Queen is back and bigger than ever with their recent tour announcement. They will be going on tour this summer with Adam Lambert. The group started making musical history back in the 1970s when the band formed. Queen originally consists of Freddie Mercury, Brian May, John Deacon, and Roger Taylor.
The band suffered a tragic loss when Mercury died back in 1991 but even after his death the group became closer and did not stop playing the singles that fans had fallen in love with over the years. To date, Queen has released 18 number one albums and the same number of chart topping singles.
In honor of their upcoming tour with Adam Lambert, which was just extended, TheCelebrityCafe.com is counting down the top ten Queen singles. From classics like “Radio Ga Ga” to “We Are The Champions” Queen has left their mark on rock ‘n’ roll for years to come. Did your favorite Queen song not make the list? Comment below and add your favorite.
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10. Radio Ga Ga
Queen always puts their guitar sounds front and center and “Radio Ga Ga” shows the incredible instrumentals that have helped to form the band’s sound that fans have come to know and crave.
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9. We Are The Champions
The song that can be heard at sport events around the world “We Are The Champions” is a single that will forever be known in rock ‘n’ roll music. The chorus is known by most music and sport fans alike.
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8. I Want To Break Free
Queen is known for their catchy lyrics and over the top guitar rifts, which can all be heard and showcased on “I Want To Break Free.”
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7. Crazy Little Thing Called Love
“Crazy Little Thing Called Love” was written by Freddie Mercury in 1979 and was featured on the bands 1980 album The Game.
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6. Fat Bottomed Girls
An unlikely anthem from Queen that became a huge hit for the band was “Fat Bottomed Girls.” The song reminds us all to embrace our bodies and be sure to sing along with the voice of Mercury.
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5. Don’t Stop Me Now
Mercury has a way of making the audience feel like they are front row at a concert every time he sings. His voice is now iconic and the instrumentals on “Don’t Stop Me Now” help to frame that one of a kind voice that has left such a lasting impression on the music industry.
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4. We Will Rock You
Queen set the bar high when they released “We Are The Champions” but the follow up “We Will Rock You” became another sports classic and an anthem for music fans that is still used today.
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3. Another One Bites The Dust
Another rock ‘n’ roll anthem from Queen “Another One Bites The Dust” brings entire stadiums to their feet and fans sing along.
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2. Somebody To Love
Mercury was known for his incredible vocal range and has a voice that is unlike any other. This was highlighted and showcased in “Somebody To Love” which became an instant fan favorite.
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1. Bohemian Rhapsody
“Bohemian Rhapsody” is the song that fans hear and instant sing along with. When music fans think Queen they think “Bohemian Rhapsody.”