Brian May’s Next Solo Release Could Be An Instrumental Album

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The Queen guitarist Brian May said that his solo record could be an instrumental album. His last solo release was 1998’s ‘Another World’.

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The guitarist is contemplating getting back in the studio to record a selection of instrumental tracks. He said, “I do think about it,” May said of the possibility of making a new album. “And strangely enough, I think it probably would be instrumental this time. Because I have enough ideas. And I have lots of unfinished business.”

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He also explained “We have a big world of touring to do…And we’ve been postponing and postponing the Queen tour, which we started just before COVID happened.”

Then he added, “Next May we will be doing a bunch of touring. Once that’s done, I think I will have the opportunity to sit down, and if I’m spared – as my mum used to say – and still functional, I think I might make the album.”

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May said he’s never thought about releasing an instrumental album. He has always written his songs with a vocalist in mind. He said, “I don’t have the dazzling technical expertise of a Joe Satriani or a Steve Vai or Al Di Meola or Eddie Van Halen. But I just might.”