Saturday, September 20, 2014

Queen drummer Roger Taylor to release solo compilation

Queen drummer Roger Taylor will release his first-ever solo compilation, “Best”, on October 27.

“Best” features 18 songs from Taylor’s solo catalog, including tunes from his first new album in 15 years, 2013’s “Fun On Earth.”

Also announced is a November 11 release for “The Lot”, a comprehensive 12CD/1DVD set encompassing all of Taylor’s work. Originally issued in Europe last fall, the package is now getting a North American release.

“The Lot” comprises Roger’s solo albums “Fun In Space” (1981), “Strange Frontier” (1984), “Happiness?” (1994), “Electric Fire” (1998) and “Fun On Earth”, as well as the three albums by his band The Cross“Shove It” (1988), “Mad, Bad And Dangerous To Know” (1990) and “Blue Rock” (1991).

The remaining four CDs contain every single and remix from both his solo material and releases with The Cross, while a DVD contains promo videos, live performances, and extras.

Roger Taylor

Release date: October 27

“Future Management (You Don’t Need Nobody Else)”
“I Wanna Testify”
“Let’s Get Crazy”
“Magic Is Loose”
“Strange Frontier”
“Man On Fire”
“Beautiful Dreams”
“Nazis 1994”
“Foreign Sand” (with Yoshiki)
“Everybody Hurts Sometime”
“Where Are You Now”
“A Nation Of Haircuts”
“No More Fun”
“The Unblinking Eye (Everything Is Broken)” (Single Version)
“Sunny Day”

See also:

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