Queen Guitarist Brian May announced the release of his first solo song for more than two decades.
The title "New Horizons" is launched from the NASA Mission Control Center in Greenbelt, Md., On New Year's Day.
May, a doctor of astrophysics, is officially affiliated with NASA's New Horizons spacecraft, which launched in 2006 and will perform the farthest legacy defeat in history when it hits the space object Ultima Thule at 1
Below is a teaser trailer.
"This project has strengthened me in a new way," said May. "For me, bringing together two sides of my life – astronomy and music – was an exciting challenge. It was Alan Stern, the project initiator of this amazing NASA mission, who threw the glove last May. He asked if I could imagine a theme for Ultima Thule that could be played when the probe reached this new destination. "
May found that he was" inspired by the idea that this is the farthest hand of man. "… For me it is the unrelenting desire of the human mind to dominate the universe we inhabit Understanding: Anyone who has put so much energy into this mission since its launch in January 2006 has the feeling of actually being in that small, but intrepid vehicle about the size of a grand piano – while enjoying another spectacular encounter with it brings.
"New Horizons (Ultima Thule Mix)" is May's first solo release since the single "Why Don't We Try Again" his 1998 album Another World The new, written together with Don Black song contains a recording of the late Professor Stephen Hawking