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Mr Bad Guy
The Freddie Mercury Album
FREDDIE MERCURY was born Farrokh Bulsara on September 5th 1946 in Zanzibar, to parents Bomi & Jer. Freddie moved to India in 1947 where he attended boarding school in Panchgani, just outside Bombay. It was at school he began to be called Freddie. Whilst there he began his piano lessons, reaching grade 4 in practical and theory. The family, with the addition of younger sister Kashmira, moved to England in 1963. Freddie left lsleworth School in 1964 with three 0 levels and one A level in Art. He went to Ealing College of Art to study Graphic Illustration and left in 1969 with a diploma in Graphic Art & Design. Freddie joined his first serious band in 1969, they were called Ibex. Freddie was 5ft 9 and a half inches tall with black hair and dark brown eyes. He was single and shared his large house and garden with several cats, creatures he adored. He loved opera and ballet, Marilyn Monroe was his favourite actress and Aretha Franklin just one of his favourite singers. He liked to drink Cristal champagne or iced vodka and loved Indian food. He sadly died on November 24th l991.
LET'S TURN IT ON
MADE IN HEAVEN
I WAS BORN TO LOVE YOU
YOUR KIND OF LOVER
MR BAD GUY
MAN MADE PARADISE
THERE MUST BE MORE TO LIFE THAN THIS
LIVING ON MY OWN
MY LOVE IN DANGEROUS
LOVE ME LIKE THERE'S NO TOMORROW
All songs composed by Freddie Mercury
CAT. NO: CBS 86312 (UK)/ COLUMBIA EC 471 (USA)
RELEASE DATE: 29 APRIL 1985 (UK) 7 MAY 1985 (USA)
PRODUCED BY: MACK & FREDDIE MERCURY
ENGINEERED BY: MACK, ASSISTED BY STEPHAN WISSNET
RECORDED AT:MUSICLAND, GERMANY.
WHEN: 1983 - 1985
COVER CONCEPT: FREDDIEMERCURY
HIGHEST CHART POS: 6 (UK)
WEEKS ON CHART: 23 (UK)
Note: UK & Japanese CD had three extended 12" versions: Let's Turn It On, I Was Born
To Love You & Living On My Own.
LA JAPONAISE (MERCURY/MORAN)
THE FALLEN PRIEST (MERCURY/MORAN/RICE)
THE GOLDEN BOY (MERCURY/MORAN/RICE)
GUIDE ME HOME (MERCURY/MORAN)
HOW CAN I GO ON (MERCURY/MORAN)
CAT. NO:POLYDOR POLH 44 /HR 61366 2 (USA)
RELEASE DATE: 10 OCT 1988 (UK)/14 JULY 1992 (USA)
PRODUCED BY: FREDDIE MERCURY, MIKE MORAN, DAVID RICHARDS.
ADDITIONAL ENGINEERS: RICHARD DODD. JOHN BROUGH & ANDY MASON
RECORDED AT: TOWNHOUSE & MOUNTAIN
WHEN: 1987 -1988
GUEST MUSICIANS: MIKE MORAN (keyboards) JOHN DEACON (Bass on How Can I Go On)
COVER CONCEPT: FREDDIE MERCURY
HIGHEST CHART POS:15 (UK)
WEEKS ON CHART: 8 (UK)
THE GREAT PRETENDER
YOUR KIND OF LOVER
EXERCISES IN FREE LOVE
IN MY DEFENCE
MR BAD GUY
LETS TURN IT ON
LIVING ON MY OWN
CAT NO: PARLOPHONE 7809992 (UK)/HR 61402 (USA)
RELEASE DATE: 17 NOV 1992 (UK) 24 NOV 1992 (USA)
PRODUCED BY: FREDDIE MERCURY, MIKE MORAN, MACK, DAVID RICHARDS, DAVE CLARKE, GEORGIO MORODER.
COVER CONCEPT: RICHARD GRAY
HIGHEST CHART POS: 4 (UK)
WEEKS ON CHART: 25 (UK)
AWARD STATUS: GOLD (UK)
NOTE: US release titled "THE GREAT PRETENDER" had My Love Is Dangerous instead of
Barcelona & a remix of The Great Pretender.
LIVING ON MY OWN (NO MORE BROTHERS EXTENDED MIX)
TIME (NILE RODGERS 1992 REMIX)
LOVE KILLS (WOLF EURO MIX)
THE GREAT PRETENDER (MALOUF MIX)
MY LOVE IS DANGEROUS (JEFF LORD-ALGE MIX)
LOVING ON MY OWN (ROGER S MIX)
CAT.NO: PARLOPHONE 8 28184 2 (EUROPE/ASIA/JAPAN ONLY)
RELEASE DATE: 1 NOV 1993
Not released in the UK.
LARRY LUREX I CAN HEAR MUSIC,'Goin back - EMI 2030 - 29 JUN 73
LOVE KILLS/Rotwargs Party * - A4735 - 10 SEP 84, 10
LOVE KILLS/Rotwangs Party (USA)* - 3804606 - 11 SEP 84, 76
I WAS BORN TO LOVE YOU/Stop All The Fighting* - A6019 - 9 APR 85, 11
I WAS BORN TO LOVE YOU/Stop All The Fighting (USA)* - 3804869 - 23 APR 85
MADE IN HEAVEN/She Blows Hot & Cold * - A6413 - 1 JUL 85, 57
LIVING ON MY OWN/She Blows Hot & Cold (USA)* - 38154655 - 2 JUL 85, 85
LIVING ON MY OWN/My Love Is Dangerous * - A6555 - 2 SEP 85, 50
LOVE ME LIKE THERE'S NO TOMORROW/Let's Turn It On* - A6725 - 18 NOV 85
TIME/Time instrumental * - 5559 - 6 MAY 86, 32
THE GREAT PRETENDER/Exercises I n Free Love* - 6151 - 23 FEB 87, 4
THE GREAT PRETENDER/Exercises In Free Love (USA)* - B5696 - 3 MAR 87
BARCELONA/Exercises In Free Love* + - 26 OCT 87, 8
THE GOLDEN BOY/The Fallen Priest * + - P023 - 24 OCT 88, 83
HOW CAN I GO ON/Overture Piccante * + - P029 - 23 JAN 89, 85
BARCELONA/Exercises In Free Love * - 27 JUL 92, 2
HOW CAN I GO ON/The Golden Boy * - 234 - 12 OCT 92
THE GREAT PRETENDER/Love Kills (USA)* - 12 NOV 92
IN MY DEFENCE/Love Kills * - 6331 - 30 NOV 92
THE GREAT PRETENDER/Stop Al The Fighting - 0229 - 25 JAN 93
LIVING On MY OWN/Living Or My Own (album)* - 6355 - 19 JUL 93, 1
LIVING ON MY OWN/a: Extended MiyjClub Mix. b: Dub Mix/L.A Mix. (USA 12" vinyl) 66270
MAN FROM MANHATTAN. Played piano. produced & bv's on this track. 1976
THIS ONE'S ON ME. Co-produced album with Roy Thomas Baker. Released on EMI 1978.
ALL AMERICAN ALIEN BOY. Backing vocals (bv's) on 'You Nearly Did Me In'. Feb 1976.
EMOTIONS IN MOTION. Bv's on title track. Capitol Records 1982
SOUNDTRACK ALBUM. Provided one track,'Love Kills'.
STRANGE FRONTIER. Bv's on Killing Time, 1984
ENOUGH IS ENOUGH. Bv's on'Love Is The Hero', opening vocals on 12" version of the song. Co-wrote & co-produced 'Lady With The Tenor Sax'. Capitol Records 1986.
HOLD ON Sang duet on this song which featured on the soundtrack album for the German film "Zabou'.
TIME. Recorded two tracks,'Time' & 'In My Defence', which both feature on the soundtrack album from this stage musical. 1986.
SHOVE IT. Lead vocal on 'Heaver For Everyone' and bv's on the single version of the same song. 1988.
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