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Queen: Radio Ga Ga Meaning

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Song Released: 1984


Radio Ga Ga Lyrics

(Radio)

I'd sit alone and watch your light
My only friend
Through teenage nights
And everything
I had to know
I heard it on my radio

You gave them all
Those old time stars
Through wars of worlds
Invaded by Mars
You made 'em...

  1. anonymous
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    Nov 3rd 2019 report

    When drummer (Roger Taylor)'s son was new to talking, he had said "Radio Caca" to Roger, and he took that to add to the second meaning, looking back as he was at the age to do so, what he had become and what his band had become.

    (I saw that none of the interpretations mentioned that inspiration had come from his son as well so I felt the need to add this) (And I believe it was Felix Taylor, maybe 2)

  2. anonymous
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    Sep 11th 2018 report

    Music today has turned to complete shit and they felt the tide starting to change even in the mid 80s.

    "We watched the shows, we watched the stars
    on videos for hours and hours
    we hardly need to use our ears
    how music changes through the years"

    The old great music you could feel in your heart and soul...compared to the goo goo "gaga" pointless head bobbing music shit, we hear on the radio today.

  3. anonymous
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    Sep 11th 2018 report

    Music today has turned to complete shit and they felt the tide starting to change even in the mid 80s.

    "We watched the shows, we watched the stars
    on videos for hours and hours
    we hardly need to use our ears
    how music changes through the years"

    The old great music you could feel in your heart and soul...compared to the goo goo "gaga" pointless head bobbing music shit, we hear on the radio today.

  4. anonymous
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    Feb 1st 2017 report

    Remembering the times when Radio was like a enlighten godly friend for Freddie Mercury and the people that had the power to entertaine our imagination that came through the airwaves. Like the 1938 Orson Welles War Of The Worlds alien invasion of the Earth that came through the Radio. Unfortunately caused panic attacks in some people 'cause it was believed to be actually happening,but for most it was a good entertainment. Compare to the times in 1984 when Radio was losing it's importance to promote good music and imagination, only getting more Goo,Goo,Ga,Ga luney tunes. Yearning for the Radio to make a comeback in the future, which it did a little in the present time with Conservitive Radio.

  5. Seoraviente
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    Oct 11th 2015 report

    Wow! If you've read any books about Queen or watched documentaries on the band,you would know that this song is about how radio is in jeopardy of becoming obsolete due to MTV and VH1. They are reminiscing and pleading with the radio to not go away. They believe that the radio has not even come close to reaching its peak.They are letting us know that the radio will prevail despite all.

  6. anonymous
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    Oct 21st 2012 report

    roger taylor wrote this song when his son said rado caca and he thought it s quite catchy.

    This interpretation has been marked as poor. view anyway
  7. anonymous
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    Jun 29th 2012 report

    Lady Gaga got her stage name from the Queen song, 'Radio Ga-Ga', when music producer Rob Fusari compared her singing to that of Freddie Mercury.

    I read this on Wiki answers, thank you.....all credit to the guy who wrote it.

  8. anonymous
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    Feb 19th 2012 report

    @Littlemonsterforeverandalways

    please, I read it somewhere on the internet. Lady Gaga choose her Alias because she is a huge fan of queen. So she choose to use the name "Gaga" because this is one of her favorite Queen songs.

  9. Littlemonsterforeverandalways
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    Jan 19th 2012 report

    @ anonymous
    Gaga got her name from and auto correct saying lady not radio Radio gaga was her theme

    This interpretation has been marked as poor. view anyway
  10. anonymous
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    Apr 28th 2011 report

    I dunno. Good tune, good lyrics, what more can you ssk


    Ask for?


    I'll be listning 2 radio gaga! (did u kno lady gaga got her name from a txt wit radio gaga in it??

  11. anonymous
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    Apr 17th 2011 report

    The song is about all the crap music that was coming out and the TV music stations.


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