From The Express newspaper.
It’s been 20 years since Queen guitarist Brian May released his last official solo single Why Don’t We Try Again on his 1998 Another World album. Now the 71-year-old has announced a brand new track called New Horizons, which will be released digitally at 12:02am EST (5:02 am GMT) on New Year’s Day. But even more exciting is the fact that it will have its worldwide premiere from NASA’s control centre headquarters in Maryland, USA. The new single is May’s tribute to NASA’s New Horizons mission, which on January 1, 2019, will achieve the most distant spacecraft flyby in history.
On New Year’s Day, New Horizons is set to encounter a remote Kuiper Belt Object (KBO) called Ultima Thule, which is located beyond Pluto on the edges of our solar system.
May’s fascination with such a feat should come as little surprise since he has a doctorate in astrophysics and is a New Horizons science collaborator.
The track of the same name celebrates the 12-year journey of the New Horizons probe and includes the late Stephen Hawking congratulating the team on its flyby with Pluto in 2015.
In a statement, May said: “This project has energised me in a new way. For me, it’s been an exciting challenge to bring two sides of my life together – Astronomy and Music.”
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Brian May - Star Fleet - US - 7" vinyl - Promo - £25.00, $30.50, €27.75 (New Item) (arrived 07-Nov-2019 14:47)
BRIAN MAY & FRIENDS Star Fleet (Scarce 1983 US radio promo vinyl 7" with custom black-on-white labels with 'not for sale' print, featuring both the 4:12 Version & 3:07 Version, complete with die-cut Capitol company sleeve & commercial picturesleeve P-B-5278)
Brian May - The Stonk - German - 7" vinyl - £8.00, $9.76, €8.88 (New Item) (arrived 07-Nov-2019 10:22)
BRIAN MAY/COMIC RELIEF The Stonk (1991 German London wide-centred injection label charity release 2-track 7" vinyl single, also includes 'The Smile Song'. The textured picture sleeve shows light ringwear with some creases mainly to the back open edge, whilst the vinyl displays the odd cosmetic surface scuff but remains excellent)
Brian May - On My Way Up - Dutch - CD single - £14.99, $18.29, €16.64 (New Item) (arrived 16-Oct-2019 09:49)
BRIAN MAY On My Way Up (1998 Dutch 3-track CD single, also including great cover versions of Maybe Baby and F.B.I. featuring Francis Rossi & Rick Parfitt, thin jewel case with picture sleeve insert)
Brian May - Starfleet - EX - UK - 7" vinyl - £12.00, $14.64, €13.32 (New Item) (arrived 10-Oct-2019 10:18)
BRIAN MAY Star Fleet (1983 UK 7" vinyl single with intact four-prong push-out centre, also including Son Of Star Fleet. The picture sleeve shows just a little edge & ring wear & the vinyl is Excellent with minimal play EMI5436)
Brian May - Back To The Light - US - poster - Promo - £25.00, $30.50, €27.75 (New Item) (arrived 13-Jun-2019 16:26)
BRIAN MAY Back To The Light (Scarce official 1992 US Hollywood Records promotional only poster for Brian's first solo album. This poster replicates the US album artwork, which was different to the UK release, and has been stored rolled for the last twenty five plus years! Measuring approximately 30" x 20" in size, this example remains in a fantastic, unused condition and has been stored rolled for many years)
Brian May - Back To The Light - UK - poster - Promo - £45.00, $54.90, €49.95 (Back In Stock) (arrived 13-Jun-2019 16:21)
BRIAN MAY Back To The Light (Original 1992 UK promotional only subway or billboard poster for Brian's first solo album. This poster replicates the UK album artwork, which was different in North America, and has been stored rolled for the last twenty five years! Measuring approximately 60" x 40" in size, this example remains in a nearly new and unused condition having never been glued or pinned to any billboard)
Brian May - Why Don't We Try Again - UK - 7" picture disc - £8.00, $9.76, €8.88 (New Item) (arrived 13-Jun-2019 14:39)
BRIAN MAY Why Don't We Try Again (1998 UK limited edition 3-track 7" Picture Disc single, also including Only Make Believe and FBI. The disc is UNPLAYED issued in a stickered clear PVC outer sleeve with an individually numbered fold-out poster insert)
Brian May - Holy Man - RSD19 - Sealed - UK - 7" vinyl - £19.99, $24.39, €22.19 (New Item) (arrived 02-May-2019 14:08)
WILSON / HAWKINS / MAY / TAYLOR Holy Man (2019 UK limited edition 7" vinyl single released exclusively for Record Store Day - Dennis Wilson wrote and recorded Holy Man in 1977 during the sessions for his legendary Pacific Ocean Blue, the sole album released by The Beach Boys' co-founder during his lifetime. In 2009, Taylor Hawkins of the Foo Fighters added vocals to the long-unfinished track; 10 years later, 'Holy Man' receives new life with additional instrumental backing from guitarist Brian May and drummer Roger Taylor. Accompanied by the original instrumental version, the vinyl is BRAND NEW & UNPLAYED housed in the picture sleeve which remains sealed within its custom-stickered shrinkwrap)