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"Spread Your Wings" was written by bass player John Deacon for Queen's 1977 album News Of The World, and was released as the A side of the single Spread Your Wings/Sheer Heart Attack in 1978.

It is a rock ballad, featuring Deacon on bass and acoustic guitar, Freddie Mercury on piano and vocals, Brian May on lead guitar and Roger Taylor on drums.

The song is in 4/4 meter, and starts with a simple piano motif in D… read more

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  • Impressive. Wonderful lyrics, perfect instrumental work and we don't even have to start talking about HIS voice. Masterpiece!
  • Heard this on NPR driving home from work one night, couldn't believe I'd never heard this beautiful song. I think I could live in Brian May's outro lead guitar part.
  • Nice Song
  • <3
  • Great song
  • So fabulous! Came across this masterpiece in the podcast of Adam Curry's Daily Source Code (DSC 865) and he is absolutely right on this being a real masterpiece! :-D Love it more than Bohemian Rhapsody. [8]
  • What a voice, you know freddie is singing as soon as the first line ends.
  • A great masterpiece and I love it more than Bohemian Rhapsody. [7]
  • Can I love this song more than once? This is so beautiful.

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