As Queen’s video for Bohemian Rhapsody passes 1 billion views on YouTube, Queen release remastered version and announce You Are The Champions campaign
It’s now the first pre-1990’s video to reach 1bn views on the platform – and Queen have celebrated the milestone by releasing a remastered, hi-def version of the promo and announced a campaign titled You Are The Champions.
Queen have teamed up with YouTube Music, Universal Music Group and Hollywood Records for the initiative, which will give fans the chance to have a starring role in three new user generated videos for a trio of the band’s best-loved songs.
Queen are looking for musicians, singers, and instrumentalists for their take on Bohemian Rhapsody, while dancers are invited to submit their own routines and interpretations for Don’t Stop Me Now. Visual artists will also have the chance to design something eye-catching around a word or phrase from A Kind Of Magic’s lyrics.
Queen’s Brian May and Roger Taylor say: “We are honoured that Bohemian Rhapsody has just hit 1bn views on YouTube. We want to thank you all and celebrate with our amazing fans all around the world by creating three new music videos to our songs, all featuring you!
“Whether you are a musician, singer, dancer, visual artist or you just want to have some fun. Visit the You Are The Champions website to find out more and we’ll see you on the road somewhere.”
The completed videos will be uploaded later this year to the official Queen YouTube channel.
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QUEEN Jazz (1978 Dutch 13-track vinyl LP, gatefold picture sleeve, with picture/credits inner. The sleeve shows light shelfera, mainly to the edges and the vinyl shows a few light cosmetic surface marks to indicate play - overall a VG+ copy 5C062-61820)
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QUEEN One Vision (1985 UK 12" single, taken from the number one UK album 'A Kind Of Magic', featuring the Extended Version of the title track & Blurred Vision, complete with red lyric inner, picture sleeve. The sleeve shows just a little lightwear and the vinyl remains in great condition with few signs of play 12QUEEN6)
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QUEEN Bicycle Race (1978 UK 7" vinyl single with intact four prong centre, also including Fat Bottomed Girls, plain company die-cut paper sleeve. The vinyl remains in excellent condition EMI2870)
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QUEEN Queen's First EP (1976 UK 4-track 7" vinyl EP with intact four prong centre, including Good Old Fashioned Lover Boy, Death On Two Legs, Tenement Funster and White Queen (As It Began), flipback card picture sleeve. The sleeve displays some minor general wear and has a small split at the bottom, whilst the vinyl remains excellent with only light signs of play EMI2623)