"Some Day One Day" as written by and Brian Harold / May....
You never heard my song before the music was too loud
But now I think you hear me well for now we both know how
No star can light our way in this cloud of dark and fear
But some day, one day...

Funny how the pages turn and hold us in between
A misty castle awaits for you
And you shall be a Queen (you shall be a Queen)
Today the cloud, it hangs over us and all is grey
But some day, one day...

When I was you and you were me and we were very young
Together took us nearly there, the rest may not be sung
So still the cloud it hangs over us and we're alone
But some day one day...
We'll come home



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"Some Day One Day" as written by Brian Harold May

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    General CommentI think the reason that Queen made it so far is because they had three members who could really sing! Just listen to this song, Brian May's voice is just beautiful!! even though Freddie may have possesed the greatest rock voice, I wish May and Taylor would have sung more, they have such great voices too.
    FreddieIsMyIdolon February 09, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI just want to say that I love this song. It has a sound unlike any other song. Brian May is a song writing genius. I love the way the acoustic guitar and May's voice blend together in that beautiful folk style that he is so good at. This entire album is incredible!
    akanawhaon March 06, 2006   Link
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    General CommentAnother fantasy song.
    TheOlsnaon June 19, 2006   Link
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    General CommentBefore i saw Queen playing live in 1986
    i was imagening that they would play this in an acoustic set
    with Brian taking lead vocals
    R25on July 01, 2006   Link
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    General CommentWhy have only so few people commented? This song is amazing. Brian May is a genius (with a lovely singing voice).
    Silassieon October 25, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThe first couple of lines in the song (you never heard my song before/the music was too loud) always seemed to explain Brian's views as a songwriter. He usually wrote Queen's heavie tunes (although Mercury and Taylor still wrote a lot of heavy stuff in the early days too.)

    I always thought it was about a magical quest started by a prince in childhood and through all the years has journeyed to his princess fair.
    rotherhamkidon December 25, 2006   Link
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    General CommentHeh... I like this one.
    xmakesherflyxon August 18, 2007   Link
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    General CommentOne of my favorite Brian songs! Though Queen's completely ace at writing flashy, complex songs, I love the simplicity of this. It sounds like one of those songs that wasn't worked on for hours and hours, but was just done straight through without many changes. Could be wrong, but that's how it feels to me :)
    poorlilrockstaron March 06, 2008   Link
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    My InterpretationI see this song as something of a love song dressed up with fantasy themes in the classic English folk style, I also agree with Rogerhamkid about the first line, though the "When I was you..." baffles me this is still one one oof the most beautiful love songs ever written.
    LordMythology90s00son October 22, 2010   Link

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