Golden Days is the name of a new album, to be released in April, from Kerry Ellis and Brian May, featuring a very eclectic group of songs.  Golden Days is the second offering from the famous pair who released a very successful album in 2010 called Anthems.  There will five original songs: two written by May (including the title track) and three written by May and Ellis.

The album includes a tribute to guitar virtuoso Gary Moore, two songs dedicated to their work on behalf of wild animals, and reinterpretations of songs which have are regularly performed as part of their live act.


New treatments of “Amazing Grace”, and an interesting rock rearrangement of “Born Free”, originally made famous by UK’s Matt Monroe.

Following the success of the first release, the pair have toured extensively, performing live shows together across the UK.

May said: “This new record has both our names on it, and breaks new ground… I feel confident it’s the best thing we’e ever done.”

The album will be released on 7 April.

Full tracklist of Golden Days:

1. Love In A Rainbow (Brian May, Kerry Ellis)

2. Roll With You (Brian May, Kerry Ellis)

3. Golden Days (Brian May)

4. It’s Gonna Be All Right (The Panic Attack Song) (Brian May)

5. Amazing Grace (John Newton, Trad. Arr, Brian May)

6. One Voice (Ruth Moody)

7. If I Loved You (Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers)

8. Born Free (John Barry, Don Black)

9. Parisienne Walkways (Phil Lynott, Gary Moore)

10. I Who Have Nothing (Carlo Donida, Mogol, Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller)

11. The Kissing Me Song (Brian May, Kerry Ellis)

12. Story Of A Heart (Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson)

13. Can’t Help Falling In Love (Hugo Peretti, Luigi Creatore, George, David Weiss)


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