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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 (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

Mamaaa just killed a man
Put a gun against his head
Pulled my trigger, now he's dead
Mamaaa, life had just begun
But now I've gone and thrown it all away
Mamaaaaaa, ooooooooh
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
Mamaaaaaaaaaaaaaa, oooooooh (Anyway the wind blows)
I don't want to die
Sometimes wish I'd never been born at all

[Guitar Solo]

I see a little silhouetto of a man
Scaramouch, Scaramouch, will you do the Fandango
Thunderbolt and lightning, very, very frightening me
(Galileo) Galileo (Galileo) Galileo, Galileo Figaro
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 (Will not let you go) (Never, never, never, never)
Let me go, o, o, o, o
No, no, no, no, no, no, no
(Oh mama mia, mama mia) Mama Mia, let me go
Beelzebub has the 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

[Guitar Solo]
(Oooh yeah, Oooh yeah)

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

Any way the wind blows

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    mckulit_raichuSep 10, 2008 at 10:00 pm
    for me, this is the best that QUEEN got...
    the best track ever...
    it's the best among the best...
    the performance of the band for this song is incomparable and very powerful...
    our band tried to play this song but we failed,
    and a lot of artist tried to surpass this version but nobody could do it better than them...

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    tootsieroll202Oct 1, 2008 at 11:44 pm
    hmmm...wat do i think of this song...wat do i think...ITS THE BEST SONG IN THE WORLD! its hullarious, sad , and umm, idk but its awesome dewd! it has awesome words in it 2! lol! funny!
  • captain_carroll
    captain_carrollJul 8, 2008 at 1:54 pm
    I think this song is kind of like Comfortably Numb, by Pink Floydd. It doesn't really have an obvious meaning. I call them flexible songs. They're flexible because they can mean whatever you want them to mean. Each person can relate it to something in their own life and say, "That's what this song is about."
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    RetardedImmigrantSep 21, 2008 at 8:22 pm
    well captian has a good interpretation ,but i have another interpretation , well i think in a different way , if you lissent to the solo it sounds like in the end that he got excuted and in the opera it sounds like god and the devil are battling . and i notice that freddie say all arabic words like bishmillah it means in the name of allah . it sounds like he is praying to get out of hell then he sing a rock part that's maybe meant to the devil , and the last word nothing really matters anyone can see nothing nothing really matters to me. well it sounds like it is. as he said in the beginning i need no sympathy ( he gave up the hope down there in hell) well that's my opinion my english isn´t the best but believe what you think offered interpretation
  • chocolex14
    chocolex14Sep 20, 2008 at 3:54 am
    The respect I have for Freddie, and really just Queen, stemmed from this song. It's beautiful. And I completely agree with captain carroll.

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