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Queen - Another One Bites the Dust

"Another One Bites the Dust"

Background -
Written by bass guitarist, John Deacon
Featured on Queen's eighth album, The Game (1980)
(Refer to Wikipedia for a full history)

Success -
No. 1 on Billboard Hot 100
No. 2 on U.S. Hot Soul Singles chart
No. 2 on U.S. Disco Top 100 chart
No. 7 on UK Singles Chart
Best-selling single - over 7 million copies sold

Awards and Nominations -
American Music Award (Favorite Rock Single)
Grammy nomination 

Certifications -
Gold in the Philippines
Platinum in Denmark, UK, and U.S. (physical)
4x Platinum in the U.S, (digital)

Side track - The Game 

Background -
Released in June 1980
Queen's first album to use a synthesizer

Success -
No. 1 in the U.S. 
Best-selling album in the U.S. - 4 million in sales
Most noted songs -
"Another One Bites the Dust" (No. 1 in the U.S.)
"Crazy Little Thing Called Love" (No. 1 in the U.S.)

Certifications -
Gold -
Austria, Germany, Netherlands, New Zealand, Spain, UK
Platinum in Poland
2x Platinum in Argentina
4x Platinum in the U.S.

Where The Game was a critical and commercial success, so too was "Another One Bites the Dust."  Quite impressive indeed.


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