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Released in 1984 as Roger's second solo album. Issued on LP and cassette. The LP release
has a printed innersleeve with lyrics and photos.|
Re-issued for the first time on CD in 1996.
A UK LP test pressing exists with a different sleeve.
Venezuela had a normal sleeve and a gatefold sleeve issue.
above: the front and back sleeves of the UK LP issue
above: the front sleeve of the cassette issue from Chile
above: the sleeve of the UK cassette issue
above: the front and back sleeves of the 1996 UK CD issue
1. Strange Frontier (Taylor) 4:16
2. Beautiful Dreams (Taylor) 4:23
3. Man On Fire (Taylor) 4:05
4. Racing In The Streets (Springsteen) 4:28
5. Masters Of War (Dylan) 3:51
6. Killing Time (Taylor) 4:58
7. Abandonfire (Taylor/Richards) 4:12
8. Young Love (Taylor) 3:22
9. It's An Illusion (Taylor/Parfitt) 4:03
10. I Cry For You (Love, Hope And Confusion) (Taylor/Richards) 4:16
Produced by Roger Taylor/David Richards/Mack
Engineered by Richards/Mack
Original photographs by George Hurrell
Totem Pole Illustration - Ian Wright
Thanks for help & encouragement to my dear friends
Freddie Mercury, John Deacon, Brian May, Rick Parfitt
Also to all at Mountain Studios Montreux and Musicland Munich,
Stefan, Krysztof et al, Jim Beach, Gerry Stickells, Paul Prenter,
Chris Taylor, Sara Juszkiewicz, Julie Nash, Kacky Gunn, Andy Evans
All lyrics reproduced by permission of Queen Music Ltd/EMI Music Publishing Ltd
Racing In The Street - Zomba Music Publishers Ltd © 1978
Masters Of War - Warner Bros Music Ltd © 1963
It's An Illusion - Queen Music Ltd/EMI Music Publishing Ltd/
Vistamark/Eaton Music Ltd © 1984
Rick Parfitt on 'It's An Illusion' by courtesy of Phonogram Records Ltd
© 1984 Raincloud Productions Ltd
Man On Fire
The 1996 CD issue has a remaster error at the end of track 10: you can hear a snippet of the beginning of track 4.
The 1996 CD issue also has a type error on the back sleeve: Stange Frontier.
Freddie Mercury sang backing vocals on Killing Time and John Deacon remixed the B-side track I Cry For You from the
Strange Frontier single.
Thanks to Cristhian Fuenzalda for the Chile cassette issue.
Thanks to Pim Derks for the UK cassette sleeve.
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