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60,000 fans sing 'Bohemian Rhapsody' while waiting for Green Day to play

Image: London concert crowd

Queen's Freddie Mercury died in 1991, but in 2013 he can still get 60,000 people singing along to "Bohemian Rhapsody."

As fans waited for Green Day to take the stage at London's Emirates Stadium earlier this month, a video shot from the upper deck captures the crowd's enthusiastic sing-along of the 1975 hit.

The highlight comes around the 2:00 mark as the guitar kicks in and thousands of concertgoers on the field in front of the stage begin pogoing. The group effort reaches its loudest point here:

"So you think you can stone me and spit in my eyeSo you think you can love me and leave me to dieOh baby -- can't do this to me babyJust gotta get out -- just gotta get right outta here"

Commenters on the YouTube page where the video is posted were caught up in the moment as well.

"This makes me cry and smile so big at the same time. I love rock fans. Long live Queen!" wrote highlyillogical.

"Humans are so cool," said becauseimabigdork.

In the comments over at Gawker, the logical link was made to this, along with the prerequisite Green Day diss: "I would think the fact that Green Day can still pull 60,000 concertgoers to one of their shows, that would be the bigger story."

Let's just throw it to Freddie himself to close things out: