Freddie Mercury

PRE-QUEEN BAND

– Ibex (Primavera 1969 – Autunno 1969)
– Wreckage (Autunno 1969)
– Sour Milk Sea (Inverno 1970 – Primavera 1970)

SOLO DISCOGRAFIA

FREDDIE MERCURY – MR BAD GUY
CBS, 1985

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– Let’s Turn It On (3’42)
– Made In Heaven (4’06)
– I Was Born To Love You (3’39)
– Foolin’ Around (3’29)
– Your Kind Of Lover (3’33)
– Mr Bad Guy (4’10)
– Man Made Paradise (4’09)
– There Must Be More To Life Than This (3’01)
– Living On my Own (3’23)
– My Love Is Dangerous (3’43)
– Love Me Like There’s No Tomorrow (3’47)

Pubblicato in UK nell’ Aprile 1985, posizione più alta raggiunta nelle charts britanniche: 6.

Prodotto da Freddie Mercury e da Mack, è stato registrato tra il 1983 ed il 1985 presso i Musicland Studios di Monaco.

FREDDIE MERCURY e MONTSERRAT CABALLE’ – BARCELONA
Polydor, 1988

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– Barcelona (5’39)
– La Japonaise (4’49)
– The Fallen Priest (5’46)
– Ensueno (4’21)
– The Golden Boy (6’04)
– Guide Me Home (2’50)
– How Can I Go On (3’51)
– Overture Picante (6’39)

Pubblicato in UK nell’ Ottobre 1988, posizione più alta raggiunta nelle charts britanniche: 25.

Prodotto da Freddie Mercury, Mike Moran e David Richards, è stato registrato tra il Gennaio 1987 ed il Giugno 1988 presso i Townhouse Studios di Londra ed i Mountain Studios di Montreux.

FREDDIE MERCURY – THE FREDDIE MERCURY ALBUM
Parlophone, 1992

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– The Great Pretender (3’25)
– Foolin’ Around [Steve Brown Mix] (3’38)
– Time [Niles Rodger Mix] (3’49)
– Your Kind Of Lover [Steve Brown Mix] (3’59)
– Exercises In Free Love (3’58)
– In My Defence [Ron Nevision Mix] (3’52)
– Mr Bad Guy [Brian Malouf Mix] (3’55)
– Let’s Turn It On [Jeff Lord-Alge Mix] (3’46)
– Living On My Own [remix] (3’39)
– Love Kills (4’29)
– Barcelona (5’38)

Pubblicato in UK nel Novembre del 1992, posizione più alta raggiunta nelle charts britanniche: 4.

FREDDIE MERCURY – THE GREAT PRETENDER
Hollywood, 1992

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– The Great Pretender [Brian Malouf Mix] (3’39)
– Foolin’ Around [Steve Brown Mix] (3’36)
– Time [Niles Rodger Mix] (3’50)
– Your Kind Of Lover [Steve Brown Mix] (3’59)
– Exercises In Free Love (3’57)
– In My Defence [Ron Nevision Mix] (3’52)
– Mr Bad Guy [Brian Malouf Mix] (4’01)
– Let’s Turn It On [Jeff Lord-Alge Mix] (3’46)
– Living On My Own [remix] (3’39)
– My Love Is Dangerous [Jeff Lord-Alge Mix] (3’40)
– Love kills [Richard Wolf Mix] (3’28)

Pubblicato in USA nel Novembre del 1992, altro non è che la versione uscita in nordamerica del “The Freddie Mercury Album”.

FREDDIE MERCURY – FREDDIE MERCURY REMIXES
Solo in Giappone, Olanda, Brasile, Italia e Bolivia, 1993

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– Living On My Own [No More Brothers Extended Remix] (5’13)
– Time [Niles Rodger Mix] (3’50)
– Love Kills [Wolf Euro Mix] (3’25)
– The Great Pretender [Brian Malouf Mix] (3’39)
– My Love Is Dangerous [Jeff Lord-Alge Mix] (3’46)
– Living On My Own [Roger S Mix] (5’45)

FREDDIE MERCURY – THE SOLO COLLECTION
Parlophone, 2000

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CD 1 – Mr Bad Guy
vedi sopra

CD 2 – Barcelona
vedi sopra

CD 3 – The Great Pretender
vedi sopra

CD 4 – The Singles 1973-1985
– I Can Hear Music (3’30)
– Goin’ Back (3’34)
– Love Kills (4’31)
– Love Kills [Extended Version] (5’22)
– I Was Born To Love You [Extended Version] (7’06)
– Stop All The Fighting (3’19)
– Stop All The Fighting [Extended Version] (6’37)
– Made In Heaven [Extended Version] (4’50)
– She Blows Hot And Cold (3’27)
– She Blows Hot And Cold [Extended Version] (5’51)
– Living On My Own [Extended Version] (6’39)
– My Love Is Dangerous [Extended Version] (6’29)
– Love Me Like There’s No Tomorrow [Extended Version] (5’32)
– Let’s Turn It On [Extended Version] (5’09)

CD 5 – The Singles 1986-1993
– Time (3’59)
– Time [Extended Version] (4’37)
– Time [Instrumental Version] (3’23)
– In My Defence (3’58)
– The Great Pretender (3’29)
– The Great Pretender [Extended Version] (5’55)
– Exercises In Free Love (4’00)
– Barcelona [edit] (4’28)
– Barcelona [Extended Version] (7’08)
– How Can I Go On (4’02)
– Living On My Own [No More Brothers extended remix] (5’16)
– Living On My Own [Radio Mix] (3’39)
– Living On My Own [Club Mix] (4’27)
– Living On My Own [Underground Solutions Club Mix] (5’46)

CD 6 – Instrumentals
– Barcelona (4’27)
– La Japonaise (4’47)
– The Fallen Priest (5’50)
– Ensueno (4’00)
– The Golden Boy (6’05)
– Guide Me Home (2’38)
– How Can I Go On (3’59)
– Love Me Like There’s No Tomorrow (4’04)
– Made In Heaven (4’17)
– Mr Bad Guy (4’14)
– There Must Be More To Life Than This (3’09)
– In My Defence (3’56)
– The Great Pretender (3’27)

CD 7 – Rarities (Mr Bad Guy Sessions)
– Let’s Turn It On [A Capella] (3’05)
– Made In Heaven [Alternate] (4’28)
– I Was Born To Love You [Vocal & Piano] (2’58)
– Foolin Around [Early] (4’14)
– Foolin Around [Unreleased Extended Version] (5’38)
– Foolin Around [Instrumental] (3’40)
– Your Kind Of Lover [Early] (4’47)
– Your Kind Of Lover [Vocal & Piano] (3’38)
– Mr Bad Guy [Orchestra Out-Takes] (0’36)
– Mr Bad Guy [Early] (3’29)
– There Must Be More To Life Than This [Piano Out-Takes] (2’49)
– Living On My Own [Early/Later] (4’30)
– Love Is Dangerous [Early] (2’12)
– Love Me Like There’s No Tomorrow [Early] (2’18)
– Love Me Like There’s No Tomorrow [2nd Early] (1’04)
– Love Me Like There’s No Tomorrow [3rd Early] (3’26)
– Love Me Like There’s No Tomorrow [Live Take] (4’22)
– She Blows Hot And Cold [Alternate Take featuring Brian May] (4’36)
– Gazelle [Demo] (1’21)
– Money Can’t Buy Happiness [Demo] (2’37)
– Love Makin’ Love [Demo] (3’36)
– God Is Heavy [Demo] (1’23)
– New York [Demo] (2’13)

CD 8 – Rarities (Barcelona sessions)
extracts from Garden Lodge
– The Duet (The Fallen Priest) (3’04)
– Idea (Barcelona) (1’13)
– Idea (Barcelona) 2nd extract (1’05)
– Barcelona [early version] (4’22)
– Barcelona [Freddie’s vocal slave] (4’31)
– Barcelona [Later Version] (4’26)
– La Japonaise [Demo Vocal] (4’41)
– La Japonaise [A Capella] (4’18)
– Rachmaninov’s Revenge (The Fallen Priest) [Early Version] (4’47)
– Rachmaninov’s Revenge (The Fallen Priest) [Demo Vocal] (5’52)
– Ensueno [Live Take] (5’36)
– The Golden Boy [Early Version] (3’55)
– The Golden Boy [2nd Early Version] (2’57)
– The Golden Boy [A Capella] (5’12)
– Guide Me Home/How Can I Go On [Alternate Version] (6’54)
– How Can I Go On [Out-Take] (1’31)
– How Can I Go On [Alternate Piano Version] (3’46)
– When This Old Tired Body Wants To Sing [Late Night Jam] (2’42)

CD 9 – Rarities (Other Sessions)
– Rain (Wreckage) (3’52)
– Green (Wreckage) (3’15)
– The Man From Manhattan (Eddie Howell) (3’22)
– Love Is The Hero (Billy Squier) (5’22)
– Lady With A Tenor Sax (Billy Squier) (4’02)
– Hold On (with Jo Dare) (3’39)
– Heaven For Everyone (The Cross) (4’48)
– Love Kills [Rock Mix] (4’28)
– Love Kills [Instrumental] (4’27)
– The Great Pretender [Demo] (3’05)
– Holding On [Demo] (4’12)
– It’s So You [Demo] (2’40)
– I Can’t Dance/Keep Smilin’ [Demo] (3’43)
– Horns Of Doom [Demo] (4’17)
– Yellow Breezes [Demo] (5’26)
– Have A Nice Day [Demo] (0’46)

CD 10 – The David Wigg Interviews
– London, 1979 (The Crazy Tour) (8’08)
– Munich, 1984 (Part: 1 – The Works Tour) (11’24)
– Munich, 1984 (Part: 2 – Going Solo) (7’35)
– London, 1985 (Week Of Live Aid) (6’42)
– London, 1986 (The Magic Tour) (10’33)
– Ibiza, 1987 (Part: 1 – Freddie’s 41st birthday) (9’52)
– Ibiza, 1987 (Part: 2 – Montserrat Caballè) (8’18)
– Ibiza, 1987 (Part: 2 – The Great Pretender) (10’25)

DVD 1 – The Video Collection
– Barcelona (Live)
– The Great Pretender
– I Was Born To Love You
– How Can I Go On (Live)
– Made In Heaven
– Living On My Own
– The Golden Boy (Live)
– The Great Pretender (Extended Version)
– Barcelona
– In My Defence
– Guide Me Home (titoli di coda)

DVD 2 – The Untold Story
– Documentario di 112 min. su Freddie Mercury diretto da Rudi Dolezal & Hannes Rossacher

L'”Opera Omnia” di Freddie Mercury, a celebrare l’artista e la sua carriera solista, le sue collaborazioni. Il cofanetto completo è composto da 10 cd + 2 dvd ed uno splendido booklet “gigante” con prefazione di Brian May.

Nota: Il documentario “The Untold Story” contenuto in questo box-set non ha i sottotitoli in italiano.

Pubblicata anche una versione “ridotta” dell’opera, costituita da 2 cd (Mr Bad Guy, Barcelona) + un 3° costituito da un bonus disc contenente
– I Can Hear Music (3’30)
– Love Kills (4’31)
– The Great Pretender (3’28)
– Living On My Own [1993 Radio Mix] (3’39)
– In My Defence [2000 Remix] (3’55)
– Time [2000 Remix] (4’02)
– Love Kills [Rock Mix] (4’27)

FREDDIE MERCURY – LOVER OF LIFE SINGER OF SONGS
THE VERY BEST OF FREDDIE MERCURY SOLO
Mercury Songs Ltd (under exclusive license to EMI Records Ltd), 2006

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disc 1
– In My Defence (3’55)
– The Great Pretender (3’28)
– Living On My Own [1993 Radio Mix] (3’39)
– Made In Heaven (4’06)
– Love Kills (4’30)
– There Must Be More To Life Than This (3’01)
– Guide Me Home (2’50)
– How Can I Go On (3’52)
– Foolin’ Around (3’37)
– Time (3’57)
– Barcelona (5’40)
– Love Me Like There’s No Tomorrow (3’48)
– I Was Born To Love You (3’40)
– The Golden Boy (6’07)
– Mr Bad Guy (4’12)
– The Great Pretender [Malouf Remix] (3’40)
– Love Kills [Star Rider Remix] (3’40)
– I Can Hear Music (3’29)
– Goin’ Back (3’35)
– Guide Me Home [Thierry Lang, Piano Version] (4’19)

Nella versione doppio cd, il secondo disco è composto da:
disc 2
– Love Kills [Sunshine People radio Mix] (3’17)
– Made In Heaven [Extended Version] (4’50)
– Living On My Own [The Egg Remix] (5’38)
– Love Kills [Rank 1 Remix] (7’19)
– Mr Bad Guy [Bad Circulate Version] (3’26)
– I Was Born To Love You [George Demure Almost Vocal Mix] (4’02)
– My Love Is Dangerous [Extended Version] (6’29)
– Love Makin’ Love [Demo] (3’38)
– Love Kills [Pixel82 Remix] (6’14)
– I Was Born To Love You [Extended Version] (7’06)
– Foolin’ Around [Early Version] (4’16)
– Living On My Own [No More Brothers Extended Mix] (5’16)
– Love Kills [More Oder Rework By The Glimmers] (6’53)
– Your Kind Of Lover [Vocal & Piano Version] (3’38)
– Let’s Turn It On [A Cappella] (3’04)

Un’altra compilation dedicata alla carriera solista di Freddie Mercury uscita nel 2006, a celebrare quello che sarebbe stato il suo 60° compleanno.
Ma “Lover Of Life, Singer Of Songs” è anche un doppio dvd, che comprende il doc. The Untold Story (ma questa volta con i sottotitoli anche in italiano), un “making-of” del documentario, la Video Collection con l’audio commentary del regista + l’ultima intervista “filmata” a Freddie Mercury.

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