Brian May of the British rock band "Queen" who made the song "Teo Torriatte" used at the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics said in an interview with NHK, "Put the cause of the division aside. We must unite, "he called for the importance of solidarity.
At the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics held on the night of the 23rd, a 1976 song by the British rock band "Queen" where the torch enters the stadium, with some of the lyrics in Japanese "holding hands". It flowed.
In July, Brian May, a guitarist of "Queen" who wrote and composed this song, said in an interview with NHK, "This song was specially made for Japan, which was familiar to us. Human beings cause division. We have to put things aside and unite. Now is the time to convey the message contained in the lyrics, "Let's hold hands to defeat a common enemy." As it continued, he called for the importance of solidarity among people from all over the world.
He added, "I know there are pros and cons to holding the Tokyo Games, and I really sympathize with those who think that they should be more cautious." We must have been determined to work on it. With everyone paying attention to the Olympics, we must also face our responsibilities. I hope the Games will be full of joy, "he said, hoping for the success of the Games. Was there.