As a BIG Queen fan (I have every album, single, concert and raritey ever released, and I have a replica of Brian Mays guitar and amp
) I had to
comment on this post.
Trust me when I say there is no hidden meanings in any of their songs, except for those that the band members were trying to express from their own
Freddie Mercury was always one for theatrical performances, and yes, some of their lyrics, especially from the earlier albums (listen to great king
rat, lol) were a bit bizarre, but then Queen was trying from the very start to be different.
All four members of the band wrote the various songs, Freddie Mercury had the likes of Bohemian Rhapsody, Brian May wrote the heavier rockier stuff
like hammer to fall, John Deacon wrote the funky stuff like another one bites the dust and Roger taylor was responsible for the likes of radio gaga
(after his kid said radio gaga listening to the radio).
The songs with the more bizarre lyrics were usually the product of Freddie, and it was just for fun, to be different.
He was a great man, with one of the finest voices of all times, and his music will live on forever, just a shame he's not with us anymore.
BTW, if you are going to listen to more, I would suggest the earlier stuff, absolutle quality.
One hidden message as well, in the song Those were the days of our lives, the last song he featured in a video for as he was very illl by that point,
at the end he whispers "i still love you", that was for the fans.