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)
Songwriter(s) Freddie Mercury
Producer(s) Roy Thomas Baker
Queen
Queen singles chronology
"Now I'm Here"
(1975)
"Bohemian Rhapsody"
(1975)
"You're My Best Friend"
(1976)

"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 | change 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 | change source]

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