Somebody to Love (Queen song)

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"Somebody to Love"
Single by Queen
from the album A Day at the Races
Released12 November 1976[1]
Songwriter(s)Freddie Mercury
Queen singles chronology
"You're My Best Friend"
"Somebody to Love"
"Tie Your Mother Down"
Music video
"Somebody to Love" at YouTube

"Somebody to Love" is a 1976 song by British band Queen and taken from their fifth studio album A Day at the Races. It topped the single charts in the Netherlands, number 2 in Belgium and the United Kingdom, number 5 in Canada, number 6 in Ireland, number 7 in South Africa, number 10 in Italy and number 13 in the United States.

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George Michael and Queen version[change | change source]

"Somebody to Love"
Single by George Michael and Queen
from the EP Five Live
B-side"Dear Friends"
Released6 May 1993
Recorded20 April 1992
VenueWembley Stadium, London
Songwriter(s)Freddie Mercury
Producer(s)Queen, George Michael
George Michael and Queen singles chronology
"Too Funky"
"Somebody to Love"
"Killer / Papa Was a Rollin' Stone"
Music video
"Somebody to Love (Live)" at YouTube

George Michael performed this version at the Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert in April 1992. The cover went to number 1 in the United Kingdom and Ireland. It was included in his EP Five Live in 1993. Foo Fighters covered the song with the late Taylor Hawkins on vocals.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Queen singles".
  2. "Queen - "Somebody to Love" (Singles Going Steady Classic)". PopMatters. 3 June 2016. Retrieved 29 October 2020.
  3. Elliott, Paul (13 July 2016). "Every song on Queen's Greatest Hits, ranked from worst to best". loudersound. Retrieved 2020-12-04.