"Save Me" is a song by English rock band Queen on their 1980 album release The Game. This rock ballad was written by guitarist Brian May, who played piano as well as guitar on the track. It was recorded in 1979 and released in the U.K. on January 25th, 1980, nearly six months prior to the release of the album It spent six weeks on the UK charts, peaking at number eleven. The song was played live from 1979-1984. Brian May wrote "Save Me" about a friend whose relationship had ended Read more on Last.fm.