the YouAreTheChampions website to get started.
The 2018 biographical film “Bohemian Rhapsody” became the
highest-grossing music biopic in history.
The movie collected over $900 million at the box office.