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Posted: 09 Jul 12, 11:30 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Well this looks to be one of the releases to be announced soon.

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Barcelona-Special-Edition-Freddie-Montserrat/dp/B008IZYWXU/ref=sr_1_4?s=music&ie=UTF8&qid=1341849141&sr=1-4

4 DISC special edition?

Of course that's what the pitcure says...then underneath it says:

Discs: 2

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Posted: 09 Jul 12, 12:48 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I really hope they aren't going to sell a two disc version for that £35... :p

A four disc version is possible, but I wouldn't pre-order it just yet.

My guess for the contents would be:
1) the album
2) single versions and demos (including about 5 minutes not on the FM box set)
3) videos
4) surround remix of the album

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Posted: 09 Jul 12, 12:56 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

£35??? No wonder people steal music off the internet...

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Posted: 09 Jul 12, 12:58 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Patétic artwork!

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Posted: 09 Jul 12, 14:08 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

What a god-awful cover.


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Posted: 09 Jul 12, 16:25 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

That is one bad cover.


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Posted: 09 Jul 12, 19:59 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

the cover is awful....

I have a feeling at least one disc will be demos etc that was featured on the box set from 2000.

now- if they have made a new documentary, re-recorded parts with a real orchestra, re mixed the album in surround....I'll be all over this!

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Posted: 09 Jul 12, 21:46 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

soxtalon wrote:
Well this looks to be one of the releases to be announced soon.
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Barcelona-Special-Edition-Freddie-Montserrat/dp/B008IZYWXU/ref=sr_1_4?s=music&ie=UTF8&qid=1341849141&sr=1-4
4 DISC special edition?
Of course that's what the pitcure says...then underneath it says:
Discs: 2


Gotta be 4 discs for that price. Otherwise....piracy wins again because a two disc at that price is ridiculous. I wonder how the single disc is a "special edition"?

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Posted: 09 Jul 12, 21:53 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

That cover needs to change. HORRIBLE.

It'll be interesting to see if there is anything new. I can't imagine anything being added that's different from the FM Solo box set?

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Posted: 10 Jul 12, 00:49 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I kinda like the artwork. It's got a Miró-esque vibe, you know, Joan Miró - painter, sculptor from Barcelona.
If that's an actual picture of him, it would be nice as it is and I'm sure people from Spain and/or familiar with Miro's works would appreciate it more than others. If it's not an actual work by Miró and it's just made in the style of him I would say the execution could be better (the first "A" is weirdly positioned).

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Posted: 10 Jul 12, 02:00 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Alex, please create new artwork for this release ;-)
QP have to hire you for this!!!

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Posted: 10 Jul 12, 02:33 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

YAFF wrote:
soxtalon wrote:
Well this looks to be one of the releases to be announced soon.
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Barcelona-Special-Edition-Freddie-Montserrat/dp/B008IZYWXU/ref=sr_1_4?s=music&ie=UTF8&qid=1341849141&sr=1-4
4 DISC special edition?
Of course that's what the pitcure says...then underneath it says:
Discs: 2

Gotta be 4 discs for that price. Otherwise....piracy wins again because a two disc at that price is ridiculous. I wonder how the single disc is a "special edition"?


It's 2 CDs + 2 DVDs if I understood it correctly

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Posted: 10 Jul 12, 02:34 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

mooghead wrote:
£35??? No wonder people steal music off the internet...

Don't call it stealing please. In my country it's perfectly legal to DOWNLOAD anything you want. It's illegal here only to UPLOAD copyrighted material

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Posted: 10 Jul 12, 02:43 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I remember Roger saying that he didn't want his picture on the cover of Electric Fire but the record label insisted as it would be more easily identifiable and sell more copies. I can't therefore in God's name imagine why the cover for this is so terrible, and without a picture of Freddie (especially when the original release was such a lovely classy gatefold cover and sleeve).

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Posted: 10 Jul 12, 02:51 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Cover: It says Barcelona 'the city' to me. Not so much 'the album'. I'm not that keen on the original cover either, but it worked nicely as a spoof of a classical album, and I think that is what this is doing - very similar to modern classical albums. I can imagine maybe it's being aimed more towards the people who only buy their music from the sealed glass section in music shops and to cash in on Euro 2012 3 months too late.

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Posted: 10 Jul 12, 03:54 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Wiley wrote:
I kinda like the artwork. It's got a Miró-esque vibe, you know, Joan Miró - painter, sculptor from Barcelona.
If that's an actual picture of him, it would be nice as it is and I'm sure people from Spain and/or familiar with Miro's works would appreciate it more than others. If it's not an actual work by Miró and it's just made in the style of him I would say the execution could be better (the first "A" is weirdly positioned).


Exactly Wiley, I see you´re well versed :)
As a citizen of / born in Barcelona, I immediately recognized the Miró style, wich of course is nice to me. The problem is that I can´t recognize this picture as part of his original work.
In case this is the definitive artwork, I can obviously see what they´re trying to do with this Miró-esque painting, as you well mentioned in your post.
Anyway, I prefer the original album cover .... yes, that "A" is weird !



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Posted: 10 Jul 12, 05:29 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

BARCELONA FORMATS - CD, Vinyl Deluxe CD/DVD and Digital

STANDARD VERSION - CD/VINYL

1. Barcelona

2. La Japonaise

3. The Fallen Priest

4. Ensueno

5. The Golden Boy

6. Guide Me Home

7. How Can I Go On

8. Exercises In Free Love

9. Overture Piccante

Bonus Track - 10. How Can I Go On Feat. David Garrett

DELUXE ALBUM – 3 CD DISCS & 1 DVD

Disc 1 – Barcelona – The Special Edition – New Orchestrated album

1. Barcelona

2. La Japonaise

3. The Fallen Priest

4. Ensueno

5. The Golden Boy

6. Guide Me Home

7. How Can I Go On

8. Exercises In Free Love

9. Overture Piccante

Bonus Track - 10. How Can I Go On Feat. David Garrett

Disc 2: The Best of the Rarities & Session Out-takes

1. Exercises In Free Love (1987 B-side)

2. Barcelona (Early Version: Freddie's Demo Vocal)

3. La Japonaise (Early Version: Freddie's Demo Vocal)

4. Rachmaninov's Revenge (The Fallen Priest) (Later Version: Freddie's Demo Vocal)

5. Ensueno - Monsterrat's Live Takes

6.The Golden Boy (Early Version: Freddie's Demo Vocal)

7.Guide Me Home / How Can I Go On (Alternative Versions)

8.How Can I Go On (Alternative Piano Version)

Disc 3: – DVD Disc

1.Ku Club Ibiza Performance – Barcelona

2. La Nit Barcelona Performance

- Barcelona (5m46s)

- How Can I Go On (3m58s)

- The Golden Boy (5m58s)

3. Barcelona – Classic Video 4m25s

4. Barcelona – The Special Edition EPK

5. Barcelona – 2012 edit by Rhys Thomas 4m49s

Disc 4: – Barcelona – The Special Edition Album Orchestral Version

BARCELONA – The Special Edition Credits:

Orchestrations by Stuart Morley. Based on the original arrangements by Mike Moran and Freddie Mercury.

FILMharmonic Orchestra, Prague.

Conducted by Adam Klemens.

Music Contractor: Petr Pycha.

except ‘Exercises In Free Love’ Conducted by Stuart Morley.

Produced by Kris Fredriksson and Stuart Morley.

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Posted: 10 Jul 12, 05:41 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

amazing


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Posted: 10 Jul 12, 05:44 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Meh.
I won't personally buy it, but I'm sure that every fan of Freddie's solo work will love it.

PS I don't care who created the cover, but it's UGLY

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Posted: 10 Jul 12, 05:55 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

"Disc 1 – Barcelona – The Special Edition – New Orchestrated album"

? Is this a version with a real orchestra instead of synths? If so ... it might be very interesting.



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