An Unreleased 1986 Freddie Mercury Song Just Surfaced
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Giving Us The Feels
More than thirty years after it was originally recorded, we finally get to hear and see Freddie Mercury sing “Time Waits for No One.” Released by producer and collaborator Dave Clark (of the Dave Clark Five), it shows Mercury in all his impeccable glory as he performs on the stage of London’s Dominion Theatre.
In an interview with Rolling Stone magazine, Clark revealed:
“Freddie asked me, ‘How do you want me to perform this?’ I said, ‘As a cross between Edith Piaf, Jennifer Holliday and Shirley Bassey.’ He said, ‘Well, dear. I have all the dresses. I can do it perfectly.’”
This song was originally included in the concept album of the musical, “Time.”
According to Clark, this restored version was already finished last year but he waited for the Bohemian Rhapsody buzz to at least simmer down because he didn’t want people to think he was trying to ride on the film’s fame. Interestingly, Mike Moran the pianist featured here, has never met Mercury before their recording session.