Freddie Mercury: Queen release NEW Thank God It’s Christmas animated video – WATCH

Back in 1984, Queen released hit holiday single Thank God It’s Christmas. And today Brian May and Roger Taylor have shared a new animated movie with lyrics to accompany Freddie Mercury’s iconic vocals. The duo posted messages with the cartoon to wish Queen fans a great Christmas this year.

Brian May wrote on Instagram: “YES !! We have a video for our QUEEN Christmas Sing !!!

“You can see the whole thing on QUEEN YouTube – with and without lyrics !! I love it !

“I will tell you more about it when I get a minute – but in the meantime – Merry Christmas – my advice is – don’t wait til Christmas Day !

“Then you can’t get disappointed. With love – Bri.”

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The video’s description included the history of the track, revealing: “Thank God It’s Christmas was a rare song writing collaboration between Roger and Brian.

“The song spent six weeks in the UK charts over the Christmas/New Year period 1984/1985.

“It enjoyed a second lease of life Christmas 1995 coupled with the hit single A Winter’s Tale from the Made In Heaven album.

“Here the track receives a fully animated treatment.”

Yesterday, May called on Queen fans to congratulate Boris Johnson on winning the 2019 general election.

The 72-year-old, who has previously been impressed by Jeremy Corbyn and Labour’s policies, said the UK should give the prime minister “the benefit of the doubt”, calling the result a “wake up call.”

May then said how he hoped to work with Boris for animal rights during his time in office.

The Queen guitarist added: “We, as animal campaigners will be knocking on his door from tomorrow onwards, seeking better deals for Britain’s non-human animals, with the sincere hope and belief that he will listen.”