Bohemian Rhapsody
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Mama, just killed a man
Put a gun against his head
Pulled my trigger, now he's dead
Mama, life had just begun
But now I've gone and thrown it all away
Mama, ooh
Didn't mean to make you cry
If I'm not back again this time tomorrow
Carry on, carry on
As if nothing really matters

Too late, my time has come
Sends shivers down my spine
Body's aching all the time
Goodbye everybody, I've got to go
Gotta leave you all behind and face the truth
Mama, ooh
I don't wanna die
I sometimes wish I'd never been born at all

I see a little silhouetto of a man
Scaramouche, Scaramouche, will you do the Fandango?
Thunderbolt and lightning very very frightening me
Gallileo, Gallileo
Gallileo, Gallileo
Gallileo Figaro, magnifico
I'm just a poor boy, nobody loves me
He's just a poor boy from a poor family
Spare him his life from this monstrosity

Easy come easy go, will you let me go?
Bismillah! No, we will not let you go (let him go)
Bismillah! We will not let you go (let him go)
Bismillah! We will not let you go (let me go)
Will not let you go (let me go)
Never, never, never let you go, never let me go
Oh, no, no, no, no, no, no, no
Oh, mama mia, mama mia
Mama mia, let me go
Beelzebub has a devil put aside for me
For me
For me

So you think you can stone me and spit in my eye?
So you think you can love me and leave me to die?
Oh, baby
Can't do this to me, baby
Just gotta get out, just gotta get right outta here

(Ooh yeah, ooh yeah)

Nothing really matters
Anyone can see
Nothing really matters
Nothing really matters to me





Any way the wind blows

Overall Meaning

The lyrics to Queen's iconic song, Bohemian Rhapsody, tell a story of a man who has just committed murder and is grappling with the consequences. The song starts with the singer expressing his guilt to his mother, stating that he has killed a man by putting a gun to his head and pulling the trigger. He acknowledges that he has thrown his life away and apologizes to his mother for making her cry. He instructs her to carry on as if nothing really matters.


The second verse reveals that it is too late for the singer to change his fate, and he must face the reality of his actions. He says goodbye to everyone he knows, expressing his fear and reluctance to die. The chorus repeats, with the singer begging his mother not to let him die and wishing he had never been born.


The song then enters a surreal, operatic section where the singer sees a "little silhouetto of a man" and hears the names Scaramouche and Galileo. This section describes the chaos and confusion surrounding the singer as he faces the consequences of his actions. The song ends with the singer pleading for escape from his fate and confessing that nothing really matters.


Line by Line Meaning

Mama, just killed a man
Mother, I've just killed a man.


Put a gun against his head
I used a gun to shoot him.


Pulled my trigger, now he's dead
I pulled the trigger of the gun, and it took the man's life.


Mama, life had just begun
I still had so much to live for.


But now I've gone and thrown it all away
By killing the man, I threw away the future I could have had.


Mama, ooh
Mother, I'm feeling lost and confused.


Didn't mean to make you cry
I didn't intend to hurt you with my actions.


If I'm not back again this time tomorrow
If I don't return by tomorrow, something has happened to me.


Carry on, carry on
Keep moving forward even if I'm not there.


As if nothing really matters
Keep going, even if it feels like everything is pointless.


Too late, my time has come
It's too late for me now.


Sends shivers down my spine
I'm terrified of what's going to happen to me.


Body's aching all the time
I'm in constant physical pain.


Goodbye everybody, I've got to go
Farewell, friends. I can't stay any longer.


Gotta leave you all behind and face the truth
I have to face the consequences of my actions alone.


Mama, ooh
Mother, I'm scared.


I don't wanna die
I'm afraid of dying.


I sometimes wish I'd never been born at all
Sometimes I wish I'd never existed.


I see a little silhouetto of a man
I'm hallucinating.


Scaramouche, Scaramouche, will you do the Fandango?
I'm disoriented and speaking nonsense.


Thunderbolt and lightning very very frightening me
I'm frightened by the storm outside.


Gallileo, Gallileo
I'm still hallucinating and speaking nonsense.


Gallileo, Gallileo
I'm still hallucinating and speaking nonsense.


Gallileo Figaro, magnifico
I'm still hallucinating and speaking nonsense.


I'm just a poor boy, nobody loves me
I feel unloved and alone.


He's just a poor boy from a poor family
I'm no different from others who feel alone and unloved.


Spare him his life from this monstrosity
Let him live and be free from this terrible situation.


Easy come easy go, will you let me go?
I'm begging for freedom even if it's temporary.


Bismillah! No, we will not let you go (let him go)
I'm being denied the freedom I crave.


Bismillah! We will not let you go (let him go)
I'm being denied the freedom I crave.


Bismillah! We will not let you go (let me go)
I'm being denied the freedom I crave.


Will not let you go (let me go)
I'm not being allowed to go free.


Never, never, never let you go, never let me go
My captor will never give me the freedom I desire.


Oh, no, no, no, no, no, no, no
I'm hopeless and helpless.


Oh, mama mia, mama mia
I'm calling out for my mother.


Mama mia, let me go
Mother, please help me escape.


Beelzebub has a devil put aside for me
The devil is preparing a punishment for me.


For me
I will be the one who suffers the devil's wrath.


So you think you can stone me and spit in my eye?
You're being cruel and unjust to me.


So you think you can love me and leave me to die?
You're pretending to care about me, but you'll abandon me to suffer alone.


Oh, baby
I'm hurt and confused by your actions.


Can't do this to me, baby
Please don't treat me this way.


Just gotta get out, just gotta get right outta here
I need to escape from this situation.


(Ooh yeah, ooh yeah)
I'm feeling relieved and free.


Nothing really matters
In the end, nothing truly matters.


Anyone can see
It's clear to anyone who looks.


Nothing really matters
In the end, nothing truly matters.


Nothing really matters to me
In the end, nothing really matters to me.


Any way the wind blows
I'm not attached to any particular path or outcome.




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Written by: Freddie Mercury

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Most interesting comment from YouTube:

@Frankenstein_123

Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy?
Caught in a landslide, no escape from reality
Open your eyes, look up to the skies and see
I'm just a poor boy, I need no sympathy
Because I'm easy come, easy go, little high, little low
Any way the wind blows doesn't really matter to me, to me
Mama, just killed a man
Put a gun against his head, pulled my trigger, now he's dead
Mama, life had just begun
But now I've gone and thrown it all away
Mama, ooh, didn't mean to make you cry
If I'm not back again this time tomorrow
Carry on, carry on as if nothing really matters
Too late, my time has come
Sends shivers down my spine, body's aching all the time
Goodbye, everybody, I've got to go
Gotta leave you all behind and face the truth
Mama, ooh (any way the wind blows)
I don't wanna die
I sometimes wish I'd never been born at all
I see a little silhouetto of a man
Scaramouche, Scaramouche, will you do the Fandango?
Thunderbolt and lightning, very, very frightening me
(Galileo) Galileo, (Galileo) Galileo, Galileo Figaro, magnifico
But I'm just a poor boy, nobody loves me
He's just a poor boy from a poor family
Spare him his life from this monstrosity
Easy come, easy go, will you let me go?
بِسْمِ ٱللَّٰهِ
No, we will not let you go (let him go)
بِسْمِ ٱللَّٰهِ
We will not let you go (let him go)
بِسْمِ ٱللَّٰهِ
We will not let you go (let me go)
Will not let you go (let me go)
Never, never, never, never let me go
No, no, no, no, no, no, no
Oh, mamma mia, mamma mia
Mamma mia, let me go
Beelzebub has a devil put aside for me, for me, for me
So you think you can stone me and spit in my eye?
So you think you can love me and leave me to die?
Oh, baby, can't do this to me, baby
Just gotta get out, just gotta get right outta here
Ooh
Ooh, yeah, ooh, yeah
Nothing really matters, anyone can see
Nothing really matters
Nothing really matters to me



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Name : Bohemian Rhapsody
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Made in : Earth, 1975 United Kingdom
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