If you’ve ever fancied yourself as good as a pro while belting your favourite tune into the steering wheel, there’s now a way to check.
An experimental AI app built by Google and Queen will rate your pipes against the professionals so you can secure official bragging rights as Freddie Mercury’s vocal twin.
The app, called FreddieMeter, pits you against the band’s late, great lead singer and is being released to coincide with the very first live performance of Bohemian Rhapsody in November 1975.
You’ll have one of four Queen songs to choose from and need to sing into the app for it to compare your timbre, pitch, and melody to Freddie’s.
Created by The Mercury Phoenix Trust, the charity set up in Freddie’s memory by Queen’s lead guitarist Brian May and drummer Roger Taylor to build HIV/AIDS awareness, the app hopes to inspire users to share their scores via the hashtag #FreddieChallenge.
Good luck, and game on.
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