Queen Reveal Freddie Mercury Version of ‘All Dead, All Dead’

The song originally featured guitarist Brian May singing about his dead cat.

By Scott T. Sterling

Queen have shared an unreleased version of the song “All Dead, All Dead,” featuring Freddie Mercury on lead vocals.

Related: Queen Detail ‘News of the World’ 40th Anniversary Deluxe Box Set 

The track, included on the band’s 1977 blockbuster album, News of the World, is one of the few that features guitarist Brian May singing lead vocals (the song is about May’s cat, which died when he was a child).

This newly released Freddie Mercury version is set for inclusion in the upcoming 40th-anniversary edition of News of the World, due Nov. 17.

Check out the alternate take via the animated clip below.

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