Recorded after a series of exhaustive tours with Queen, Freddie Mercury recorded Mr. Bad Guy, released in 1985, which spawned four singles: "I Was Born To Love You", "Made In Heaven", "Living On My Own" and "Love Me Like There's No Tomorrow", the third of which was later to provide Freddie with his first and only solo No. 1.
For this 2019 'special edition' of the Mr. Bad Guy album, sound team Justin Shirley-Smith, Joshua J Macrae and Kris Fredriksson have taken the very best original source material available. They went back not to previously remastered and mixed tapes, but to the original source multi-track tapes, so that they could build a new mix true to Freddie's original versions, now taking advantage of the time, resources and technology that Freddie may not have originally had available to him in the 1980s. All offer ultimate quality, first generation vocals showing off Freddies incredible vocal range.
For the most part, Mr Bad Guy finds Freddie in typically jovial mood, enjoying a particularly creative period, and in fine voice. The music is vibrant and the lyrics as candid as ever, taking on issues never very far from Freddie's consciousness, evident on songs like Living On My Own, Your Kind Of Lover, Foolin' Around, My Love Is Dangerous and the album's semi-autobiographical title track.
- Special Edition
- 180g Vinyl
- Remastered from original multitracks
- Let's Turn It On
- Made In Heaven
- I Was Born to Love You
- Foolin' Around
- Your Kind Of Lover
- Mr Bad Guy
- Man Made Paradise
- There Must Be More to Life Than This
- Living on My Own
- My Love Is Dangerous
- Love Me Like There's No Tomorrow