Bohemian Rhapsody: The History and Mystery of One of the Best Songs Ever Made

“Bohemian Rhapsody” is one of Queen’s most famous songs. It’s reached fame all over the world and is considered one of the best songs ever recorded. Now, with the self-titled biopic out in theatres, more people are learning about the band and the late great Freddie Mercury.

The groundbreaking hit “Bohemian Rhapsody” is full of mystery, adding to its popularity. But we did the research. A lot of it. So if you want to know the full story of the infamous best-selling hit single, read on. Once you’re done, you can consider yourself an expert of Bohemian Rhapsody.

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Queen Band members: Source: Getty Images

1. The Name of the Game

The title “Bohemian Rhapsody” is epic on its own and rather fitting for the song and the fame it received. The band members didn’t actually think Freddie Mercury was serious when he told them what the title would be. And if you’re a fan of Queen, then you probably already know that admirers like to refer to the song as “Bo Rhap.”