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DON'T STOP ME NOW
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Queen - Don't Stop Me Now

Written by : Freddie Mercury

Album :A Kind Of Magic(1979)

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"Don't Stop Me Now" (Sample (help·info)) is a 1979 hit single by Queen, from their 1978 album Jazz. Words and music were by Freddie Mercury. It was recorded in August/September 1978 in Nice, France.

Musically, the song is based around Mercury's piano playing, with John Deacon and Roger Taylor providing a bass guitar and drums backing track. On the studio version, Brian May's only guitar playing is in his guitar solo, however on live versions performed on the band's 1978 and 1979 tours, May would also play rhythm guitar throughout the rest of the song to add a rockier feeling to it. The song also provides an example of Queen's trademark style of multitrack harmony vocals for the chorus lines. Several recordings were laid over each other to achieve the final sound.

The lyrics have cosmic imagery describing feelings of power and exhilaration, for example "I'm gonna go, go, go there's no stopping me / I'm burning through the sky yeah 200 degrees…", although more careful examination reveals numerous metaphorical or even blatant sexual references.

The single reached #9 in the UK charts but only #86 in the US.

 


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