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Is This The World We Created (2:50)

"Is This the World We Created...?" was written in Munich after Queen band-mates Freddie Mercury and Brian May watched the news. Mercury wrote the lyrics and May wrote the chords. The song was recorded with an Ovation but live they used May's Gibson Chet Atkins CE nylon-stringed guitar.

The song was written as a last-minute replacement for There Must Be More To Life Than This, which had been written in 1981 and…

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Just look at all those hungry mouths we have to feed
Take a look at all the suffering we breed
So many lonely faces scattered all around
Searching for what they need

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  • Fantastic Freddie
  • Beautiful song [2]
  • Great song ! but too short :(
  • Beautiful song
  • I love this song so much! I made a piano cover for it: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D4MTvrtICsI
  • Great song!! But very short.
  • Great song, but definitely a bit too short. I'd love an epic solo in the end)
  • A fitting song for the current climate, especially after the tragedy in Haiti.
  • i loved the version on wembley's live album of this.....its the guitar he used that makes it extra poignant... Terribly sad.
  • True title is "Is This the World We Created...?".

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