"It's Late" is a song written by Queen guitarist Brian May and performed by the band for their album, News of the World. This song was the tenth track off of Queen's sixth studio album, News of the World. It was written by guitarist/vocalist Brian May, with the song detailing an. It's late. Ooh, is it just my sickly pride? You say what game are you playing? What's this that you're saying? Is it making my life a lie? Did I live my. Queen's "It's Late" rose to No. 74 on the U.S. Billboard Hot The "News of the World" album peaked at No. 3 on the U.S. Billboard It's about a relationship, a failing relationship, her saying it's too late, him saying not yet. It was literal and figurative at the same time, ie same night. Taken from the "News Of The World" album, "It's Late" (in long version or in edited form) is a US/Japan only single originally released Ap. It's late. Ooh, is it just my sickly pride? Too late. Even now the feeling seems to steal away. So late. Though I'm crying I can't help but hear. It's Late / Sheer Heart Attack, a Single by Queen. Released 25 April on Elektra (catalog no. E; Vinyl 7"). Genres: Hard Rock. It's Late Lyrics by Queen from the Rocks, Vol. 1 album - including song video, artist biography, translations and more: You say you love me And I hardly. It's Late Lyrics by Queen from the Queen On Air [2 CD] album - including song video, artist biography, translations and more: You say you love me And I.