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* The intro to "Death On Two Legs" is really unsettling. Starting with a fade-in on a rapid piano pattern, then adding a repeated four-note guitar riff isn't too bad. No, it's doubling the guitar with a growling double bass, layering in overlapping high-pitched glissandi, and finally ''[[SurpriseCreepy somebody screaming]]'', growing louder and louder...and [[NothingIsScarier it abruptly goes silent]], replaced by the melody and chords in the piano. Did we mention [[IncomingHam this is beginning of the entire album?]]



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** After an already bizarre ending, it breaks to a series of repeated guitar riffs which goes on for quite a few seconds before breaking into a [[ScareChord A VERY LOUD CHORD WHICH COMES RIGHT OUT OF THE BLUE]].
** Have you heard Freddie's vocal canon performed [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hqTmTw_WDbo LIVE]]? As one blog post puts it, Freddie goes "full noise artist" with those sounds.


* The effects during the middle of "Get Down, Make Love"

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* The effects during the middle of "Get Down, Make Love"
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** And Freddie cared enough to go out and do the video, even as he was reaching an advanced stage in his disease. As a result, he looks visibly ''wracked'' on the video, in spite of all the effects attempting to hide it.


* The cover art for their ''Music/NewsOfTheWorld'' album, drawn by Frank Kelly Freas, shows the band's lifeless bodies tumbling from the hand of a [[WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds wide-eyed giant robot]] that does not seem to understand why its new playthings have stopped moving.

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* The cover art for their ''Music/NewsOfTheWorld'' album, drawn by Frank Kelly Freas, shows the band's lifeless bodies tumbling from the hand of a [[WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds wide-eyed giant robot]] that does not seem to understand why its new playthings have stopped moving. Even worse, considering that it is Freddie who has a bloodied hole in the chest...


* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G8mAaJuefOw "I'm Going Slightly Mad"]] (from ''Innuendo'') straddles the line between SurrealHumor and SurrealHorror. The video features the band doing increasingly bizarre and disturbing things, the eeriness amplified by the mostly black and white photography. It doesn't help the song's reputation that Freddie Mercury's friend Peter Straker says the song is semi-autobiographical, with the lyrics describing Mercury's moments of dementia in his later-stage illness (AIDS).

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* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G8mAaJuefOw "I'm Going Slightly Mad"]] (from ''Innuendo'') straddles the line between SurrealHumor and SurrealHorror. The video features the band doing increasingly bizarre and disturbing things, the eeriness amplified by the mostly black and white photography. It doesn't help the song's reputation that Freddie Mercury's friend Peter Straker says the song is semi-autobiographical, with the lyrics describing Mercury's moments of dementia in his later-stage illness (AIDS).


* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G8mAaJuefOw "I'm Going Slightly Mad"]] (from ''Innuendo'') dances very close to the line between cheeky and sinister. The video features the band doing increasingly bizarre and disturbing things, the eeriness amplified by the mostly black and white photography. It doesn't help the song's reputation that Freddie Mercury's friend Peter Straker says the song is semi-autobiographical, with the lyrics describing Mercury's moments of dementia in his later-stage illness (AIDS).

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* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G8mAaJuefOw "I'm Going Slightly Mad"]] (from ''Innuendo'') dances very close to straddles the line between cheeky SurrealHumor and sinister.SurrealHorror. The video features the band doing increasingly bizarre and disturbing things, the eeriness amplified by the mostly black and white photography. It doesn't help the song's reputation that Freddie Mercury's friend Peter Straker says the song is semi-autobiographical, with the lyrics describing Mercury's moments of dementia in his later-stage illness (AIDS).

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[[caption-width-right:300: Who the ''hell'' convinced them this artwork was a good idea???]]



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** The same album brings us "White Man" which ends with a nice, acoustic outro, followed by a [[JumpScare LOUD drum beat after a pause.]]


--> ''"WHY DOES HE LOOK '''''SAD?!''''' ''He's already destroyed mankind,'' '''''WHAT MORE COULD HE POSSIBLY WANT?!!!'''''"''

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--> ''"WHY DOES HE LOOK '''''SAD?!''''' ''He's already destroyed mankind,'' mankind'', '''''WHAT MORE COULD HE POSSIBLY WANT?!!!'''''"''

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--> ''"WHY DOES HE LOOK '''''SAD?!''''' ''He's already destroyed mankind,'' '''''WHAT MORE COULD HE POSSIBLY WANT?!!!'''''"''


* Does no one else find the album cover for ''Music/TheMiracle'' slightly terrifying?
** No, it is actually AWESOME!!!!

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* Does no one else find the The album cover for ''Music/TheMiracle'' slightly terrifying?
** No, it is actually AWESOME!!!!
cover, featuring a picture of the band... with their ''heads fused together''. A [[IncrediblyLamePun miracle]] indeed.



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** {{Justified|Trope}} in that Brian May had a dream similar to the Great Flood.



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** No, it is actually AWESOME!!!!


* "The Prophet's Song" starts off as being very calm and tranquil, but then [[MoodWhiplash suddenly becomes very dark]] and stays that way for the rest of the song. There is then a point in the middle of the song where the instrumentals stop, leaving a delayed and multitracked Freddie Mercury singing lyrics in the form of a round, which gives off the impression that the listeners are in a very large and empty location. The lyrics themselves are also very disturbing, and sound like something out of the Old Testament.

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* "The Prophet's Song" starts off as being very calm and tranquil, but then [[MoodWhiplash suddenly becomes very dark]] and stays that way for the rest of the song. There is then a point in the middle of the song where the instrumentals stop, leaving a delayed and multitracked Freddie Mercury Music/FreddieMercury singing lyrics in the form of a round, which gives off the impression that the listeners are in a very large and empty location. The lyrics themselves are also very disturbing, and sound like something out of the Old Testament.

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