Somebody To Love: What Makes It One Of The Best Songs Ever?

Magazines and music experts described it as ‘The Best Love Song Ever Written’ or ‘Best British Rock Song Of All Time’. So what makes this song so great? Let’s find out

Almost 40 years ago Freddie Mercury, Brian May, Roger Taylor and John Deacon recorded ‘Somebody To Love‘, written brilliantly by Mercury and included in ‘A Day at the Races’ album. Endless of titles were given to this song in the past. First you can play it with the accurate chords & lyrics in perfect sync:


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By listening to the song, you instantly get a feeling of how big it is. Like a huge symphony performing it note by note. But actually the song is constructed only by Vocals, Piano, Bass and by the Electric guitar which enters half way through the song, leading it to a fantastic solo.


Freddie Mercury and Brian May. Larger Than Life (Photo by Gettyimages)

Freddie Mercury and Brian May. Larger Than Life (Photo by Gettyimages)


That’s just one of the many talents the band had. Writing and performing in the studio as if they were on a giant stage in front of a sea of people, Keeping that feeling very much alive. On top of that, the song perfectly represents all of the band’s musical trademarks: The accurate bass and drums by Deacon & Taylor, the incredible vocal harmonies they created like no one else, May’s shining guitar sound and playing and the larger than life lyrics and performance by Mercury.


‘Got no feel, I got no rhythm. I just keep losing my beat’, He sings, ‘I’m ok, i’m alright. Ain’t gonna face no defeat. I just got ta get out of this prison cell. One day i’m gonna be free, lord. Find me somebody to love’. So real, right? Thank you Freddie, and Thank you Queen. This one’s for all the lovers.


Somebody To Love: What Makes It One Of The Best Songs Ever?



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