|Single by Freddie Mercury|
|from the album Time|
|B-side||"Time (Instrumental version)" (3:20)|
|Released||6 May 1986|
|Length||2:57(Original Time LP version)|
3:50 (single version)
4:35 (extended mix)
3:18 (2019 remix)
|Freddie Mercurysingles chronology|
"Time" is a 1986 song recorded by Freddie Mercury, along with "In My Defence", for Dave Clark's musical of the same name. Even though Mercury did not appear in the musical itself, both songs were included on the cast album, and "Time" was also released as a separate single, backed by an instrumental version of the song, and reached #32 on the UK Singles Chart.The song also peaked at #12 in Ireland. The single version was later included in the 2000 box set The Solo Collection and the 2006 compilation album Lover of Life, Singer of Songs: The Very Best of Freddie Mercury Solo .
The music video was shot at the Dominion Theatre, London, where the play had been staged since the world premiere of 9 April 1986. Since a matinée and evening performance were scheduled, the only time left for shooting was the early morning: so Mercury and Austrian producer Rudi Dolezal had to meet there at 6.00 in the morning.
From the inner sleeve of Dave Clark's Time the Album:
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