"Friends Will Be Friends" as written by and Freddie/deacon Mercury....
Another red letter day
So the pound has dropped and the children are creating
The other half ran away
Taking all the cash and leaving you with the lumber
Got a pain in the chest
Doctors on strike what you need is a rest

It's not easy love, but you've got friends you can trust
Friends will be friends
When you're in need of love they give you care and attention
Friends will be friends
When you're through with life and all hope is lost
Hold out your hand 'cause friends will be friends
Right till the end

Now it's a beautiful day
The postman delivered a letter from your lover
Only a phone call away
You tried to track him down but somebody stole his number
As a matter of fact
You're getting used to life without him in your way

It's so easy now, 'cause you got friends you can trust
Friends will be friends
When you're in need of love they give you care and attention
Friends will be friends
When you're through with life and all hope is lost
Hold out your hand 'cause friends will be friends
Right till the end

It's so easy now, 'cause you got friends you can trust
Friends will be friends
When you're in need of love they give you care and attention
Friends will be friends
When you're through with life and all hope is lost
Hold out your hand friends will be friends
Right till the end

Friends will be friends
When you're in need of love they give you care and attention
Friends will be friends
When you're through with life and all hope is lost
Hold out your hand 'cause right till the end, friends will be friends
Yeah, yeah


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"Friends Will Be Friends" as written by Freddie Mercury John Deacon

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    General CommentHow is it possible that I am the first person to comment on this song.

    My mom got to watch this shit live, I wish I had.

    It is obviously a ballad to the friends who help you deal with the times in your life where your world is falling around you.
    quiffpornon November 16, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI like this song.
    pineapplehead2on December 05, 2004   Link
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    General CommentThe video to this song is neat. Freddie is on a lighting fixture.
    QueenFreakon December 27, 2004   Link
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    General CommentThis is one of the best songs Queen ever did, musically it is amazing. I can't relate to the lyrics because my friends turned out to be back-stabbing bastards but, wow, what a melody and the way Freddie sings this, awesome songs...kinda underrated maybe?
    High_On_Lithiumon January 29, 2005   Link
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    General Commenti cant believe that there's hardly any comments for this song! It's one of my fave queen songs. I can relate to the lyrics cos when ive had some rough times my friends have been there, and this song just perfectly sums up what my friends are like.
    'When you're in need of love they give you care and attention
    Friends will be friends
    When you're through with life and all hope is lost
    Hold out your hand 'cos friends will be friends - right till the end'
    krazy_kiwion March 22, 2005   Link
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    General Commentkewl song this is. personally i thought that this would catch on wit queen fans of that time, but anyways...

    I wish i could trully relate 2 this song (i kind of do right now), all about friends backing each other up and stuff. but still, kewl song
    GabrielEvaon June 09, 2005   Link
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    General Commenti couldnt really relate to this song, cuz i dont have real friends, but this song made me wish i did!!! ;)
    masopunkon December 08, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI can definately relater to this song. A few months ago I was in a really dark place and I tried to kill myself, but my good friend actually saved m life. I started to fall and he caught me, expecting nothing in return. Friendship is a beautiful thing. It's a kind of magic :)
    WB4Charmedon February 26, 2006   Link
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    General CommentAlthough having been a huge Queen fan for about than 15 years now, I never really liked the song, especially the sound of the guitar melody and the too obviously catchy chorus. However I recently rediscovered it and noticed I had never payed attention on how breathtakingly Mr Mercury performs on this track. It's stupendous, and somehow makes up for the flaws I mentioned above. Grand Freddie!!!
    Matthias
    Smauchon June 04, 2006   Link
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    General Commentyeah, great song
    Roger_rulzon August 03, 2006   Link

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