Ride the Wild Wind (4:41)

Cover of Innuendo

From Innuendo and 7 other releases

“Ride The Wild Wind” is a song by Queen from their acclaimed fourteenth album Innuendo.

“Ride The Wild Wind” was composed by Roger Taylor and is featured on Queen’s 1991 album Innuendo. Taylor initially recorded a demo with his own vocals to present to the band, and the final version that would appear on the album would be a duet between Taylor and Freddie Mercury.

The song is a sort of sequel of Roger’s “A Night at the Opera” composition, “I’m in Love With My Car”, with both focusing on Taylor’s passion for cars and racing. On the Innuendo track, the song involves all members of the band to give life to a fast song with beating drums and rhythmic bass line, all of which create the sensation of speed and a car-engine’s roar.

The middle of the song features a solo by guitarist Brian May, which accentuates the sense of high velocity, and also gives the song a heavier sound.

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  • thegreatpretend

    Wie Endgeil.... ich liebe diesen Song.....

    3 Mar 8:01pm Reply
  • Nick_Night

    мурашки по коже от нее

    29 Oct 2013 Reply
  • dscomic

    Freaks to the left and jerks to the right... wonder where he was driving when he wrote this?

    10 Oct 2013 Reply
  • timurrrr

    One of the best songs when driving a car

    30 Aug 2013 Reply
  • Leon_idas

    Yeah, after 16 years Roger finally made I'm In Love With My Car, Part 2. Both songs are great.

    7 Jan 2011 Reply
  • gagagenez

    Ride the wild wind, hey hey HEY!

    7 Jan 2011 Reply
  • OprisOvidiu

    Awesome guitar playing!!!!

    12 Sep 2010 Reply
  • Morpedo

    To be listening with maximum volume!!! Hey Hey HEEEEYYY Wooooooowwwww!

    31 Aug 2010 Reply
  • wiwaU2

    was besonderes ... :-)

    6 Jul 2010 Reply
  • Timitzi

    Great song from one of Queen's best albums. The atmosphere is amazing, I agree with Coop_r!

    1 Jul 2010 Reply
  • marcinradek

    max speed yaaaaaaaa super!!!

    16 Jun 2010 Reply
  • Coop_R

    One of my favorite Queen songs. The atmosphere and the drive is amazing! Roger was a great songwriter.

    3 Jun 2010 Reply
  • Elodave

    Proper driving anthem-great song,mind the speedo when this is on!!!

    9 Apr 2010 Reply
  • xnickystarchase

    Killer bass line. Innuendo was one of the best Queen albums and the best album after the 70s era, in my opinion. Freddie just gives it his all. :)

    31 Dec 2009 Reply
  • MadRangerMan

    Freddie was the shit! What a tragic loss! Why do the great ones always leave early??????

    25 Nov 2009 Reply
  • bander_az

    вот эта просто окуенная

    20 Nov 2009 Reply
  • Soyerz

    Loving this song. Just something about it makes it sound like it is 'cool'

    28 Oct 2009 Reply
  • XuGabriel

    go go go go go go go go go!!!!

    10 Oct 2009 Reply
  • Alex_metal123

    hey hey HEY!!

    10 Sep 2009 Reply
  • OprisOvidiu

    Enough for me.....awesome!

    20 Jul 2009 Reply
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