Music For Filthy Little Hipsters: We Will Rock You/We Are The Champions

Kids today have such terrible choices for music. 
Every week I will expose the kids to something better. 

Its an anthem at sporting events around the world, its been parodied by Gymboree teachers and despite being two separate songs, they are always played together, Queen’s classics We Will Rock You and We Are the Champions .

The two songs couldn’t be any more different. From the bombastic anger of We Will Rock You, to the elegance and regalia of We Are The Champions, but they are like Yin and Yang, perfect together. As I write this all I can hear is the sound of We Will Rock You “BOOM BOOM CLAP BOOM BOOM CLAP”. And guess what its in your head right now too.

While We Will Rock You is the war cry, We are the Champions is the “hey guess what, we won, second place is is just the first loser, get off our field as we enjoy the spoils of war,” cry. So its both high class and bratty all at the same time. And when the Mets win the World Series next time, I will be driving all around town blasting this song. It will be very obnoxious, people will be very embarrassed.

Queen had so many great songs, but these two are among the best.

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