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New: An item that is still in its original shrink wrap from the manufacturer and the original ... Read moreabout the condition
Genre: Pop/ Rock
Type: Presentation Discs Artists/ Groups: Freddie Mercury
 Your chance to own this amazing piece of Mercury history. I bought this when it was first released and have never ever played any of the discs or dvd's. The box was opened to check the contents and then it was stored away. I am now reducing my "collection" so it is time to go. This is only the second time the box has been opened to take the pictures, so grab a great bargain. These are selling on Amazon for over £500 check out the prices 


Presented in a deluxe 16" x 12" silver embossed slipcase hard-back book, the package includes albums, singles, rarities and interviews on CD and is complete with The Video Collection DVD and The Untold Story documentary DVD plus a comprehensive 120-page book featuring unpublished photographs and foreward by Brian May.

So grab a bargain.

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The Freddie Mercury Solo Collection is...

Freddie’s three solo albums-

Mr Bad Guy
The Great Pretender

Two Singles Collections-

1973 - 1985
1986 - 1993

The Instrumentals-

Three Rarities CD’s
The David Wigg Interviews CD

The DVDs

The Video Collection
The Untold Story

It all comes in a very nice hard back book.

The CDs

The solo albums are brilliant in themselves, lets face it, you all must of heard ‘Living On My Own’ and ‘Barcelona’, two great examples of his solo work. Although I say three solo albums, one is a solo, one is with Monserrat Caballe, and the third is a ‘best of’ album - Otherwise known in the UK as "The Freddie Mercury Album", so there’s not a lot; The Freddie Mercury / Best Of album has some tracks that aren’t on the other albums, and some of his songs also turned up on a Queen album, reworked, which together utilised the last work that Queen were working on.2

The Singles Collections are nice too. They mostly consist of Extended, Single and Re-mix versions of his singles, as well as none album B-sides, the nicest part is the fact that his first single from 1973 is included; ‘I Can Hear Music’ by Larry Lurex.

The Rarities are probably the best part of the collection, much like the Beatles anthologies and such that come out now, these three CD’s contain a lot of tracks that you can only get in this package, including early takes, demos, re-mixes, alternative versions, tracks that never made it, music that he did with other people, and one of the best pieces, is a live performance of when he was in a band called Ibex , singing ‘Rain’ by The Beatles. So there is plenty of stuff that you will want to listen to, to see how the songs developed, hear the early demos and to hear never before heard of songs- the songs that were never finished or released.

The Instrumentals are mostly instrumental versions from the Barcelona album, although there are a couple of instrumentals of other songs.

The Interviews with David Wigg stretch from 1979 to 1987.

The DVD’s

The Video Collection; The videos are from his singles, eleven altogether, again its nice to see. To own them is nice, but to have them on DVD is great.

The Untold Story is a documentary which has been shown on TV, but this version is almost twice as long and its very informative. It tells of Freddie’s life from his early years in Zanzibar, to his later years in England, one thing is that it almost completely leaves out any aspects of his days with Queen3, but if I wanted to know about Queen, I’d watch a Queen documentary. This is, however, very interesting and told me things I never knew. Also on this DVD, is the Freddie Mercury Photographic Exhibition, which is viewable on a computer with a DVD drive.

The Book

The 120 page hard back book comes in a slip case, and the Discs are inside the covers. The book itself gives you all the information of the music on the Discs, which is great. There is an article of writing about Freddie and the rest of the book is made up of lots of very nice photographs, taken at various times of Freddie’s life.

Having this Collection is great, it's attractive and its a really nice thing to own. This is exceptional, it's been put together very lovingly and is really worth the price, unlike some quickly thrown together sets.

 My adivce is, if you're a Queen Fan, you’ve got to get this, it's fantastic.


Disc 1

  1. Lets Turn It On (Curt Cress)
  2. Made In Heaven
  3. I Was Born To Love You
  4. Foolin' Around
  5. Your Kind Of Lover
  6. Mr Bad Guy
  7. Man Made Paradise
  8. There Must Be More To Life Than This
  9. Living On My Own
  10. My Love Is Dangerous
  11. Love Me Like There's No Tomorrow

Disc 2

  1. Barcelona
  2. La Japonaise
  3. The Fallen Priest
  4. Ensueno
  5. The Golden Boy
  6. Guide Me Home
  7. How Can I Go On
  8. Overture Piccante

Disc 3

  1. The Great Pretender
  2. Foolin' Around
  3. Time
  4. Your Kind Of Lover
  5. Exercises In Free Love
  6. In My Defence
  7. Mr Bad Guy
  8. Let's Turn It On
  9. Living On My Own
  10. My Love Is Dangerous
  11. Love Kills

Disc 4

  1. I Can Hear Music
  2. Goin' Back
  3. Love Kills
  4. Love Kills (Extended Ver)
  5. I Was Born To Love You (Extended Ver)
  6. Stop All The Fighting
  7. Stop All The Fighting (Extended Ver)
  8. Made In Heaven (Extended Vers)
  9. She Blows Hot & Cold
  10. She Blows Hot & Cold (Extended Vers)
  11. Living On My Own (Extended Vers)
  12. My Love Is Dangerous (Extended Vers)
  13. Love Me Like There's No Tomorrow (Extended Vers)
  14. Let's turn It On (Extended Vers)

Disc 5

  1. Time
  2. Time (Extended Vers)
  3. Time (Instrumental Vers)
  4. In My Defence
  5. The Great Pretender
  6. The Great Pretender (Extended Vers)
  7. Exercises In Free Love
  8. Barcelona
  9. Barcelona (Extended Vers)
  10. How Can I Go On
  11. Living On My Own (Extended Mix)
  12. Living On My Own (Radio Mix)
  13. Living On My Own (Club Mix)
  14. Living On My Own (Underground Solutions Mix)

Disc 6

  1. Barcelona
  2. La Japonaise
  3. The Fallen Priest
  4. Ensueno
  5. The Golden Boy
  6. Guide Me Home
  7. How Can I Go On
  8. Love Me Like There's No Tomorrow
  9. Made In Heaven
  10. Mr Bad Guy
  11. There Must Be More To Life Than This
  12. In My Defence
  13. The Great Pretender

Disc 7

  1. Let's Turn It On (Acappella)
  2. Made In Heaven (Alternative Version)
  3. I Was Born To Love You (Vocal & Piano Vers)
  4. Foolin' Around (Early Vers)
  5. Foolin' Around (Original 1985 Unrel)
  6. Foolin' Around (Inst)
  7. Your Kind Of Lover (Early Vers)
  8. Your Kind Of Lover (Vocal & Piano Vers)
  9. Mr Bad Guy (Orchestra Out-Takes)
  10. Mr Bad Guy (Early Vers)
  11. There Must Be More To Life Than This (Piano Out-Takes
  12. Living On My Own (Hybrid Edit)
  13. Love Is Dangerous (Early Vers)
  14. Love Me Like There's No Tomorrow (Early Vers)
  15. Love Me There's No Tomorrow (2nd Early Version: Extract)
  16. Love Me Like There's No Tomorrow (3rd Early Vers)
  17. Love Me Like There's No Tomorrow (Live Take)
  18. She Blows Hot & Cold (Alternative Vers)
  19. Gazelle
  20. Money Can't Buy Happiness
  21. Love Makin' Love
  22. God Is Heavy
  23. New York

Disc 8

  1. The Duet (The Fallen Priest)
  2. Idea
  3. Idea (Barcelona) (2nd Extract)
  4. Barcelona (Early Vers)
  5. Barcelona (Freddie's Vocal Slave)
  6. Barcelona (Later Vers)
  7. La Japonaise (Early Vers)
  8. La Japonasie (ACappella)
  9. Rachmaninov's Revenge (The Fallen Priest) Early Vers
  10. Rachmaninov's Revenge (The Fallen Priest) Later Vers
  11. Ensueno (Montserrat's Live Takes)
  12. The Gloden Boy (Early Vers)
  13. The Gloden Boy (2nd Early Vers)
  14. The Golden Boy (ACappella)
  15. Guide Me Home / How Can I Go On
  16. How Can I Go On (Out-Take)
  17. How Can I Go On (alternative piano vers)
  18. 'When This Old Tired Body Wants To Sing'

Disc 9

  1. Rain
  2. Green
  3. The Man From Manhattan
  4. Love Is The Hero
  5. Lady With A Tenor Sax
  6. Hold On
  7. Heaven For Everyone
  8. Love Kills (Rock Mix)
  9. Love Kills (Inst)
  10. The Great Pretender
  11. Holding On
  12. It's So You
  13. I Can't Dance / Keep Smilin'
  14. Horns Of Doom
  15. Yellow Breeze
  16. Have A Nice Day

Disc 10

  1. The Crazy Tour
  2. The Works Tour
  3. Going SoloWeek Of Live Aid
  4. The Magic Tour
  5. Freddie's 41st Birthday
  6. 41st Birthday, Pt 2 Montserrat Caballe
  7. 41st Birthday. Pt 3 The Great Pretender

DVD 1:

·  Barcelona (Live Version)

·  The Great Pretender (Single Version)

·  I Was Born To Love You

·  Time

·  How Can I Go On

·  Made In Heaven

·  Living On My Own

·  The Golden Boy

·  The Great Pretender (Extended Version)

·  Barcelona

·  In My Defence (Re-Edit 2000)

·  Guide Me Home

DVD 2:

  • Spice Island Dawn
  • Strange Discipline
  • Culture Shock
  • The Draftsman Of Ealing
  • Musical Awakenings
  • Love Of My Life
  • Bacchus And Aphrodite
  • Butterflies And Peacocks
  • A Day At The Opera
  • My Kind Of Towns
  • Last Days

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