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the greatest rock legend and the best musician of all time.
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** PRINCES OF THE UNIVERSE **
*Princes of the Universe* is a song written by Freddie Mercury and performed by Queen. The song was written for the soundtrack of the movie Highlander and released on the A Kind of Magic album in 1986.
The lyrics are from the perspective of the immortals, about the state of being immortal,
the superiority it gives them to normal humans,
and the test that they all always have to face because of this.
The lyrics can also be interpreted as regarding Queen themselves:
*People talk about you, people say you’ve had your day / I’m a man that will go far, find the moon and reach for the stars.*
Here we are, born to be kings We’re the princes of the universe
Here we belong, fighting to survive In a world with the darkest powers
Hey… And here we are We’re the princes of the universe
Here we belong, fighting for survival We’ve come to be the rulers of you all
Oh! I am immortal I have inside me blood of kings (Yeah, yeah!)
I have no rival No man can be my equal Take me to the future of you all
Born to be kings, princes of the universe Fighting and free, got your world in my hand
I’m here for your love and I’ll make my stand
We were born to be princes of the universe
No man could understand My power is in my own hands Ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh
People talk about you People say you’ve had your day I’m a man that will go far
Fly the moon and reach for the stars With my sword and head
held high Got to pass the test first time,
yeah I know that people talk about me
I hear it every day But I can prove them wrong ’cause I’m right first time
Yeah yeah Alright, let’s go, let’s go Haha!
Yeah…watch this man fly Bring on the girls C’mon C’mon C’mon!
Here we are (here we are) Born to be kings, we’re princes of the universe
Here will we belong
Born to be kings, princes of the universe
Fighting and free, got your world in my hand I’m here for your love and I’ll make my stand We were born to be princes of the universe
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Source: Wikipedia, YouTube, Queen Archive