NICE LITTLE NUMBER – Bohemian Rhapsody

NICE LITTLE NUMBER – Bohemian Rhapsody

jeanniejeanniejeannie.co.uk BLOG 29th October 2018

Bohemian Rhapsody is a 2018 biographical film released 23rd October 2018. It is about the British rock band Queen, focusing on lead singer Freddie Mercury’s life and leading up to Queen’s Live Aid performance at Wembley Stadium in 1985. The film is a British-American joint venture produced by 20th Century Fox, New Regency, GK Films, and Queen Films, with Fox serving as distributor.

Directed by Bryan Singer[a]

Produced by Graham King Jim Beach

Screenplay by Anthony McCarten

Story by Anthony McCarten Peter Morgan

Starring Rami Malek, Lucy Boynton, Gwilym Lee, Ben Hardy, Joseph Mazzello, Aidan Gillen, Tom Hollander, Allen Leech, Mike Myers, Music by John Ottman

Here are some numbers as far as the charts are concerned showing the popularity of Queen:

SINGLES

6 UK Number 1s

25 UK Top 10s

53 UK Top 40s

54 UK Top 75s

21 Weeks at Number 1

106 Weeks in Top 10

323 Weeks in Top 40

440 Weeks in Top 75

 

ALBUMS

9 UK Number 1s

25 UK Top 10s

33 UK Top 40s

34 UK Top 75s

21 Weeks at Number 1

210 Weeks in Top 10

710 Weeks in Top 40

1525 Weeks in Top 75

 

105 million certified album copies sold.Their Greatest Hits (1981) album is the biggest-selling album in UK history with 6 million and their estimated total sales vary from 150 to 300 million, so we will stick with the accurate number of over 105 million certified copies sold

 

12.8 million  – Queen are the second biggest selling group of all time in Britain, with 12.8 million sales – behind The Beatles (22.1 million), and ahead of Abba (11.3 million), The Rolling Stones (10.1 million) and Oasis (9.1 million)

INSPIRATIONAL QUOTE FOR THE DAY

“I ALWAYS GET TO WHERE I’M GOING BY WALKING AWAY FROM WHERE I HAVE BEEN.” – POOH

HAPPINESS IS…

Happiness is…We Will Rock You by Queen

 GRANDAD’S ONE LINER JOKE OF THE DAY

“If you are arguing loudly on your phone in public, please put it on speaker I need to hear both sides of the story.”

LOVE IS…

Love is… The past, the present and the future

TRACK OF THE DAY

We Will Rock You – Queen & Five

Highest Chart Position: No.1 29th July 2000

WHAT DAY IS IT?

29th October

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