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 Now I'm Here (1974 UK 7" single with four prong centre, also including Lily Of The Valley, EMI company die-cut sleeve EMI2256)
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QUEEN Live Magic (1986 UK 15-track vinyl LP recorded live at Wembley Stadium, Knebworth and Budapest's Nepstadion. The gatefold picture sleeve shows the beginnings of a seam split on the upper edge and comes with the illustrated credits inner while the vinyl shows only light evidence of play EMC3519)
- Queen - Flash - Italian - 12" vinyl - £14.99, $20.39, €16.79 (New Item) (arrived 25-Jan-2021 11:22)on February 27, 2021 at 3:44 am
QUEEN & VANGUARD Flash (2003 Italian exclusive official EMI issue limited edition 4-track 12" vinyl single including Tomcraft & Electro plus Christian Smith & John Selway remixes. The disc comes issued in the 'Dance Factory' die-cut card sleeve)
- Queen - The Seven Seas Of Rhye - Japanese - 7" vinyl - £250.00, $340.00, €280.00 (New Item) (arrived 26-Jan-2021 15:37)on February 27, 2021 at 3:44 am
QUEEN The Seven Seas Of Rhye (Mega rare original 1974 Japanese Elektra 'Caterpillar' label 7" vinyl single, also including The Loser In The End, only their second single release in Japan, with a unique picture insert with the '¥500' price point on the front and printed with lyrics on the reverse. The insert has a small amount of discoloration / foxing otherwise has little signs of wear, and the vinyl looks barely played. A really nice example of this very hard to find pressing P-1314E)
- Queen - The Complete Works - Complete - UK - vinyl box set - £395.00, $537.20, €442.40 (New Item) (arrived 27-Jan-2021 08:48)on February 27, 2021 at 3:44 am
QUEEN The Complete Works (Mammoth 1985 UK Limited Edition Fourteen LP box set, featuring all of their classic albums up to & including The Works, complete with the Bonus 'Complete Vision' LP containing previously unreleased material. Each record is housed in a stunning white, embossed sleeve with a number on the front denoting each album, complete with unused fold-out poster map, a booklet charting the band's extensive tour history as well as the 'Complete Works' glossy colour photo-booklet, all housed in a generous 3" deep 12" square textured box, lavishly embossed with the artist & title in bold gold print. The outer box has minimal wear and just a few spots of cosmetic age & all vinyl discs are mint & unplayed. Essential! QB1)