We are the champions by Queen

"We Are the Champions" is a power ballad written by Freddie Mercury and recorded and performed by British rock band Queen. This page provides information about the song and links to the lyrics and the official video.

We are the champions by Queen


Beginner and intermediate students.

Facts about the song

  • Song:
    We are the champions

  • Album:
    News of the World
  • Date of release:
    7 October 1977
  • Genre:
    Rock, hard rock
  • Length of the song:
    2 minutes and 59 seconds.
  • Writers:
    Freddie Mercury
  • Produced by:
    Queen, assisted by Mike Stone

Interesting information about the song

"We Are the Champions" has become an anthem for victories at sporting events, including as official theme song for 1994 FIFA World Cup, and has been often used or referenced in popular culture. The song has also been covered by many artists.

The video

The Video

The lyrics

Full lyrics of this song

Language points

The song includes many interesting language points:

Eexpressions that may be useful to students:

  • I've paid my dues
    Time after time.
    I've done my sentence
    But committed no crime.
    And bad mistakes ‒
    I've made a few.
    I've had my share of sand kicked in my face
    But I've come through.

Source: Wikipedia

More lyrics here