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Virtual Coffee Break with Queen's Brian May - the full interview
Originally recorded for The Miracle album, Queen have finally finished off the song featuring Freddie Mercury.
Freddie tragically died in November 1991 from bronchial pneumonia resulting from AIDS, having only just finished recording the vocal tracks for what would become 1995's posthumous album Made in Heaven.
We previously got the unheard song 'Let Me In Your Heart Again' on the Queen Forever compilation in 2014, but it was long thought that there were no truly unheard new songs in the archive.
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"We did find a little gem from Freddie, that we’d kind of forgotten about," drummer Roger Taylor said in June about the original recording.
"And it was. It's wonderful. Actually, it was real discovery."
Brian May said: "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, okay, we can do this and this
"It's like kind of stitching bits together... but it's beautiful. It's touching."Roger added: "It's a very passionate piece."