The Freddie Mercury Album

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The Freddie Mercury Album
Compilation album by Freddie Mercury
Released 16 November 1992 (1992-11-16)
Recorded 1983–1988
Genre Rock, pop
Length 44:16
Label Parlophone
Producer Various
Freddie Mercury chronology
Barcelona
(1988)
The Freddie Mercury Album/The Great Pretender
(1992)
The Solo Collection/Solo
(2000)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic link

The Freddie Mercury Album is a posthumous solo project with material from Queen frontman and vocalist Freddie Mercury released in 1992. The album is mainly made up of remixes from his past releases, as well as the original versions of "Barcelona", "Love Kills", "Exercises in Free Love", and "The Great Pretender".

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The Great Pretender" (Ram) – 3:27
  2. "Foolin' Around (Steve Brown Mix)" (Mercury) – 3:36
  3. "Time (Nile Rodgers 1992 Remix)" (Clark/Christie) – 3:50
  4. "Your Kind of Lover (Steve Brown Mix)" (Mercury) – 3:59
  5. "Exercises in Free Love" (Mercury/Moran) – 3:58
  6. "In My Defence (Ron Nevison Mix)" (Clark/Daniels/Soames) – 3:52
  7. "Mr. Bad Guy (Brian Malouf Mix)" (Mercury) – 3:56
  8. "Let's Turn It On (Jeff Lord-Alge Mix)" (Mercury) – 3:46
  9. "Living on My Own (Julian Raymond Mix)" (Mercury) – 3:39
  10. "Love Kills" (Mercury/Moroder) – 4:29
  11. "Barcelona" (Mercury/Moran) – 5:37

Charts[edit]

Chart (1992) Peak
position
New Zealand Albums (Recorded Music NZ)[1] 4
Norwegian Albums (VG-lista)[2] 12
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[3] 8
UK Albums (OCC)[4] 4
Chart (1993) Peak
position
Austrian Albums (Ö3 Austria)[5] 2
Dutch Albums (MegaCharts)[6] 9
French Albums (SNEP)[7] 6
French Compilations (SNEP)[7] 5
German Albums (Media Control)[8] 3
Swedish Albums (Sverigetopplistan)[9] 35

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Sales/shipments
Argentina (CAPIF)[10] Platinum 60,000x
Austria (IFPI Austria)[11] Platinum 50,000x
Finland (Musiikkituottajat)[12] Gold 26,638[12]
France (SNEP)[13] 2× Platinum 600,000*
Germany (BVMI)[14] Platinum 500,000^
Sweden (GLF)[15] Gold 50,000^
Switzerland (IFPI Switzerland)[16] Platinum 50,000x
United Kingdom (BPI)[17] 2× Platinum 600,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone
xunspecified figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Freddie Mercury – The Freddie Mercury Album". Charts.org.nz. Hung Medien. Retrieved 21 February 2013.
  2. ^ "Freddie Mercury – The Freddie Mercury Album". Norwegiancharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 21 February 2013.
  3. ^ "Freddie Mercury – The Freddie Mercury Album". Swisscharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 21 February 2013.
  4. ^ "1992-11-28 Top 40 Official UK Albums Archive | Official Charts". UK Albums Chart. The Official Charts Company. Retrieved 21 February 2013.
  5. ^ "Freddie Mercury - The Freddie Mercury Album" (In German). Austriancharts.at. Hung Medien. Retrieved 21 February 2013.
  6. ^ "Freddie Mercury – The Freddie Mercury Album". Dutchcharts.nl. Hung Medien. Retrieved 21 February 2013.
  7. ^ a b "InfoDisc: Tous les "Chart Runs" des Albums classés depuis 1985 dans le Top Albums Officiel". InfoDisc (in French). Retrieved 21 February 2013.  Locate Freddie MERCURY on the drop-down menu and click OK.
  8. ^ "Top 100 Longplay". Charts.de. Media Control. Retrieved 21 February 2013.
  9. ^ "Freddie Mercury – The Freddie Mercury Album". Swedishcharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 21 February 2013.
  10. ^ "Gold & Platinum Discs". CAPIF. Archived from the original on 6 July 2011. Retrieved 21 February 2013. 
  11. ^ "Austrian album certifications – Freddie Mercury – Freddie Mercury" (in German). IFPI Austria. Retrieved 21 February 2013.  Enter Freddie Mercury in the field Interpret. Enter Freddie Mercury in the field Titel. Select album in the field Format. Click Suchen
  12. ^ a b The first web page presents the sales figures, the second presents the certification limits:
  13. ^ "French album certifications – Freddie Mercury – The Freddie Mercury Album" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. Retrieved 21 February 2013. 
  14. ^ "Gold-/Platin-Datenbank (Freddie Mercury; 'The Freddie Mercury Album')" (in German). Bundesverband Musikindustrie. Retrieved 21 February 2013. 
  15. ^ "Gold & Platinum Certifications 1987–1998" (PDF). IFPI Sweden (in Swedish). p. 15. Archived from the original on 21 May 2012. Retrieved 21 February 2013. 
  16. ^ "The Official Swiss Charts and Music Community: Awards (Freddie Mercury; 'The Freddie Mercury Album')". Hung Medien. Retrieved 21 February 2013. 
  17. ^ "British album certifications – Freddie Mercury – The Freddie Mercury Album". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 21 February 2013.  Enter The Freddie Mercury Album in the field Search. Select Title in the field Search by. Select album in the field By Format. Click Go