RELEASE
May 17, 2011
LABEL
Hollywood Records (UK)
GENRES
Pop/Rock, Hard Rock, Contemporary Pop/Rock, Arena Rock, Album Rock, Art Rock, Glam Rock, Heavy Metal, British Metal, Dance-Rock

Album Review

Released to coincide with the band's 40th anniversary, Volume 1 in Hollywood Records' ambitious, limited-edition re-release campaign box set series covers material recorded between 1973 and 1986. The five-disc collection includes the complete 2011 Bob Ludwig remastered versions of Queen (1973), Queen II (1974), Sheer Haeart Attack (1974), A Night at the Opera (1975), and A Day at the Races (1973), each of which is housed with an accompanying EP of rarities.
James Christopher Monger, Rovi

Track Listing

  1. Keep Yourself Alive
  2. Doing Alright
  3. Great King Rat
  4. My Fairy King
  5. Liar
  6. The Night Comes Down
  7. Modern Times Rock 'N' Roll
  8. Son and Daughter
  9. Jesus
  10. Seven Seas of Rhye
  11. Keep Yourself Alive [de Lane Lea Demo, December 1971]
  12. The Night Comes Down [de Lane Lea Demo, December 1971]
  13. Great King Rat [de Lane Lea Demo, December 1971]
  14. Jesus [de Lane Lea Demo, December 1971]
  15. Liar [de Lane Lea Demo, December 1971]
  16. Mad the Swine [June 1972]
  17. Procession
  18. Father to Son
  19. White Queen (As It Began)
  20. Some Day One Day
  21. The Loser in the End
  22. Ogre Battle
  23. The Fairy Feller's Master-Stroke
  24. Nevermore
  25. The March of the Black Queen
  26. Funny How Love Is
  27. Seven Seas of Rhye
  28. See What a Fool I've Been [BBC Session, July 1973 - Remix 2011]
  29. White Queen (As It Began) [Live at the Hammersmith Odeon, December 1975
  30. Seven Seas of Rhye [Instrumental Mix 2011]
  31. Nevermore [BBC Session, April 1974]
  32. See What a Fool I've Been [B-Side, February 1974]
  33. Brighton Rock
  34. Killer Queen
  35. Tenement Funster
  36. Flick of the Wrist
  37. Lily of the Valley
  38. Now I'm Here
  39. In the Lap of the Gods
  40. Stone Cold Crazy
  41. Dear Friends
  42. Misfire
  43. Bring Back That Leroy Brown
  44. She Makes Me (Stormtrooper in Stilettos)
  45. In the Lap of the Gods...Revisited
  46. Now I'm Here [Live at Hammersmith Odeon, December 1975]
  47. Flick of the Wrist [BBC Session, October 1974]
  48. Tenement Funster [BBC Session, October 1974]
  49. Bring Back That Leroy Brown [Acapella Mix 2011]
  50. In the Lap of the Gods...Revisited [Live at Wembley Stadium, July 1986]
  51. Death on Two Legs (Dedicated To...)
  52. Lazing on a Sunday Afternoon
  53. I'm in Love with My Car
  54. You're My Best Friend
  55. '39
  56. Sweet Lady
  57. Seaside Rendezvous
  58. The Prophet's Song
  59. Love of My Life
  60. Good Company
  61. Bohemian Rhapsody
  62. God Save the Queen
  63. Keep Yourself Alive [Long-Lost Retake, June 1975]
  64. Bohemian Rhapsody [Operatic Section Acapella Mix, 2011]
  65. You're My Best Friend [Backing Track Mix, 2011]
  66. I'm in Love with My Car [Guitar & Vocal Mix, 2011]
  67. '39 [Live at Earl's Court, June 1977]
  68. Love of My Life [South American Live Single, June 1979]
  69. Tie Your Mother Down
  70. You Take My Breath Away
  71. Long Away
  72. The Millionaire Waltz
  73. You and I
  74. Somebody to Love
  75. White Man
  76. Good Old-Fashioned Lover Boy
  77. Drowse
  78. Teo Torriatte (Let Us Cling Together)
  79. Tie Your Mother Down [Backing Track Mix, 2011]
  80. Somebody to Love [Live at Milton Keynes, June 1982]
  81. You Take My Breath Away [Live in Hyde Park, September 1976]
  82. Good Old-Fashioned Lover Boy [Top of the Pops, July 1977]
  83. Teo Torriatte (Let Us Cling Together) [HD Mix]