Somebody to Love

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Somebody to love (7) — this is a subjective reading of this song, but the verse lyrics are all about how exhausted Freddie is, “I work hard,” “I try and I try and I try”, and he is asking for someone else to find him someone to love, as though loving someone will be a kind of salvation. Basically “I ‘ve got nothing left to believe in” — I ‘m at the end of my rope, I have no more feel, no more rhythm…. But then the 7-ish “lifting myself back up again” with “But I ‘m alright I ‘m alright” and the hope that if I just had someone to love that would finally do it for me, it would finally be the nourishment that I’ve been looking for — somewhere to put my energy towards something good