Friday Awesomeness: Freddie Mercury’s Isolated Vocals for “We Are the Champions”

Freddie Mercury will forever be remembered as one of rock’s greatest frontmen. But we also need to take a deep dive into his vocal talents. Listen to these isolated vocals from “We Are the Champions” and marvel at the decisions he makes with dynamics, phrasing, breath control and more. No Auto-Tune kids: this is pure human artistry.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

One thought on “Friday Awesomeness: Freddie Mercury’s Isolated Vocals for “We Are the Champions”

  • November 25, 2016 at 9:58 am
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    Freddie Mercury, unforgettable voice, great singer, pianist & composer. We Are the Champions and We Will Rock You are the most popular songs in the Universe.

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