"All God's People" as written by and Freddie/may Mercury....
So all you people give freely
Make welcome inside your homes, (ooh) ooh
Thank God you people give freely (yeah)
Don't turn your back on the lesson of the Lord
All prime ministers (yeah) and majesty around the world, yeah
Open your eyes, look, touch and feel
Rule with your heart (rule with your heart)
Live with your conscience (live with your conscience)
Love, love and be free
Love, love and be free
We're all God's people
Gotta face up
Better grow up
Gotta stand tall and be strong
Gotta face up
Better grow up
Gotta face up
Better grow up
Gotta stand tall and be strong
Gotta face up
Better grow up
We're all God's people
Gotta face up
Better grow up
Yeah yeah - yes there was this magic light
I said to myself
I'd better go to bed and have an early night
Then I, then I, then I, then I went into a dream
Rule with your heart and live with your conscience
We're all God's people, yeah, give freely, yeah
Make welcome inside your homes
Let us be thankful, he's so incredible
We're all God's people
We're all God's people
We're all God's people
We're all God's people
We're all God's people
Ah ah ah
Ah ah ah
We're all God's people
We're all God's people
We're all God's people



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"All God's People" as written by Freddie Mercury Brian May

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  • +2
    General CommentIt was originally called Africa at Night and was written by Freddie and Mike Moran for Barcelona. It fits well in with the mood of that album, so it is no surprise. The real question is why Freddie remembered it and had it put on Innuendo.

    Well, I have to disagree with AmyMercury! For a long time I thought I was imagining things for years, but I have only just been able to believe the goodness of God. As soon as I believed him I really saw what he did for Freddie! Beautiful grace! I was wanting to tell people but I thought they would think I was a nutter! This is a condensed version, but I was wanting to tell my mum on Saturday but I couldn't because I thought she would think I was crazy. So I said to her I would e-mail it to her! Honestly! I was bursting to say something, but I was afraid to say it out loud incase I was called mad! Five minutes after I e-mailed her we were eating tea and she said, "I want to read you something." She was flicking though the Daily Mail Weekend magazine and there was an article in it. She read out this, the last paragraph:

    "Let the last word come from another of Freddie's friends, Liza
    Minnelli. "In the end," she says, "Freddie sounded like he was singing to God."

    My jaw dropped and I just started crying! My mum had no idea what I had just wanted to say and e-mailed! Nobody in the world knew apart from me. All I know is the beautiful grace I saw and what happened on Saturday are completely inexplicable outside of God.
    monkfluenceon September 10, 2006   Link
  • +2
    General CommentSorry, this is bloody freaky too! I am bloody stunned! A few days ago my friends mum started talking about Freddie and then she said how she was glad he was with God because he is getting the love he needed. I was stunned because I hadn't said a word to her and she knew nothing (about what I put in the above post). ("Bloody freaky," as one of my friends said!) Twice in two weeks?! Coincidence or God-incidence?! I am soooo happy, I don't have to worry about him anymore! Oh, help, how does this tie into song meanings?! Err, yes, the meaning of this song is that Freddie must have been singing to God!
    monkfluenceon September 21, 2006   Link
  • +2
    General CommentNo, I don't believe he was religious, as in religion being rules and stuff, which doesn't really do anything. But I really feel he had a relationship with the living God, and was learning to receive his unconditional love and mercy and grace, which is what he really needed. Religion rules never do anyone any good, and would have screwed Freddie up more, but I feel so much that he was just letting God love him, which would have healed him and strengthened him so much. I feel that he was close to God in the end, and God was very close to him before he died.
    monkfluenceon December 04, 2007   Link
  • +2
    General CommentAnd, yeah, as you probably guessed, I believe Freddie is with God right now. Ok, for ages and ages I was telling myself I was making it up because I wanted it to be true, but I came to the point where I realised that was the only thing that could be. And I am moved to think how God cared to tell me that Freddie was with him, something I though he wouldn't have been interested in. But I guess he loves all his kids the same...
    monkfluenceon December 04, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General Commentmaybe its because i'm a christian, but it seems to me like freddie has found some sort of faith near the end. this is from innuendo, the last album released while freddie was alive, it makes sense that he is comtemplating whats going to happen to his soul after that fateful day in november '92. i mean lyrics like "Don't turn your back on the lessons of the Lord" and "Let us be thankful, he's so incredible" seem very full on. anybody else agree?
    mincepies686on October 14, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General CommentMincepies, I pray that youre right. and I feel that way too! he sounded so changed... like he really was facing up, growing up, being strong living with his contious ruling with his heart and had realised something amazing and beautiful! Check out the song, "my life has been saved". he thanks the Lord and then says this over and over, its quite emotional if youre close to him.
    Miss_Anieon January 02, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis is a powerful song that is about Freddie and his relationship with god. It is about the relationship between all people on earth and how we should help each other out because we really are all one with god. Only Queen could bring such majesty to rock and roll. I am sure that any god of love would want Freddie in heaven. He brought so much joy to the lives of people including myself.
    akanawhaon March 06, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General CommentAnd in response to Decapsuleur, you're wrong. Freddie's AIDS sentence really gave him all the more reason to become religious. He was obviously thinking a lot about what would happen when he died. Where he would go, etc. And I think he really wanted to make ammends with the world and be the best person he could be before death. Particularly as a child, he was actually a very religious person (not a Christian, but a Zoroastrian).
    Marty1982on October 27, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentTo me it's pretty clear that this song was Freddie's last attack on weak religious people. Go look at the lyrics of "Innuendo" (the title song from the very same album) and you'll see that Freddie sure was not in good terms with god (and he was not even sure that there is a god). Come on, Freddie had absolutely no reason to become religious; god! He was DYING OF AIDS!
    decapsuleuron April 22, 2006   Link
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    General CommentTo me it's pretty clear that this song was Freddie's last attack on weak religious people. Go look at the lyrics of "Innuendo" (the title song from the very same album) and you'll see that Freddie sure was not in good terms with god (and he was not even sure that there is a god). Come on, Freddie had absolutely no reason to become religious; god! He was DYING OF AIDS!
    decapsuleuron April 22, 2006   Link

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