Back in April 1992, Queen hosted an iconic charity present in honour of their late singer who died in November 1991. The Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert for AIDS Awareness happened at Wembley Stadium, with an viewers of 72,000 and as much as 1 billion watching at residence. Brian May, Roger Taylor and John Deacon – in his remaining full-length live performance with Queen – carried out their band’s hits with stars from Elton John and David Bowie to George Michael.
Now Queen and Eagle Rock Entertainment have partnered with The Mercury Phoenix Trust to stream The Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert in assist of the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for the World Health Organisation.
Fans can watch the legendary live performance on the Official Queen YouTube Channel from this Friday, May 15th.
The live performance might be obtainable for 48 hours solely from 7pm BST on Friday.
Other stars who carry out with Queen and for Freddie through the live performance embody Guns N’ Roses, Led Zeppelin’s Robert Plant, Metallica, Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi, Liza Minelli, Def Leppard, Annie Lennox, Seal and The Who’s Roger Daltrey.
The trio have modified the phrases of Freddie Mercury traditional We Are The Champions to You Are The Champions.
Queen and Adam Lambert recorded the one remotely between London and Los Angeles.
Proceeds for the observe go to the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund too.
The music’s lyric change expressed gratitude to the important NHS and care staff world wide preventing coronavirus.
You Are The Champions’ music video consists of clips of key wholesome staff, together with Taylor’s physician daughter.
On Queen and Adam Lambert’s charity single, May mentioned: “It appears to me we must always dedicate this one to all of the front-line troopers preventing for Humanity in opposition to the rebel coronavirus.
“Just like our mother and father, grandparents, and nice grandparents who fought for us in two world wars, these courageous warriors within the entrance line are our new CHAMPIONS.
“That means the docs, nurses, cleaners, porters, drivers, tea-ladies and gents, and all who’re quietly risking their lives day by day to avoid wasting the lives of our kin. CHAMPIONS ALL!!!”