Bohemian Rhapsody

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"Bohemian Rhapsody"
Single by Queen
from the album A Night at the Opera
B-side "I'm in Love with My Car"
Released October 31, 1975
Format 1975: Vinyl record (7")
1991: CD, Vinyl record (7")
1992: CD
Recorded 1975:
Rockfield Studio 1
Roundhouse
SARM (East)
Scorpion
Wessex
Genre Rock
Length 5:55
Label EMI (1975)
Elektra (1975)
Parlophone (1991)
Hollywood (1992)
Writer(s) Freddie Mercury
Producer Roy Thomas Baker
Queen
Certification For references see: Queen discography
Queen singles chronology
"Now I'm Here"
(1975)
"Bohemian Rhapsody"
(1975)
"You're My Best Friend"
(1976)

Bohemian Rhapsody is a song by English rock band Queen. It was written by Freddie Mercury, and was released on their 1975 album A Night at the Opera.

Chart performance[change | edit source]

While, at first, record companies believed the song would not receive radio airplay due to its length (5 minutes and 55 seconds) and its difference to other songs of the time, it became #1 on many charts.[1] It is now played on the radio in full-length.

Chart 1975 or 1992 Position
UK Singles Chart 1
Irish Singles Chart 1
New Zealand Singles Chart 1
Dutch Singles Chart 1
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 2
Swiss Singles Chart 4
Norwegian Singles Chart 4
Australian ARIA Singles Chart 5
Austrian Singles Chart 8
French Singles Chart 15
Swedish Singles Chart 18

References[change | edit source]

  1. "An Invitation To The Opera." Sound On Sound (October 1995). Retrieved on 2008-11-01.