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Freddie Mercury

by Astraea Nevermore Posted 1st May 2010 at 2:31 PM - Updated 10th Jul 2011 at 10:44 AM by Astraea Nevermore
13 Comments / replies (Who?) - 8 Feedback Posts, 4 Thanks Posts


Freddie Mercury (born Farrokh Bulsara (Gujarati: ફ્રારુક બુલ્સારા‌ ), 5 September 1946 – 24 November 1991), was a British musician, best known as the lead vocalist of the rock band Queen. As a performer, he was known for his powerful vocals and flamboyant performances. As a songwriter, Mercury composed many hits, including "Bohemian Rhapsody", "Killer Queen", "Somebody to Love", "Don't Stop Me Now", "Crazy Little Thing Called Love", "We Are the Champions", and "Barcelona". With Mercury, Queen had sold more than 300 million albums internationally as of 2009. In addition to his work with Queen, he also led a solo career and was occasionally a producer and guest musician (piano or vocals) for other artists.

Mercury, who was a Parsi born in Zanzibar and who grew up there and in India until his mid-teens, has been referred to as "Britain's first Asian rock star". He died of bronchopneumonia brought on by AIDS on 24 November 1991, only one day after publicly acknowledging he had the disease. In 2006, Time Asia named him as one of the most influential Asian heroes of the past 60 years, and he continues to be voted as one of the greatest singers in the history of popular music. In 2005, a poll organised by Blender and MTV2 saw Mercury voted the greatest male singer of all time. In 2009, a Classic Rock poll saw him voted the greatest rock singer of all time. In 2008, Rolling Stone ranked him number 18 on their list of the 100 greatest singers of all time, reflecting the magazine's editorial opinion. Allmusic has characterised Mercury as "one of the most dynamic and charismatic frontmen in rock history."


(Wikipedia)

Got the request for this sim ages ago and I finally managed to finish him =) hope you'll like him!

Custom content used (not included):

Men's messy combed-back hair by EsmeraldaF

Face skin replacement by Aikea Guinea

TummyZa's hairy skin, made non-replacement by jmtmom (you don't really need to download this, but it adds some nice realism to the sim)

Natural lipcolor by Arisuka

Mods and hacks used:

AwesomeMod by J.M. Pescado for the slider hack;

UI Mod by Rez Delnava to allow the use of non default-skintones (download in case you decide to use the non-replacement skintone)

Sliders by Ahmad







Custom Content by Me:
- Freddie Mercury Eyebrows

Custom Content Included:
- Freddie Mercury Moustache by monca533

Additional Credits:
Special thanks to monca533, who made the moustache for me (included with the download), and to all the people that helped me in the Creator Feedback Forum: BondGirlSavie, LadyFrontbum, SimmyRN, sfsix, monca533, Zinthos, Arisuka, EsmeraldaF, franziska1985, traelia, and Simmiller =)
Tags: #freddie, #mercury, #queen, #rock, #band, #music, #sim, #80s, #70s

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MoncaFreddieMercurymoustache.rar | Freddie Mercury Moustache by Monca533

Size: 78.4 KB · Downloads: 1,422 · 1st May 2010
78.4 KB 1,422 1st May 2010
[AstraeaNevermore]FreddieMercuryEyebrows.rar | Freddie Mercury Eyebrows by Astraea Nevermore

Size: 223.0 KB · Downloads: 1,346 · 1st May 2010
223.0 KB 1,346 1st May 2010
Freddie_Mercury.rar | Freddie Mercury sim by Astraea Nevermore

Size: 316.1 KB · Downloads: 1,989 · 1st May 2010
316.1 KB 1,989 1st May 2010
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Lab Assistant
#2 Old 1st May 2010 at 3:24 PM
This is so cool )) Thank you! Keep Queening
Mad Poster
#3 Old 1st May 2010 at 3:59 PM
Great to see him uploaded now, nice job!
Lab Assistant
#4 Old 1st May 2010 at 6:36 PM
Wow
Lab Assistant
#5 Old 1st May 2010 at 7:35 PM
HE'S BEAUTIFUL!!! if only there was another moustache but still... GREAT JOB!!! DOUBLE THUMBS UP
Lab Assistant
#6 Old 1st May 2010 at 7:36 PM
Thank You!


Freddie Mercury Rip...
Rabid Recoloring Renegade
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#7 Old 2nd May 2010 at 12:33 AM
Great job! I love Freddy and Queen.
Lab Assistant
#8 Old 2nd May 2010 at 4:45 PM
Oh, heck yeah!!!
Test Subject
#9 Old 26th May 2010 at 12:36 PM
I love Queen and I recognized him right away! Awesome job!
Test Subject
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#10 Old 16th Oct 2010 at 4:19 AM
oh my goodness! perfect! he's gorgeous! <3 love this man.
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#11 Old 3rd Mar 2020 at 2:19 PM
You did a great job on making Freddie he looks very handsome
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#12 Old 5th May 2020 at 8:52 PM
Thank you for making Freddie Mercury he looks Fabulous!!!!! lol
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#13 Old 5th May 2020 at 9:04 PM
I saw that you also made Brian May, can you make Roger Taylor and John Deacon... for me? when they were all young though. in their early days when Freddie had his longish hair and catsuits, black fingernails and the make up 1970-75.That would be awesome.