Queen: The Fairy Teller's Master Stroke Meaning
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The Fairy Teller's Master Stroke Lyrics
The fairy folk have gathered round the new moon shine
to see the feller crack a nut at nights noon time.
To swing his axe he swears, as it climbs he dares to deliver the master-stroke.
Ploughman, "wagoner will," and...
anonymous Mar 19th, 2016 3:15pm report
You are right, the song describes the painting by Richard dadd, it has huge Shakespeare influence and was painted whilst he was in a mental asylum.
anonymous Jan 27th, 2013 1:55am report
there was a beautiful but also confusing painting by some one of the name of Richard Dadd--I think--and this song was inspired upon seeing it. PS It's "The Fairy Feller's Master-Stroke" rather than "Teller's" :D
anonymous Oct 20th, 2012 10:40am report
It was inspired by a painting Freddie Mercury saw. "Master Stroke" most likely means about the painter.
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