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{{Infobox Song
 
{{Infobox Song
| Title      = Bohemain Rhapsody
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| Title      = Bohemain Rhapsody
| SortTitle  = Bohemian Rhapsody
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| Composer    = {{Composer|Freddie Mercury}}
| Composer    = [[Queen]]
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| Released    = 1975-10-31
| Released    = 1975-10-31 (as the single)
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| TitleOrigin = Official
| TitleOrigin = Official
 
 
}}
 
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'''Bohemian Rhapsody''' is one of the most popular songs in the world, created by [[Queen]] and released as the single in 31th of October 1975.
 
  
This is the most religious and psychological song in the Queen's legacy.
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'''''Bohemian Rhapsody''''' is a very successful song from the band [[Queen]] written by [[Freddie Mercury]] and released as the single on October 31th, 1975. Later it was included on the album "A Night at the Opera".
  
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==Games==
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''Note:'' [[Wayne's World (NES)|NES]] and [[Wayne's World (DOS)|DOS]] releases of Wayne's World don't contain this song.
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=== Wayne's World (GEN) ===
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{{Infobox SubSong
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| Platform  = GEN
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| Game      = Wayne's World (GEN)
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| Recording  = {{Recording|OPN2|09 - Wayne's World - GEN - Bohemian Rhapsody.ogg}}
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| Image      =
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| Arranger  = {{Arranger|Peter Stone}}, {{Arranger|Nick Eastridge}}
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| Released  = 1993-02-18
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| Length    = 1:44
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| Format    = [[UNK]]
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| Loops      =
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}}
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This arrangement begins from the words  "Bismillah, no we will not let you go! (Let him go!)" and ends with the guitar solo after the words "Beelzebub has a devil put aside for me, for me, for me...".
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Although there are two people listed for music, it is most likely Nick Eastridge was responsible for the arrangement, as he mainly dealt with music arrangements, while Peter Stone mainly wrote original music.<br clear="all" />
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=== Wayne's World (SNES) ===
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{{Infobox SubSong
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| Platform  = SNES
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| Game      = Wayne's World (SNES)
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| Recording  = {{Recording|SNES}}
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| Image      =
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| Arranger  = {{Arranger|Peter Stone}}, {{Arranger|Nick Eastridge}}
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| Released  = 1993-04-??
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| Length    = 0:31
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| Format    = [[SNSF]]
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| Loops      =
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}}
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In a few words, the [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2cWGZkK-KsY#t=550 quote] from AVGN:
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{{Quote|
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All-time worst butchering of Bohemian Rhapsody (facepalm).
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}}<br clear="all" />
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Even worse than GEN version, this 16-bit tracks costs nothing to listen it. It has the same part of the song with Genesis version.
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=== Wayne's World (GB) ===
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{{Infobox SubSong
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| Platform  = GB
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| Game      = Wayne's World (GB)
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| Recording  = {{Recording|Game Boy}}
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| Image      =
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| Arranger  = {{Arranger|Paul Wilkinson}}
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| Released  = 1993-11-??
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| Length    = 0:31
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| Format    = [[SNSF]]
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| Loops      =
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}}
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A decent arrangement of the song plays during the game's ending + credits. It features the last part of the song. (So you think you can stone me and spit in my eye?...)<br clear="all" />
  
==Games==
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=== Minecraft Note Block Studio (W32) ===
{{Table Song
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{{Infobox SubSong
| Caption01 = Released
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| Platform  = W32
| Caption02 = Game
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| Game      = Minecraft Note Block Studio (W32)
| Caption03 = Arranger
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| Recording  = {{Recording|PCM|03 - Minecraft Note Block Studio - W32 - Bohemian Rhapsody.ogg}}
| Caption04 = Length
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| Image      =  
| Caption05 = Format
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| Arranger  = {{Arranger|Lucky Cobra}}
| Caption06 = Listen
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| Released  = 2012-??-??
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| Length     = 5:31
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| Format    = [[NBS]]
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| Loops      =  
 
}}
 
}}
| 2012-??-??
 
| [[Minecraft Note Block Studio (W32)]]
 
| [[Lucky Cobra]]
 
| 5:31
 
| [[NBS]]
 
| {{Song-Box|03 - Minecraft Note Block Studio - W32 - Bohemian Rhapsody.ogg}}
 
|}
 
  
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<br clear="all" />
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==Sheet Music==
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There are many arrangements of Bohemian Rhapsody, including a full transcription by [[Hal Leonard]], found in their book The Best of Queen (Transcribed Scores). A more accurate transcription can be found in the book Queen - Greatest Hits (Off The Record). However, this book is out of print.
  
== Lyrics ==
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==Lyrics==
Although no game features lyrics, the original song had them (sung by [[Freddie Mercury]]). There are so powerful so music lacks many without this, really.
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Although no game features lyrics, the original song had them (sung by [[Freddie Mercury]]).
 
   
 
   
 
  (chorus)
 
  (chorus)
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  Carry on, carry on.
 
  Carry on, carry on.
 
  As if nothing really matters.
 
  As if nothing really matters.
 
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  Too late, my time has come,
 
  Too late, my time has come,
 
  Sends shivers down my spine,  
 
  Sends shivers down my spine,  
 
  Body's aching all the time.
 
  Body's aching all the time.
 
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  Goodbye, ev'rybody, I've got to go,
 
  Goodbye, ev'rybody, I've got to go,
 
  Gotta leave you all behind and face the truth.
 
  Gotta leave you all behind and face the truth.
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  I don't want to die,
 
  I don't want to die,
 
  I sometimes wish I'd never been born at all.
 
  I sometimes wish I'd never been born at all.
 
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  (The most difficult part of the song imitated thousands of voices. In the concerts even the group often switched on the recording)
 
 
  I see a little silhouetto of a man,
 
  I see a little silhouetto of a man,
 
  Scaramouche, Scaramouche, will you do the Fandango?
 
  Scaramouche, Scaramouche, will you do the Fandango?
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  (chorus)
 
  (chorus)
 
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   He's just a poor boy from a poor family,
 
   He's just a poor boy from a poor family,
 
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  Spare him his life from this monstrosity.
 
  Spare him his life from this monstrosity.
 
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  (Mercury)
 
  (Mercury)
 
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  Easy come, easy go, will you let me go...
 
  Easy come, easy go, will you let me go...
 
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  (chorus)
 
  (chorus)
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  Bismillah! No, we will not let you 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.
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  No, no, no, no, no, no, no!
 
  No, no, no, no, no, no, no!
 
  Oh mama mia, mama mia - Mama mia, let me go.
 
  Oh mama mia, mama mia - Mama mia, let me go.
 
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  Beelzebub has a devil put aside  
 
  Beelzebub has a devil put aside  
 
  For me, for me, for me...
 
  For me, for me, for me...
 
   
 
   
  (long guitar solo. Mercury)
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  (Mercury)
 
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  So you think you can stone me and spit in my eye!
 
  So you think you can stone me and spit in my eye!
 
  So you think you can love me and leave me to die?
 
  So you think you can love me and leave me to die?
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  Just got to get right out of here
 
  Just got to get right out of here
 
   
 
   
(slower tune)
 
 
 
  Oh yeah, oh yeah (many times)
 
  Oh yeah, oh yeah (many times)
 
   
 
   
 
  (Mercury)
 
  (Mercury)
 
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  Nothing really matters,
 
  Nothing really matters,
 
  Anyone can see.
 
  Anyone can see.
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  Nothing really matters,
 
  Nothing really matters,
 
  To me...
 
  To me...
 
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  (the tune became sad. Mercury)
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  (Mercury)
 
  Any way the wind blows...
 
  Any way the wind blows...
(gong as suicidal gunshot. In the video Mercury, Tailor and May bows their hands sadly. All gone. The guy shot himself)
 
  
The words "Galileo figaro magnificent" ain't a "Galileo is a good barber" on English, as many people think. Galileo Galilei is irrelevant to this song. This is distorted latin "Galileo fig'''u'''ro magnificent", means "Glorify Galilean's image".
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==Links==
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* [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fJ9rUzIMcZQ youtube.com/watch?v=fJ9rUzIMcZQ] - Official music video.
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bohemian_Rhapsody en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bohemian_Rhapsody] - Wikipedia.
  
  
==Links==
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[[Category: Non-Videogame Songs]]
- [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bohemian_Rhapsody en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bohemian_Rhapsody] - Wikipedia.
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[[Category: Songs With Lyrics]]
- [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fJ9rUzIMcZQ youtube.com/watch?v=fJ9rUzIMcZQ] - Watch on YouTube.
 

Latest revision as of 16:24, 15 November 2019

Bohemain Rhapsody
Composer Freddie Mercury
Released 1975-10-31
Title Origin Official

Bohemian Rhapsody is a very successful song from the band Queen written by Freddie Mercury and released as the single on October 31th, 1975. Later it was included on the album "A Night at the Opera".

Games

Note: NES and DOS releases of Wayne's World don't contain this song.

Wayne's World (GEN)

Platform - GEN.png
Wayne's World (GEN)
Output - OPN2.svg
Arranger Peter Stone, Nick Eastridge
Released 1993-02-18
Length 1:44
Format UNK

This arrangement begins from the words "Bismillah, no we will not let you go! (Let him go!)" and ends with the guitar solo after the words "Beelzebub has a devil put aside for me, for me, for me...".

Although there are two people listed for music, it is most likely Nick Eastridge was responsible for the arrangement, as he mainly dealt with music arrangements, while Peter Stone mainly wrote original music.

Wayne's World (SNES)

Platform - SNES.png
Wayne's World (SNES)
Output - SNES.svg
Arranger Peter Stone, Nick Eastridge
Released 1993-04-??
Length 0:31
Format SNSF

In a few words, the quote from AVGN:

All-time worst butchering of Bohemian Rhapsody (facepalm).


Even worse than GEN version, this 16-bit tracks costs nothing to listen it. It has the same part of the song with Genesis version.

Wayne's World (GB)

Platform - GB.png
Wayne's World (GB)
Output - Game Boy.svg
Arranger Paul Wilkinson
Released 1993-11-??
Length 0:31
Format SNSF

A decent arrangement of the song plays during the game's ending + credits. It features the last part of the song. (So you think you can stone me and spit in my eye?...)

Minecraft Note Block Studio (W32)

Platform - W32.png
Minecraft Note Block Studio (W32)
Output - PCM.svg
Arranger Lucky Cobra
Released 2012-??-??
Length 5:31
Format NBS


Sheet Music

There are many arrangements of Bohemian Rhapsody, including a full transcription by Hal Leonard, found in their book The Best of Queen (Transcribed Scores). A more accurate transcription can be found in the book Queen - Greatest Hits (Off The Record). However, this book is out of print.

Lyrics

Although no game features lyrics, the original song had them (sung by Freddie Mercury).

(chorus)

Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy?
Caught in a landslide, no escape from reality.
Open your eyes, look up to the skies and see...

(Mercury)

I'm just a poor boy, I need no sympathy,
Because I'm easy come, easy go,
Little high, little low,
Any way the wind blows doesn't really matter to me, to me.

Mama, just killed a man, 
Put a gun against his head,
Pulled my trigger, now he's dead.
Mama, life had just begun,
But now I've gone and thrown it all away.
Mama, ooh!..
Didn't mean to make you cry,
If I'm not back again this time tomorrow,
Carry on, carry on.
As if nothing really matters.

Too late, my time has come,
Sends shivers down my spine, 
Body's aching all the time.

Goodbye, ev'rybody, I've got to go,
Gotta leave you all behind and face the truth.
Mama, ooh!... (Any way the wind blows) 
I don't want to die,
I sometimes wish I'd never been born at all.

I see a little silhouetto of a man,
Scaramouche, Scaramouche, will you do the Fandango?
Thunderbolt and lightning, very, very fright'ning me.
Galileo! - Galileo. - Galileo! Galileo figaro
Magnifico!

(Mercury)

I'm just a poor boy and nobody loves me.

(chorus)

 He's just a poor boy from a poor family,

Spare him his life from this monstrosity.

(Mercury)

Easy come, easy go, will you let me go...

(chorus)

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! - Will not let you go. 
Let me go... Never, never, never, never go.
No, no, no, no, no, no, no!
Oh mama mia, mama mia - Mama mia, let me go.

Beelzebub has a devil put aside 
For me, for me, for me...

(Mercury)

So you think you can stone me and spit in my eye!
So you think you can love me and leave me to die?
Ooh, baby, can't do this to me baby.
Just got to get out,
Just got to get right out of here

Oh yeah, oh yeah (many times)

(Mercury)

Nothing really matters,
Anyone can see.
Nothing really matters,
Nothing really matters,
To me...

(Mercury)
Any way the wind blows...

Links