It was written by lead singer Freddie Mercury and recorded for their third album Sheer Heart Attack in The song is included in Queen's first Greatest Hits compilation from , and Absolute Greatest Mercury commented he wrote the lyrics before the melody and music, whereas normally he would do the opposite. He stated that the song was about a high-class call girl, although EMI promoter Eric Hall claims that the song is about him. Unlike the first two Queen albums, this song was partly recorded at Rockfield Studios in Wales. At one point there are two distinct bass guitar lines, one of which diverges into a descending run. When released as a single, "Killer Queen" was Queen's breakthrough hit, reaching number two in the United Kingdom and number twelve in the United States. Several different versions of "Flick of the Wrist" were used on different releases.
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It was written by lead singer Freddie Mercury and recorded for their third album Sheer Heart Attack in The song is included in Queen's first Greatest Hits compilation from , and Absolute Greatest Queen are a British rock band formed in London in , originally consisting of the late Freddie Mercury lead vocals, piano , Brian May guitar, vocals , John Deacon bass guitar , and Roger Taylor drums, vocals. Queen's earliest works were influenced by progressive rock, but the band gradually ventured into more conventional and radio-friendly works, incorporating more diverse and innovative styles in their music. After the late and great Freddie Mercury died, Queen continued to tour with multiple acts including Paul Rodgers, and currently, Adam Lambert. Forgot your password? Retrieve it. Get promoted.
To avoid complications She never kept the same address In conversation She spoke just like a baroness Met a man from China Went down to Geisha Minah Then again incidentally If you're that way inclined Perfume came naturally from Paris naturally For cars she couldn't care less Fastidious and precise She's a Killer Queen Gunpowder, gelatine Dynamite with a laser beam Guaranteed to blow your mind Anytime Drop of a hat she's as willing as Playful as a pussy cat Then momentarily out of action Temporarily out of gas To absolutely drive you wild, wild She's out to get you She's a Killer Queen Gunpowder, gelatine Dynamite with a laser beam Guaranteed to blow your mind Anytime Recommended at the price Insatiable an appetite Wanna try? You wanna try. Submit Corrections. Thanks to Michael R. The first international hit for Queen, this song reached number 2 in the UK, became a hit in several European countries, was the first Queen single to get to the top 20 in the U. I'm trying to say that classy people can be whores as well. That's what the song is about, though I'd prefer people to put their interpretation upon it — to read into it what they like. Brian May said about the song, "I like the solo, with that three-part section, where each part has its own voice. What can I say?