Another similarity between the two songs is the lack of real modulation. Obviously he wanted to keep it private as it was. Freddie is Freddie, he can sing the song anyway he likes it. As the follow up single to Bohemian Rhapsody, it cemented me as a Queen fan as I'm sure it did many others. Mercury hits two sustained C 5s in the lead vocal track.
The album features songs of numerous styles, including this three-minute song. You're My Best Friend Ooo. You're the first one When things turn out bad You know I'll never be lonely You're my only one And I love The things that you do You're my best friend Ooo, you make me live. You know, often on the instrument that you wrote the song on. I'm writing the last line in present tense. Very unusual for the genre, there is no section appearing more than twice; characteristic of many Queen songs, as affirmed by.
I miss him very much. He should be veiwed as leaving such a legacy that no one can touch. Freddie was just beautiful singing it. Why play those when you have a lovely superb piano. Okay, I see no sexual implication! Why play those things when you've got a lovely superb grand piano? Music and lyrics on this site are for the sole use of educational reference and are the property of respective authors, artists and labels. Always thought it was just a love song! I believe after this song was released Veronica had their first child. Songstube is against piracy and promotes safe and legal music downloading on Amazon.
Freddie shouldn't be labeled as a bi, heck he shouldn't be labeled at all, other than being one of the best musicians in the world. The also appeared on the 1979 live album and on the compilation albums 1981 , 2009 and 2014. What's wrong with being bisexual? Had he lived, everything would be so different in the music industry. And dont let Freddies sexuality damper your thoughts on his music, he was a brilliant musicain with a heart full of so many good things. I mean I always thought that one or all of the members of Queen were gay forgive me if I'm wrong. I can understand that it's wrong to associate his songs to his personal life - well, most of the time, at least. Yes he was bisexual, lets please just leave it at that.
So needless to say I thought this song was about two guys. Every time I hear this in the grocery store or anywhere, I have to sing along. He kept that part of himself very much private and it really should stay that way. The small close minded people that insist that his sexual preference was all to the Great Freddie Mercury, in fact it was anything but. Because song titles cannot be copyrighted, there are many instances of 2 or more! Archived from on 2 April 2015. I'm happy, happy at home You're my best friend You're my best friend Ooo, you make me live You, you're my best friend.
The band still maintains contact with him, and run decisions by him - according to Brian May, the rule is that if Deacon does not reply to an email, that's his way of saying it has his approval. It's a pretty wholesome song on friendship knowing who wrote it and for whom. I find this song very lovable and sweet. Listen to him as a person, not a Bi person. I just wish people didn't think of Freddie like that. The video was filmed in April 1976 at Elstree Studios, London. Additionally, Deacon is seen playing a grand piano rather than the Wurlitzer he used on the recording.
This is Deacon's second recorded song and the first one released on single, some six months after the album-release. The arrangement features 3 and 4-part vocal and guitar harmonies, bass melodic approach , drums, and electric piano. As it was stated before, this song was purely written by Queen's Bassist John Deacon for his wife. Its sweet that a man would write a song for his love. Brian suffered a messy divorce in the last 80s, and Roger had a series of relationships and stuff. Ooh, you make me live Whatever this world can give to me It's you, you're all I see Ooh, you make me live now honey Ooh, you make me live Oh, you're the best friend That I ever had I've been with you such a long time You're my sunshine And I want you to know That my feelings are true I really love you Ooh Oh, you're my best friend Ooh, you make me live Ooh, I've been wandering round But I still come back to you still come back to you In rain or shine You've stood by me girl I'm happy at home happy at home You're my best friend Ooh, you make me live Whenever this world is cruel to me I got you, to help me forgive - oo oo ooh Ooh, you make me live now honey Ooh, you make me live Oh, you're the first one When things turn out bad You know I'll never be lonely You're my only one And I love the thing I really love the things that you do Oh, you're my best friend Oh, ooh, you make me live I'm happy happy at home You're my best friend Oh, oh, you're my best friend Ooh, you make me live Oo oo ooh You, you're my best friend. In this song, he plays a in addition to his bass guitar work.
The piano was either a Fender Rhodes or a Wurlitzer, or possibly a combination of both - sources vary. But I just don't see why it's easier not to label him, when he was, indeed, bisexual. He had so much in his heart and doesn't deserve being bashed for being bisexual. The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits: Eighth Edition. Deacon wanted to write a song incorporating the instrument, but Freddie Mercury, the group's keyboard man, did not want to play it. Eres mi mejor amigo Me haces vivir todo lo que este mundo puede darme Eres tú, eres tú todo lo que veo Me haces vivir ahora cariño Me haces vivir Eres la mejor amigo que he tenido Estaré contigo durante tanto tiempo Eres mi rayo de sol Y quiero que sepas Que mis sentimientos son ciertos Te quiero de verdad Eres mi mejor amigo Me haces vivir He estado deambulando Pero todavía vuelvo contigo En la lluvia o el sol Has contado conmigo, niño Estoy feliz, feliz en casa Eres mi mejor amigo Eres la primera Cuando las cosas se ponen feas Sabes que nunca estaré solo Eres la única para mí Y adoro Las cosas que haces Eres mi mejor amigo Me haces vivir Estoy feliz, feliz en casa Eres mi mejor amigo Eres mi mejor amigo Me haces vivir, tú, tú eres mi mejor amigo. But now that people know he was gay, they somehow tie his sexual preference into the true meaning of the lyrics.