"Save Me" is a song by the British rock band Queen from their 1980 album The Game.
Written by guitarist Brian May, it was recorded in 1979, and released in the UK on 25 January 1980, nearly six months prior to the release of the album. "Save Me" spent six weeks on the UK Singles Chart, peaking at number eleven.
The song was played live from 1979 to 1982 and was recorded for their live albums, Queen Rock Montreal at the Montreal Forum, Quebec, Canada in November 1981 and Queen on Fire – Live at the Bowl at theMilton Keynes Bowl, Buckinghamshire, England in June 1982.
The song is also included on Queen's Greatest Hits and Queen Forever albums.
Brian May wrote "Save Me" about a friend whose relationship with his wife had ended, and played piano, synths and guitars (electric and twelve-string acoustic) on it.
Played live, the song would typically feature a short piano introduction absent from the studio version.
Kerry Ellis included her version of the song on her debut album Anthems.
She has also performed the song both on Anthems: The Tour (2011) and at various events with Brian May.
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