Queen guitarist Brian May has revealed that the band will be releasing new material using the late Freddie Mercury’s vocal tracks.
The iconic guitarist revealed on his official website, “I had a great day in the studio today anyway, even before the welcome news.
“Some Queen magic is happening… I can feel it in my bones. It’s annoying to have to be so secretive, but I guess I have to, for now.”
While not divulging too many details, May confirmed that the new song will feature all the original members of Queen. He said, “What I can say is the track we dusted off has the four of us – Freddie, John, Roger and myself – playing together on a track we’d all forgotten about.
May said on his website that the track was recorded over 30 years ago. “It sounds so fresh. I got quite emotional hearing some of it… some rough takes, some discussion and banter, and then a really good take, and some overdubs, and… well, it’s crying out to be finally brought into the world. I can’t help but feel a buzz. I’m energised again.”
Freddie Mercury passed away in 1991 from bronchopneumonia brought on by AIDS. He was 45 years-old.
Mercury is widely regarded as one of the most influential rock vocalists of all time.
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