March 21, 2015

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Queen - Spread Your Wings b/w Sheer Heart Attack (1978) - single

"Spread Your Wings" is a power ballad by the rock band Queen, from their 1977 album “News of the World”. Written by bassist John Deacon, it was released as the A side of the single “Spread Your Wings/Sheer Heart Attack” in 1978. It features Freddie Mercury on piano and vocals, Brian May on guitar, Roger Taylor on drums, and John Deacon on bass. A live version of the song appears in the band's 1979 album “Live Killers”. The lyrics of the song describe a troubled young man named Sammy who works at The Emerald Bar, sweeping the floor. The narrator (Freddie Mercury) of the song encourages Sammy to pursue his dreams, telling him to "spread your wings and fly away".
The song peaked at number 34 in the UK.

A - Spread Your Wings  (4:21)
Written-By – Deacon / Producer – Queen / Producer [Assisted By] – Mike Stone
B - Sheer Heart Attack  (3:22)
Written-By – Taylor / Producer – Queen / Producer [Assisted By] – Mike Stone

Label:  EMI Records
Genre:  Rock
Catalog#  EMI 2757

(P) 1978

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