Listen To An Unheard Version of Freddie Mercury's "Time Waits For No One"

June 20, 2019

In 1986, Freddie Mercury appeared on the Dave Clark concept album, Time, to sing vocals on the album's title track.

Now a new version of "Time Waits For No One" has been released, showcasing Mercury's vocals in an earlier recorded version with Mike Moran on piano. In spring of 2018, Clark discovered the archive of previous recordings worked to remaster them for a new release.

A press release describes the unheard version of “Time Waits For No One’’ as “a tribute to the musical force of Freddie Mercury; the performance, the drama, the vocal range, and after [three] decades waiting in the wings, is finally out for new and old fans alike; a stunning eulogy to the Queen frontman, produced and directed by one of his closest friends.” For comparison, below is the version fans were familiar with before: