Marcus, I think you are right and if we don’t have an swer by now, then no one is going to come forward with one. My theory is that the song is about Freddie making a conscious decision to kill his old self and take on the persona Freddie Mercury. Lookups spiked on reports that Anthony Scaramucci was offered the position of White House communications director. You’ve now made the same “Bohemian Rhapsody”–inspired joke as every other poor sap on Twitter. Take our pal Scaramouche dancing the Fandango. And when Freddie sang it he was very passionate with the rest of the band for whatever the theory of this song it’s just simply the best. Scaramouche & Fandango launched back in 2013 with a view to putting the simplicity back into male grooming. (lowercase) a rascal or scamp. It’s kind of too brilliant a song to honestly be about nothing, and in the movie, the fact that ALL the band members were willing to walk out rather than shorten the song proves (IMO) the story was that important to them. I like allegory, even though it makes me sad that Freddie felt his life was resting on the edge of a knife. It’s a chilling theory and I hope untrue. Perhaps in a weird way, Mercury is singing about himself and his own life through this narrative metaphor. Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. He become a professional soldier at the age of 18 and at the age of 24 his life had changed forever. = Galileo was convicted for telling the truth and sentenced to life in prison or death. Every word in the song BR is about HIV,DRUGS,being GAY freddie must have known what was in store for him-sad but anyone can see”. We will not let you go – let him go And there is a certain beauty to that too. Ceels, I am sorry about your friend’s pain, and I understand the love you and your mom had in singing Queen together. How unique is the name Scaramouche? Queen used to be my parents’ band – they had all the albums: YES ALBUMS, as in records, and I loved staring at the great art. //