Messenger Of The Gods


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Freddie Mercury 'Messenger Of The Gods'

Released 2 September 2016, reached no 31, on chart for 1 week.
Disc One length 51:27, Disc Two length 46:10.

Disc One Tracklisting: A-Sides
1. Living On My Own (original single version)
2. The Great Pretender
3. In My Defence (2000 Remix)
4. Love Kills
5. Barcelona (single version)
6. Made In Heaven (single version)
7. Time (2000 Remix)
8. Love Me Like There's No Tomorrow
9. I Was Born To Love You
10. The Golden Boy (single version)
11. I Can Hear Music (slight edit)
12. How Can I Go On (single version)
13. Living On My Own (1993 Radio Mix)


Disc Two Tracklisting: B-Sides
1. Going Back
2. Let's Turn It On
3. My Love Is Dangerous
4. She Blows Hot And Cold
5. Living On My Own (1992 Album Mix)
6. Stop All The Fighting
7. Time (instrumental version)
8. Excercises In Free Love (Freddie vocal)
9. Excercises In Free Love (Montserrat vocal)
10. The Fallen Priest (single version)
11. Overture Piccante
12. Love Kills (Wolf Euro Mix)

 

Disc 1, track 1, 6, 8, 9, and disc 2 tracks 2, 3, 4, 6 produced by Freddie Mercury and Mack
Disc 1, track 2, 10, 12, and disc 2 tracks 8, 10 and 11 produced by Freddie Mercury, Mike Moran and David Richards
Disc 1, track 3, 7, and disc 2 track 7 produced by Freddie Mercury and Dave Clark
Disc 1, track 4 produced by Freddie Mercury, Georgio Moroder and Mack
Disc 1, track 5 produced by Freddie Mercury and David Richards
Disc 1, track 11 and disc 2 track 1 produced by Robin Geoffrey Cable
Disc 1, track 13 original production by Freddie Mercury and Mack, with additional production and remixing by Serge Ramaekers, Colin Peter and Carl Ward
Disc 2, track 5 original production by Freddie Mercury and Mack, with additional production and remixing by Julian Raymond
Disc 2, track 9 produced by Mike Moran
Disc 2, track 12 original production by Freddie Mercury, Georgio Moroder and Mack, with additional production and remixing by Richard Wolf

Management by Jim Beach
Audio supervised by Justin Shirley-Smith and Kris Fredriksson, with restoration by Kris Fredriksson
Mastered by Kevin Metcalfe at The Soundmasters
Additional mastering by Peter Mew and Eddy Schreyer

Art drection and design by Richard Gray
Cover design by Marmalade London
Archive research and sleeve notes by Greg Brooks, with thanks to Phil Symes and Gary Taylor

Photography by Dave Clark International, Simon Fowler, Peter Hince, Terry O'Neill, Peter Roshler, A. Sawa, Snowdon, and Richard Young

Thank you Freddie, on your 70th anniversary, for continuing to bring us joy


Disc 1 features all twelve of Freddie's A-side singles from 1984 to 1993, with the addition of the Larry Lurex track 'I Can Hear Music' from 1973, while disc 2 features their corresponding B-sides (with the exception of 'Rotwang's Party', the B-side to 'Love Kills', which has no Freddie involvement). The only omissions are the three reissued singles, namely 'Barcelona', 'How Can I Go On' and 'The Great Pretender'.

The set includes four single versions on CD for the first time - 'Living On My Own', 'Made In Heaven', 'The Golden Boy' and 'The Fallen Priest'. It also includes the 2000 Remixes of 'Time' and 'In My Defence' (in place of the original single version and the 1992 Remix which were actually released as singles) and a slight edit of 'I Can Hear Music'.

The set was available as either a 2CD set, with the above tracklisting, or a boxed set, which featured all 13 singles pressed onto 7" coloured vinyl discs.


Living On My Own


Disc 1, Track 1. Written by Freddie Mercury. Length 3:03.
This is the single version of the track taken from the 1985 album 'Mr Bad Guy'. The compilation also includes the 1992 Album Mix and the 1993 Radio Mix.

Lyrics:
Dee do de do day
Dee do de do de do do de do doh

Sometimes I feel I'm gonna break down and cry (so lonely)
Nowhere to go, nothing to do with my time
I get lonely
So lonely
Living on my own

Sometimes I feel I'm always walking too fast (so lonely)
And everything is coming down on me, down on me
I go crazy
Oh so crazy
Living on my own (living on my own)

Dee do day day
Dee do day day
I don't have no time for no monkey business
Dee do day day
Dee do day day
I get so lonely, lonely, lonely, lonely yeah
Got to be some good times ahead

Sometimes I feel nobody gives me no warning
Find my head is always up in the clouds
In a dreamworld
It's not easy
Living on my own, my own, my own

Dee do day day, lonely
Dee do day day, lonely
I don't have no time for no monkey business
Dee do day day
Dee do day day
I get so lonely, lonely, lonely, lonely yeah
Got to be some good times ahead


(Ad-libbed section)
Come on baby
(Ad-libbed section)
Wooh, hoo

Yeah, dee do day day
Dee do day day
I don't have no time for no monkey business
Dee do day day
Dee do day day
I get so lonely, lonely, lonely, lonely yeah
Got to be some good times ahead


(Ad-libbed section)

The Great Pretender


Disc 1, Track 2. Written by Buck Ram. Length 3:25.
This is the original single version of the track which was released in 1987, and full details can be found on the Miscellaneous Songs page.

Lyrics:
Oh yes, I'm the great pretender (oooh-ooh-oooh-ooh)
Pretending I'm doing well (oooh-ooh-oooh-ooh)
My need is such
I pretend too much
I'm lonely but no-one can tell

Oh yes, I'm the great pretender (oooh-ooh-oooh-ooh)
Adrift in a world of my own (oooh-ooh-oooh-ooh)
I play the game
But to my real shame
You've left me to dream all alone

Too real is this feeling of make believe (oooooh, make believe)
Too real when I feel what my heart can't conceal (oooh, ooh, oooh, ooh, oooh)

Oh, oh yes, I'm the great pretender (oooh-ooh-oooh-ooh)
Just laughing and gay like a clown (oooh-ooh-oooh-ooh)
I seem to be what I'm not you see (oooh, oooh, oh, you see)
I'm wearing my heart like a crown
Pretending that you're still around

Yeah, (ooooh-oh-ooh-oh-oooh)
Woo-hoo
Too real when I feel what my heart can't conceal (real, feel, what my heart)

Oh yes, I'm the great pretender
Just laughing and gay like a clown (oooh-ooh-oooh-ooh)
I seem to be what I'm not you see
I'm wearing my heart like a crown
Pretending that you're
Pretending that you're still around

In My Defence


Disc 1, Track 3. Written by Dave Clark, David Soames and Jeff Daniels. Length 3:52.
This is the 2000 Remix of the track which appeared on the 1986 'Time' soundtrack album, and full details can be found on the Miscellaneous Songs page.

Lyrics:
In my defence, what is there to say?
All the mistakes we made must be faced today
It's not easy now, knowing where to start
While the world we love tears itself apart

I'm just a singer with a song
How can I try to right the wrong?
For just a singer with a melody
I'm caught in between, with a fading dream

In my defence, what is there to say?
We destroy the love, it's our way
We never listen enough, never face the truth
Then like a passing song
Love is here and then it's gone

I'm just a singer with a song
How can I try to right the wrong?
For just a singer with a melody
I'm caught in between, with a fading dream

Just a singer with a song
How can I try to right the wrong?
I'm just a singer with a melody
I'm caught in between, with a fading dream
Caught in between, with a fading dream
Caught in between, with a fading dream

Oh what on earth (ooohh)
Oh what on earth (ooh, ooh, ooohh)
How do I try?
Do we live or die?
Oh help me God
Please help me

Love Kills


Disc 1, Track 4. Written by Freddie Mercury and Georgio Moroder. Length 4:28.
This is the original single version of the track released in 1984, and full details can be found on the Miscellaneous Songs page. The compilation also includes the Wolf Euro Mix of the track.

Lyrics:
Ooh, ooh, oooh

Love don't give no compensation
Love don't pay no bills
Love don't give no indication
Love just won't stand still

Love kills, drills you through your heart
Love kills, scars you from the start
It's just a living pastime
Ruling your heart line
Stay for a lifetime
Won't let you go
Cause love (love) love (love) love won't leave you alone

Love don't take no reservation
Love is no square deal
Hey, love don't give no justification
It strikes like cold steel

Love kills, drills you through your heart
Love kills, scars you from the start
It's just a living pastime
Burning your life line
Gives you a hard time
Won't let you go
Cause love (love) love (love) love won't leave you alone

Hey, love can play with your emotions
Open invitation to your heart
Hey, love kills

Play with your emotions
Open invitation to your heart, to your heart
Love kills, love kills, hey
Love kills, love kills
Love kills, kills, kills, kills
Love can play with your emotions
Open invitation

Love kills, hey, drills you through your heart
Love kills, scars you from the start
It's just a living pastime
Ruling your heartline
Won't let you go

Love kills, hey, drills you through your heart
Love kills, tears you right apart
It won't let go
It won't let go
Love kills
Yeah, yeah

Ooh, ooh, oooh
Ooh, ooh, oooh

Ooh, ooh, oooh
Ooh, ooh, oooh

Ooh, ooh, oooh

Barcelona


Disc 1, Track 5. Written by Freddie Mercury and Mike Moran. Length 4:24.
This is the single version of the track taken from the 1988 album 'Barcelona'.

Lyrics:
I had this perfect dream
Un sueño me envolvió
This dream was me and you
Tal vez estás aquí
I want all the world to see
Un instinto me guiaba
A miracle sensation
My guide and inspiration
Now my dream is slowly coming true

The wind is a gentle breeze (oooh)
El me habló de ti (ah, ah, ah, ahh)
The bells are ringing out
El canto vuela
They're calling us together
Guiding us forever
Wish my dream would never go away

Barcelona
It was the first time that we met
Barcelona
How can I forget
The moment that you stepped into the room
You took my breath away

Barcelona
La música vibró
Barcelona
Y ella nos unió
And if God willing
We will meet again
Someday

Let the songs begin
Déjalo nacer
Let the music play
Ahhhhhhhh
Make the voices sing
Nace un gran amor
Start the celebration
Ven a mi
And cry
Grita
Come alive
Viva
And shake the foundations from the skies
Ah, ahh, shaking all our lives

Barcelona
Such a beautiful horizon
Barcelona
Like a jewel in the sun
Por ti seré gaviota de tu bella mar
Barcelona
Suenan las campanas
Barcelona
Abre tus puertas al mundo

If God is willing
If God is willing
If God is willing
Friends until the end
Viva

Ahhhhhhh
Barcelona

Ah, ah, ahh, ahhh

Made In Heaven


Disc 1, Track 6. Written by Freddie Mercury. Length 4:09.
This is the single version of the track taken from the 1985 album 'Mr Bad Guy'.

Lyrics:
I'm taking my ride with destiny
Willing to play my part
Living with painful memories
Loving with all my heart

Made in heaven, made in heaven
It was all meant to be, yeah
Made in heaven, made in heaven
That's what they say
Can't you see
That's what everybody says to me
Can't you see
Oh I know, I know, I know that it's true
Yes, it's really meant to be
Deep in my heart

I'm having to learn to pay the price
They're turning me upside down
Waiting for possibilities
Don't see too many around

Made in heaven, yes, made in heaven
It's for all to see
Made in heaven, made in heaven
That's what everybody says
Everybody says to me
It was really meant to be
Oh, can't you see
Yeah, everybody, everybody says
Yes, it was meant to be, yeah, yeah

When stormy weather comes around
It was made in heaven
When sunny skies break through behind the clouds
I wish it could last forever, yeah, yeah
Wish it could last forever, forever, oooh
Made in heaven

I'm playing my role in history
Looking to find my goal
Taking in all this misery
But giving it all my soul

Made in heaven, made in heaven
It was all meant to be, yeah
Made in heaven, made in heaven
That's what everybody says
Wait and see
It was really meant to be
So plain to see, yeah
Everybody, everybody, everybody tells me so
Yes, it was plain to see
Yes, it was meant to be
Written in the stars

Time


Disc 1, Track 7. Written by Dave Clark and John Christie. Length 3:59.
This is the 2000 Remix of the track which appeared on the 1986 'Time' soundtrack album, and full details can be found on the Miscellaneous Songs page. The compilation also includes the instrumental version.

Lyrics:
Time waits for nobody (ooooh, oooh)
Time waits for nobody (ooooh, ooh, oooh)
We all must plan our hopes together
Or we'll have no more future at all
Time waits for nobody

We might as well be deaf and dumb and blind
I know that sounds unkind
But it seems to me we've not listened to
Or spoken about it all
The fact that time is running out
For us all

Time
Waits for nobody
Time waits for no-one
We've got to build this world together
Or we'll have no more future at all
Because time
It waits for nobody

You don't need me tell you what's gone wrong (gone wrong, gone wrong)
You know what's going on
But it seems to me we've not cared enough (ooooh, oooh)
Or confided in each other at all
It seems like we've all got our backs against the wall

(Time) Time waits for nobody
(Time) Ooh, waits for no-one
We've got to trust in one another (ooooh, oooh)
Or there'll be no more future at all

(Time)
Yeah, time waits for nobody, no, no
Time don't wait for no-one
Let's learn to be friends with one another (ooooh, oooh)
Or there'll be no more future at all

Time, time, time, time
Waits for nobody
Waits for nobody
Time, time, time, time
Waits for nobody at all

Time waits for nobody, yeah
Time don't wait (don't wait), waits for no-one
Let us free this world forever (ooooh, oooh)
And build a brand new future for us all
Ahh, ah, ahh, ah
Time

Waits
For nobody, nobody, nobody
For no-one

Love Me Like There's No Tomorrow


Disc 1, Track 8. Written by Freddie Mercury. Length 3:45.
Taken from the 1985 album 'Mr Bad Guy'.
Lyrics:
You had to kill the conversation
You always had the upper hand
Got caught in love and stepped in sinking sand (sand, sand)
You had to go and ruin all our plans

Packed your bags and you're leaving home
Got a one way ticket and you're all set to go
But we have one more day together, so

Love me like there's no tomorrow
Hold me in your arms, tell me you mean it
This is our last goodbye and very soon it will be over
But today just love me like there's no tomorrow

I guess we drift alone in separate ways
I don't have all that far to go
God knows, I've learnt to play the lonely man
I've never felt so low in all my life

We were born to be just losers
So I guess there's a limit on how far we go
But we only have one more day together, so (oooh, ooh, oooh, ooooh)

Love me like there's no tomorrow
Hold me in your arms, tell me you mean it
This is our last goodbye and very soon it will be over
But today just love me like there's no tomorrow

Tomorrow - God knows just where I'll be
Tomorrow - who knows just what's in store for me
Anything can happen but we only have one more day together, yeah (oooohhh)
Just one more day forever, so (ooooh, ah, ah, ah, ahh)

Love me like there's no tomorrow
Hold me in your arms, tell me you mean it
This is our last goodbye and very soon it will be over
But today just love me like there's no tomorrow

So love me like there's no tomorrow
Hold me in your arms, tell me you mean it
This is our last goodbye and very soon it will be over
But today just love me like there's no tomorrow


I Was Born To Love You


Disc 1, Track 9. Written by Freddie Mercury. Length 3:37.
Taken from the 1985 album 'Mr Bad Guy'.

Lyrics:
An amazing feeling - coming through

I was born to love you
With every single beat of my heart
Yes, I was born to take care of you
Every single day of my life

You are the one for me
I am the man for you
You were made for me
You're my ecstasy
If I was given every opportunity
I'd kill for your love, hey

So take a chance with me
Let me romance with you
I'm caught in a dream
And my dream's come true
So hard to believe
This is happening to me
An amazing feeling
Comin' through

I was born to love you
With every single beat of my heart
Yeah, I was born to take care of you, huh
Every single day of my life

I wanna love you
I love every little thing about you
I wanna love you, love you, love you
Born - to love you
Born - to love you
Yes (born) I was born to love you
Born - to love you
Born - to love you
Every single day of my life

I was born to take care of you
Every single day of my life

Alright - hey, hey
Every single day of my life

I was born to love you
With every single beat of my heart
Yeah, I was born to take care of you, honey
Every single day of my life

The Golden Boy


Disc 1, Track 10. Written by Freddie Mercury, Mike Moran and Tim Rice. Length 5:13.
This is the single version of the track taken from the 1988 album 'Barcelona'.

Lyrics:
And then he sang to her

I love you for your silence
I love you for your peace
The still and calm releases
That sweep into my soul
That slowly take control

I love you for your passion
I love you for your fire
The violent desire
That burns me in it's flame
A love I dare not name

His rise was irresistible, yeah, he grew into the part
His explanation (oooh, oooh) simply that he suffered for his art
No base considerations (oooh, oooh) of some glittering reward
The prize was knowing that (oooh, oooh) his work was noticed and adored

Hey, I love you (yes, I love you) for your silence (for your silence)
I love you for your peace
The still and calm releases (oooooh)
That sweep into my soul
That slowly (oooh, ooh) slowly takes control

Yes, he told the truth, oh lord
Yes, he told the truth (and he told the truth)

Accepting every honour with a masterly display
Of well rehearsed reluctance to be singled out this way
He started to believe that he was all they said and more (oooh, ooh, ooh, ooooh, and more)
While she forgot, she forgot the reasons (reasons) she had wanted him before

Yeah
(I love you) I love you for your passion (for your passion)
I love you for your fire (ahhhhh)
The violent desire (ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh-oooh)
That burns me in it's flame
(Ooooh) A love I dare, I dare not name

The still and calm releases (releases)
That sweep into my soul (sweep into my soul)
That slowly (slowly), slowly (slowly)
Slowly (slowly), slowly (slowly), slowly (slowly)
Slowly (slowly), slowly
Take control

And when at last they fell apart
She wished that she could be the hardened heart
Of yesterday, as cynical as he
By changing for the better
She had changed things for the worse
The words that made them happy once now echoed
Echoed as a curse

I Can Hear Music


Disc 1, Track 11. Written by Phil Spector, Ellie Greenwich and Jeff Barry. Length 3:23.
Recorded in 1972, featuring Roger Taylor and Brian May, and released as a single under the name 'Larry Lurex'.
This is a slight edit of the track, which fades out a few seconds earlier. Full details can be found on the Pre-Queen Songs page.

Lyrics:
This is the way
I only dreamed it could be
The way that it is
Oh, no, when you are holding me
I never had a love of my own
Maybe that's why when we're all alone

I can hear music
I can hear music
Sounds of the city, baby
Seems to disappear
Oh well, I can hear music
Sweet, sweet music
Whenever you touch me, baby
Whenever you're near

Loving you - it keeps me satisfied
And I can't explain, oh no
The way I'm feeling inside
You look at me we kiss and then
I close my eyes and here it comes again

I can hear music
I can hear music
Sounds of the city, baby
Seems to disappear
Oh well, I can hear music
Sweet, sweet music
Whenever you touch me, baby
Whenever you're near

I can hear music
Sweet, sweet music
Whenever you touch me, baby
Whenever you're near
I can hear music
Sweet, sweet music
Whenever you touch me, baby
Whenever you're near

How Can I Go On


Disc 1, Track 12. Written by Freddie Mercury and Mike Moran. Length 3:59.
This is the single version of the track taken from the 1988 album 'Barcelona'.

Lyrics:
When all the salt is taken from the sea
I stand dethroned, I'm naked and I bleed
But when your finger points so savagely
Is anybody there to believe in me
To hear my plea and take care of me

How can I go on
From day to day
Who can make me strong in every way
Where can I be safe
Where can I belong
In this great big world of sadness
How can I forget
Those beautiful dreams that we shared
They're lost and they're nowhere to be found
How can I go on

Sometimes I start to tremble in the dark
I cannot see when people frighten me
I try to hide myself so far from the crowd
Is anybody there to comfort me (on and on and on and on precious Lord, hear my plea, yeah)
Lord take care of me

How can I go on (how can I go on)
From day to day (from day to day)
Who can make me strong (who can make me strong)
In every way (in every way)
Where can I be safe (where can I be safe)
Where can I belong (where can I belong)
In this great big world of sadness (in this great big world of sadness)
How can I forget (how can I forget)
Those beautiful dreams that we shared (those beautiful dreams that we shared)
They're lost and they're nowhere to be found
How can I go on

Dee, dee, dee, dee, de, de, dee
Ooh, oh, oh, oh-oh-oh-oh-ooh, oooh, oooh
Dee, dee, dee, dee, de, de, dee
Ooh, oh, oh, oh-oh-oh-oh-ooh, oooh, oooh (how can I go on)
Dee, dee, dee, dee, de, de, dee
Ooh, oh, oh, oh-oh-oh-oh-ooh, oooh, oooh (how can I go on)
Dee, dee, dee, dee, de, de, dee (go on, go on, go on, yeah, yeah)
Ooh, oh, oh, oh-oh-oh-oh-ooh, oooh, oooh (yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah)

Living On My Own

(1993 Radio Mix)


Disc 1, Track 13. Written by Freddie Mercury. Length 3:37.
This is the 1993 Radio Mix of the track taken from the 1985 album 'Mr Bad Guy'. The compilation also includes the original single version and the 1992 Album Mix.
Full details of all remixes can be found on the 'Living On My Own' Remixes page.

Lyrics:
Sometimes I feel I'm gonna break down and cry
Nowhere to go, nothing to do with my time
I get lonely
So lonely
Living on my own
Come on baby

Sometimes I feel I'm gonna break down and cry
Nowhere to go, nothing to do with my time
I get lonely
So lonely
Living on my own

Sometimes I feel I'm always walking too fast (so lonely)
And everything is coming down on me, down on me
I go crazy
Oh so crazy
Living on my own

Dee do day day
Dee do day day
I don't have no time for no monkey business
Dee do day day
Dee do day day
I get so lonely, lonely, lonely, lonely yeah
Got to be some good times ahead

Sometimes I feel nobody gives me no warning
Find my head is always up in the clouds
In a dreamworld
It's not easy
Living on my own, my own, my own

Dee do day day
Dee do day day
I don't have no time for no monkey business
Dee do day day
Dee do day day
I get so lonely, lonely, lonely, lonely yeah
Got to be some good times ahead

Dee do day day
Dee do day day
I don't have no time for no monkey business
Dee do day day
Dee do day day
I get so lonely, lonely, lonely, lonely yeah
Got to be some good times ahead


(Ad-libbed section)

Come on baby
Dee do day day
Dee do day day
I don't have no time for no monkey business
Dee do day day
Dee do day day
I get so lonely, lonely, lonely, lonely yeah
Got to be some good times ahead

Going Back


Disc 2, Track 1. Written by Gerry Goffin and Carole King. Length 3:31.
Recorded in 1972, featuring Roger Taylor and Brian May, and released as a single under the name 'Larry Lurex'.
Full details of this track can be found on the Pre-Queen Songs page.

Lyrics:
I think I'm going back
To the things I learnt so well in my youth
I think I'm returning to
Those days when I was young enough to know the truth

Now there are no games
To only pass the time
No more colouring books
No Christmas bells to chime
But thinking young and growing older
Is a sin
And I can play the game of life to win

I can recall a time
When I wasn't ashamed to reach out
To old friends
And now I think I've got
A lot more than just my toys to lend

Now there's more to do
Than watch my sailboard glide
And everyday can be
My magic carpet ride
And I can play hide and seek with my fears
And live my days instead of counting my years

And everyone debates
The true reality
I'd rather see the world
The way it used to be
A little bit of freedom's all we lack
So catch me if you can
I'm going back

Let's Turn It On


Disc 2, Track 2. Written by Freddie Mercury. Length 3:39.
This track was the B-side to the 1985 'Love Me Like There's No Tomorrow' single, and is taken from the 1985 album 'Mr Bad Guy'.

Lyrics:
One, two, three, four

Let's turn it on, and get everybody thinking, thinking, thinking, thinking
Let's turn it on, everybody song and dancing, dancing, dancing, dancing
Let's turn it on, turn it on, all the people got to get the right impression, yeah
Turn it on, turn it on, turn it on
Why don't we turn it on and let's stop everybody fighting

Let's get it on, let's get everybody jumping
Let's get it on, and get everybody stomping
Let's get it on, turn it on, all the people got to get the right impression
Let's get it on, turn it on
And let's get everybody dancing
Take it

Let's turn it on, yeah
Nobody is giving it up, yeah, yeah
Everybody's living it up, yeah, yeah
Everybody's living it up, living it up, let's turn it on, hey
Yeah, nobody's giving it up
Everybody's living it up, yeah, yeah
Everybody's living it up, living it up
Let's turn it on, turn it on, yeah
Dancing, dancing, dancing, dancing

Let's turn it on, and get everybody swinging
Let's turn it on, get right into that lovely feeling
Let's turn it on, yeah, come on all you people get together
Turn it on, turn it on, yeah, turn it on, and let's get everybody dancing

Turn it on, and get everybody happy
Let's turn it on, let's make everybody happy
Let's turn it on, let's turn it on, come on all you, all you happy people together
Turn it on, yeah, turn it on, turn it on
Let's make everybody crazy

My Love Is Dangerous


Disc 2, Track 3. Written by Freddie Mercury. Length 3:40.
This track was the B-side to the 1985 'Living On My Own' single, and is taken from the 1985 album 'Mr Bad Guy'.

Lyrics:
My love is dangerous, dangerous
My love is dangerous
Always make you bleed, always make you bleed
Always make you bleed - love is dangerous, hey

Don't follow in my footsteps, you don't belong to me
You only make a mistake, don't try understand me
Don't try understand me, all I'm trying to say
My love is dangerous, huh, yeah, dangerous
Love is dangerous, yeah
Make everybody cry, everybody cry
Everybody cry, love is dangerous

Ha, don't waste your time with loving, love don't work for me
Don't try to show your feelings
Step carefully, step carefully, all I'm trying to say

My love is dangerous, because I'm your enemy
Watch your step carefully
'Cos I know, I know, I know, I know, I know me
Dangerous, no can give you guarantee
I'm your one day ecstasy, next day no, hey

Dangerous, yeah, oooh, dangerous
Love is dangerous, love is dangerous, yeah
All I'm really trying to say to you - love is dangerous

No go play fire with me - fire dance for me
You no can take a pisstake
Don't go criticise me, no go analyse me
All I'm trying to say

My love is dangerous, because I'm your enemy
Watch your step carefully
'Cos I know, I know, I know, I know, I know me
Dangerous, hey, no can give you guarantee
I'm your one day ecstasy, next day no, hey

Dangerous, dangerous, my love is dangerous, yeah, yeah, yeah
Ha, always make you bleed
Always make you bleed
Always make you bleed
Love is

Wow, yeah
Dangerous, yeah, dangerous
Love is dangerous
My love is dangerous

Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah

She Blows Hot And Cold


Disc 2, Track 4. Written by Freddie Mercury. Length 3:24.
This non-album track was the B-side to the 1985 'Made In Heaven' single, and full details can be found on the 'Mr Bad Guy' album page.

Lyrics:
Unknown voice: Can't do those things at that speed, I guess we're playing faster
Unknown voice: One, two, one, two, three, four


She's a sexy lady
She can do it then she kicks you out of bed
Tricky talking baby
She can rock 'n' roll and leave you for dead
Blow hot and cold, blow hot and cold
She can give you the business, give you the business
She blows, she blows hot and cold

She's a modern lady
She can fight it out man to man
She's a dirty so and so
She can do it, do it, and do it she can
Blow hot and cold, blow hot and cold
She can give you the business, give you the business
She blows, she blows hot and cold

Yeah, give me the business baby
She can give you the business
She's a dirty so and so, hey, hey
Yeah, she blows, she blows, she blows hot and cold

She's a sexy lady
She can bring you to a very sticky end
Sexy talking tricky talking baby
She can rock 'n' roll and leave you for dead
Blow hot and cold, she blows hot and cold
She can give you the business, give you the business
She blows, she blows hot and cold

Hey, hey
She blows, hot and cold, yeah
Blows hot and cold
Come on and boogie

Come on, give me the business
Go, go, girl, yeah, yeah

Give me the business baby
She blows, she blows hot and cold
Ha, come on
Yeah, yeah

Living On My Own

(1992 Album Mix)


Disc 2, Track 5. Written by Freddie Mercury. Length 3:37.
This is the 1992 Album Mix of the track taken from the 1985 album 'Mr Bad Guy'. The compilation also includes the original single version and the 1993 Radio Mix.
Full details of all remixes can be found on the 'Living On My Own' Remixes page.

Lyrics:
Dee do de do day
Dee do de do de do do de do doh

Sometimes I feel I'm gonna break down and cry (so lonely)
Nowhere to go, nothing to do with my time
I get lonely
So lonely
Living on my own

Sometimes I feel I'm always walking too fast (so lonely)
And everything is coming down on me, down on me
I go crazy
Oh so crazy
Living on my own

Dee do day day
Dee do day day
I don't have no time for no monkey business
Dee do day day
Dee do day day
I get so lonely, lonely, lonely, lonely yeah
Got to be some good times ahead

Sometimes I feel nobody gives me no warning
Find my head is always up in the clouds
In a dreamworld
It's not easy
Living on my own, my own, my own

Dee do day day, lonely
Dee do day day, lonely
I don't have no time for no monkey business
Dee do day day
Dee do day day
I get so lonely, lonely, lonely, lonely yeah
Got to be some good times ahead


(Ad-libbed section)
Come on baby

Dee do day day
Dee do day day
I don't have no time for no monkey business
Dee do day day
Dee do day day
I get so lonely, lonely, lonely, lonely yeah
Got to be some good times ahead

Yeah baby

(Ad-libbed section)

Yeah, living on my own
Living on my own
Living on my own
Living on my own, wooh

(Ad-libbed section)

Stop All The Fighting


Disc 2, Track 6. Written by Freddie Mercury. Length 3:17.
This non-album track was the B-side to the 1985 'I Was Born To Love You' single, and full details can be found on the 'Mr Bad Guy' album page.

Lyrics:
Stop all, stop all, stop all the fighting
Stop all, stop all, stop all the fighting
Stop that, stop all the fighting
We want to live in a better place (I want to live in a better place)
We want to make a better human race
We want to live in a better place
Stop all the fighting
We want to make a better human race
Stop all the fighting, stop all the fighting

Don't - do that
Don't get - all excited
You - know that, know that - not gonna like it
Stop all, stop all, stop all, stop all the fighting
We want to live in a better place (yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah)
We want to make a better human race
We want to live in a better place
Stop all the fighting
We want to make a better human race
Stop all the fighting
Stop all the fighting

Ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh-ooh
Ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh-ooh
Get all excited
You don't have to do that
You're not gonna like it, that's a point of fact
Ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh-ooh
We want to live in a better place
We want to make a better human race for you
We want to live in a better place
We want to make a better human race
Stop all the fighting
Stop all the fighting

Time

(instrumental version)


Disc 2, Track 7. Written by Dave Clark and John Christie. Length 3:20.
This track was the B-side to the 1986 single of the same name, and full details can be found on the Miscellaneous Songs page. The compilation also includes the single version.

Lyrics:
Time waits, ooooh, oooh
Time, ooooh, ooh, oooh
Time

You don't need tell you
Gone wrong, gone wrong
What's going on
Ooooh, oooh, oooh
Confided in each other at all

Ooooh time
Time
Ooooh, oooh
No more future at all
Time

Time waits for nobody
Time don't wait for no-one
Ooooh, oooh
No more future at all

Time, time, time, time
Waits for nobody
Waits for nobody
Time, time, time, time
Waits for nobody at all

Time waits for nobody
Time don't wait (don't wait), waits for no-one
Ooooh, oooh
Brand new future for us all
Ahh, ah, ahh, ah
Time

Time don't wait for nobody at all

Exercises In Free Love

(Freddie Vocal)


Disc 2, Track 8. Written by Freddie Mercury and Mike Moran. Length 3:56.
This track features piano and improvised vocals throughout, with no lyrics as such.
This track was the B-side to the 1987 'The Great Pretender' single, and full details can be found on the 'Barcelona' album page.

Exercises In Free Love

(Montserrat Vocal)


Disc 2, Track 9. Written by Freddie Mercury and Mike Moran. Length 4:02.
This track features piano and improvised vocals throughout, with no lyrics as such.
This track was the B-side to the 1987 'Barcelona' single, and full details can be found on the 'Barcelona' album page.

The Fallen Priest


Disc 2, Track 10. Written by Freddie Mercury, Mike Moran and Tim Rice. Length 2:55.
This is the single version of the track, which was the B-side to the 1988 'The Golden Boy' single, and appeared on the 1988 album 'Barcelona'.

Lyrics:
Free me, free yourself

A life of sacrifice controlled me
But those promises I made no longer hold me
Mercurial more wayward by the hour
The shackles fall away and I'm in your power

Free me (I'm a man of God) and free yourself
Come to me (I should not be) and let me lead you
I beg you, I beseech you to let go (oooh, oh, oh, oh, oooh)
My heaven is yours and heaven is all I know (oh, oh, oh, oh, ooh)

We are mortal
In the hands of Gods who roll the dice
Searching for an earthly paradise
So hard to find, yeah

We are mortal
Victims of our weaknesses and passion
I am falling, I am falling
We, we are mortal

Why do I believe in you
You're destroying my world, hold nothing back
(Backwards: I am a man, I am a man, a man of God be true)
Give me all there is
I want it all

We are (yeah) mortal (yeah)
Lost in each other's love
This is where we stand
This is where we fall
Prisoners of each other's love
Yes, we want it all

Ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh-ahhhhh

Overture Piccante


Disc 2, Track 11. Written by Freddie Mercury and Mike Moran. Length 6:40.
This track was the B-side to the 1989 'How Can I Go On' single, and is taken from the 1988 album 'Barcelona'.

Lyrics:
Ah, ahh, ah, ahh, shaking all our lives

Ooooh
Ooooh
Guide me back
Once more

To yourself be true


(Backwards) I am a man, I am a man, a man of God be true

Yoake kisetsu yume kibo
Umito hikariga yondeilu

Yes, he told the truth (and he told the truth)
I love you for your silence
I love you for your peace
Oooooh
That sweep into my soul
Oooh, ooh, slowly, slowly take control

Oh, ha, ha

Sing it, sing it, sing it, sing it, sing it, sing it, sing it, sing it
Yeah

We are mortal
In the hands of Gods who roll the dice
We are mortal
Victims of our weaknesses

Yes we want it all

Love Kills

(Wolf Euro Mix)


Disc 2, Track 12. Written by Freddie Mercury and Georgio Moroder. Length 3:25.
This track was the B-side to the 1992 'In My Defence' single. The compilation also includes the original single version.
Full details of the original track can be found on the Miscellaneous Songs page, and all remixes can be found on the 'Love Kills' Remixes page.

Lyrics:
Love kills, love kills, love kills

Love don't give no compensation
Love don't pay no bills
Love don't give no indication
Love just won't stand still

Love kills, drills you through your heart
Love kills, scars you from the start

It's just a living pastime
Burning your life line
Gives you a hard time
Won't let you go
Cause love (love) love (love) love won't leave you alone

Love don't take no reservation
Love is no square deal
Hey, love don't give no justification
It strikes like cold steel

Love kills, drills you through your heart
Love kills, scars you from the start
It's just a living pastime
Burning your life line
Gives you a hard time
Won't let you go
Cause love (love) love (love) love won't leave you alone, yeah

Hey, love can play with your emotions
Open invitation to your heart
Hey, love kills

Play with your emotions
An open invitation to your heart
Hey, love kills
Love kills, love kills, love kills
Love kills, love kills, love kills

Love kills, hey, drills you through your heart
Love kills, scars you from the start
It's just a living pastime
Ruling your heartline
Won't let you go

Love kills, drills you through your heart
Love kills, tears you right apart
It won't let go
It won't let go
Love kills

Ooh, oooh
Ooh, ooh, oooh
Ooh, ooh, oooh
Ooh, ooh, oooh

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