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What is the name of the theme song for the film The Highlander?

What is the name of the theme song for the film The Highlander?

“Princes of the Universe” is a song written by Freddie Mercury and performed by the British rock band Queen. The song was written for the film Highlander, and released on the album A Kind of Magic, which also featured other selections from the Highlander song score, in 1986.

Who did the soundtrack for Highlander?

Michael KamenBrian MayJohn Deacon
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Why was Highlander series Cancelled?

The sixth season was planned to happen in the future, but was deemed too dark early on and was finally scrapped when the budget was sliced. Over 400 actors auditioned for the role of Duncan Macleod.

What songs did Queen do for Highlander?

The movie Highlander (1986) features 9 songs by Queen:

  • A Kind Of Magic.
  • One Year Of Love.
  • Who Wants To Live Forever.
  • Hammer To Fall.
  • Don’t Lose Your Head.
  • Princes of the Universe.
  • Gimme the Prize (Kurgan’s Theme)
  • A Dozen Red Roses for my Darling.

Did Queen make the Highlander soundtrack?

The originalHighlander film and the Highlander series featured music written and performed by the British Rock band Queen.

Where was Highlander filmed?

Large parts of the movie were set and filmed in Scotland, with some wonderful scenic shots of the Highlands. The character of Connor is based in the village of Glenfinnan, on the shore of Loch Shiel which is what we see at the beginning of the film.

What is the Highlander soundtrack?


1 Sean Connery– Prologue
2 Queen– Princes Of The Universe
3 Michael Kamen– Highlander Theme
4 Michael Kamen– Under The Garden / The Prize
5 Michael Kamen– Scotland 1536 – The Clan MacLeod

Who kills Duncan MacLeod?

Methos intervened long enough for MacLeod to avoid a beheading but was shot to death in the process. After reviving, MacLeod and O’Rourke squared off one final time in the Berly Train Depot, where the latter lost his head. It was the final duel of the Highlander TV series.

Why did Queen do the soundtrack for Highlander?

As long-time fans of the film, Queen agreed to write some music for it as long as they could have the rights to use some of the film footage, which they later purchased from the German government who owned the copyright of the film. Queen embraced the film and its warning of a dystopian world ruled by the plutocracy.

When did Queen record Highlander soundtrack?

February, 1986. When the Highlander tracks were completed, Queen had to decide how next to proceed. They were in the midst of a creative period and had a lot of material on tape from the film. The question was whether the album was to be a Highlander soundtrack or a straightforward Queen album.

Where is the castle from Highlander?

Eilean Donan Castle Eilean Donan in Dornie was transformed into the castle and the village of Glenfinnan for Highlander (1986) which starred Christopher Lambert and Sean Connery.

What beach was used in Highlander?

Silver Sands of Morar, Mallaig The beach is called the Silver Sands of Morar, and it’s on River Morar feeding into Loch Morar.