"Crazy Little Thing Called Love" is a song by the British rock band Queen. Written by Freddie Mercury in 1979, the track is included on their 1980 album The Game, and also appears on the band's compilation album, Greatest Hits in 1981. The music video for the song was filmed at Trillion Studios on 22 September 1979 and directed by Dennis De Vallance involving four dancers and a floor of hands. An alternate version was included on the Days Of Our Lives DVD and Blu-ray releases.
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Although Mercury would play an acoustic-electric twelve-string Ovation Pacemaker 1615 guitar and later on an electric six-string Fender Telecaster, both owned by May, in the studio he recorded it with a six-string acoustic with external mics. Mercury also played the original guitar solo on a version which has been lost. See more
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