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Killer Queen - Song And A Tribute To Queen

Updated on September 20, 2012

Killer Queen: A Tribute to Queen

The original CD was launched on August 9th, 2005 and it met with instant success. The "Killer Queen: A Tribute to Queen" was produced by Hollywood Records and this album had a very good commercial success all over the world. Some of the best tracks of Queen like "Under Pressure", "Bohemian Rhapsody", "Play The Game", "We are the Champions", "We will rock you", "39" and other marvelous tracks were included in the album. It must be noted that Killer Queen: A Tribute to Queen Album is actually a tribute to fantastic Queen Songs. All the finest songs have been integrated into the album. The album is actually named after the 1974 Queen's track that initially appeared on "Sheer Heart Attack" album. This album topped 10 on the Billboard 200 on August 27th, 2005. Afterwards, it re-entered Billboard 200 in April, 2006 at 110 after the band's round in popular American Idol's season 5.

Freddie Mercury
Freddie Mercury

Killer Queen

About The Song

"Killer Queen" is a very popular song written and sung by Freddie Mercury (Queen Band) Freddie Mercury was actually the lead singer of the band "Queen". The track featured in the band's 1974 album "Sheer Heart Attack" and it also appeared on their hit compilation album "Greatest Hits". However, when this track was launched solo, it was an instant hit all over the world. "Killer Queen" topped 2nd spot in UK and 12th rank in United States. It was launched as a twin A-side in the US, UK and even Canada (where it acquired 15th position in the RPM 100 singles chart with the single Flick of the Wrist". In the year 1986, it was there as the B-side to "Who Wants to Live Forever". Freddie Mercury stated that he wrote the words before including the musical preparations. The recording has detailed four-partharmonies (mainly in the chorus, and also offering backing parts in the single).

Killer Queen Live

Queen
Queen

About The Band

"Queen" was the famous British rock band that was formed in 1971 and the band acquired great commercial success in 1970s-1980s. The band offered massive hits like "We will rock you", "We are the champions", "Killer Queen", "Bohemian Rhapsody" and other impressive singles. The band comprised Freddie Mercury, John Deacon (bass), Brain May (guitar) and Roger Taylor (drums) The band has already launched 18 top quality albums, 18 greatest singles, and 11 number one DVDs. Estimates of the album sales normally range from 150 million to 305 million albums, hence making them the globe's best-selling artists. The band has been honored with 7 Ivor Novello awards. It was included in the Roll Hall of Fame in 2001. In the year 1968, guitarist Brian May, student at London's Imperial College along with bassist Tim Staffell wanted to make a band. Brain placed an ad on the notice board for a Ginger Baker/Mitch Mitchell type drummer.

Some Info About Freddie Mercury

Freddie Mercury was and is still a legend. You can find some other interesting stuff about him on websites linked below.

If you want to know more about his teeth and why didn't he get his teeth fixed, visit this website.

If you would like to know more about his statue and maybe you want to visit it, click here.

What about Freddie Mercury Biopic movie? Have you heard about it? You can find more info and latest news about the movie here. You can also visit this site if you want to know who and why will be playing Freddie Mercury in this movie.

Queen Products

Here you can find and buy some greatest hits and collections from band Queen.

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    • Jan 1980 profile image

      Jan 1980 5 years ago

      I like them very much, specialy Final Countdown,We are the champions, We will rock you , thank you for this great lens

    • najem lm profile image

      najem lm 6 years ago

      I adore music from Queen! They are definetly my best artist!

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