Troye Sivan Covers Queen’s “Somebody To Love”
- Australian singer-songwriter Troye Sivan covered Queen’s “Somebody To Love”.
The series of Queen covers released in anticipation of "Bohemian Rhapsody" and help raise money for Mercury Phoenix Trust (MPT), which was founded in 1992 by Brian May, Roger Taylor and Beach. The charity organization supports the ongoing global fight against HIV and AIDS.
Troye Sivan's “Somebody To Love” follows up 5 Seconds of Summer’s “Killer Queen” and Shawn Mendes take on “Under Pressure” with Teddy Geiger.
Troye Sivan said in a statement, “I’m beyond honoured to have been asked to cover ‘Somebody to Love’ by Queen, a masterful song by the most legendary band.”
Queen’s manager Jim Beach added, ‘’Troye’s version is a unique take on this Queen classic… It is both moving and totally original.”
The film "Bohemian Rhapsody", which is focusing on Freddie Mercury's life leading up to Queen's Live Aid performance at Wembley Stadium in 1985, was released on November 2nd. Directed by Bryan Singer, starring Rami Malek, Lucy Boynton, Gwilym Lee, Ben Hardy, Joseph Mazzello, Aidan Gillen, Tom Hollander, Allen Leech and Mike Myers.
“Somebody To Love” was released in 1976 from Queen’s fifth studio album "A Day at the Races" and was also featured on their compilation album Greatest Hits.
- source : Rolling Stone