“Bohemian Rhapsody”: Kanye West Vs. Queen’s Freddie Mercury | Video

June 30th, 2015

By Damian Fanelli

For some reason, Kanye West decided to perform Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody” at last weekend’s Glastonbury Festival.

He didn’t do a very good job, and he should probably avoid the song in the future. Hey, it’s true.

Regardless, someone took the time to edit Kanye’s performance with archival footage of Mercury looking on and laughing. Eventually, the clip cuts to Mercury belting out the song as West, well, doesn’t laugh at all.

“Hey, this has nothing to do with guitars!” True, but remember that “Bohemian Rhapsody” made GW’s list of the 100 Greatest Guitar Solos of All Time several years ago, coming in at Number 20.

The tune also is a huge favorite with acoustic fingerstylists—as seen in this tutorial by Daryl Kellie.

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