"Bohemian Rhapsody" returns to Hot 100 for the third time in 3 separate decades

music news 15/11/2018

Queen's legendary 1975 song, "Bohemian Rhapsody", now more famous than ever, has returned to the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for the third time, marking three separate decades the track has now charted.

Billboard reports that it is a rare occurrence that had only be achieved by Prince with "1999", Michael Jackson's "Thriller" and seasonal songs especially Christmas tracks.

"Bohemian Rhapsody", first released in October 1975 as part of Queen's fourth album, "A Night at the Opera", reached No.9 in 1976. On the back of the movie "Wayne's World", the song peaked at No.2 in 1992. This time, from the success of their latest biopic film, the song has once again returned to the chart at No.33 as to date.

The soundtrack album has also given Queen their highest chart position since 1980.