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Posted: 05 Sep 12, 23:40 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I know Bowie did not write it but, but don't forget about his Christmas Classic with Bing Crosby.

Wasn't they singing about Roger Taylor?


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Posted: 06 Sep 12, 01:50 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Except David's retired and Brian doesn't make good music anymore.

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Posted: 06 Sep 12, 02:44 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote



qz08927 wrote: That is not to dismiss 'Thank God It's Christmas' though, that is one of the greatest Christmas songs but obviously did not chart as well.
David Bowie never actually wrote a Christmas song that i know of, but Queen did.
But something as unique as a Christmas song, it would have been interesting to see what Queen and David together would have come up with, that's all.
Of course, it would also have been interesting to see any other things they could have come up with.
I wish they had made two whole album or three together, both whole albums featuring Bowie Queen written songs exclusively with and no separation.
Brian and Roger could still do that, while there is still chance, make three albums with David.


Yes, three is the magic number of albums they should make. One would be plain lazy ...and two, well, just not enough. But three! It makes so much sense. Fuck -they could even get Kapone in on it too!

Wait, wait ...I'm just grabbing a pen


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Posted: 06 Sep 12, 03:29 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

ALBUM COVER PHOTOS

http://www.esquire.com/the-side/opinion/sacha-baron-cohen-freddie-mercury


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Posted: 06 Sep 12, 03:39 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Trees are nice. So are sunsets.


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Posted: 06 Sep 12, 08:12 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Your use of the word "celebs" is interesting.

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Posted: 06 Sep 12, 09:14 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I like to imagine, that in the late summer of '76, I could have contacted Queen and implored them to turn Brian's 'Teo Torriate etc' into a christmas song by changing the lyric and leave it off A Day At The Races'
It would be there every year alongside 'Happy Christmas, War is Over' , Merry Christmas Everybody', 'I Wish it Could Be Christmas Everyday', et al and would have been one of the great Christmas classics.
'Let us cling together now it's Christmas time, oh my love my love.May everyone live in peace and harmony and let us never lose the lessons we have learned'!!


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Posted: 06 Sep 12, 18:50 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Not a big fan of Thank God It's Christmas.

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I like to imagine, that in the late summer of '76, I could have contacted Queen and implored them to turn Brian's 'Teo Torriate etc' into a christmas song by changing the lyric and leave it off A Day At The Races'
It would be there every year alongside 'Happy Christmas, War is Over' , Merry Christmas Everybody', 'I Wish it Could Be Christmas Everyday', et al and would have been one of the great Christmas classics.
'Let us cling together now it's Christmas time, oh my love my love.May everyone live in peace and harmony and let us never lose the lessons we have learned'!!

Wait, is that a joke? I find it somewhat hilarious, yet it almost makes sense.


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Posted: 07 Sep 12, 01:06 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

^ Yeah, I'm not entirely sure either. To be fair it's not much more outlandish than the phonetic Japanese lyrics. I've listened to Thank God It's Christmas twice I think, and didn't think much of it.

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Posted: 07 Sep 12, 11:12 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

^
I ain't joking lads-that melody has Christmas sentiment written all over it.


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Posted: 07 Sep 12, 21:57 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Hm, the chorus and the outro I can see what you mean. The verses are a bit more melancholic sounding though.