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Wants To Live Forever

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“Who Wants to Live Forever” is a song by the English rock band Queen. The song is the sixth track on the album A Kind of Magic, released in June 1986, and was written by guitarist Brian May for the soundtrack to the film Highlander, directed by Russell Mulcahy. The song peaked at No 24 in the British charts. The song is used to frame the scenes in the film where Connor MacLeod must endure his beloved wife Heather growing old and dying while he, as an Immortal, remains forever young. (It was later used in the episodes ““, ““, ““, “Line of Fire”, and “Leader of the Pack” of the .) The song’s title is taken from a line in another movie scored by Brian May and Queen, Flash Gordon (the line can be heard on Battle Theme from Queen Flash Gordon soundtrack album). May... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Who wants to live forever ... Forever is our today

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