Say It's Not True

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"Say It's Not True"
Single by Queen + Paul Rodgers
from the album The Cosmos Rocks
Released 1 December 2007 (Download)
31 December 2007 (CD single)
Format CD, download
Recorded November 2007
Genre Hard rock
Length 4:02
Label EMI, Parlophone
Writer(s) Queen + Paul Rodgers
(Roger Taylor)
Producer(s) Queen + Paul Rodgers
Josh Macrae
Justin Shirley Smith
Kris Fredriksson
Queen + Paul Rodgers singles chronology
"Another One Bites the Dust (The Miami Project Remixes)"
(2006, as Queen)
"Say It's Not True"
Original Cover

"Say It's Not True" is the first studio single by Queen + Paul Rodgers, It was released on World AIDS Day 1 December 2007. The song was available as a free download from The track is written by drummer Roger Taylor and features all 3 members on vocal. The song was performed live on the Queen + Paul Rodgers 2005/06 world tour, however the live rendition was acoustic and only featured Taylor on vocal. When played on the Rock the Cosmos Tour, the song was sung by Taylor, May and Rodgers as on the single.

The song was written for Nelson Mandela's AIDS foundation "46664", hence being performed live by Queen at the first 46664 concert on Nov. 29th of 2003. Roger Taylor on vocal was additionally supported by David A. Stewart playing guitar.

On 31 December 2007, the song was released as a CD single, with all proceeds going to "46664".

Live recordings[edit]

Chart positions[edit]

Due to the singles availability to download for free, chart positions were severely affected particularly in Germany, France, The Netherlands and the U.K. where the sale of downloads account for much of a songs chart positioning.


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