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Posted: 26 Nov 03, 00:25 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

It was written by John right?
I wonder how he thought up the arrangement for the song?
Why? Because the arrangement sounds very similar to Puerto Rican bolero songs.


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Posted: 26 Nov 03, 08:58 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

maybe John liked latin music


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Posted: 26 Nov 03, 11:58 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Variety of genres is one of the main features of Queen :-)
Btw, the acoustic solo by Brian is fantastic!

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Posted: 26 Nov 03, 12:02 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

great song, has a salsa feel to it


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Posted: 26 Nov 03, 12:19 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I wish someday we can know if the acoustic solo is played by Brian or John


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Posted: 26 Nov 03, 12:56 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

My all time least favourite Queen song - sorry John! How can the creator of YMBF, AOBTD, Back Chat ect..write such a pile off poo! Hey We're all entitled to our opinions!


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Posted: 26 Nov 03, 13:36 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

great i like it :)


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Posted: 26 Nov 03, 13:51 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I love WNY it's a lovely song with a feel good rhythm.


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Posted: 26 Nov 03, 16:10 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Sebastian, if I am right there was a discussion one or two years ago about this... Most of the Queenzoners agreed on Brian, since it really seems his style. Personally I believe it's Brian.

YMBF, AOBTD? Bha, worse than Who Needs You, Spread Your Wings, You and I, Seven Days, One Year Of Love, Break Free. But it's a matter of personal taste, so it's useless to quarrel.

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Posted: 26 Nov 03, 16:33 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

it's definitely not Brian's style, one of Brian's trademarks is that: he has no style (or I'd rather say that his solos don't remind the other solos he does)

I'm sure any of them could do the solo, I remember one argument used two years ago was that Brian was better player than John

But Fred is better piano player than John and John plays piano in 'Another One Bites' and 'You're My Best Friend'

John is better bass player than Roger and Roger plays in 'Sheer Heart Attack' and 'Fight From The Inside'

So, either Brian or John can be right, after all both of them are credited to play acoustic in the track


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Posted: 26 Nov 03, 16:38 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

John was a great songwriter


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Posted: 26 Nov 03, 17:36 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Brian and John are indeed both credited for acoustic guitar. So it would be logical that 1 did the solo, and 1 the rythm.

Even though it's doubletracked it would be madness to both learn to play the song.



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Posted: 26 Nov 03, 17:56 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

by other side there are two solos, or more to the point one solo and one small fill before first bridge (or chorus or whatever)

also there are natural harmonics

so one person could do the rhythm, the harmonics and the first lead fill but not the solo or one person could do rhythm, solo and lead fills and still both would be credited


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Posted: 26 Nov 03, 18:36 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I'll devour my headgear if the solo(s) on WNY isn't/aren't by Brian.

Also, didn't the song originally start off with a reggae arrangement rather than the latin feel it has?

It'll be great if that version ever turns up, as reggae's about the only genre not present in the Queen ouevre.


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Posted: 26 Nov 03, 18:42 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Many people haven't mentioned this, but John's influence on Queen was very essential to give the band another musical edge.

While the rest of the members of Queen were highly influenced by well known rock artists like The Beatles, Hendrix, and Zep... John on the other hand was listening to doo wop, soul, pop, funk, reggae, and a veriety of rythms (mostly black) that helped Queen become a band that could experiment and succeed on trying to create tunes from other genres.

Would surprise me after listening 'Who Needs You' that John Deacon was a fan of Los Panchos or Armando Manzanero.


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Posted: 26 Nov 03, 18:46 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

yeah Freddie said John wrote songs with a "motown" feel in them :D


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Posted: 27 Nov 03, 00:21 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

i think this song is wonderfully light and refreshing, but that's what queen was all about. When you bought an album you had no idea what you were going to get. That has to be Brian on the solo, john couldn't have been that good.


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Posted: 27 Nov 03, 01:10 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I love that song- especially the maracas! Woohoo!


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Posted: 27 Nov 03, 03:44 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Yo I love this song! a real versatile vibe to what Queen was in total, and I think they all was proud of this masterpiece! cos they certainly did justice to my ears. Big up Queen for opening there their minds to fullfill ma musical genres to the best it can ever be performed!! yay!!


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Posted: 27 Nov 03, 05:40 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Believe me, John played the rhythm and Brian played the solos.
Anyway you can always send Brian an e-mail and wait for him to answer.