Written by the lead singer/pianist Freddie Mercury. It debuted on the band's 1976 album A Day at the Races and also appears on their 1981 compilation album Greatest Hits.


"Somebody to Love" is a soul-searching piece that questions God's role in a life without love. Through voice layering techniques, Queen was able to create the soulful sound of a 100-voice choir from three singers: Mercury, Brian May, and Roger Taylor.


Queen played "Somebody to Love" live from 1977–85, and a live performance of the song is recorded on the album Queen Rock Montreal.





Lyrics


Can anybody find me somebody to love?


Each morning I get up I die a little

Can barely stand on my feet

(take a look at yourself)

Take a look in the mirror and cry

Lord, what you're doing to me


I have spent all my years in believing you

But I just can't get no relief, Lord!

Somebody (somebody), somebody (somebody)

Can anybody find me somebody to love?


I work hard (he works hard) every day of my life

I work 'til I ache my bones

At the end (at the end of the day) I take home (takes home) my hard-earned pay all

(goes home on his own) on my own


I go down (down) on my knees (knees)

And I start to pray (praise the Lord)

'Til the tears run down from my eyes

Lord, somebody (somebody), somebody (please)

Can anybody find me somebody to love?


(he works hard) everyday (everyday)

I try, and I try, and I try


But everybody wants to put me down

They say I'm goin' crazy

They say I got a lot of water in my brain

I got no common sense (he's got)

I got nobody left to believe in

Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah


Oh, Lord

Somebody (somebody), somebody (somebody)

Can anybody find me somebody to love?

(Can anybody find me someone to love)


Got no feel, I got no rhythm

I just keep losing my beat (you just keep losing and losing)

I'm OK, I'm alright (he's alright, he's alright)

I ain't gonna face no defeat

I just gotta get out of this prison cell

One day (someday) I'm gonna be free, Lord!


(Find me somebody to love)

(Find me somebody to love)

(Find me somebody to love)

(Find me somebody to love)

Find me, find me

(Find me somebody to love)

Find

(Find me somebody to love)

(Find me somebody to love, love, love)

Find me, find me

(Find me somebody to love)

Somebody to love

(Find me somebody to love)

(Somebody, somebody, somebody, somebody)

(Somebody find me, somebody find me somebody to love)


Can anybody find me somebody to love?


(Find me somebody to love)

(Find me somebody to love)

Find me, somebody, somebody

(Find me somebody to love)

Somebody, somebody to love

(Find me somebody to love)

Find me, find me, find me, find me, find me

(Find me somebody to love)

Ooh, somebody to love

(Find me somebody to love)

Find me, find me, find me somebody to love

(Find me somebody to love)

Anybody, anywhere, anybody, find me somebody to love

Love, love, love, love

Find me, find me, find me, yeah