Queen to Release Previously Unheard Freddie Mercury Track Later This Year

Queen have discovered an unreleased song featuring Freddie Mercury and are set to drop the track later this year.

Freddie Mercury

Queen have discovered an unreleased song featuring Freddie Mercury and are set to drop the track later this year.


The band’s surviving members found the song in their archives, dating from recording sessions for The Miracle in 1988 and ‘89. Many of the approximately 30 tracks were never released.  

In an interview with Zoe Ball on BBC Radio 2, drummer Roger Taylor explains, “Yes, we did find a little gem from Freddie that we’d kind of forgotten about. And it was, it’s wonderful.  

“Actually, it was a real discovery. It’s from The Miracle sessions, and I think it’s going to be out in September.”

Queen band

Queen’s legendary vocalist Freddie Mercury died in 1991 after respiratory complications related to his battle with AIDS. Taylor and May have continued touring as Queen with vocalists Paul Rodgers and Adam Lambert since 2004. 

On Saturday, Queen and Adam Lambert opened proceedings at for the Queen’s (no relation) Platinum Jubilee concert, which was headlined by Diana Ross in her first UK performance in 15 years. 

The band continues its Queen + Adam Lambert UK tour with a 10-night residency at The O2 in London. 


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