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Queen to release an unearthed track featuring Freddy Mercury later this year

The song, called ‘Face It Alone’, was recorded during sessions for album The Miracle


Roger Taylor and Brian May revealed in an interview this week that a forgotten ‘gem’ featuring Freddy Mercury has recently been unearthed. Speaking to Zoe Ball for BBC Radio 2, the band revealed that the unheard track could arrive this autumn. The song is titled ‘Face It Alone’ and has been described by the band as “a very passionate piece”.

“We did find a little gem from Freddie that we’d kind of forgotten about,” Taylor told Ball. “And it’s wonderful. Actually, it was a real discovery.”

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May added: “It was kind of hiding in plain sight. We looked at it many times and thought, ‘Oh no, we can’t really rescue that.’ But in fact, we went in there again and our wonderful engineering team went, ‘O.K., we can do this and this.’ It’s like stitching bits together.”

The track was recorded during sessions for the band’s 13th album The Miracle, recorded in 1988. It was their penultimate album with late lead singer Freddy Mercury and features beloved songs ‘I Want It All’ and ‘The Invisible Man’.

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