Greatest Hits III


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Queen 'Greatest Hits III'

Released 8 November 1999, reached no 5, on chart for 19 weeks, achieved Platinum status.
Album length 73:41.

Tracklisting:
1. The Show Must Go On (live version with Elton John) (new track)
2. Under Pressure (Rah Remix) (new track, #14, December 1999)
3. Barcelona (single version) (#8, October 1987, and #2, July 1992)
4. Too Much Love Will Kill You (#15, February 1996)
5. Somebody To Love (live version with George Michael) (#1, April 1993)
6. You Don't Fool Me (#17, November 1996)
7. Heaven For Everyone (single version edit) (#2, October 1995)
8. Las Palabras De Amor (The Words Of Love) (#17, June 1982)
9. Driven By You (#6, November 1991)
10. Living On My Own (remix) (#1, July 1993)
11. Let Me Live (#9, June 1996)
12. The Great Pretender (#4, February 1987 and #29, January 1993)
13. Princes Of The Universe (USA/Japanese single, 1986)
14. Another One Bites The Dust (Small Soldiers Remix) (#5, November 1998)
15. No-One But You (Only The Good Die Young) (#13, January 1998)
16. These Are The Days Of Our Lives (AA-side single, #1, December 1991)
17. Thank God It's Christmas (#21, November 1984)

 

Track 2 produced by Queen and David Bowie.
Tracks 3 and 12 produced by Freddie Mercury, Mike Moran and David Richards.
Tracks 4, 6, 7 and 11 produced by Queen, David Richards, Justin Shirley-Smith and Joshua J. Macrae.
Track 5 produced by Queen and George Michael.
Tracks 8, 13, 14 and 17 produced by Queen and Mack
Track 9 produced by Brian May and Justin Shirley-Smith.
Track 10 produced by Freddie Mercury and Mack.
Track 15 produced by Queen.
Track 16 produced by Queen and David Richards.


Management: Jim Beach
Sleeve design: Peacock and Queen with additional design by Richard Gray
Crest Design: Angela Lumley
Sleeve notes: Andy Davis and Phil Symes
Photography: Simon Fowler, Peter Hince, Richard Gray, Suzi Gibbons (Redferns), London Features International, Richard Young and Neal Preston.


This album was released under the name 'Queen +', as it contains 9 Queen tracks (one without Freddie), 4 solo tracks, collaborations with Elton John, David Bowie, George Michael, and one remix by Wyclef Jean. It was also released as a companion video.

While the album collects together new tracks, and some 'missing' from the previous two 'Greatest Hits' albums, it still omits a number of hits, namely:
Body Language (#25, April 1982)
Back Chat (#40, August 1982)
Scandal (#25, October 1989)
A Winter's Tale (#6, December 1995)

Fourteen of the tracks on the album were released as singles in the UK, while one was released outside the UK, and one was released a single after the album release. The album contains three number one singles, seven top fives, nine top tens, fourteen top 20 singles, and one new track. 'Thank God It's Christmas' is the single with the worst chart performance, reaching no 21. In total, the singles on the album have spent 133 weeks (over 2 and a half years) in the charts. The average single on the album reached no. 9 and spent 9 weeks on chart. These statistics are very similar to those for the singles on 'Greatest Hits II' (though of course this album does include solo and new material).

The Japanese release features 'I Was Born To Love You' instead of 'Thank God It's Christmas'.

 

Singles:


The Show Must Go On

(live)


Track 1. Written by Queen. Length 4:19.
Performed live by Queen + Elton John, at the National Theatre De Challiot, Paris, on 17 January 1997, during the world premiere of the 'Bejart Ballet For Life'.
The original version of this track appears on the 1991 album 'Innuendo'.

Lyrics:
Empty spaces, what are we living for
Abandoned places, I guess we know the score
On and on, does anybody know what we are looking for

Another hero, another mindless crime
Behind the curtain, in the pantomime
Hold the line, does anybody want to take it anymore

The show must go on
The show must go on, yeah
Inside my heart is breaking
My make up may be flaking
But my smile still stays on

Whatever happens, I'll leave it all to chance
Another heartache, another failed romance
On and on, does anybody know what we are living for

I guess I'm learning, I must be warmer now
I'll soon be turning (turning, turning) round the corner now
Outside the dawn is breaking
But inside in the dark I'm aching to be free

The show must go on
The show must go on
Inside my heart is breaking
My make up may be flaking
But my smile still stays on

My soul is painted like the wings of butterflies
Fairytales of yesterday grow but never die
I can fly my friends

The show must go on
The show must go on
I'll face it with a grin
I'm never giving in
On with the show
Ooh

I'll top the bill
I'll overkill
I have to find the will to carry on
With the show

The show must go on
The show must go on

Under Pressure

(Rah Remix)


Track 2. Written by Queen and David Bowie. Length 4:06.
Recorded by Queen + David Bowie. This is a new remix of the track which appears on the 1982 album 'Hot Space'.
Remixed by Brian May, Roger Taylor, Joshua J Macrae and Justin Shirley Smith.
This remix features additional percussion, guitars, other effects, and some new vocals.
Details of related remixes are available on the 'Under Pressure' Remixes page.

Lyrics: (the lyrics in white are sung by Freddie, those in red by David Bowie, and those in blue are jointly sung; the 'Rave' at the start is a new lyric)
You say New York, New York is dangerous
'Cos you read that, well you may

Even the blind man could see that's not so
Love, love, love, love, love, love, love
Rave!

People on streets
Ah, ah, ah
Um, boom, bah, bay
Um, boom, bah, bay
Ba, ba, boom, bah, baby
Why don't we give love that one more chance?


Pressure, pressure, pressure, pressure, pressure
Pressure, pressure, pressure, pressure, pressure

Pressure pushing down on me
Pushing down on you, no man ask for

Under pressure
That burns a building down
Splits a family in two

Puts people on streets

Um, bah, bah, bay
Um, bah, bah, bay
Eh, day, dah
Eh, day, dah
That's OK


It's the terror of knowing
What this world is about
Watching some good friends screaming

Let me out
Pray tomorrow - gets me higher
Pressure on people - people on streets

Day, day, dah, day, de, dah
Day, day, dah, day, de, dah
Day, day, dah, day, de, dah
Day, day, dah, day, de, dah
OK


Chipping around - kick my brains around the floor (ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh)
These are the days, it never rains but it pours
Eh, bay, bop (ooh-ooh-ooh)
Eh, ba, ba, bop (ooh-ooh-ooh)
Eh, doh, dop (ooh)
Be, dop

People on streets
Eh, dah, dee, dah, day (ahh-ahh-ahh-ahh-ahh-ahh-ahh)
People on streets
Eh, dah, dee, dah, dee, dah, dee, dah (aahhhh)

It's the terror of knowing
What this world is about
Watching some good friends screaming

Let me out
Tomorrow - gets me higher, higher
Pressure on people (high)
People on streets

Turned away from it all like a blind man
Sat on a fence but it don't work

Keep coming up with love but it's so slashed and torn
Why - why - why?

Love (love, love, love, love)
Insanity laughs under pressure we're breaking


Can't we give ourselves one more chance
Why can't we give love that one more chance
Why can't we give love, give love, give love
Give love, give love, give love, give love

'Cos love's such an old fashioned word (give love, give love)
And love dares you to
Care for the people on the
Edge of the night
(people on streets)
And love dares you to (people on streets)
Change our way of
Caring about ourselves
This is our last dance
This is our last dance
This is ourselves


Under pressure
Under pressure
Pressure

Barcelona


Track 3. Written by Freddie Mercury and Mike Moran. Length 4:24.
Recorded by Freddie Mercury and Montserrat Caballe, this is the single version of the track which appears on the 1988 album 'Barcelona'.

Lyrics:
Barcelona, Barcelona, oooh, ooh
Barcelona, Barcelona, oooh, ooh

Viva
Ahhhhhhhh
Ah, ah, ah, ahhh

I had this perfect dream
Un sueño me envolvió
This dream was me and you
Tal vez estás aquí
I want all the world to see
Un instinto me guiaba
A miracle sensation
My guide and inspiration
Now my dream is slowly coming true

The wind is a gentle breeze (oooh)
El me habló de ti (ah, ah, ah, ahh)
The bells are ringing out
El canto vuela
They're calling us together
Guiding us forever
Wish my dream would never go away

Barcelona
It was the first time that we met
Barcelona
How can I forget
The moment that you stepped into the room
You took my breath away

Barcelona
La música vibró
Barcelona
Y ella nos unió
And if God willing
We will meet again
Someday

Let the songs begin
Déjalo nacer
Let the music play
Ahhhhhhhh
Make the voices sing
Nace un gran amor
Start the celebration
Ven a mi
And cry
Grita
Come alive
Viva
And shake the foundations from the skies
Ah, ahh, shaking all our lives

Barcelona
Such a beautiful horizon
Barcelona
Like a jewel in the sun
Por ti seré gaviota de tu bella mar
Barcelona
Suenan las campanas
Barcelona
Abre tus puertas al mundo

If God is willing
If God is willing
If God is willing
Friends until the end
Viva

Ahhhhhhh
Barcelona

Ah, ah, ahh, ahhh

Too Much Love Will Kill You


Track 4. Written by Brian May, Frank Musker and Elizabeth Lamers. Length 4:19.
Recorded by Queen, and taken from the 1995 album 'Made In Heaven'.

Lyrics:
I'm just the pieces of the man I used to be
Too many bitter tears are raining down on me
I'm far away from home
And I've been facing this alone for much too long, ooh

I feel like no-one ever told the truth to me
About growing up and what a struggle it would be
In my tangled state of mind (oooh)
I've been looking back to find (oooh) where I went wrong

Too much love will kill you
If you can't make up your mind
Torn between the lover
And the love you leave behind
You're headed for disaster
'Cos you never read the signs
Too much love will kill you - every time

I'm just the shadow of the man I used to be
And it seems like there's no way out of this for me
I used to bring you sunshine
Now all I ever do is bring you down, oooh

How would it be if you were standing in my shoes
Can't you see that it's impossible to choose
No there's no making sense of it
Every way I go I'm bound to lose
Woh, oh, woh, yes

Too much love will kill you
Just as sure as none at all
It'll drain the power that's in you
Make you plead and scream and crawl
And the pain will make you crazy
You're the victim of your crime
Too much love will kill you - every time

Yes, too much love will kill you
It'll make your life a lie
Yes, too much love will kill you
And you won't understand why
You'd give your life, you'd sell your soul
But here it comes again
Too much love will kill you
In the end

In, in, in, in the end

Somebody To Love

(live)


Track 5. Written by Freddie Mercury. Length 5:07.
Performed by Queen + George Michael.
Recorded live at the Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert, at Wembley Stadium, London, on 20 April 1992.
The original version of this track appears on the 1976 album 'A Day At The Races'.

Lyrics:
Each morning I get up I die a little
Can barely stand on my feet
(Take at a look at yourself) take a look in the mirror and cry (and cry)
Lord what are you doing to me (yeah, yeah)
I have spent all my years in believing you (oooh, oooh, believing you)
But I just can't get no relief, Lord
Somebody (somebody), ooh somebody (somebody)
Can anybody find me somebody to love

I work hard (he works hard) every day of my life
I work till I ache my bones
At the end (at the end of the day)
I take home my hard earned pay all on my own
I go down (down) on my knees (knees)
And I start to pray (praise the lord)
Till the tears run down from my eyes (oooh, oooh, oooh)
Lord - somebody (somebody) ooh somebody (somebody)
Can anybody find me
Somebody to love

(He works hard)
Everyday (everyday) - I try and I try and I try
But everybody wants to put me down (oooooh)
They say I'm going crazy (oooooh)
They say I got a lot of water in my brain (ooooh)
Oh, they got no common sense
He's got nobody left to believe in
(Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah)

Oooh, oooh, oooh
Ooh, somebody, ooh (somebody)
Anybody find me somebody to love
(Can't anybody find me someone to love)

I got no feel, I've got no rhythm
I just keep losing my beat (you just keep losing and losing)
I'm alright, I'm alright (he's alright, he's alright)
I ain't gonna face no defeat (yeah, yeah)
I just gotta get out of this prison cell (oooh, oooh, this prison cell)
Someday I'm gonna be free, Lord!


George: I wanna hear every single person, see every single pair of hands. Three, four

Find me somebody to love, find me somebody to love
Find me somebody to love, find me somebody to love
Find me somebody to love, find me somebody to love
Find me somebody to love, find me somebody to love
Somebody (somebody), somebody (somebody)
Somebody find me somebody find me somebody to love
Can anybody find me
Somebody to
Come on

Audience: Love
Yeah

(Find me somebody to love)
(Find me somebody to love) Ooooohhh, find me
(Find me somebody to love) Somebody, somebody, somebody, to love
(Find me somebody to love) Find me, find me, find me, find me, find me, ooooh
(Find me somebody to love) Somebody to love
(Find me somebody to love)
(Find me somebody to) Anybody, anywhere, anybody find me somebody to love, yeah, yeah
Love


George: Thank you very much. Goodnight, take care.

You Don't Fool Me


Track 6. Written by Queen. Length 5:24.
Recorded by Queen, and taken from the 1995 album 'Made In Heaven'.

Lyrics:
Ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh

You don't fool me
You don't fool me
You don't fool me, you don't fool me, you don't fool me

You don't fool me
You don't fool me
You don't fool me, you don't fool me, you don't fool me

Laa
La, la, la, la (ooh-ooh)
La, la, la, la
La, la, laa, ah-ahh

You don't fool me, those pretty eyes
That sexy smile, you don't fool me, oooh
You don't rule me, you're no surprise
You're telling lies, yeah, you don't fool me

Mmm, mama said be careful of that girl
Mama said you know that she no good
Mama said be cool, don't you be no fool
Yup, bup, ba, ba, ba, ba, da, da, da, da, dah

You don't fool me
You don't fool me
You don't fool me, she'll take you
You don't fool me, break you and break you
You don't fool me
Sooner or later you'll be playing by her rules

Baby, you don't fool me
Yeah

You don't fool me
You don't have to say 'don't mind'
You don't have to teach me things I know
Sooner or later you'll be playing by her rules

Ohh (fool you)
Ohh (rule you)
She'll take you (take you)
And break you (break you), yeah

Mama said be cool
Mama said she'll take you for a fool
She'll take you, and break you
Yup, bup, ba, ba, ba, ba, da, da, da, da, dah

Laa
La, la, la, la (ooh-ooh)
La, la, la, la
La, la, laa, ah-ahh

You don't fool me (la, you don't fool me)
(La, la, la, la) you don't fool me (you don't fool me)
(La, la, la, la) you don't fool me (you don't) you don't fool me (you don't)
(La, la, la) you don't fool me, ah-ahh

You don't fool me (la, you don't fool me)
(La, la, la, la) you don't fool me (you don't fool me)
(La, la, la, la) you don't fool me (you don't) you don't fool me (you don't)
(La, la, la) you don't fool me, ah-ahh

You don't fool me (la, you don't fool me)
(La, la, la, la) you don't fool me (you don't fool me)
(La, la, la, la) you don't fool me (you don't) you don't fool me (you don't)
(La, la, la) you don't fool me, ah-ahh

You don't fool me

Heaven For Everyone


Track 7. Written by Roger Taylor. Length 4:38.
Recorded by Queen, this is a slight edit of the single version of the track which appears on the 1995 album 'Made In Heaven'.

Lyrics:
This could be heaven
This could be heaven
This could be heaven
This could be heaven
This could be heaven for everyone

In these days of cool reflection (reflection)
You come to me and everything seems alright
In these days of cold affections
You sit by me and everything's fine

This could be heaven for everyone
This world could be fed, this world could be fun
This could be heaven for everyone
This world could be free, this world could be one

In this world of cool deception
Just your smile can smooth my ride
These troubled days of cruel rejection, hmm
You come to me, soothe my troubled mind

Yeah, this could be heaven for everyone
This world could be fed, yeah, this world could be fun
This should be love for everyone, yeah
This world should be free, yeah, this world could be one
We should bring love to our daughters and sons
Love, love, love, love
This could be heaven for everyone
You know that

This could be heaven for everyone, yeah-yeah-yeah-yeah, wow
This could be heaven for everyone

Listen, what people do to other souls
They take their lives destroy their goals
Their basic pride and dignity
Is stripped and torn and shown no pity
When this should be heaven for everyone

This could be heaven
This could be heaven, this could be heaven for everyone
This could be heaven, could be heaven for everyone
This could be heaven, this could be heaven
This could be heaven, could be heaven for everyone
This could be heaven, this could be heaven for every, this could be heaven for every, this could be heaven
This could be heaven, could be heaven for everyone (oooh, hooo)

This could be heaven, this could be heaven - love
This could be heaven
This could be heaven, oooh hoo
This could be heaven
This could be heaven for everyone
For everyone

Las Palabras De Amor

(The Words Of Love)


Track 8. Written by Brian May. Length 4:30.
Recorded by Queen, and taken from the 1982 album 'Hot Space'.

Lyrics:
Don't touch me now
Don't hold me now
Don't break the spell darling
Now you are near

Look in my eyes
And speak to me
Those special promises
I long to hear

Las palabras de amor
Let me hear the words of love
Despacito mi amor
Love me slow
And gently

One foolish world, so many souls
Senselessly hurled through the never ending cold
And all for fear, and all for greed
Speak any tongue but for God's sake we need

Las palabras de amor
Let me hear the words of love
Despacito mi amor
Let me know, this night and evermore

For evermore

This room is bare
This night is cold
We're far apart and I'm
Growing old

But while we live
We'll meet again
So then my love
We may whisper once more
It's you I adore

Las palabras de amor
Let me hear the words of love
Despacito mi amor
Touch me now, ooooh, oh, oh
Las palabras de amor
Let us share the words of love
For evermore

For evermore
Oooh, oooh, ooh

Driven By You


Track 9. Written by Brian May. Length 4:10.
Recorded by Brian May, and taken from the 1992 album 'Back To The Light'.

Lyrics:
Woh, oh, everything I do I do for you
Oh
Oh, oh, yeah

We touch and you're afraid of me and
We burn and now I'm at your feet
High speed, but you know you're in safe hands
Oh, in the dark we make a brighter light
From one spark to the horizon wide
We trust, and together we tame the land

Yeah, ooh, you'd be forgiven if you think you're dreaming
But we're working night and day to make a dream come true, yeah
Everything I do is driven by you
Oh, come on baby

Oh well it's tough to make a journey through
The right stuff is dead ahead of you and me
And you know we've still got time
Ooh, hold on tight to the driving wheel
This ride is really out of line
Raw deal, but there's no other that's worth a dime

You know I love you but you drive me crazy
'Cos you're saying all the things I wanna say to you (you say)
Everything I do is driven by you

Everything we do, ooh yeah
Everything we do
Everything we do
Everything we do
Everything we do (yeah) is driven by you

Inner children lost their way
Now they know the price you pay
I'm holding onto life with you
'Cos life without you just won't do

Driven by you

Yeah, you know we're never gonna know who's dreaming
But we're working night and day to make a dream come true, yeah
Everything I do is driven by you
Everything we do
Everything we do
Everything we do, yeah
Everything we do
Everything we do, yeah
Everything we do
Everything we do
Everything we do, yeah
Everything we do is
Driven by
Driven by
Driven by you
Yeah

Woah, everything I do-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh
I do for you

Living On My Own


Track 10. Written by Freddie Mercury. Length 3:37.
Recorded by Freddie Mercury, this is a remix of the track which originally appeared on the 1985 album 'Mr Bad Guy'.
This is the album remix, which was included on the 1992 compilation 'The Freddie Mercury Album', and not the radio mix, which was released as a single.

Lyrics:
Dee do de do day
Dee do de do de do do de do doh

Sometimes I feel I'm gonna break down and cry (so lonely)
Nowhere to go, nothing to do with my time
I get lonely
So lonely
Living on my own

Sometimes I feel I'm always walking too fast (so lonely)
And everything is coming down on me, down on me
I go crazy
Oh so crazy
Living on my own

Dee do day day
Dee do day day
I don't have no time for no monkey business
Dee do day day
Dee do day day
I get so lonely, lonely, lonely, lonely yeah
Got to be some good times ahead

Sometimes I feel nobody gives me no warning
Find my head is always up in the clouds
In a dreamworld
It's not easy
Living on my own, my own, my own

Dee do day day, lonely
Dee do day day, lonely
I don't have no time for no monkey business
Dee do day day
Dee do day day
I get so lonely, lonely, lonely, lonely yeah
Got to be some good times ahead


(Ad-libbed section)
Come on baby

Dee do day day
Dee do day day
I don't have no time for no monkey business
Dee do day day
Dee do day day
I get so lonely, lonely, lonely, lonely yeah
Got to be some good times ahead

Yeah baby

(Ad-libbed section)

Yeah, living on my own
Living on my own
Living on my own
Living on my own, wooh

(Ad-libbed section)

Let Me Live


Track 11. Written by Queen. Length 4:45.
Recorded by Queen, and taken from the 1995 album 'Made In Heaven'.

Lyrics:
Three, four
(Ooooh, take a piece of my heart)
(Ooooh, take a piece of my soul)
(Ooooh, let me live), oh yeah, (ooooh)

Why don't you take another little piece of my heart
Why don't you take it and break it
And tear it all apart
All I do is give
And all you do is take
Baby why don't you give me
A brand new start

So let me live (so let me live)
Let me live (leave me alone)
Let me live, (ooooh), oh baby
And make a (brand new start)

Why don't you take another little piece of my soul
Why don't you shape it and shake it
'Til your really in control
All you do is take
And all I do is give
All that I'm asking
Is a chance to live

(So let me live) - so let me live
(Leave me alone) - let me live, let me live, yeah
(Why don't you let me make a brand new start)

Yeah, and it's a
(Long hard struggle) yeah, yeah
But you can always depend on me
And if you're (ever in trouble) - hey
You know where I will be

Why don't you take another little piece of my life
Why don't you twist it and turn it
And cut it like a knife
All you do is live
All I do is die
Why can't we just be friends
Stop livin' a lie

So let me live (so let me live)
Let me live (leave me alone)
Please let me live
(Why don't you live a little), oh yeah baby
(Why don't you give a little love), go for it baby

Let me live
Please let me live
Oh yeah baby, let me live
And make a brand new start

(Ooooh), let me live (let me live)
(Ooooh), ooh yeah (let me live)
(Ooooh), come on (let me live)

(Ooooh), in your heart, oh baby
(Take another piece, take another piece, take another piece, take another piece)
Please let me live
(Take another piece, take another piece, take another piece, take another piece)

Why don't you (take another, take another piece of my, piece of my heart)
Oh yeah baby
Make a brand new start, oh baby, baby, baby, baby, baby, baby, baby please
All you do is take
Let me live
(Ooooh, let me live)
Oh yeah now, yeah now
Let me live

The Great Pretender


Track 12. Written by Buck Ram. Length 3:25.
Recorded by Freddie Mercury, released as a single in 1987 and later included on the 1992 compilation 'The Freddie Mercury Album'.

Lyrics:
Oh yes, I'm the great pretender (oooh-ooh-oooh-ooh)
Pretending I'm doing well (oooh-ooh-oooh-ooh)
My need is such
I pretend too much
I'm lonely but no-one can tell

Oh yes, I'm the great pretender (oooh-ooh-oooh-ooh)
Adrift in a world of my own (oooh-ooh-oooh-ooh)
I play the game
But to my real shame
You've left me to dream all alone

Too real is this feeling of make believe (oooooh, make believe)
Too real when I feel what my heart can't conceal (oooh, ooh, oooh, ooh, oooh)

Oh, oh yes, I'm the great pretender (oooh-ooh-oooh-ooh)
Just laughing and gay like a clown (oooh-ooh-oooh-ooh)
I seem to be what I'm not you see (oooh, oooh, oh, you see)
I'm wearing my heart like a crown
Pretending that you're still around

Yeah (ooooh-oh-ooh-oh-oooh)
Woo-hoo
Too real when I feel what my heart can't conceal (real, feel, what my heart)

Oh yes, I'm the great pretender
Just laughing and gay like a clown (oooh-ooh-oooh-ooh)
I seem to be what I'm not you see
I'm wearing my heart like a crown
Pretending that you're
Pretending that you're still around

Yeah, yeah
Oh yes

Princes Of The Universe


Track 13. Written by Freddie Mercury. Length 3:31.
Recorded by Queen, and taken from 1986 album 'A Kind Of Magic'.

Lyrics:
Here we are, born to be kings
We're the princes of the universe
Here we belong, fighting to survive
In a world with the darkest powers

Hey
And here we are, we're the princes of the universe
Here we belong, fighting for survival
We've come to be the rulers of your world

I am immortal, I have inside me blood of kings, yeah
I have no rival, no man can be my equal
Take me to the future of your world

Born to be kings, princes of the universe
Fighting and free, got your world in my hand
I'm here for your love and I'll make my stand
We were born to be princes of the universe
No man could understand, my power is in my own hand

Ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh, people talk about you
People say you've had your day
I'm a man that will go far
Fly the moon and reach for the stars
With my sword and head held high
Got to pass the test first time, yeah
I know that people talk about me, I hear it every day
But I can prove them wrong 'cos I'm right first time

Yeah, yeah
Alright, let's go, let's go
Ha, ha
Yeah, yeah, watch this man fly, wow
Bring on the girls
Come on, come on, come on

Here we are, here we are, born to be kings, we're the princes of the universe
Here we belong
Born to be kings, princes of the universe
Fighting and free, got your world in my hand
I'm here for your love and I'll make my stand
We were born to be princes of the universe

Another One Bites The Dust

(Small Soldiers Remix)


Track 14. Written by John Deacon. Length 4:21.
Recorded by Queen, and remixed by Wyclef Jean, featuring additional vocals by Pras and Free, which are shown below in italics.
This is a remix of the track which appeared on the 1980 album 'The Game', and details of related remixes are available on the 'Another One Bites The Dust' Remixes page.

Lyrics:
Are you ready, hey
Are you ready for this
Are you hanging on the edge of your seat

I need a break, ah

Are you ready, hey
Are you ready for this
Are you hangin' on the edge of your seat

I need a break, ah

Are you ready, hey
Are you ready for this
Are you hangin' on the edge of your seat

I need a break beat

Outta the doorway the bullets rip
Repeating to the sound of the beat, hey


Yo, a for the kids in the club that's ready to get bugged
Another one bites the dust
A for the dogs with the burners, that wanna blast off
Another one bites the dust
And for the kids on the blocks, shootin' at the crooked cops, blaow
Another one bites the dust
And another one gone,
Wyclef, and another one gone, Dirty Cash
Another one bites the dust, Young Free, Freddie where you at?

Steve walks wearily down the street
With the brim pulled way down low

Some cat up in Brooklyn just got robbed with a Kangol
Are you ready, hey
Are you ready for this
Are you hanging on the edge of your seat
Out of the doorway, the bullets rip
Repeating to the sound of the beat, hey


My man got shot, and the block got hot
Another one bites the dust
Yo, hey I hear more shots, this is like Fort Knox kid
Another one bites the dust
Yo, hold your breath, and another one gone, hold your breath, and another gone
Hold your breath, another one bites the dust, yo, check it

If you're a soldier at ease
My military style is known to murder Nazi's, Brooklyn to Germany
(ohhh, yeah)
My kamikaze will blow the U2, they hire Idi Amin in Timbuktu
Whether you indo, or do the Voodoo
You can't foresee this unless I bring the previews, yeah, yeah
Yo, it's the number one rappin' band, come on

Yo, this review will be critically acclaimed
Leave you in critical pain, clinically insane
The name Wyclef Jean, with a yes, yes y'all
Better have a vest y'all, I'll blast, and bless y'all,
oh yeah
"F"- y'all, the mark of the beast, the triple six
Time running out, listen to the tick,
oh yeah
If you see what I saw, then you seen what I seen
If you know what I know, you know what I mean,
oh yeah
Commanding officer of the Navy Seal team
Once I give the orders, you feel the infrared beam,
oh yeah, blaow

For all you critics, sayin' "another remake"

Another one bites the dust
Yo, if you know the deal, this is the master reel, kid
Another one bites the dust, oh yeah
And another one gone,
right, and another one gone, right
Another one bites the dust, hey, Freddie Mercury, where you at yo

How do you think I'm gonna get along
Without you when you're gone

I need a break beat, oh yeah

Yo, if you're ready for the first of the month, for that welfare check, come on
Kicked me out on my own
I need a break beat
Are you happy, are you satisfied
How long can you stand the heat

I need a break beat
Outta the doorway, the bullets rip
To the sound of the beat, look out


Yo, bulletproof vests, like the wild, wild west
Another one bites the dust
Yo, this is a stickup, now take off your Rolex
Another one bites the dust
Yo, dirty money, good money, yo it's all money-money
Another one bites the dust
Yo, and another one gone, Dirty Cash, and another one gone, Dirty Cash
Another one bites the dust, the adventures of Dirty Cash

Yo, for the love for the cash, I'll blast you in my path
Keep my eyes on the math, you cats don't know the half,
oh yeah
As far as I'm concerned, you cats can burn in flames
This ain't no game, I'm a start callin' names,
oh yeah
So come get me, if you know the one-fifty
A million refugees ready to bust with me,
oh yeah
Bloody, filthy, in this rap shhh
You gonna have to kill me, since you can't beat me,
oh yeah
Pras, Dirty, Cash, you're the greedy
Believe me, you gotta let me fly like R. Kelly,
oh yeah
Bite another dust with my man Freddie Mercury
What height nineties got ya cash, wannabe crazy,
oh yeah, Navy Seal

Practically, I tactically destroy
Deploy more decoys than a presidential convoy
oh yeah
My whole envoy stay camouflaged out
And when I walk the street, I take the Refugee route
oh yeah
This one go out to all my thugs in the borough
Soldier state, they're all like Kilamanjaro
oh yeah
Split it with an arrow, my girl platoon roll
Outta control, the female Mandingos
oh yeah
Free, I evolve from the egg of a seminarian
Don't go down, 'cause I'm a vegetarian
oh yeah
And when I bust, it ain't in God we trust
And if you bring a gun, you better bring a black tusk
oh yeah

She looked into my eyes and said FBI
Another one bites the dust, oh yeah
She said she loved me, she was a spy who lied
Another one bites the dust, right

I could relate, could you relate?
Another one bites the dust

Jerry "Wonder" Product, oh, ohh
Another one bites the dust
Ho, ho, don't you know we coming for yo? (Yo, Canibus, John Forte)
Another one bites the dust, yo, Dirty Cash, and baby Free
Another one bites the dust
And another one gone,
Wyclef Jean, and another one gone, Freddie Mercury, ha, ha, ha
Another one bites the dust, yeah
I'm out baby

Navy seals


Another one bites the dust
Another one bites the dust
Another one bites the dust

No-One But You

(Only The Good Die Young)


Track 15. Written by Brian May. Length 4:12.
Recorded by Queen (without Freddie), and taken from the 1997 compilation 'Queen Rocks'.

Lyrics:
A hand above the water
An angel reaching for the sky
Is it raining in heaven
Do you want us to cry?

And everywhere the broken hearted
On every lonely avenue
No-one could reach them
No-one but you

One by one
Only the good die young
They're only flying too close to the sun
And life goes on
Without you

Another tricky situation
I get to drownin' in the blues
And I find myself thinking
Well, what would you do?

Yes, it was such an operation (oooh, oooh, oooh)
Forever paying every due (oooh, oooh, oooh)
Hell, you made a sensation (a sensation)
You found a way through (oooh, found a way through)

One by one
Only the good die young
They're only flying too close to the sun
We'll remember
Forever

And now the party must be over
I guess we'll never understand
The sense of your leaving
Was it the way it was planned?

And so we grace another table
And raise our glasses one more time
There's a face at the window
And I ain't never, never saying goodbye

One by one
Only the good die young
They're only flying too close to the sun
Crying for nothing
Crying for no-one
No-one but you

These Are The Days Of Our Lives


Track 16. Written by Queen. Length 4:15.
Recorded by Queen, and taken from the 1991 album 'Innuendo'.

Lyrics:
Sometimes I get to feeling
I was back in the old days, long ago
When we were kids, when we were young
Things seemed so perfect, you know

The days were endless, we were crazy, we were young
The sun was always shining, we just lived for fun
Sometimes it seems like lately, I just don't know
The rest of my life's been just a show

Those were the days of our lives
The bad things in life were so few
Those days are all gone now but one thing is true
When I look, and I find, I still love you

You can't turn back the clock, you can't turn back the time
Ain't that a shame?
I'd like to go back one time on a rollercoaster ride
When life was just a game
No use in sitting and a thinking on what you did
When you can lay back and enjoy it through your kids
Sometimes it seems like lately I just don't know
Better sit back and go with the flow

'Cos these are the days of our lives
They've flown in the swiftness of time
These days are all gone now but some things remain
When I look and I find no change

Those were the days of our lives, yeah
The bad things in life were so few
Those days are all gone now but
One thing's still true
When I look and I find
I still love you

I still love you

Thank God It's Christmas


Track 17. Written by Roger Taylor and Brian May. Length 4:18.
Recorded by Queen, and originally released as a single in 1984.
This was the first time the track was available on a commercial album, and it was later included on 'The Works' 2011 double-disc reissue.

Lyrics:
Oh, my love, we've had our share of tears
Oh, my friends, we've had our hopes and fears
Oh, my friends, it's been a long hard year
But now it's Christmas
Yes it's Christmas
Thank God it's Christmas

The moon and stars seem awful cold and bright
Let's hope the snow will make this Christmas proud
My friends, the world will share this special night
Because it's Christmas
Yes it's Christmas
Thank God it's Christmas
For one night

Thank God it's Christmas, yeah
Thank God it's Christmas
Thank God it's Christmas (oooh)
Can it be Christmas (oooh)
Let it be Christmas
Every day

Oh, my love, we live in troubled days
Oh, my friend, we have the strangest ways
Oh, my friends, all this, one day, all days
Thank God it's Christmas
Yes it's Christmas
Thank God it's Christmas
For one day

Thank God it's Christmas
Yes it's Christmas
Thank God it's Christmas
Ooooh, yeah
Thank God it's Christmas
Yeah, yeah, yeah, yes, it's Christmas
Thank God it's Christmas
For one day

Christmas
And a very merry Christmas to you all