Greatest Hits II The Complete Works Box of Tricks Freddie Mercury. Retrieved 27 October Absolute Radio. Retrieved 18 December Bri's Soapbox.
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Retrieved 28 April Federazione Industria Musicale Italiana. Retrieved 2 September Select "" in the "Anno" drop-down menu. May overdubbed some guitar sections, initially subtle, but building to a "solo" played simultaneously with the last chorus. Mercury employed many jazz chords major and minor 6th, 7th, 9th, 11th and 13th harmonies , and the choruses featured these voiced as four- and five-part vocal harmonies. The lead vocal is very demanding and strident highest point is a C5 both belted and in falsetto , with one of Mercury's most notable performances taking place at the Live Aid concert, at Wembley Stadium , London in The two songs were often played consecutively at the close of Queen concerts, and are customarily played together on radio broadcasts in album order.
The video for "We Are the Champions" was filmed at a special video shoot with fan club members at the New London Theatre on 6 October and was directed by Derek Burbridge. In , a team of scientific researchers concluded that the song was the catchiest song in the history of pop music, despite its not hitting 1 in the charts in any major market. Daniel Mullensiefen said of the study,. Every musical hit is reliant on maths, science, engineering and technology; from the physics and frequencies of sound that determine pitch and harmony, to the hi-tech digital processors and synthesisers which can add effects to make a song catchier.
In , and , the single was re-released in France , totalling 45 weeks on the chart and peaking respectively at 19, 14, and 10 during the FIFA World Cup.
Information is based on the album's Liner Notes . Vocal arrangements include a sample portion of Queen 's original recording. The music video depicts Crazy Frog in bed dreaming that he is competing in a soccer match against Killbots.
Though outnumbered, he easily defeats and humiliates them. One goal rebounds off the net knocking him out and causing him to briefly wake up. Having defeated his enemies he finds himself hovering in a soccer universe. He happens to glance at hundreds of clones marching toward him.
He panics and runs in fear. He reaches a tall stairway leading up to a giant gold trophy. Crazy Frog becomes exhausted near the top unlike his indefatigable pursuants.
The trophy turns into a giant soccer ball that begins to roll rapidly down toward Crazy Frog. Crazy Frog is crushed and falls with the ball all the way back to the ground, startling him enough to wake up. When the music video was originally released online, it appeared as it was released. However, the current version lacks the soccer ball being kicked and the accompanying sound effects.
After being internationally released, it was shown before the animated movie Cars. The single had its greatest success in France. It went straight to 1 on 10 June , and stayed at this position for five weeks. It remained for nine weeks in the Top 10, seventeen weeks in the top fifty, and twenty five weeks in the chart. On 30 August , it was certified Gold disc two months after its release by SNEP , the French certifier, and became the fifteenth best selling single in in that country.
The song was slightly re-written, most notably changing "We" to "You" which is a direct reference to Schumacher. The song peaked at number 92 on the German Singles Chart. This listing has ended. Posts to:. This amount is subject to change until you make payment. For additional information, see the Global Shipping Program terms and conditions - opens in a new window or tab This amount includes applicable customs duties, taxes, brokerage and other fees.
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Killer Queen Freddie Mercury. Fat Bottomed Girls Brian May. Save Me Brian May. Somebody to Love Freddie Mercury. Now I'm Here Brian May. Play the Game Freddie Mercury. Flash Brian May.View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of We Will Rock You / We Are The Champions on Discogs. Label: Hollywood BASIC - HB • Format: CD Single, Repress • Country: US • Genre: Hip Hop, Rock • Style: Pop Rock, Classic Rock/5(21).