Drunk man singing bohemian rhapsody
The footage, according to Daily Mail, appears to have been captured by CCTV cameras in a Canadian Mounted Police car in Edson, Alberta. Metro identifies the man as 29-year-old Robert Williams. He tried to cajole the officers to release him after he was picked up. The video shows him pleading with the officers en route to the station, saying: «I have done nothing wrong and even the situation where you grabbed me has nothing to do with having been sort of intoxicated as you proclaim. The bearded man falls into silence for a while as the officers ignore him. Then after some time he takes off drunk man singing bohemian rhapsody glasses, takes in a deep breath and begins singing his version of Freddie Mercury’s famous ballad: «Is this the real life?
Caught in a landslide, no escape from reality. He expresses his despair theatrically by placing his hands on his head. Though his unique rendition of the famous song is flawless, he is rather rowdy about it, improvising instruments and drumming noisily on the police cruiser’s bullet-proof screen. The lyrics of the song appear to express his feelings of injustice about his arrest. Even though he had been drinking, his rendition of the song is perfect and even the police officers seem entertained for they patiently wait for him to finish his performance before attempting to take him inside the station.
Realizing he would likely spend the night in a cell, he sings, «Easy come, easy go, will you let me go? But then, acknowledging the inevitability of his fate, he sings: «Bismilah! After he had finished his performance, one of the officers moves to handcuff him. He asks the officer: «Do you have to cuff me? The officer asks «Are you going to be good? The man, unwilling to be handcuffed, said: «Physical violence is the least of my priorities. Many viewers impressed with his performance have speculated he very likely escaped being charged.
Gizmodo expresses an impression of the closing dialogue many viewers will agree with: «It is genius. New York — Watch a man serenade New Yorkers on the subway with his version of Queen’s «Bohemian Rhapsody» complete with instrumentation after «drinking a giant can of beer. As remarkable as the drunk’s performance is the «jaded» reaction of New York subway riders. We may assume he is singing along with the music on his headphones. The man sings with drunken passion, «mama, oooh! Gigwise reports that the video was aired on CBS and MSNBC. Most commenters think the performance is commendable for a drunk. A commenter says: «Give him credit for listening to good music in the year 2013.
Other than that for a drunk guy he’s got a really happy attitude. Drunks seem to have a thing for Queen’s «Bohemian Rhapsody. Digital Journal reported last year the video of an intoxicated man arrested for disorderly behavior and pleading his case in a police car with a remarkable rendition of the Queen’s 1975 smash hit Bohemian Rhapsody. The footage was captured by CCTV cameras in a Canadian Mounted Police car in Edson, Alberta. Robert Wilkinson, 29, has found his 15 minutes of fame in the form of a squad car video showcasing his singing skills. The heavily inebriated Wilkinson was picked up by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police for impaird driving and refusing to take a brethalyzer test, according to Canada’s The Globe and Mail. Wilkinson complied with the officers’ commands and agreed to be taken in.
The footage was captured by CCTV cameras in a Canadian Mounted Police car in Edson, according to Daily Mail, when this fine gentleman seems perfectly capable of stepping into Freddie Mercury’s shoes? Watch a man serenade New Yorkers on the subway with his version of Queen’s «Bohemian Rhapsody» complete with instrumentation after «drinking a giant can of beer. Billboard is part of MRC Media and Info, sonisphere was the site of the band’s final performance with late frontman Freddie Mercury. For his compliance — hard rock guitar and Baroque opera vocals. He is rather rowdy about it — other than that for a drunk guy he’s got a really happy attitude.
For his compliance, the Canadian police officers elected not to handcuff the drunk Alberta man for the short trip back to their station. Footage of his performance was later used in his trial. He refused the services of a defense lawyer and represented himself. 1,400 fine and had his driver’s license suspended for one year. 1,000 by the American cable network TruTV for permission to air the video without obscuring his face on their show World’s Dumbest Criminals. Veteran Punches Punk Through Window After Punk Threatens Veteran’s Wife A young punk learned a lesson in matters after threatening an Army veteran’s wife. Remember that drunk Canadian guy who became an Internet sensation last month for his rendition of Queen’s «Bohemian Rhapsody» in the back of a cop car? Well, he’s back, with a full musical accompaniment and auto-tune.
It has to do with brotherhood of man on the Planet Earth. That and bored people with access to computers. Powered by its own proprietary technology, Mashable is the go-to source for tech, digital culture and entertainment content for its dedicated and influential audience around the globe. Billboard is a subsidiary of Valence Media, LLC. A man who wound up in the back of a police car after apparent public inebriation has become an Internet star for his woozy rendition of «Bohemian Rhapsody. In the back of a Royal Canadian Mounted Police squad car and captured on camera, the bearded character flails about holding his glasses while turning in a word-for-word version of the lengthy 1975 Queen anthem.
Halfway through, the car stops — and the singer bursts into the «Galileo, Galileo» section. Later, during the guitar solo, an officer tells him to «calm down. In less amusing related news, Queen’s Sonisphere Festival performance with Adam Lambert has been canceled, along with the rest of the UK festival. It is with very heavy hearts and much regret that we announce the cancellation of Sonisphere Knebworth 2012,» the fest’s website stated on Thursday. The musicians have yet to announce if they’ll team up for a replacement date. Sonisphere was the site of the band’s final performance with late frontman Freddie Mercury.
Billboard is part of MRC Media and Info, a division of MRC. The Biz premium subscriber content has moved to Billboard. To simplify subscriber access, we have temporarily disabled the password requirement. Count the band’s co-founding drummer Roger Taylor as a fan. Many millions of people have seen that guy. Famously complicated, «Bohemian Rhapsody» incorporates pop balladry, hard rock guitar and Baroque opera vocals. Nevertheless, 17-year-old Robert Wilkinson remained undaunted — singing the song from start to howling finish.
I just wondered what he was on. Meanwhile, Queen has added some additional dates after the unexpected cancellation of the Sonisphere Festival, for a total of four summer 2012 shows with American Idol runner up Adam Lambert. The band will play June 30 in Moscow, a date with Elton John in Kiev and then two shows at London’s Hammersmith Apollo in early July. Brian May and Roger Taylor will also introduce this summer’s Queen Extravaganza cast on the April 25-26, 2012 episodes of Idol, before beginning rehearsals for an American tour of the show, which will feature Jeff Scott Soto, who’s previously worked with Journey, Yngwie Malmsteen and Trans-Siberian Orchestra. The two-hour show will feature 40 classic Queen songs. Over the years, Queen has previously featured Paul Rodgers, among others, in place of the late Mercury. May and Taylor performed with Lambert at the program’s 2009 finals, and then again at the 2011 MTV Europe Music Awards.
He’s an extraordinary singer and a real talent. I feel he fits into our sort of theatricality. 1982 — Concert: Queen live at the Irvine Meadows, Irvine, California, USA Artist Queen Date 11. Original content available for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons license, except where noted. Choose the plan that’s right for you. Digital access or digital and print delivery. Keep this tab open and open a new tab to myvidster. He’s not handcuffed because not all people get handcuffed when they get arrested! It’s at the arresting officer’s discretion.