After weeks of voting, Killer Queen was voted the best song on Queen’s 3rd Studio Album
If you have been following this site for a while then you will know that we have been running the ‘Champions of Queen League‘ to determine the best songs on all of Queen’s Studio Albums. Up to this point we have done 3 albums; Queen, Queen II and Sheer Heart Attack.
The most recent set of polls saw the 13 tracks on Sheer Heart Attack go head to head. This tool place over 13 rounds of polls and 78 individual head-to-head votes.
In total 2,431 votes were cast in the Sheer Heart Attack polls and the final table was very close, with two songs always leading the pack. Those two songs of course were Now I’m Here and Killer Queen. It was Killer Queen which was voted the Best song.
How was Killer Queen voted Best song on Sheer Heart Attack?
Throughout the voting process Now I’m Here and Killer Queen lead the way. Each of these songs won all of their respective rounds in the head to head polls. The final reckoning for these two songs came when they went head to head themselves. Killer Queen eventually won 72% of the vote and Now I’m Here had to settle for 2nd place with 28% of the vote.
Each song got 3 points for a win and 1 point for a draw in the head to head polls.
The final table for the Sheer Heart Attack – Champions of Queen League was as follows;
The Overall Results
As can be seen, Killer Queen won 12, Now I’m Here won 11 and Brighton Rock came in 3rd place. 4th place saw a respectable position for In the Lap of the Gods Revisited and Flick of the Wrist was in 5th spot. A firm favourite amongst fans, Stone Cold Crazy was in 6th spot with the (non revisited) Lap of the Gods in 7th spot. Lily of the Valley, Tenement Funster, Bring back that Leroy Brown, She Makes Me, Misfire and Dear Friends prop up the table in that order.
The next album on the Champions of Queen League will be ‘A Night at the Opera’ which is bound to throw up a few good contests, e.g. Bohemian Rhapsody Vs The Prophets Song. All of these votes and head to head rounds will be split between Twitter Polls and also Online Polls so please do check in with the Champions of Queen League webpage every few days for updates.
What do you think – Was the result correct with Killer Queen voted Best Song on Sheer Heart Attack? Leave a comment below with your thoughts ….
Watch the accompanying Video for Killer Queen being voted best song on Sheer Heart Attack
I have a video on YouTube which details the top 5 songs in this poll.