The coronavirus issue is one that requires a lot of seriousness. Thousands of people have died globally and the pandemic is financially affecting many millions more. However, seeing the positive side of things is also a way of coping with bad times. At least this is the case of the musician and YouTuber Adrian Grimes, who released a parody cover of Queen’s legendary “Bohemian Rhapsody”, which to date has already garnered millions of views on YouTube.

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This reinvention of musician Adrian Grimes from the 1975 rock opera, is a true genius. Grimes not only deigned to change some verses of “Bohemian Rhapsody” alluding to the coronavirus and its effects worldwide, the entire song was thrown. Yes, the almost 6 minutes of song and with a production level similar to that of the original. As of today (March 30), the video has had almost 3.5 million views since it was uploaded on March 21.

The YouTuber, however, revealed that he received a negative reaction to the new lyrics to “Bohemian Rhapsody” by some people. “I have received some comments that suggest this is ‘insensitive,'” he wrote. “I want to emphasize that I know where these people come from. My wife works in health care and I have two young children; I know very well how this virus could affect my family. Every day that my wife goes to work, I hope it will be another “bonus” day and that we can meet before the wave arrives and I have to quarantine it and prevent our children from hugging it. ”.

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But like everything in life, there are two sides to the coin. “However, I hope that even under those circumstances, should they occur, you can still maintain a sense of humor, Y Many comments from people already affected by the coronavirus have told me how much they appreciate this.. I thank you for your understanding in these unprecedented times. ” At the end of the day, it’s a matter of perception. Here we share this parody of “Bohemian Rhapsody”: