Lover of Life, Singer of Songs [2CD]

Lover of Life, Singer of Songs [2CD]

by Freddie MercuryFreddie Mercury


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Released on what would have been the legendary Queen frontman's 60th birthday, EMI's Lover of Life, Singer of Songs collects 20 digitally remastered tracks from the late vocalist's eccentric solo career, including pre-Queen singles, soundtrack offerings, and cuts from his two official solo releases (1985's Mr. Bad Guy and 1988's Barcelona). This is good news for fans who were unwilling to dip into their savings to pick up Parlophone' s mammoth ten-disc Solo Collection, as it utilizes the majority of that collection's strengths. For the most part, this is all anyone could want from a non-Queen Mercury overview, and despite the inclusion of a few too many posthumous remixes, serves as moving eulogy to one of popular music's most beloved voices. [Lover of Life, Singer of Songs also comes in a two-disc edition, as well as a CD/DVD package.]

Product Details

Release Date: 11/21/2006
Label: Fontana Hollywood
UPC: 0050087100865
catalogNumber: D000007802
Rank: 16843

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Freddie Mercury   Primary Artist,Synthesizer,Piano,Vocals,Background Vocals
Laurie Lewis   Violin
Ray Russell   Guitar
Lance Ellington   Background Vocals
Brian May   Guitar
Madeline Bell   Background Vocals
Curt Cress   Drums
Peter Straker   Background Vocals
Roger Taylor   Percussion,Background Vocals
Debbie Bishop   Background Vocals
Barry Castle   Horn
John Deacon   Bass Guitar
Harold Fisher   Drums
Graham Jarvis   Drums
Deborah Ann Johnston   Cello
Homi Kanga   Violin
Fred Mandel   Synthesizer,Guitar,Piano
Mike Moran   Piano,Keyboards
Brett Morgan   Drums
Andy Pask   Bass
Frank Ricotti   Percussion
Miriam Stockley   Background Vocals
Paul Vincent   Guitar
Mark Williamson   Background Vocals
Stephan Wissnet   Bass,Bass Guitar,fairlight,Kurzweil 250
Carol Woods   Background Vocals
Jaspa Jones   Musician
Piet Blank   Musician
John Christie   Background Vocals
Peter Banks   Synthesizer
Andy Kaufhold   Musician
Alan Rankin Jones   Bass

Technical Credits

Dave Clark Five   Producer,Remixing
Freddie Mercury   Arranger,Composer,Producer,Vocal Arrangements
Ellie Greenwich   Composer
Gerry Goffin   Composer
Giorgio Moroder   Composer,Producer
Buck Ram   Composer
Phil Spector   Composer
Jeff Barry   Composer
Jim Beach   Management
Robin Geoffrey Cable   Producer
Peter Cobbin   Engineer,Remixing
Richard Dodd   Engineer
Jon Kelly   Engineer,Remixing
Jan Erik Kongshaug   Engineer
Mack   Producer,Engineer
Mike Moran   Arranger,Composer,Producer
Colin Peter   Producer,Engineer,Re-arranged
Rainer Pietsch   Arranger
Julian Raymond   Producer
Stephan Wissnet   drum programming
Tim Rice   Composer
Thierry Lang   Producer
David Richards   Producer,Engineer
Serge Ramaekers   Producer,Engineer,Re-arranged
Richard Gray   Booklet Design
Jaspa Jones   Programming,Producer,Remixing
Piet Blank   Programming,Producer,Remixing
John Christie   Composer
Ray Mang   Engineer
Carl Ward   Producer,Engineer,Re-arranged
Andy Kaufhold   Programming,Producer,Remixing
Rank 1   Producer,Remixing
David Soames   Composer
George Demure   Producer,Remixing
Steve Brown   Producer,Remixing
Andrew Flashman   Arranger,Instrumentation
Mike Stone   Engineer
Andrew King   Arranger,Instrumentation

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