"This song was written 'cause I always wanted to do something in the direction of black music. It's not a typical Queen song and we had disagreements about this track. Our company wanted this song as a single 'cause it was very successful at black radio stations. Roger tried to avoid that, because he said it's too disco-like and that is not good for the reputation of Queen." - John Deacon
''Another One Bites the Dust'' came about because John Deacon spent some time hanging out with us (Chic) at our studio. But that's OK. What isn't OK is that the press started saying that we had ripped them off! Can you believe that? 'Good Times' came out more than a year before, but it was inconceivable to these people that black musicians could possibly be innovative like that. - Bernard Edwards (Chic's bass player)
''Freddie would certainly fight for things he believed in. Like 'Another One Bites The Dust', which was a bit of a departure for Queen. Roger, at the time, certainly felt that it wasn't rock and roll and was quite angry at the way it was going. And Freddie said, 'Darling, leave it to me. I believe in this.' John had written the song. But it took Freddie's support to make it happen." - Brian May
''THE STORY BEHIND THE SONG''
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