Somebody to Love (Queen song)

1976 single by Queen

"Somebody to Love" is a 1976 song by British band Queen and taken from their fifth studio album A Day at the Races. It topped the single charts in the Netherlands, number 2 in Belgium and the United Kingdom, number 5 in Canada, number 6 in Ireland, number 7 in South Africa, number 10 in Italy and number 13 in the United States.

"Somebody to Love"
Single by Queen
from the album A Day at the Races
B-side
Released12 November 1976[1]
Recorded1976
Genre
Length4:56
Label
Songwriter(s)Freddie Mercury
Producer(s)Queen
Queen singles chronology
"You're My Best Friend"
(1976)
"Somebody to Love"
(1976)
"Tie Your Mother Down"
(1977)
Music video
"Somebody to Love" at YouTube

Other versionsEdit

George Michael and Queen versionEdit

"Somebody to Love"
Single by George Michael and Queen
from the EP Five Live
B-side"Dear Friends"
Released6 May 1993
Recorded20 April 1992
VenueWembley Stadium, London
Length5:17
LabelParlophone
Songwriter(s)Freddie Mercury
Producer(s)Queen, George Michael
George Michael and Queen singles chronology
"Too Funky"
(1992)
"Somebody to Love"
(1993)
"Killer / Papa Was a Rollin' Stone"
(1993)
Music video
"Somebody to Love (Live)" at YouTube

George Michael performed this version at the Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert in April 1992. The cover went to number 1 in the United Kingdom and Ireland. It was included in his EP Five Live in 1993.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Queen singles".
  2. "Queen - "Somebody to Love" (Singles Going Steady Classic)". PopMatters. 3 June 2016. Retrieved 29 October 2020.
  3. Elliott, Paul (13 July 2016). "Every song on Queen's Greatest Hits, ranked from worst to best". loudersound. Retrieved 2020-12-04.