Freddie Mercury Albums Discography

Mr Bad Guy
Barcelona
The Freddie Mercury Album
The Great Pretender
Freddie Mercury - Remixes
Rarities Sampler (promo)
Lover Of Life, Singer Of Songs - The Very Best Of Freddie Mercury Solo
Lover Of Life, Singer Of Songs - In His Own Words
Freddie Mercury Talking To David Wigg
Barcelona - Special Edition


   

Mr Bad Guy

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#6, 29 April 1985. Released in the UK, USA, Japan, Netherlands, Germany, Spain, Portugal, Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, Canada, Australia, Greece, Israel, Philippines, Russia, Taiwan and Hong Kong.
This album was later included in the 'Freddie Mercury: Solo' boxed sets in 2000.

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01/A1. Let's Turn It On
02/A2. Made In Heaven
03/A3. I Was Born To Love You
04/A4. Foolin' Around
05/A5. Your Kind Of Lover
06/B1. Mr Bad Guy
07/B2. Man Made Paradise
08/B3. There Must Be More To Life Than This
09/B4. Living On My Own
10/B5. My Love Is Dangerous
11/B6. Love Me Like There's No Tomorrow

UK LP (CBS 86312) (with inner sleeve)

Tracklisting as above, but adds:
12. Let's Turn It On (extended version)
13. I Was Born To Love You (extended version)
14. Living On My Own (extended version)

UK CD (CDCBS 86312)

Tracklisting as LP, but 'I Was Born To Love You' is the Extended version

UK Cassette (CBS 40 86312)

Barcelona

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Original release: #25, 10 October 1988. Released in the UK, Japan, Germany, Netherlands, Spain, Portugal, Brazil, Argentina, Venezuela, Turkey, and South Korea.
Re-release: #15, 1992. Released in the UK, USA, Netherlands, Spain, France, Brazil, Argentina, Russia and Lithuania.
The South Korean release omits 'La Japonaise'.
This album was later included in the 'Freddie Mercury: Solo' boxed sets in 2000. It was also reworked in 2012 with a full orchestral score, and released as 'Barcelona - Special Edition'.

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01/A1. Barcelona
02/A2. La Japonaise
03/A3. The Fallen Priest
04/A4. Ensueno
05/B1. The Golden Boy
06/B2. Guide Me Home
07/B3. How Can I Go On
08/B4. Overture Piccante

UK Original LP (POLH 44) (gatefold sleeve, with inner)
UK Original CD (POLH 44)
UK Original Cassette (POLHC 44)
UK Reissue LP (INT 837277 2)
UK Reissue CD (INT 837277 2
UK Reissue Cassette (unknown)

(Sleeves shown are the original LP and CD, and the reissue CD)

The Freddie Mercury Album

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#4, 16 November 1992. Released in the UK, Japan, Netherlands, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Brazil, Argentina, South Korea, South Africa, Saudi Arabia, and possibly Venezuela and Morocco. The USA release was retitled 'The Great Pretender' and had a number of changes.

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01/A1. The Great Pretender (single version)
02/A2. Foolin' Around (1992 remix)
03/A3. Time (1992 remix)
04/A4. Your Kind Of Lover (1992 remix)
05/A5. Exercises In Free Love (Freddie vocal)
06/A6. In My Defence (1992 remix)
07/B1. Mr Bad Guy (1992 remix)
08/B2. Let's Turn It On (1992 remix)
09/B3. Living On My Own (1992 remix)
10/B4. Love Kills (single version)
11/B5. Barcelona (single version)

UK LP (PCSD 124) (with inner sleeve)
UK EMI 100 LP Reissue (LP CENT 10) (with inner sleeve)
UK CD (CD PCSD 124)
UK CD in Slipcase with Postcards (CD PCSDX 124)
UK Cassette (TC PCSD124)

The Great Pretender

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24 November 1992. Released in the USA only.
This album is an alternate version of 'The Freddie Mercury Album', and was later included in the 'Freddie Mercury: Solo' 10CD/2DVD boxed set in 2000.

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01. The Great Pretender (Malouf remix)
02. Foolin' Around (1992 remix)
03. Time (1992 remix)
04. Your Kind Of Lover (1992 remix)
05. Exercises In Free Love (Freddie vocal)
06. In My Defence (1992 remix)
07. Mr Bad Guy (1992 remix)
08. Let's Turn It On (1992 remix)
09. Living On My Own (1992 remix)
10. Love Kills (Original Wolf remix)
11. My Love Is Dangerous (1992 remix)
(some copies add an additional 'hidden' track: Living On My Own (Techno version))

USA CD (HR 61402 2)
USA Cassette (unknown)

Freddie Mercury - Remixes

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1 November 1993. Released in Japan (CD only), Netherlands (CD/Cassette), Brazil (CD/LP/Cassette), Italy (LP only) and Bolivia (LP only).

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01/A1. Living On My Own (1993 extended remix)
02/A2. Time (1992 remix)
03/A3. Love Kills (Wolf Euro remix)
04/B1. The Great Pretender (Malouf remix)
05/B2. My Love Is Dangerous (Jeff-Lord Alge remix)
06/B3. Living On My Own (Roger. S. Mix)

Italy LP (7243 8 28184 1 0)
Japan CD (TOCP 8151)
Netherlands Cassette (828184 4)

Rarities Sampler

(promo)

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Promo only, 2000. Issued in the UK only to promote the 'Freddie Mercury: Solo' boxed set.

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01. Goin' Back (single version)
02. Your Kind Of Lover (vocal & piano version)
03. New York (demo version)
04. La Japonaise (a-capella version)
05. It's So You (demo version)
06. Holding On (demo version)
07. Have A Nice Day (fan club message)
08. Ideas - Barcelona (extract from Garden Lodge tape)
09. Barcelona (early version - Freddie's demo vocal)
10. When This Tired Old Body Wants To Sing (jam)

UK 5" CD Promo (FMRARE 001)

Lover Of Life, Singer Of Songs - The Very Best Of Freddie Mercury Solo

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#6, 4 September 2006. Released in the UK, USA, Japan (presumably) and throughout Europe.
A DVD with the same name was also released, but it featured very different content, whle a promo CD of interviews with a similar name was also issued.
The album was also released with the DVD as a boxed set in 2006.

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01. In My Defence (2000 remix)
02. The Great Pretender (single version)
03. Living On My Own (1993 Radio remix)
04. Made In Heaven (album version)
05. Love Kills (single version)
06. There Must Be More To Life Than This (album version)
07. Guide Me Home (album version)
08. How Can I Go On (album version)
09. Foolin' Around (1992 remix)
10. Time (original single version)
11. Barcelona (album version)
12. Love Me Like There's No Tomorrow (album version)
13. I Was Born To Love You (album version)
14. The Golden Boy (album version)
15. Mr Bad Guy (album version)
16. The Great Pretender (Malouf mix)
17. Love Kills (Star Rider remix)
18. I Can Hear Music (single version)
19. Going Back (single version)
20. Guide Me Home (Thierry Lang piano version)

UK Single CD (00946 3 67169 2 3)

As above, but with a second CD containing:

01. Love Kills (Sunshine People Radio mix)
02. Made In Heaven (extended version)
03. Living On My Own (The Egg remix)
04. Love Kills (Rank 1 remix)
05. Mr Bad Guy (Bad Circulation version)
06. I Was Born To Love You (George Demure Almost Vocal mix)
07. My Love Is Dangerous (extended version)
08. Love Makin' Love (demo version)
09. Love Kills (Pixel '82 remix)
10. I Was Born To Love You (extended version)
11. Foolin' Around (early version)
12. Living On My Own (1993 extended remix)
13. Love Kills (More Older Rework by The Glimmers)
14. Your Kind Of Lover (vocal & piano version)
15. Let's Turn It On (a-capella version)

UK Double CD in Slipcase (00946 3 7 1824 2 0)

Lover Of Life, Singer Of Songs - In His Own Words

(promo)

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Promo only, September 2006 (presumably). Issued in the UK only.
This promo features 12 short excerpts from the David Wigg Interviews, lasting around 10 minutes, and was issued to promote the 'Lover Of Life, Singer Of Songs' CD and accompanying DVD.
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2. Where, For You, Do Songs Come From?
3. Freddie's Insight on Freddie...
4. There Must Be More To Life...
5. I Was Born To Love You
6. Fooling Around
7. Living On My Own
8. Love Kills Seems To Have A Flavour of Brazil
9. My Love Is Dangerous
10. Mr Bad Guy
11. The Great Pretender
12. Barcelona

UK Promo CD in Card Slipcase (FREDINT01)

Freddie Mercury Talking To David Wigg

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2006. This was a download only release, through 7Digital. It was also advertised with a 24 November 2006 release on iTunes, although this does not appear to have happened. The first eight interviews are from the 'Freddie Mercury: Solo' boxed set.

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01. London 1979 - The Crazy Tour
02. Munich 1984 - part 1 - The Works Tour
03. Munich 1984 - part 2 - Going Solo
04. London 1985 - Week Of Live Aid
05. London 1986 - The Magic Tour
06. Ibiza 1987 - part 1 - Freddie's 41st Birthday
07. Ibiza 1987 - part 2 - Montserrat Caballe
08. Ibiza 1987 - part 3 - The Great Pretender
09. Munich 1985 - part 1
10. Munich 1985 - part 2
11. Munich 1985 - part 3

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Barcelona - Special Edition

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3 September 2012. Released in the UK and Europe.
This is a re-worked version of the original album, featuring a new orchestral score.
A vinyl LP was also released but this appears to be a European release only.

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01. Barcelona (Special Edition)
02. La Japonaise (Special Edition)
03. The Fallen Priest (Special Edition)
04. Ensueno (Special Edition)
05. The Golden Boy (Special Edition)
06. Guide Me Home (Special Edition)
07. How Can I Go On (Special Edition)
08. Exercises In Free Love (Special Edition)
09. Overture Piccante (Special Edition)
10. How Can I Go On? (Special Edition, with David Garrett)

UK Single CD (371 140 6)

As above, but a 3 CD, 1 DVD set adding:
Disc 2 : The Best Of The Rarities And Session Out-Takes
1. Exercises In Free Love (Montserrat vocal, with additional studio dialogue)
2. Barcelona (early version)
3. La Japonaise (early version)
4. Rachmaninov's Revenge (later version)
5. Ensueno (Montserrat's Live Takes)
6. The Golden Boy (early version 1)
7. Guide Me Home (alternate version)
8. How Can I Go On (alternate version)
9. How Can I Go On (alternative piano version)

Disc 3 : DVD
1. Barcelona (Ku Klub performance, with Special Edition single version)
2. Barcelona (La Nit performance, with Special Edition album version)
3. How Can I Go On (La Nit performance, with Special Edition version)
4. The Golden Boy (La Nit performance, with Special Edition version)
5. Barcelona (promo video, with Special Edition single version)
6. Barcelona Special Edition (mini documentary)
7. Barcelona (promo video 2012 Edit, with Special Edition single version)

Disc 4 : Album Orchestral Version
Orchestral versions of tracks 1-9 on the single CD

UK 3 CD and DVD Set (371 141 4)

Limited Edition Deluxe Box Set
Limited to 200 copies, this includes an LP version of the album (containing tracks 1-9), limited edition red vinyl of 'Exercises In Free Love' featuring Freddie's version as the B-side and Montserrat's on the BB-Side, black and white and colour cover art prints, T-shirt, and certificate of authenticity, in a gift box

UK Deluxe Vinyl Box Set