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Freddie Mercury : his life in his own words

Author: Freddie Mercury; Greg Brooks; Simon Lupton
Publisher: London : Omnibus Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This is the closest thing there is to an autobiography by Queen's flamboyant and much loved lead singer."--Back cover.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Freddie Mercury; Freddie Mercury
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Freddie Mercury; Greg Brooks; Simon Lupton
ISBN: 9781847726506 184772650X
OCLC Number: 318616455
Notes: Originally published by Mercury Songs Ltd., 2006.
Description: 176 pages, [32] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Foreword --
I had this perfect dream: pursuing a dream and never losing sight of it --
Playing my role in history: becoming Queen and working within it --
The Great Pretender: Freddie's role as Queen front man and his on-stage persona --
The masterstroke: creating "Bohemian Rhapsody" and taking a risk --
An amazing feeling: writing songs and connecting with an audience --
I'm lonely but no-one can tell: love and romance --
Love of my life: Freddie and Mary --
I'm just a singer with a song: solo work - "Mr. Bad Guy" and "Barcelona" --
Crazy performance: Freddie and The Royal Ballet --
To thrill you we'll use any device: making videos --
Tu voz penetra en mi: Freddie's heroes and peers, and working with other artists --
One man, one goal, one vision: Live Aid --
This is the only life for me: Freddie on Freddie --
My melancholy blues: Freddie on coping with depression --
A man made paradise: Freddie's homes - in London, New York and Munich --
Fame and fortune...: wealth and celebrity --
...and everything that goes with it: Freddie and the press --
Staying power: maintaining success and sticking together --
In the lap of the Gods: looking back and having no regrets --
Taking my ride with destiny: getting old, Freddie's legacy, and death --
Acknowledgements and credits --
Index.
Responsibility: compiled and edited by Greg Brooks and Simon Lupton ; foreword by Freddie's mum, Jer Bulsara.

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Despite being in the limelight for over 20 years and selling nearly 200 million records, Freddie Mercury was a very private person. This book takes us on the journey of Queen - three academics and a  Read more...

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