Queen will unveil a beforehand unreleased tune that includes Freddie Mercury titled “Face It Alone” on Thursday.
The band has been teasing the discharge with a collection of billboards all over the world that say “Queen – Face It Alone” and embrace an image Mercury and a QR code. The indicators first appeared in London and have since been noticed in Canada, Mexico, Japan and extra.
“Queen Followers! Have you ever seen the information? Maintain your eyes peeled & share your images of the place you’ve seen our Billboards utilizing #FaceItAlone,” Queen tweeted on Friday.
The band additionally shared a 15-second preview of the tune, which options Mercury singing, “Ultimately, ultimately, it’s important to face it alone.”
Guitarist Brian Could and drummer Roger Taylor introduced over the summer time that “Face It Alone” would arrive in September. The observe dates again to periods for the band’s 1989 album The Miracle.
“We did discover a little bit gem from Freddie, that we’d sort of forgotten about,” Taylor advised BBC Radio 2 (by way of Stereogum). “And it was. It’s great. Really, it was an actual discovery.”
Could initially thought the recording was unsalvageable, however engineers proved him flawed. “It was sort of hiding in plain sight,” he stated. “We checked out it many occasions and thought, ‘Oh, no, we are able to’t actually rescue that.’ However in reality, we went in there once more and our great engineering group went, ‘OK, we are able to do that and this.’ It’s like sort of stitching bits collectively … nevertheless it’s lovely, It’s touching.”
The final new Queen music that includes Mercury got here out eight years in the past, when Could and Taylor included the Michael Jackson duet “There Should Be Extra to Life Than This” on the 2014 Queen Endlessly compilation. In 2019, a stripped-down model of Mercury’s 1986 solo single “Time” was additionally launched below the title “Time Waits for No One.”
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