Queen – Somebody To Love

Queen – Somebody To Love – piano letter notes

Why Is Somebody To Love By One Of The Greatest Queen Songs Of All Time?

Somebody to love is an evergreen gospel feeling, love song by the English rock band Queen, written, composed and sung by their lead pianist and singer named Freddie Mercury. It is also the singer’s favorite song that he ever created as he revealed in an interview. It initially appeared on their super hit album called A Day at Three races in the year 1976. It marked its place on number 2 in the UK charts and number 13 on the billboard hot 100 in the states. The song reached its zenith of popularity in a few weeks and was covered by several other bands and singers all over the world.

What makes the song stand out even after four decades after its initial release?

The band is well known for their amalgamation of several composing and musical techniques such as progressive pop,acapella, ballad, hardcore metal, gospel choir, mock opera and piano instrumental into a single song which is exactly what is featured in this mega-hit masterpiece and other queen songs which makes it unique in its own way.

The original piano chord progression of the song is G, D, Em, C, D

They have used the same technique in other songs like queen bohemian rhapsody and it makes them one of a kind in the crowd of artists.

D# D# D# D# D# C A# G#
F G G# G# A# A# D#
D# C# C D# F C A# G#
G# G# G# A# C A#
C C D D D# D#
D# D# F F G G G#
C A# G# C A# G# C A# G# C A# G#

 

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