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One Vision
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A Kind of Magic
Year 1986
Genre Classic Rock
Language English
Source Downloadable song
Rating RaitingSR.png Supervision Recomm.
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Bass 4Fcircle.pngFcircle.pngFcircle.pngFcircle.pngUFCirlce.png 2Fcircle.pngFcircle.pngUFCirlce.pngUFCirlce.pngUFCirlce.png
Drums 5Fcircle.pngFcircle.pngFcircle.pngFcircle.pngFcircle.png 5Fcircle.pngFcircle.pngFcircle.pngFcircle.pngFcircle.png
Keys 1Fcircle.pngUFCirlce.pngUFCirlce.pngUFCirlce.pngUFCirlce.png 1Fcircle.pngUFCirlce.pngUFCirlce.pngUFCirlce.pngUFCirlce.png
Vocals 4Fcircle.pngFcircle.pngFcircle.pngFcircle.pngUFCirlce.png 4Fcircle.pngFcircle.pngFcircle.pngFcircle.pngUFCirlce.png
Male singer
3-part harmonies

"One Vision" is a song by Queen which was inspired to write this by their Live Aid appearance in 1985 - millions of people sharing one vision of a better world. It was recorded shortly after. All 4 band members helped write this. Most Queen songs were written separately, which made sure their songs didn't all sound alike. The idea of writing a song together came from Freddie Mercury. He rang the other 3 members and asked them to come to the studio, where the writing and recording sessions were taped.The band decided that the song would be credited to all 4 of them, but it was basically composed by Brian May (chords) and Roger Taylor (lyrics). Freddie Mercury was in charge of production and arrangements, and he polished what the others composed.The synth part in the intro was played by guitarist Brian May. (thanks, sebas - Tokyo, Japan, for above 3)

The video was the first that Austrian duo The Torpedo Twins directed for Queen. They have worked on many Queen videos since.In sports videos, this is often used as background music.This was released as a single before the album was finished.This was used in the 1986 movie Iron Eagle, starring Louis Gossett, Jr. It was like Top Gun, but not nearly as good.