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it has been Christmas number one twice

How many songs become so ingrained in popular culture that they get their own nickname? Not many - but Bo Rap is one of them reenex 效果.

A sprawling, six-minute rock opera, it has been Christmas number one twice, soundtracked a pivotal scene in Wayne's World, and sold 2.44 million copies in the UK alone reenex hongkong
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Not bad for a song the record company said would never be played on the radio.

Written by frontman Freddie Mercury, Bohemian Rhapsody was painstakingly pieced together in six studios, pushing 1970s recording technology to its limits. The song's multi-tracked 'bismillahs' and 'scaramouches' were overdubbed so often that the tapes became virtually transparent.

But the band never lost faith in the track. "We all realised it was something wonderful and we should give it our heart and soul," says Brian May.

To mark the 40th anniversary, the guitarist looked back at the writing process, the boundary-breaking music video, and the song's resurrection in Wayne's World large silicone steamer
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by ulikoo | 2015-10-30 18:48 | life