Freddie Mercury had an unparalleled singing voice

Freddie Mercury had an unparalleled singing voice

It's official, and it's what most of us suspected anyway.


A group of Austrian, Czech, and Swedish researchers conducted research into Mercury's vocals, and their findings are astounding.

You can find the long, scientific version of the results right here, but we'll give you one or two of the highlights below.

Firstly, Mercury's vocal chords moved faster than other people's. 

A typical vibrato will fluctuate between 5.4 Hz and 6.9 Hz, while Mercury's was 7.04 Hz.

Also, Mercury was able to vibrate something in his throat that even Pavarotti couldn't move!

The researchers also found that the Queen front man was able to employ subharmonics (no, we don't really know what that is either!) which is a singing style only Tuvan throat singers are able to manage.

The fact that Mercury managed this effortlessly is apparently remarkable.

We're not going to bore you with any more of the technical jargon, but if you are musically inclined and are able to understand all of it, simply click the link above.

For now, we'll just leave this right here. 

This man really was an absolutely unbelievable vocalist, musician and performer.

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