The Song
The Single
The Lyrics
The Story

The Song:

"Killer Queen"
Written by: Freddie Mercury
Sung by: Freddie Mercury
Song Length: 2:59
Appears on: Sheer Heart Attack, Live Killers, Greatest Hits

The Single:

United Kingdom:

Released: October 11, 1974
Double A-Side: Flick Of The Wrist
Chart Position: 2
Weeks On Chart: ? (11/12)

United States:

Released: October 21, 1974
Double A-Side: Flick Of The Wrist
Chart Position: 12
Weeks On Chart: 19

The Lyrics:

The most accurate, up-to-date lyrics for this song are provided courtesy Queenwords.

The Story:

Killer Queen was the first major hit for Queen. In addition to going to number 2 in the United Kingdom,
Killer Queen speant 19 weeks in the U.S. charts and peaked at 12, giving Queen their first American hit.
The song also did well in the Pacific, charting throughout the continent of Australlia and in Japan as well.
When questioned about the lyrics, Freddie said he wrote Killer Queen about "a high-class call girl."


This is a very good MIDI file that really captures the song. You can listen to it here.

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