Say It's Not True
|"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)
|Writer(s)||Queen + Paul Rodgers
|Producer(s)||Queen + Paul Rodgers
Justin Shirley Smith
|Queen + Paul Rodgers singles chronology|
"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 QueenOnline.com. 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".
- Return of the Champions CD/LP/DVD (2005)
- Super Live in Japan DVD (2006) (Japan Only)
- Live in Ukraine CD/DVD/DOWNLOAD (2009)
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.
- #5 (Italy, airplay/download)
- #62 (Netherlands)
- #68 (Romania)
- #75 (France)
- #82 (Germany)
- #90 (UK)
- Official YouTube videos: live video, Roger Taylor and Jeff Beck cover at Wintershall Estate (June 2011)
- Lyrics at Queen official website