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"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 intended for the Hot Space album and… read more

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  • Avatar for g3red
    Fantastic Freddie
  • Avatar for EriF_JR
    Beautiful song [2]
  • Avatar for NaftaEsf
    Great song ! but too short :(
  • Avatar for SpecialKKay
    Beautiful song
  • Avatar for Chef-d-hale
    I love this song so much! I made a piano cover for it:
  • Avatar for miguelamacias
    Great song!! But very short.
  • Avatar for bc_ranger
    Great song, but definitely a bit too short. I'd love an epic solo in the end)
  • Avatar for backtothelight
    A fitting song for the current climate, especially after the tragedy in Haiti.
  • Avatar for impressme47
    i loved the version on wembley's live album of this.....its the guitar he used that makes it extra poignant... Terribly sad.
  • Avatar for Onziris
    True title is "Is This the World We Created...?".

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