I'm Going Slightly Mad

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"I'm Going Slightly Mad"
Single by Queen
from the album Innuendo
B-side"Lost Opportunity
The Hitman"
Released4 March 1991
Format7"/12" vinyl record, CD, cassette
Recorded1990
GenreRock
Length4:22
LabelParlophone (Europe)
Hollywood (North America)
Songwriter(s)Queen
(Freddie Mercury/Peter Straker)
Producer(s)Queen and David Richards
Queen singles chronology
"Innuendo"
(1991)
"I'm Going Slightly Mad"
(1991)
"Headlong"
(1991)
"Innuendo"
(1991)
"I'm Going Slightly Mad"
(1991)
"Headlong"
(1991)

I'm Going Slightly Mad is the second single from Queen's album Innuendo.[1] The album was released on 4 March 1991.[1] The song 'I'm Going Slightly Mad' was written by Freddie Mercury.[2]

Video[change | change source]

The video is shot in black and white and features the band dressed and acting in a ridiculous way. Brian May is dressed as a penguin. Roger Taylor wears a teapot on his head and rides a tricycle while Freddie Mercury is chasing him. Freddie Mercury wears a bunch of bananas as a wig. John Deacon is a jester.

People[change | change source]

  • Freddie Mercury - lead vocals, backing vocals, keyboards and synthesizer, piano
  • Brian May - slide guitars
  • Roger Taylor - drums, maracas, bar chimes
  • John Deacon - bass guitar

Chart[change | change source]

Chart (1991) Peak
position
Total
weeks
Dutch Singles Chart 20 9
German Singles Chart 42 10
Irish Singles Chart 19 2
UK Singles Chart 22 5

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Going Slightly Mad "Innuendo" Check |url= value (help). ultimatequeen.co. Retrieved 23 February 2015.
  2. Songs Written By Queen "Song Statistics" Check |url= value (help). ultimatequeen.co. Retrieved 23 February 2015.

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