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Strange Frontier

Strange Frontier (Album Version) 4:16
Written by Roger Taylor
Appears on:
Strange Frontier, Track 1

Strange Frontier (Extended Mix) 8:36
Written by Roger Taylor
Appears on:
UK Strange Frontier 12" vinyl, The Lot
One of my personal favorite Extended Versions of all the Queen and related releases. Lots of extra drums (and synth) from Roger, most notably at the beginning with over a minute and a half added. A very nice extended remix and highly recommended.

Strange Frontier (Video Version) 4:51
Written by Roger Taylor
Appears on:
The Lot
The audio of the video version is the same as the album version, just with added underwater sounds at the beginning. The opening and end of the video features divers, which necessitated the extra sound effects.

Beautiful Dreams

Beautiful Dreams (Album Version) 4:23
Written by Roger Taylor
Appears on:
Strange Frontier, Track 2

Man On Fire

Man On Fire (Album Version) 4:05
Written by Roger Taylor
Appears on:
Strange Frontier, Track 3

Man On Fire (Extended Version) 6:08
Written by Roger Taylor
Appears on:
UK Man On Fire 12" vinyl, The Lot
Another really good extended release from this album. This version adds over two minutes of extra material, mostly at the very long instrumental opening.

Man On Fire (Live At Truro Townhall Dec. 2, 1994) 5:09
Written by Roger Taylor
Appears on:
The Lot
The DVD that comes with The Lot boxset features a few nice live performances from Roger Taylor. Included is this performance of Man On Fire from Roger's hometown of Truro.

Racing In The Streets

Racing In The Streets (Album Version) 4:28
Written by Bruce Springsteen
Appears on:
Strange Frontier, Track 4

Masters Of War

Masters Of War (Album Version) 3:51
Written by Bob Dylan
Appears on:
Strange Frontier, Track 5

Killing Time

Killing Time (Album Version) 4:58
Written by Roger Taylor
Appears on:
Strange Frontier, Track 6

Abandonfire

Abandonfire (Album Version) 4:12
Written by Taylor/Richards
Appears on:
Strange Frontier, Track 7

Young Love

Young Love (Album Version) 3:22
Written by Roger Taylor
Appears on:
Strange Frontier, Track 8

It's An Illusion

It's An Illusion (Album Version) 4:03
Written by Taylor/Parfitt
Appears on:
Strange Frontier, Track 9

I Cry For You (Love, Hope And Confusion)

I Cry For You (Love, Hope And Confusion) (Album Version) 4:16
Written by Taylor/Richards
Appears on:
Strange Frontier, Track 10

I Cry For You (Love, Hope And Confusion) (Single Remix) 4:10
Written by Taylor/Richards, Remixed by John Deacon & Mack
Appears on:
UK Strange Frontier 7" vinyl, The Lot
A nice single remix by fellow Queen member John Deacon (with some added bass playing) and Mack. At first the track starts off the same, but noticably changes with some different synth sounds, heavy bass (not surprising), and without the vocal intro.

I Cry For You (Love, Hope And Confusion) (Extended Mix) 6:27
Written by Taylor/Richards, Remixed by John Deacon & Mack
Appears on:
UK Strange Frontier 12" vinyl, The Lot
Remixed by John Deacon and Queen producer Mack. The final extended version from the Strange Frontier sessions is just as good as the previous two. This features a new intro with some great stereo vocal and sound effects. Highly recommended just because the added parts add so much to the richness of the track. Many consider this to be the best version of the song.

I Cry For You (Love, Hope And Confusion) (1996 Remaster Error) 4:22
Written by Taylor/Richards, Remixed by John Deacon
Appears on:
UK Strange Frontier CD Remaster (1996)
Strange Frontier finally made its digital appearance with a 1996 CD remastered by Tony Cousins and Joshua J. Macrae. The CD sounded decent enough, but there was one remaster error on I Cry For You. The song itself is identical to the original version, but in a mastering error, after the song fades out there’s a few seconds of silence before several seconds of the beginning of “Racing In The Street” can be heard. It cuts off abruptly, and is rather quiet, so you may not even notice it.

Two Sharp Pencils (Get Bad)

Two Sharp Pencils (Get Bad) 3:26
Written by Roger Taylor
Appears on:
UK Strange Frontier 12" vinyl, The Lot
A very 80s sounding B-side only track with lots of synth throughout. Roger's vocals have been electronically altered so much that it doesn't sound like him (sounds more like a deep voiced early Rap artist). A very funky and odd track.

Keep On Running

Keep On Running 2:58
Written by Jackie Edwards
Appears on:
Unreleased
This Spencer Davis Group cover was supposed to be on the album, but was left on the cutting room floor. This stays fairly close to the original and sounds pretty good. I think adding this to the album would have made it too heavy on covers, and this would have definitely been filler. Would have made a nice B-side though.

I Want To Take You Higher

I Want To Take You Higher 3:20
Written by Roger Taylor
Appears on:
Unreleased
I Want To Take You Higher began life in the Strange Frontier sessions. The song eventually evolved into a track for The Cross, called I Can Take You Higher, which was recorded during the band during their Jam Studio sessions. I Want To Take You Higher has been circulated among Queen collectors on a tape consisting of Strange Frontier out-takes and early mixes. I Want To Take You Higher remains unreleased officially while I Can Take You Higher has been featured on Roger Taylor's box set, The Lot.