QUEEN


Bohemian Rhapsody Lyrics

Is this the real life?
Is this just fantasy?
Caught in a landslide
No escape from reality
Open your eyes
Look up to the skies and see
I'm just a poor boy, I need no sympathy
Because I'm easy come, easy go
A little high, little low
Anyway the wind blows, doesn't really matter to me,
to me
Mama, just killed a man
Put a gun against his head
Pulled my trigger, now he's dead
Mama, life had just begun
But now I've gone and thrown it all away
Mama, ooo
Didn't mean to make you cry
If I'm not back again this time tomorrow
Carry on, carry on, as if nothing really matters
Too late, my time has come
Sends shivers down my spine
Body's aching all the time
Goodbye everybody - I've got to go
Gotta leave you all behind and face the truth
Mama, ooo - (anyway the wind blows)
I don't want to die
I sometimes wish I'd never been born at all
I see a little silhouetto of a man
Scaramouch, scaramouch will you do the fandango
Thunderbolt and lightning - very very frightening me
Gallileo, Gallileo,
Gallileo, Gallileo,
Gallileo Figaro - magnifico
But I'm just a poor boy and nobody loves me
He's just a poor boy from a poor family
Spare him his life from this monstrosity
Easy come easy go - will you let me go
Bismillah! No - we will not let you go - let him go
Bismillah! We will not let you go - let him go
Bismillah! We will not let you go - let me go
Will not let you go - let me go (never)
Never let you go - let me go
Never let me go - ooo
No, no, no, no, no, no, no -
Oh mama mia, mama mia, mama mia let me go
Beelzebub has a devil put aside for me
for me
for me
So you think you can stone me and spit in my eye
So you think you can love me and leave me to die
Oh baby - can't do this to me baby
Just gotta get out - just gotta get right outta here
Ooh yeah, ooh yeah
Nothing really matters
Anyone can see
Nothing really matters - nothing really matters to me
Anyway the wind blows...

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Songwriter(s): Freddie Mercury
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Meaning to "Bohemian Rhapsody" (212 meanings)
faith 11/30/13,03:45
+16

Scaramouche, is a roguish clown character of the Italian comedia dell'arte who wears a black mask and black trousers, shirt and hat. He is usually portrayed as a buffoon or boastful clown
and the word fandango is actually a couple dance starting slowly and then with increasing tempo, originating in Spain probably in the 18th century.
C MeisterMunchin luvs 11/21/12,16:46
+13

we used to be able to love n enjoy Queen my girl was a ol school music baby as getting older music changed thru the yrs but now forced to the mysterious site so I hope the big bad wolf bandit enjoys our gems n memories before he puffed our home n music away
Jenn 10/07/12,08:13
+11

All songs have meanings. We listen to lyrics of all songs n personalize them to fit our own thoughts. To make us think about things, emotions or what is going on around the world. We have all done that w this song. Kudos2 freddy. He succeeded in that mission. Sit back enjoy the song. Use imagination
Music4Life 10/23/12,17:08
+6

Jes is right. If you want to find a meaning go ahead. But, music is to be felt inside, not speculated to death. Just listen to the music. This song is, most likely, not meant to be offensive ro others. Queen isn't like that.
christian 09/12/12,00:56
+4

Now. Bismillah means in the name of God. He uses beelzebub meaning devil referancing to things he regrets and feels that satan (beelzebub) is dragging him down. So they say in the name of god we will not let him go. He said its meaningless (the song) but has meaning on a highly emotional level.
Angel 05/01/14,08:30
+3

This song is already out before he was even diagnosed with AIDS. Keep your facts right because you are misleading the real meaning of the song. As for the meaning, Freddy Mercury is the only one who knows the real meaning of this song and we also have our different meanings of it and to which we can speculate but it's not about his struggles with AIDS because I think it's just a story in his creative mind, like any other song that wasn't really related to the songwriter's life.
Sue 04/25/14,01:37
+1

Jaquelyn, Freddy wrote this song in the early 70's, and he died in 91.
This song could be about the death penalty, or about a young man who made a stupid mistake and immediately regretted it. Or maybe both.
Derek Wooden 08/11/12,11:54
+1

Sounds like some dude is on death row waiting to be executed, feeling contrite, apologizing to his mama, trying to prepare for his appointment with the devil and his own personal demon. Great Tune!
Juli Sarwanto 09/03/12,03:42
+1

Im muslim. I thought this song is about a bohemian in the end of his life. telling that he still dont want to die. then the other dimension, there is fight whether he would be punished or not of his sin. to be continued...
mark 03/09/14,08:48
0

All art is meant to be interpreted individually. I like reading what people think the song is about even if exact opposite of what I think, no one is wrong. Art is about arousing the senses, the more the better.
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