Freddie is my all time favorite singer of the Rock Era and it's nice to know there is scientific reasons for my love of his vocals. I must have known even back then that his like would never be seen again when he was gone.
Well, not quite as good. Legend had it that Mercury’s voice was capable of spanning four octaves. The researchers weren’t able to confirm this from their data (they used a mix of archival Mercury performances and interviews for data) but still found evidence that Mercury was extremely skilled at modulating his voice. One interesting element of Mercury’s singing was how he could sound finessed at times and more rough at others. The researchers noted this may have been due to his vibrato frequency, a few notches above the standard for classically trained vocalists.
I want this figure soooooo much.
18 inches of Freddy!