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The song was written by Freddie Mercury about the band's fall-out with their original manager and Trident Studios owner Norman Sheffield. Though the song makes no direct reference to him, Sheffield sued both the band and the record label for defamation. This resulted in an out-of-court settlement,  thus revealing to the public his connection with the song. Roger Taylor also noted that despite the success of " Killer Queen " and Sheer Heart Attackthe album preceding A Night at the Operathe band was broke before the album was made.
The song was recorded and mixed at Sarm Feel Like Shit.Deja-Vu - Suicidal Tendencies - Controlled By Hatred / Feel Like Shit.Deja-Vu Studios in late As with " Bohemian Rhapsody ", most of the guitar parts on the song were initially played on piano by Mercury, to demonstrate to Brian May how they needed to be played on guitar.
It has a piano arpeggio intro with heavy guitars, bowed double bass,  mechanical sounding noise and a loud shriek by Roger Taylorwhich abruptly leads into the song in B minor. There are numerous subsections and layers, as was typical for Queen at the time.
The verses have short sections with the tempo virtually halved, and the choruses are emphasised with strong harmonies and drum fills. These back-and-forth feel changes continue throughout the song and Taylor somehow makes them flow smoothly.
Freddie Mercury later recalled that he had tried to make the lyrics as "coarse as possible", and that the other band members were initially shocked at the harsh lyrics.
It Недопетые Слова (Караоке) - Дискомафия - Хочется! gatefoldwith the lyrics Death On Two Legs - Queen - Live Killers on the inside, and you could just sit there poring over them and trying to figure who Freddie might be talking about on songs like 'Death Death On Two Legs - Queen - Live Killers Two Legs'.
Only one live version of the song has been officially released, on the album Live Killers. The piano introduction, however, was played during the Hot Space and The Works tours.
During live performances Mercury would usually dedicate the song to "a real motherfucker of a gentleman. The song is featured in Rock Band Blitzsubsequently released as downloadable content in the Rock Band store, performed by Queen themselves. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Redirected from Death on Two Legs. Retrieved 1 July Hal Leonard Corporation. Life on Two Legs. UK: Trident Publishing. Archived from the original on 13 June Retrieved 10 May Retrieved 4 September Classic Rock CS1 maint: archived copy as title link.
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