LONDON — What Is “Bohemian Rhapsody” about? Quick resolution: no one has a clue.
On the one hand, It’s the tale of a person who confesses homicide to his mother and finally ends up on trial, but on any other It Is a nonsensical melange of Florentine astronomers, Rossini characters and Scaramouches.
Some suppose it references Freddie Mercury’s sexuality; others insist It’s about religious redemption. Wayne and Garth assume It Can Be simply good for a head bang.
As one among rock music’s most histrionic and memorable tracks hits its 40th birthday (the original was launched throughout a somewhat uninteresting period between glam and punk on Oct. 31, 1975), listed below are 16 things we undoubtedly do find out about Queen’s masterpiece.
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