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Day 463: The prophet song, Queen

Time for another Queen classic. This song opened the B side of their Night at the Opera album and in some ways has the same intense rock opera theme of Bohemian Rhapsody which closed the B side. Amazing really to... View Article

Day 369: Death on two legs, Queen

So yesterday I cited “Cold as Ice” by Foreigner and when writing about this song I said that its intense anger reminded me a little of the Queen classic “Death on two legs”. Here is a live version of the... View Article

Day 353: Keep good company, Queen

This little number appeared on Queen’s “Night at the Opera” album which in my view was by far their best album. I really like this little ditty as it captures the wise truth that it is very easy to lose... View Article

Day 194: Bohemian Rhapsody, Queen

Since our theme appears to be mega rock and roll classics, I guess this song is long overdue at making its appearance on Covid Island Discs.

Day 18: You’re my best Friend by Queen

So the other half of the rock collaboration that produced “Under Pressure” was Queen. Their most famous song is obviously “Bohemian Rhapsody”, however the original video for this song does not appear to be on Youtube. I thought of posting... View Article