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Posted: 23 Jan 04, 05:21 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Where did those things come from, and why was the band apparently so obsessed with them?!?

They're on the Body Language single sleeve painted on the bodies, and they're also printed on the center label of both the vinyl single and Hot Space vinyl album. (I think they were on the outside of the Hot Space album too, on the back, as well as printed with the lyrics.) And of course Freddie had those outfits with the arrows.

Apparently the arrows are supposed to represent the direction of body movement during dancing or sex or something. But I'm wondering if the band thought it was some kind of trendy new concept or something...like it was going to become some new recognized symbol? (Possibly a "sex symbol"(?), pardon the pun :)




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Posted: 23 Jan 04, 05:29 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

have no idea,but i like them!!


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Posted: 23 Jan 04, 05:42 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I dunno but i like where there pointing ;)


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Posted: 23 Jan 04, 05:42 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

hehe..:)


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Posted: 23 Jan 04, 05:47 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Insert here ;)


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Posted: 23 Jan 04, 09:24 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Look closely at the 45 picture sleeve (US) and you'll see where those arrows are pointing!
(heeheehee)

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Posted: 23 Jan 04, 21:57 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

at the naughty bits?


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Posted: 23 Jan 04, 22:00 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Exactly!! (LOL)
I guess the video is more explanatory than the picture sleeve. I still don't understand why both were banned in the US!

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Posted: 23 Jan 04, 22:32 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

great video and song, and great arrows :)


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Posted: 23 Jan 04, 22:38 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I really liked the ideas of the arrows honestly.

---------> ------------> naughty bits! Why the hell not!

BTW I really like this song. I think Im one of the few fans that does :P So sue me!


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Posted: 24 Jan 04, 01:19 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I really like this song. It's fun.


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Posted: 24 Jan 04, 01:21 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

What a sexy, sexy song. Yowza...*drool*

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Posted: 24 Jan 04, 01:23 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

"Love and sex"

yes


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Posted: 24 Jan 04, 05:48 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Not one of my favourites...


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Posted: 24 Jan 04, 09:39 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

When I was younger I hated it, but now that I get what it means I like it :)


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Posted: 24 Jan 04, 15:02 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

really cool song!!;)


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Posted: 24 Jan 04, 15:05 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Don't like the song
Love the sleeve :)
Love the position on the sleeve:)

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Posted: 25 Jan 04, 10:20 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

the "red arrow" body painting appears first time (Queen related) during Freddie's Royal Ballet appearance in 1979- one of the dancers is painted that way. Freddie might have got the idea from that time...