What does In the Lap of the Gods mean?

Search Login

Queen: In the Lap of the Gods Meaning

Get "In the Lap of the Gods" on MP3:

Get MP3 from Amazon
Get MP3 from iTunes

In the Lap of the Gods Lyrics

Play "In the Lap of the Gods"
on Amazon Music

Words and music by Freddie Mercury

It's so easy but I can't do it
So risky but I gotta chance it
It's so funny there's nothing to laugh about
My money that's all you want to talk about
I can see what you want me to be
But I'm no fool

It's in...

  1.  

    Anbar
    click a star to vote
    Nov 17th, 2018 11:54pm report


    This song is about betrayal. A lover's betrayal and selfishness. It is about letting go, letting it be "in the lap of the gods" release of the pain that it caused. It is a meditative melody, in my opinion.



  2.  

    anonymous
    click a star to vote
    Jun 20th, 2018 6:43pm report


    I don’t have an interpretation but the original is so much better than the revisited version. I love Freddie’s deep low voice and Rogers high notes!



  3.  

    anonymous
    click a star to vote
    May 5th, 2014 5:11am report


    It's about Freddie comming out of the closet...




More Queen song meanings »


 


Submit Your Interpretation

[ want a different song? ]






Just Posted

You & I anonymous
A.M. anonymous
If I Could Fly anonymous
Cover Me Up anonymous
White Winter Hymnal anonymous
Drag Me Down anonymous
Faded anonymous
The Power of Love anonymous
No Control anonymous
Act My Age anonymous
Taken anonymous
Medicine anonymous
Copycat BillieEilish
Green, Green Grass of Home anonymous
Landslide anonymous

Get a weekly email update

(We won't give out your email)

Latest Releases

Joy
Bastille
Alligator
Of Monsters and Men
Middle Child
PnB Rock
Die Young
Roddy Ricch
Beer Never Broke My Heart
Luke Combs
If I Can't Have You
Shawn Mendes
Summer Days
Martin Garrix
Truth Hurts
Lizzo