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EntertainmentNew Freddie Mercury track features unheard vocal performance from Queen star

10:45  07 june  2019
10:45  07 june  2019 Source:   inews.co.uk

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New Freddie Mercury track features unheard vocal performance from Queen star © Provided by Johnston Publishing Ltd

A previously unheard Freddie Mercury track will be released after a decade-long search for the lost vocal performance.

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New Freddie Mercury track features unheard vocal performance from Queen star © Provided by Johnston Publishing Ltd

The version released this month is a different vocal take recorded by the Queen frontman.

The 1986 backing track has been replaced by a solo piano accompaniment.

Piano version 'magic'

Clark, founder of 60s hitmakers the Dave Clark Five, said he spent years looking for the Mercury vocal, which was submerged on the original release.

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“The version rehearsed at Abbey Road was just Freddie with a piano. It was magic and it gave me goosebumps,” Clark said.

“The produced version ended up with 48 vocal tracks. It took me years to track down the original master tape of just Freddie singing.”

Powerhouse vocal

Time Waits For No One will be released by Virgin/EMI on June 21, accompanied by a film of Mercury performing and talking about the song, captured at the Dominion Theatre.

The powerhouse vocal stretches Mercury’s voice to its limits and is said to be among his best performances.

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Freddie Mercury performing in Milton Keynes in 1982 ( (Photo: Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

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