Anglo For Your Ear: Queen’s “Who Wants To Live Forever?”

Let’s start 2008 in dramatic fashion. Freddie Mercury and Brian May, no strangers to bombast, really outdid themselves with this 1986 track from the Highlander soundtrack. This is really the power ballad to end all power ballads.

Kevin Wicks

Kevin Wicks founded BBCAmerica.com's Anglophenia blog back in 2005 and has been translating British culture for an American audience ever since. While not British himself - he was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri - he once received inordinate hospitality in London for sharing the name of a dead but beloved EastEnders character. His Anglophilia stems from a high school love of Morrissey, whom he calls his "gateway drug" into British culture.

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