We Will Rock You

"We Will Rock You" is a song by the British rock band Queen, written and performed by the legendary musician Freddie Mercury. It was released in 1977 as part of their album "News of the World." The song is played in the key of D major and has become one of Queen's most iconic and enduring hits. Interestingly, the rhythmic thump and handclaps heard throughout the song were created by Mercury's idea of connecting with the audience during live performances, as he envisioned the crowd participating by stomping and clapping along. The melody itself is characterized by its simplistic yet powerful guitar riffs, accompanied by powerful vocals and anthemic lyrics, solidifying its status as a rock and stadium anthem that continues to resonate with audiences worldwide.