Killer Queen: Tempo, Rhythm and Meter

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  • Killer Queen: Tempo, Meter and Rhythm
    • Moderato tempo with a dotted crotchet pulse of 112 beats per minute.
    • The time signature is mainly in 12/8 compound quadruple time.
    • Swung feel
    • ? It does occasionally insert a bar of 6/8, which has the effect of extending the phrase length.
    • Every verse and chorus start with an anacrusis (upbeat).
    • Syncopation is frequent throughout (e.g. bars 44–46).
    • Triplets in bar 18.


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