Monday, November 3, 2014

AUDIO: Queen premiere unreleased Freddie Mercury song for AIDS campaign

Queen are premiering an unreleased song, “Let Me In Your Heart Again (William Orbit Mix)” fetauring the late Freddie Mercury, as part of a new AIDS awareness campaign spearheaded by Coca-Cola and (RED).

Starting November 3rd through World AIDS Day on December 1st, Coca-Cola, in partnership with (RED) - the AIDS organization founded by Bono and Bobby Shriver – is focused on a global campaign called “Share the Sound of an AIDS-Free Generation."

An array of artists including Queen, Bono, Aloe Blacc, OneRepublic, Avicii and Wyclef Jean are lending their voices, offering special experiences and unreleased songs that will help rally and engage the world to take action and donate to (RED).

“It’s been 23 years since the world lost our beloved Freddie Mercury,” says Queen guitarist Brian May. “We’ve made extraordinary progress in the fight against AIDS in that time. But we cannot simply rest on the fact that the treatment is available. We must ensure that it is provided. Roger and I are proud to lend this rediscovered song to the (Coca-Cola) RED campaign, in the hope that Freddie’s powerful voice can inspire the world yet again.”

Mercury died November 24, 1991 of complications from AIDS.

"Let Me In Your Heart Again" was originally recorded but not completed during sessions for Queen's 1984 album, “The Works.”

As part of the special experiences offered, Queen are inviting two fans to sit on-stage for their concert at the O2 Arena London; they will also be given a VIP tour of Queen’s legendary recording studio in Montreux, Switzerland.

For your chance to support the campaign and enter the Queen VIP contest, visit

A shorter version of “Let Me In Your Heart Again” will be featured on the forthcoming compilation, “Queen Forever.”

Due November 10 (Nov. 11 in North America), the set presents a mix of Queen’s hits and classic tracks, including three previously unreleased songs featuring Mercury.

See also:

VIDEO: Queen share Queen Forever TV commercial
VIDEO: Queen preview Queen Forever compilation
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