PUBLISHED: 12:01, Thu, Oct 15, 2020 | UPDATED: 12:05, Thu, Oct 15, 2020
Freddie Mercury died almost 30 years ago, but his legacy is continued by Queen and Adam Lambert to this day. The band’s new No 1 live album Live Around The World features a number of nods and tributes to the late star. And now Brian May has revealed which song makes him feel the closet connection to Freddie’s spirit when he’s performing.
Speaking exclusively with Express.co.uk, May said: “Well it has to be Love of My Life.”
The ballad, written by Freddie, originally featured on Queen’s 1975 album A Night at the Opera.
On performing it today, the 73-year-old explained: “I have my solo spot, which is a moment where I really climb off my pedestal and get close to the audience; which I love to do.
“It’s nice to be rock star zooming around on stage, but it’s lovely to do the opposite and go down and be very intimate.”
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Brian May feels closest to Freddie Mercury when performing THIS – ‘It's very emotional’ (Image: BM/GETTY)
Brian May gets "very emotional" performing Love of My Life (Image: GETTY)
May continued: “So I can do anything I want there; loads of my own songs I could play, but the one I always want to play is Freddie’s Love of My Life.
“The way we’ve arranged it recently…it’s very strange, it’s very emotional doing it I have to say.
“I’m sitting there on a stool and