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From then on the three of them worked together and completed it. May sings lead on a small portion of the song near the beginning.
The song is about famous billionaire Adnan Khashoggi and a ship the Nabila , now Kingdom 5KR that he owned at the time and was one of the largest private yachts in the world.
On the album, this track segues from "Party", to which it has a very similar lyrical theme. The song served as the reference to the name of the Khashoggi character in the We Will Rock You musical. Mercury and Deacon co-wrote the chords together. It is one of May's favourite songs.
The entire band contributed with lyrical and some musical ideas and Mercury played piano as well as many synth-tracks, using a Korg M1. Mercury sang lead vocals for most of the song, but Mercury and May share lead vocals during the bridge. Mercury played keyboards, May played acoustic and electric guitars and Taylor used double-kick bass drums for the first and only time.
The lyrical idea came from a book he was reading. May and Taylor commented Queen for an Hour interview, that Taylor wrote part of the song in the bath similarly to what happened with Mercury and " Crazy Little Thing Called Love " ten years before. Each of the four band members are name-checked in the vocals by Freddie throughout the course of the song: "Freddie Mercury" right before the first verse begins done by Roger Taylor , "John Deacon" after the first verse, "Brian May" said twice before his guitar solo , and "Roger Taylor" with the initial "r" rolled by Mercury to sound like a drum roll after the final chorus; Taylor "answers" with a drum fill.
The demo version contains a completely different middle-eight with Mercury singing alternate lyrics in the style of Elvis Presley. The whispered parts of the chorus are sung by Taylor. Taylor's mids songs tended to be in flat keys, when he started writing at the piano instead of on a guitar.
This song was released as a single and made the top ten in the UK over the summer of Taylor recorded a lot of Latin percussion but most of that was edited out in order to have more space for vocal harmonies, guitars and keyboards, the latter shared between Mercury and Deacon in this piece.
May played keyboards and did the guitar solo as a first take. Mercury's lead vocals were also a first take. Synth-bass is played by David Richards. May has since commented that the song is very close to his heart. Both of them had the idea of a simpler track in order to ease off the album. In a Radio 1 interview in , each of them claimed the other had constructed the bassline.
The song harks back to the band's intricately produced sound in the s. Though the bulk of the song was masterminded by Mercury, all members contributed ideas and lyrics for example — Taylor contributed the line "we love you madly! Deacon later cited the song as his favourite on the album. Secure transaction.
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