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Posted: 23 Aug 11, 11:08 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Hey everyone at QueenZone!

I am a massive Queen fan and as you'll know, it's the twentieth anniversary of Freddie Mercury's death this year so I'd love to get 'I Want to Break Free' to number one in the UK charts for his 65th Birthday on the 5th of September!

Not only would this be a great birthday present for one of the greatest stars ever but increased record sales of the single will also mean more money being made available to the Mercury Phoenix Trust, the AIDS charity set up after Freddie’s death.

So, from the 29th of August to 4th of September, I'd love people to download 'I Want to Break Free' (one of Freddie's finest recorded moments) and give a true legend the best birthday present we could ever give him!

I have setup a Facebook page to support the campaign:
http://www.facebook.com/breakfreetonumberone

Please join and share with your friends, 

Thanks :)

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Posted: 23 Aug 11, 12:39 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

you know, I wouldn't pick a John Deacon song if i was you, I'd be more inclined to go for a Freddie song, surely that makes more sense?


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Posted: 23 Aug 11, 12:40 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

If it gets in the top 10 I will chop my cock off.

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Posted: 23 Aug 11, 14:50 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

...if it gets to no1 ...i'll chop your cock off


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Posted: 23 Aug 11, 16:15 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

if iwtbf gets to no1 then i will run up and doon glasgow fort dressed as a women with the yellow wembley jacket on and a frankfurter stuffed up my arse lol :), there is as much chance of that getting to no1 as george michael becoming straight :)


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Posted: 23 Aug 11, 16:59 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I agree with the Original Poster one of Queen's best songs.
All you detractors want to overlook the drag scenes to actually clear your ears out and listen to the record for its musical content, brilliant vocals and music.  Yes the video is a fcking joke how could they use such a trivial video for such an time classic song.  John how could you let the others do this to your record and overshadow it with a video which margainalised the mainstream and champion the uphill gardners.
I am British and couldn't give a shit for dreary Coronation street at the time or ever, so couldn't see a funny side at all.

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Posted: 23 Aug 11, 18:34 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Maybe it would be better if we got Bo Rhap or WATC to #1?


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Posted: 23 Aug 11, 20:00 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Yea.Why not a Freddie song.Like Love Of My Life or The Millionaire's Waltz.


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Posted: 23 Aug 11, 22:45 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Or forget about the whole idea and let relevant music have its day.

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Posted: 23 Aug 11, 22:55 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

What a joke

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Posted: 24 Aug 11, 03:18 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I agree with above posts; IWTBF has a great vocal is a nice bit of fluff but not entirely appropriate for the purpose of remebering FM

Dare I suggest an FM composition or solo work, or something a bit more poignant; Mother Love for example (I long for peace before i die)

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Posted: 24 Aug 11, 07:02 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

A Winter's Tale anyone??

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Posted: 24 Aug 11, 07:27 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Who's bothered about "any Song" getting to number one anymore?  I think these days, the single chart is irrelevant, it's become a bit of a joke. What with all the digital downloads being counted towards the chart (e.g, in a week prior to Christmas, all the old "Christmas hits'  re enter the charts on digital downloads alone,)  Personally I don't think "Queen" are bothered about getting a number 1 single anymore. It's the album sales, that tend to count + even with the album chart, who would rather have an album that go's in at number one & then exits the chart the following week, or an album that hangs around at say, number 5, for about 5 months?


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Posted: 24 Aug 11, 08:19 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Way too much cock chopping going on in this thread...


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Posted: 24 Aug 11, 10:05 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Band Forever wrote: I agree with the Original Poster one of Queen's best songs.
All you detractors want to overlook the drag scenes to actually clear your ears out and listen to the record for its musical content, brilliant vocals and music.  Yes the video is a fcking joke how could they use such a trivial video for such an time classic song.  John how could you let the others do this to your record and overshadow it with a video which margainalised the mainstream and champion the uphill gardners.
I am British and couldn't give a shit for dreary Coronation street at the time or ever, so couldn't see a funny side at all.

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i disagree completely...it's a fucking lumbering plodding carthorse of a song...no real rythm or feel...very much typical of queen at that time....(barely) goign thru the motions


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Posted: 24 Aug 11, 10:46 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

"...if it gets to no1 ...i'll chop your cock off "

I will let you...

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Posted: 24 Aug 11, 16:26 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

mooghead wrote:

If it gets in the top 10 I will chop my cock off.

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We will hold you to that !

But we won't hold your cock nor the axe.


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Posted: 24 Aug 11, 17:16 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Speak for yourself.

I'd just ask whoever's holding the axe to be exceedingly careful.

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Posted: 25 Aug 11, 06:00 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Sure - nominate probably the shittiest single from The Works for Number 1??


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Posted: 25 Aug 11, 16:21 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

"We will hold you to that ! But we won't hold your cock nor the axe. "

Will need at least 3 pairs of hands to hold down the beast.....