Label: Parlophone - TOCP-65621~30 • Format: Box Set Compilation, Limited Edition 10x, CD 2x, DVD DVD-Video, NTSC • Country: Japan • Genre: Rock, Pop • Style: Ballad, Classic Rock
The Solo Collection is a box set detailing the solo career of Save The Children - Various - Reggae Anthology Box Set Mercury ; it includes the material Mercury recorded before joining up with Queenup through the No More Brothers remixes.
Mercury's singles and two studio albums are included, as well as a disc of instrumentals, numerous rare tracks, and a set of interviews conducted by David Wigg. Also included are two DVDs: a collection of music videos, and a documentary covering Mercury's life.
This demo recording was originally lost and then found by Dave Clark in He isolated Freddie's vocal and brought in original keyboardist Mike Moran to record a new piano track.
The remixed version was released on 20 June A video to accompany the track was also released. In early prints of the Solo Collection box, the third chapter of the DVD, "Culture Shock", includes what is described in the audio commentary by the filmmakers, Rudi Dolezal and Hannes Rossacher of DoRo Productionsas a reconstruction of a Parsi initiation religious ceremony.
This segment was completely edited out from all subsequent reprints of the DVD as it was considered potentially offensive. It is also absent from the second version of the documentary, released in as Disc 1 of Muets Aux Temps Des Amours - Your Favorite Enemies - Between Illness And Migration of Life, Singer of Songsthe DVD release accompanying the same-titled compilation CD of Mercury solo recordings.
The box set was also released as a three-disc sampler titled Solo. This edition contains Mercury's two original studio albums, as well as a third disc of selected tracks from the twelve-disc box set.
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