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About the Song
"Fat Bottomed Girls" (Queen Fat Bottomed Girls.ogg sample (help·info)) is a hit single by the English rock band Queen. It was released in 1978 on the album Jazz. The song was written by Queen guitarist Brian May and was one of the few Queen songs played in an alternative guitar tuning commonly called "drop D tuning". The lyrics express the axiom "Beauty lies in the eye of the beholder", albeit done in a humorous and overtly sexual tone.[citation needed] The song is also considered ironic due to the ambiguous sexuality of lead singer Freddie Mercury. Vocal arrangements are quite different between the studio version and the live version. In live performances, the lead vocals during the chorus were sung by Freddie Mercury and harmonised with an upper voice (Roger Taylor) and a lower voice (Brian May). In the studio version, there is no higher harmony. The lead vocals are sung by Freddie Mercury,.    Download this sheet!
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Queen are an English rock band formed in 1970 in London by guitarist Brian May; lead vocalist Freddie Mercury; and drummer Roger Taylor. Bass guitarist John Deacon joined the following year; completing the band as it would remain until Mercurys death on November 24; 1991. It is uncertain how many albums the band has sold; but estimations range from 130 million to over 300 million albums worldwide.Following Mercurys death in 1991 and Deacons retirement later in the decade; May and Taylor have performed infrequently under the Queen name. Since 2005 they have been collaborating with Paul Rodgers; under the moniker Queen + Paul Rodgers. "Fat Bottomed Girls" (Queen Fat Bottomed Girls.ogg sample (help·info)) is a hit single by the English rock band Queen. It was released in 1978 on the album Jazz. The song was written by Queen guitarist Brian May and was one of the few Queen songs played in an alternative guitar tuning commonly called "drop D tuning". The lyrics express the axiom "Beauty lies in the eye of the beholder", albeit done in a humorous and overtly sexual tone.[citation needed] The song is also considered ironic due to the ambiguous sexuality of.
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