If Freddie Mercury made your rockin’ world go ’round back in the day, September is going to be a very exciting month for you.

Goodman books is releasing The Great Pretender: A Life In Pictures, a photo book documenting the late Queen front man’s life. The Great Pretender includes pictures of all aspects of Freddie’s life, from his childhood to his time with Queen to his solo career. The book will be released September 3.

Included with the book as an hour-long CD of an in-depth interview between Freddie and Mary Turner from the Off The Record radio show, which was recorded back in the ’80s.

A documentary also named The Great Pretender is scheduled to be released September 23 on DVD. There will also be a box set released September 3rd, Barcelona: Special Edition, that coincides with the documentary, which includes the original album re-recorded with an 80-piece orchestra.

In the meantime, you can get your Freddie fix on August 28th with the release of another Queen Greatest Video Hits DVD collection.

– Sarah Scroggins, WCBS-FM


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