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Old 08-08-2006, 03:56 PM   #1
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Bono Vs Freddy Mercury

When people talks about wich person who got the best voice ever these two guys often come on everbodys mind, so who's got the best voice ever?

My vote is for Bono, the resons is:

- There is no ohter vocalist in the world that can sing wich such a feeling, he gives his all. He sings with passion

- His voice is very deep

- He always suprise when he sings, he sing one step higher then he should be able to. He pushes his voice to levels that should be impossbile for him.

- His voice has always changed, wich make it never gets nagging

- He has a wide register, low dark, high light, falsetto, operatic

- Most of singers cancel their shows if their got a cold or soemthing is wrong with their voice, Bono dosent care and gives it all.
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although my vote goes to bono, theres no denying freddie had an amazing voice and brilliant song writing talent
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I love Bono's voice. He's a great singer.

But you've put him up against one of the 2 people I think are better (the other being Otis Redding.)
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It would have been nice to hear how Freddy's voice aged. Comparing them during the Live Aid era I would have to go with Freddy.
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Old 08-08-2006, 04:21 PM   #5
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Freddie Mercury OBVIOUSLY has a much better voice. I prefer Bono's simply because I like the sound better, but no one can deny that Freddie's voice is superior.
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Freddie's definitely a better technical singer.

I'm not much of a Queen fan at all bar a few songs (Under Pressure ), but the guy had a marvelous voice and a range that Bono simply can't match.

I prefer Bono's voice, but when it comes down to it, Freddy had much more actual singing skill than Bono.

Edit: And didn't we have a thread on this exact topic a while back?
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Freddie. Because. Well. He's Freddie.
I love Bono, but Freddie was just better.
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It would have been nice to hear how Freddy's voice aged. Comparing them during the Live Aid era I would have to go with Freddy.
That wasnt a fare compare, Bonos voice was very worn because tey just had end a long tour. Just listen to his voice about one year later:

http://www.you send it.com/transfer.php?action=download&ufid=3509C734000029C4

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One more thing turn up the speakers alot because these performence is one of Bono's strongest ever
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Freddie Mercury OBVIOUSLY has a much better voice. I prefer Bono's simply because I like the sound better, but no one can deny that Freddie's voice is superior.
I have never heard Freddy use his voice like Bono did on

"Wide Awake"(1986-06-15 - http://www.you send it.com/transfer.php?action=download&ufid=3509C734000029C4)

"Amoure"(Miss Sarajevo)

Spanish Eyes

God Part II

In A Life Time

Night And Day falsette

Mysterious Ways falsette on ZooTV shows

Lemon

Native Sons long Freeeeeeeeeeeeeee

well the list can contunie
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Freddie all the way

both are great frontman...and I think Freddie inspired Bono........
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Technically Freddie was probably a better singer, but I prefer the passion in Bono's voice.
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Technically Freddie was probably a better singer, but I prefer the passion in Bono's voice.
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you know you prefer Freddie
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That wasnt a fare compare, Bonos voice was very worn because tey just had end a long tour. Just listen to his voice about one year later:

http://www.you send it.com/transfer.php?action=download&ufid=3509C734000029C4

http://www.you send it.com/transfer.php?action=download&ufid=512E453E60107D39




One more thing turn up the speakers alot because these performence is one of Bono's strongest ever
Note: I said Live Aid era, not Live Aid.
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oh tricky one, i would say Freddie is the SECOND best rock star of all time!

first one being John Lennon!
then Freddie,
Then Bono!

but voice wise?
Bono + Freddie are tied!
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I can't answer this poll. On one hand, Freddie has a technically better voice and singing talent than Bono.

Yet on the other hand, I feel Bono's voice has more character and he can emote through his voice more effectively than most singers. Just listen to a Lovetown show and you'll see what I mean.
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btw, try listening to songs like:-

Under Pressure
Somebody to Love!>>

that song is awesome, his voice changes pitch soo much its unreal! from deep to VERY HIGH!

its awesome!

and the person who said U2 ended a very long tour?
SO DID QUEEN!
they had just finished "the Works" tour, from Europe to the rest of the world from 1984, in January that year they performed the LARGEST crowd in one stadium ever-"ROCK AT RIO", and his voice is awesome then! so both artists were worn out yet gave there best performance EVER!
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Old 08-08-2006, 05:25 PM   #18
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Freddie Mercury. No comparison.
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Ive got to go with Freddie, best showman ever,voice superb live,and im not a big Queen fan. but Bono is close vocally on record.
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This is the most ridiculous poll ever.

Freddie a thousand times over.
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