Brian May Celebrates Queen And His New Record Being Displayed In Times Square


Queen’s co-founder and guitarist Brian May recently posted a photo on his Instagram account and expressed his happiness upon seeing that both the reissue of his debut solo album and Queen’s Greatest Hits album are being promoted in Times Square.

As you may recall, a while ago May had announced that this summer he’ll be releasing the reissue of his debut album. ‘Back to the Light‘ was originally released in September 1992 and it was the guitarist’s first solo escapade. It featured the well-known singles ‘Too Much Love Will Kill You’ and ‘Driven By You.’

This year on August 6, May decided to release the reissued version of ‘Back to the Light’ which was remastered by Bob Ludwig. There will be a number of bonus tracks and will be available on vinyl, CD, cassette, and digital streaming. In the meantime, Queen also released ‘Queen’s Greatest Hits‘ in honor of the 40th anniversary of their first greatest hits compilation.

Both May’s reissue and Queen’s extended Greatest Hits Album were recently shown in Times Square and this seems to have been a thrilling experience for May. The iconic guitarist posted a photo on his Instagram account and expressed his gratitude and excitement for living the day to see his face on two screens in Times Square while thanking everyone who made this possible.

Brian May expressed his excitement using the following words:

“But this was the most amazing thing for me this week. Queen in Times Square is something amazing. But …me? MY long-lost solo album – 29 years later? I’m speechless and highly honored. Thanks, Sujata Murthy and the UMe PR team – thanks Cathy Williams – thanks Sharrin Summers and Phil Symes. It’s a great kickoff. Cheers – Bri.”

You can check out Bri’s post below.

Photo Credit: Brian May – Instagram