Queen's video for "I Want to Break Free", which is considered a camp classic in the UK but effectively ended their career in the United States, where it received a negative reaction and was boycotted by MTV.
Queen's video to their classic 1980s song "Radio Ga Ga", which pays homage to Metropolis (1927), features clips from previous Queen videos and introduced the iconic hand-clapping audience participation.
The video for the song features neither Queen nor David Bowie due to touring commitments. Taking the theme of pressure, director David Mallet edited together stock footage of traffic jams, ... See full summary »
The music video was directed by Steve Barron. In the video, a researcher in a library tries to match a scrap of a picture of a shield to the book from which it was torn out. As he continues... See full summary »
"We Will Rock You" is a song written by Brian May and recorded by Queen for their 1977 album News of the World. Other than the last 30 seconds containing a guitar solo by May, the song is ... See full summary »
The video depicts Mercury as a housewife, loosely based on Bet Lynch, who wants to "break free" from his life. Although Lynch was a blonde in the soap opera, Mercury thought he would look too silly as a blonde and chose a dark wig. May plays another, more relaxed housewife based on Hilda Ogden. Deacon appears as a conservative "grandma", while Taylor plays a schoolgirl, who like Mercury wants a different life.Written by