On Air Now
Smooth Breakfast with Jenni Falconer 6am - 10am
18 March 2022, 15:22 | Updated: 18 August 2022, 16:20
Behind-the-scenes footage of Freddie Mercury in 1991 gives a moving insight into his final days.
Watch the clip below:
Freddie appears to be wearing heavy make-up to conceal any traces of his AIDS condition at the time. In the documentary, Queen guitarist Brian May said Freddie spent "hours and hours and hours in make-up".
Freddie only announced 24 hours before his death that he was HIV-positive, ending speculation around his health.
Written by Roger Taylor, 'These Are the Days of Our Lives' gave Freddie a posthumous number one, and was 1991's Christmas number one as a double A-side with 'Bohemian Rhapsody'.
The song's music video ends with a poignant note, as Freddie looks at the camera and smiles, whispering "I still love you".