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The politically charged track is a cutting commentary on the state of the planet and features lines like “There’s blood on the streets / Panic in the air / The markets are trading up / In madness and fear.”
Also offering a message of hope, elsewhere Roger sings: “I wanna fly on the wings of love / I want the clean fresh air in my face / I wanna tear down every border and wall / I wanna take part in the human race.”
Of course, this isn’t Roger Taylor’s first foray into the world of politically themed songs.
The opening track of Roger’s 1994 album ‘Happiness?’, the fascism bashing ‘Nazis 1994’, proved to be his biggest solo hit charting at no.22 on the Official Singles Chart.
Roger also re-released his 1994 anti-Rupert Murdoch song, ‘Dear Mr Murdoch’, in 2011 following the phone-hacking scandal.
“Everybody’s got an opinion and I was just lucky enough to have an outlet for mine,” Roger later told The Independent. “I prefer to stay out of politics, really. I don’t live in a fluffy, badger-saving world.”
Queen will once again join forces with vocalist Adam Lambert for an epic 25-date North American trek this summer called the Rhapsody Tour.
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- Queen - A Kind Of Magic + p/s - UK - 12" vinyl - £20.00, $28.20, €23.20 (New Item) (arrived 07-May-2021 16:53)on May 14, 2021 at 8:36 pm
QUEEN A Kind Of Magic (1986 UK 12" single featuring the Extended Version of the song used as the theme to the 'Highlander' movie, also including A Dozen Red Roses For My Darling. The glossy picture sleeve shows minimal shelf wear & the vinyl is Excellent with some signs of play 12QUEEN7)
- Queen - Jazz - 1st + Detached Poster + Inner - EX - UK - vinyl LP - £50.00, $70.50, €58.00 (New Item) (arrived 28-Apr-2021 10:58)on May 14, 2021 at 8:36 pm
QUEEN Jazz (1978 UK 13-track LP, including the singles Bicycle Race, Fat Bottomed Girls & Don't Stop Me Now, housed in an embossed gatefold sleeve with round-cornered laminated inner & the 'nude bicycle race' fold-out poster. The sleeve displayssome light shelf/edge wear with tiny paper tear/scuff to cover and the poster has become detached from the sleeve, howeve the poster remains unused and the vinyl appears barely played - a great copy of this all time classic rock staple EMA788)
- Queen - Save Me - Picture Sleeve - UK - 7" vinyl - £8.00, $11.28, €9.28 (New Item) (arrived 26-Apr-2021 09:40)on May 14, 2021 at 8:36 pm
QUEEN Save Me (1980 UK 7" vinyl single with intact four prong centre, also including Let Me Entertain You, card picture sleeve EMI5022)
- Queen - Play The Game - White label design - UK - 7" vinyl - £10.00, $14.10, €11.60 (New Item) (arrived 26-Apr-2021 10:16)on May 14, 2021 at 8:36 pm
QUEEN Play The Game (1980 UK 7" vinyl single with intact four prong centre , featuring an alternative white label design with the old name logo and black text, also includes the track A Human Body, plain die-cut sleeve EMI5076)
- Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody - UK - 7" vinyl - £12.00, $16.92, €13.92 (New Item) (arrived 27-Apr-2021 11:55)on May 14, 2021 at 8:36 pm
QUEEN Bohemian Rhapsody (1983 US Elektra 'Spun Gold' wide-centred 7" vinyl single, also including You're My Best Friend, Elektra company series die-cut paper sleeve. Aside from a few very light paper scuffs/hairlines, the vinyl is in excellent condition E-45083)