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Posted: 14 Mar 19, 03:54 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Any lyrics that haven't aged well given the social climate or due to tragic events?


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Posted: 14 Mar 19, 04:18 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

A little nigger sugar then a rub-a dub-a baby oil

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Posted: 14 Mar 19, 04:25 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Oh wow
March of the Black Queen


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Posted: 14 Mar 19, 05:36 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Son and Daughter. One might consider it a bit sexist. Also, "I'll pull you and I'll pill you"

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Posted: 14 Mar 19, 06:21 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Not in terms of social climate, but the second verse of Bohemian Rhapsody, the second verse of We Are The Champions, and the line "I'm out of control, I'm a sex machine, ready to reload" from Don't Stop Me Now because of what eventually happened to Freddie.


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Posted: 14 Mar 19, 06:37 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I will find you
Anywhere you go
I'll be right behind you

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Posted: 14 Mar 19, 06:56 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

You call me sweet like I,m some kind of cheese; ...breastfeeding myself;

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Posted: 14 Mar 19, 10:06 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Making it a bit lighter, I find

"What's that machine noise?
It's bytes and mega chips for tea.
It's that machine, boys
With random-access memory."

...hilarious! It has really dated... but not in a bad way. It's funny and I actually think the track Machines is good (I mean comparatively. 80's Queen isn't my favourite.)

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Posted: 14 Mar 19, 10:10 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

And yeah, I find the lyrics to Life is Real, just dire... but I don't think that has any relation to time/aging badly...?!

Guilt stains on my pillow
Blood on my terraces
Torsos in my closet
Shadows from my past
....
Breast feeding myself
What more can I say?
I have swallowed the bitter pill
I can taste it I can taste it
Life is real, life is real
Life is real
Music will be my mistress
Loving like a whore
Lennon is a genius
Living in ev'ry pore

Oooooooookkkkkkkkkk........... What a tribute........

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Posted: 14 Mar 19, 10:53 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

spiralstatic wrote:

And yeah, I find the lyrics to Life is Real, just dire... but I don't think that has any relation to time/aging badly...?!

Guilt stains on my pillow
Blood on my terraces
Torsos in my closet
Shadows from my past
....
Breast feeding myself
What more can I say?
I have swallowed the bitter pill
I can taste it I can taste it
Life is real, life is real
Life is real
Music will be my mistress
Loving like a whore
Lennon is a genius
Living in ev'ry pore

Oooooooookkkkkkkkkk........... What a tribute........



Life Is Real (for me) is one of their most sombre lyrics, and still very pertinent; it is about being a victim of your own success and being suffocated by it to the point of you having all the wealth and fame but then having to withdraw from a 'normal' public life due to the various risks (real or perceived) 'out there'....feeling the need to live up to public expectations, not being able to live without scrutiny, the danger and fear of attracting people like (in Lennon's case) Mark Chapman. Freddie was bang on it here I think.


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Posted: 14 Mar 19, 11:09 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

spiralstatic wrote:

Making it a bit lighter, I find

"What's that machine noise?
It's bytes and mega chips for tea.
It's that machine, boys
With random-access memory."

...hilarious! It has really dated... but not in a bad way. It's funny and I actually think the track Machines is good (I mean comparatively. 80's Queen isn't my favourite.)


I think you'll find that you used all of those things to post that message. It's still on point.

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Posted: 14 Mar 19, 11:17 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Yeah not like he sang about floppy discs or the spectrum 48k or owt.

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Posted: 14 Mar 19, 12:15 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

jesus hristus!!! some retarded opinions surface with every discussion thread...


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Posted: 14 Mar 19, 13:27 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Dr Magus wrote:

Yeah not like he sang about floppy discs or the spectrum 48k or owt.


Freddie would never have sung about anything floppy.

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Posted: 14 Mar 19, 13:44 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

"Ready, Freddie? "

In light of the things that occurred he is no longer ready.

"Who knows who she'll make me as I lie in her cocoon? "

BLATANTLY SEXIST!!!!

WE ALL HAVE THE RIGHT TO HAVE BABIES!
MEN HAVE THE RIGHT TO GIVE BIRTH!
IT IS AN INALIENABLE RIGHT!

After all, it's what Brian of Nazareth would've wanted

"God give you grace to purge this place, and death all around will be your dowry!"

*In most modern countries a dowry is largely a social construct of the past. It has not aged well


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Posted: 14 Mar 19, 21:57 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

'carburettor'

Erm.. direct injection system I think you mean.

"Told my girl I'd have to forget her
Rather buy me a new direct injection system"

Come on Roger, learn to see into the future.

Dickhead.

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Posted: 15 Mar 19, 07:54 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

In this day and age even expressing feelings for his Automolove is shocking. Play the noun game dude.

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Posted: 15 Mar 19, 10:31 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

dysan wrote:

Dr Magus wrote:

Yeah not like he sang about floppy discs or the spectrum 48k or owt.


Freddie would never have sung about anything floppy.


:D

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Posted: 15 Mar 19, 13:21 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Got my time'n right
Got my act all tight
It's gotta be tonight,
My little school bade. . . .

Well it was the 70's and it was written in character, but . . .


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Posted: 15 Mar 19, 13:50 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Unfortunately the character was that of a Radio 1 disc jockey.