June 29, 1979: Freddie Mercury says “I Can Hear Music”

Released under the name Larry Lurex, this version of the Beach Boys’ 1969 hit “I Can Hear Music” features Freddie Mercury, Roger Taylor and Brian May. The track was originally going to be released under the name ‘Larry Lurex & The Voles From Venus’.

The original single version is available on the 7″ single, the ‘Lover Of Life, Singer Of Songs’ CD, and in both the 3CD and 10CD/2DVD ‘Solo’ boxed sets, while an edit appears on the ‘Messenger Of The Gods’ album and boxed set.

Recorded at Trident Studios, London, in the summer of 1972, it was produced by Robin Cable.

Listen to the song on Spotify.


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