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Song Released: 1984


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I want to break free
I want to break free
I want to break free from your lies
You're so self-satisfied I don't need you
I got to to break free
God knows, God knows I want to break free

I've fallen in love
I've fallen in love for the...

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    anonymous
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    Jun 29th, 2011 6:33am report


    This song is about wanting to leave a bad place or relationship in your life and leave it all behind. THIS SONG IS NOT ABOUT HOMOSEXUALITY!!! This song was by John Deacon, Queen's bassist, and he was straight, as well as Brian May and Roger Taylor. Freddie was the only "gay" member of Queen, and he was actually bisexual. The cross dressing video for this was also a parody of an English tv show, not a gay pride statement.



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    anonymous
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    Dec 11th, 12:36pm report


    I want to break free has an universal message of the desire of freedom.
    The scene were Freddie reach out with his arms making a cross emphasized the song very vell



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    anonymous
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    Dec 23rd, 2016 12:48pm report


    I think thats about Freddie's sexuality like he was homosexual so he "wanted to break free" is like a kind of be accepted and dont be seen as he had a desease so he dressed up like a woman to make men appretiate him and dont exclude him from the male gender making him look like a wierd think as at that time people tgink homosexuals were.



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    anonymous
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    Dec 6th, 2016 12:09pm report


    This song is about women's point of view and trying to break out of all the stipulations and oppression. Even though they don't know how to be alone they're pretty sure its what they need, rather than what they want.



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    anonymous
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    Sep 30th, 2013 9:30pm report


    In Freddy's own words, "If you see it Darling, then it's there!



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    anonymous
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    Jun 23rd, 2012 6:14pm report


    Please, first of all, it is not about saying anything about sexual preferences. It is just saying that he wants to get away from a person who is telling him lies, using him as a slave and such.



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    anonymous
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    Jun 21st, 2012 6:46pm report


    I believe that there are at least three possible interpretation for the song.

    The first one is the historical and conventional.the song is about a hard relationship. Written by Deacon, it can mean that someone is not confortable in any relationship or marriage and he/she wants to break up but it is not easy(probably because the other spouse is an autoritarian and bad person but he/she still in love...)

    The other possible explanation is the gay pride one. All members of the band suffers from homophobia and knew and feel the story of freedy.So he(Deacon) could write a song about sexual orientation freedom right.

    Finally, the less plausible one, the femminist movement purpose. It is supported for the videocip and the history of women itself and women have reasons to beg for freedom and equallity.



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    anonymous
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    Dec 8th, 2011 12:36pm report


    This song is about mens interpertation of the womens feminest movement



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    sexykat
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    Jul 5th, 2011 7:59pm report


    This was not a gay song people I liked the video and thats how queen do funny things for there songs and maybe he was trying to get out of a bad relationship at the time.




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