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Is ‘Mr. Bad Guy an ‘ego trip’ for you?

Is ‘Mr. Bad Guy an ‘ego trip’ for you?

Freddie: You can call it what you like, I just wanted to do it ‘my way’.

How much of it is ‘personal’ material?

Freddie: Well, in the end, what comes out is me. Tne torture, pain, frivolity, tongue in cheek!

What is your attitude to life?

Freddie: Basically, just having a good time.

80,000,000 Queen albums sold worldwide – what makes you want to go on?

Freddie: I can’t cook and I’m not a housewife! It’s just in my blood, a nervous energy that I have. It’s still my work, and there’s a lot of challenges still to come.

Is this solo album like starting a new career?

Freddie: No – it’s just a bit on the side.

What did you do on the album apart from singing?

Freddie: I played piano and synths.

Why didn’t you use very well known musicians on the album?

Freddie: Basically, I used the best session musicians from Germany who are very good in their own right.

Do you write songs with specific meanings?

Freddie: No, not always. A song can mean anything. But I’m a true romantic and a very loving person, and I think that comes out in my songs.

Freddie Mercury grants an interview in Germany for the CBS International Conference in 1985, prior to the release of ‘Mr. Bad Guy’
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Mack and Wissnet also engineered the sessions (as they did for Queen’s ‘The Works’ album)

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