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 - A Night At The Opera - 1st - VG - UK - vinyl LP - £35.00, $42.00, €40.60 (New Item) (arrived 29-Nov-2022 10:44)on November 30, 2022 at 7:07 am
QUEEN A Night At The Opera (1975 UK first press 12-track LP with picture labels, including Bohemian Rhapsody & You're My Best Friend. Comes housed in the original embossed gatefold picture sleeve with illustrated inner. The cover grades Very Good [split to edge of inner] with some discolouration & general storage wear, whilst the vinyl remains in VG+ condition with a few minor signs of play EMTC103)
- Queen - We Are The Champions + p/s - EX - UK - 7" vinyl - £15.00, $18.00, €17.40 (New Item) (arrived 15-Nov-2022 15:27)on November 30, 2022 at 7:07 am
QUEEN We Are The Champions (1977 UK 7" single with 'crest' labels & four prong centre, also featuring the classic We Will Rock You, flipback card picture sleeve. The sleeve displays some light general wear and has no tears or rips & the vinyl isexcellent with just the lightest evidence of play EMI2708)
- Queen - Jazz - 1st + Poster - VG - UK - vinyl LP - £35.00, $42.00, €40.60 (New Item) (arrived 04-Nov-2022 12:20)on November 30, 2022 at 7:07 am
QUEEN Jazz (1978 UK 13-track LP, including the singles Bicycle Race, Fat Bottomed Girls & Don't Stop Me Now; within an embossed gatefold sleeve, round-cornered laminated inner & the 'nude bicycle race' fold-out poster. The sleeve [VG+] displays some light shelf/edge wear, the inner has no splits & the poster, although no longer attached to the sleeve, has not been displayed. The labels on both sides remain clean & the vinyl is VG+ with just a few light surface hairlines/scuffs indicating light play - nice copy of this all time classic rock staple EMA788)
- Queen - Backchat + P/S - UK - 7" vinyl - £12.00, $14.40, €13.92 (New Item) (arrived 07-Nov-2022 11:40)on November 30, 2022 at 7:07 am
QUEEN Backchat (1982 UK 7" vinyl single with an intact four prong centre, also including Staying Power, paper picture sleeve. The sleeve displays minimal wear & the vinyl looks barely played EMI5325)
- Queen - The Game - Greek - vinyl LP - £15.00, $18.00, €17.40 (New Item) (arrived 07-Nov-2022 14:02)on November 30, 2022 at 7:07 am
QUEEN The Game (1980 Greek 10-track vinyl LP, housed in a metallic grey picture sleeve and illustrated lyric inner. The sleeve has a few light storage marks but the vinyl is in near mint condition 14C064-63923)