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I Can Hear Music Sleeve
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I Can Hear Music Back Vinyl Sleeve
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I Can Hear Music Disc
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I Can Hear Music

I Can Hear Music 3:29
Written by Greenwich/Spector/Barry
Appears on:
UK I Can Hear Music 7" vinyl, Solo, The Solo Collection, Lover Of Life Singer Of Songs, Lover Of Life Singer Of Songs (Limited Edition), Messenger Of The Gods - The Singles
In 1972, Freddie was approached by producer Robin Geoffrey Cable to record a song in the Phil Spector "Wall Of Sound" style. The Ronettes (and later Beach Boys) classic I Can Hear Music was recorded that summer in Trident Studios and features (per Freddie's insistance) Roger Taylor on drums and Brian May on guitar. The single was released in the UK a week before Queen's first album, becoming the first solo product by a Queen member. Freddie insisted the Queen name not be used for the release, so it was released under the pseudonym Larry Lurex. The original acetate lists the artist as Larry Lurex and the Voles From Venus. The original 7" became a sought after collector's item for Queen fans. The song was finally released on CD as part of The Solo Collection and later on Lover Of Life, Singer Of Songs. The song itself is beautifully performed and is a great insight to Queen early in their career.

Goin' Back

Goin' Back 3:34
Written by Goffin/King
Appears on:
UK I Can Hear Music 7" vinyl, Solo, The Solo Collection, Lover Of Life Singer Of Songs, Lover Of Life Singer Of Songs (Limited Edition), Messenger Of The Gods - The Singles
Goin' Back is best known as a 1966 single by Dusty Springfield. The song written by Carole King and Gerry Goffin and was recorded by a number of artists including The Byrds, Phil Collins and eventually Carole King herself. The song was used as the B-Side to the Larry Lurex single "I Cant Hear Music". Again, Freddie on lead vocals, Brian on guitar/backing vocals, and Roger on drums/backing vocals. This is a slower paced song, and Fred's vocals make him sound very young. Again, highly recommended. If you're going to get it, please listen to it from an official release; bootlegged versions sound awful. You can hear a snippit of this track at the end of Mother Love and in the Machines Instrumental Version.