Annotation

Early pressing, no barcode. Disc made in Japan.

Annotation last modified on 2014-08-26 19:21 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Radio Ga Ga 3.95 5:49
2 Tear It Up 3.25 3:28
3 It's a Hard Life 3.6 4:09
4 Man on the Prowl 3.65 3:29
5 Machines (or 'Back to Humans') 3.5 5:10
6 I Want to Break Free 4.3 3:21
7 Keep Passing the Open Windows 3.65 5:23
8 Hammer to Fall 3.55 4:29
9 Is This the World We Created...? 3.75 2:16

Credits

CD 1

acoustic guitar:
Brian May (Queen guitarist) (1983-08 – 1984-01) (track 9)
acoustic guitar [acoustic rhythm guitar]:
John Deacon (1983-08 – 1984-01) (track 6)
other instruments [Demolition Fairlight] programming:
Mack (German producer Reinhold Mack) (1983-08 – 1984-01) (track 8)
drums (drum set):
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (1983-08 – 1984-01) (tracks 1–8)
electronic drum set:
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (1983-08 – 1984-01) (track 5)
bass guitar:
John Deacon (1983-08 – 1984-01) (tracks 1–8)
vocoder:
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (1983-08 – 1984-01) (tracks 1, 5)
tambourine:
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (1983-08 – 1984-01) (track 2)
synthesizer:
John Deacon (1983-08 – 1984-01) (track 6)
Freddie Mercury (1983-08 – 1984-01) (tracks 5–7)
synthesizer arranger:
Fred Mandel (track 1)
synthesizer programming:
Fred Mandel (track 1)
guitar:
Brian May (Queen guitarist) (1983-08 – 1984-01) (tracks 1–5, 7–8)
electric guitar:
Brian May (Queen guitarist) (1983-08 – 1984-01) (track 6)
piano:
Freddie Mercury (1983-08 – 1984-01) (tracks 3–4, 7)
analog synthesizer:
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (1983-08 – 1984-01) (track 5)
drum machine:
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (1983-08 – 1984-01) (tracks 1, 5)
sampler:
Freddie Mercury (track 1)
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (track 1)
sampler programming:
Mack (German producer Reinhold Mack) (track 5)
additional recording engineer:
Mike Beiriger (tracks 1–9)
assistant recording engineer:
Eddie DeLena (tracks 1–9)
Stephan Wissnet (tracks 1–9)
background vocals:
Brian May (Queen guitarist) (1983-08 – 1984-01) (tracks 2–3, 5, 7–8)
Freddie Mercury (1983-08 – 1984-01) (tracks 3–8)
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (1983-08 – 1984-01) (tracks 1–3, 7–8)
composer:
Brian May (Queen guitarist) (tracks 2, 8)
Freddie Mercury (tracks 3–4, 7)
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (track 1)
John Deacon (track 6)
engineer:
Mack (German producer Reinhold Mack) (tracks 1–9)
guest other instruments [candy-floss]:
Fred Mandel (1983-08 – 1984-01) (track 8)
guest synthesizer:
Fred Mandel (1983-08 – 1984-01) (tracks 1, 6)
guest piano:
Fred Mandel (1983-08 – 1984-01) (track 4)
guest sampler:
Fred Mandel (track 1)
guest sampler [demolition fairlight sampler]:
Mack (German producer Reinhold Mack) (track 5)
guest solo synthesizer:
Fred Mandel (1983-08 – 1984-01) (track 6)
guest solo piano [piano finale]:
Fred Mandel (1983-08 – 1984-01) (track 4)
lead vocals:
Freddie Mercury (1983-08 – 1984-01) (tracks 1–9)
lyricist:
Brian May (Queen guitarist) (tracks 2, 8)
Freddie Mercury (tracks 3–4, 7)
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (track 1)
John Deacon (track 6)
producer:
Queen (UK rock group) (tracks 1–9)
Mack (German producer Reinhold Mack) (tracks 1–9)
programming:
Mack (German producer Reinhold Mack) (tracks 1–4, 6–9)
Reinhold Mack (track 5)
recording engineer:
Mack (German producer Reinhold Mack) (tracks 1–4, 6–9)
Reinhold Mack (track 5)
writer:
Brian May (Queen guitarist) (tracks 5, 9)
Freddie Mercury (track 9)
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (track 5)
phonographic copyright by:
Queen Productions Ltd. (company and copyright holder, do not use as an imprint or release label) (1984) (tracks 1–5, 7, 9)
Raincloud Productions Ltd. (1984) (tracks 1–9)
Queen Productions Ltd. (company and copyright holder, do not use as an imprint or release label) (2011) (tracks 1–9)
publisher:
EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (tracks 1–9)
Queen Music Ltd. (tracks 1–9)
produced at:
Musicland Studios in Munich, Bayern, Germany (1983-08 – 1984-01) (tracks 1–9)
The Record Plant (aka “Record Plant” Los Angeles) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1983-08 – 1984-01) (tracks 1–9)
recorded at:
Musicland Studios in Munich, Bayern, Germany (1983-08 – 1984-01) (tracks 1–9)
The Record Plant (aka “Record Plant” Los Angeles) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1983-08 – 1984-01) (tracks 1–9)
has remixes:
mash-ups:
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
Jehovahs to Call (track 8)
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
Hitradio Gaga (track 1)
Ya se acabó ("Hammer to Fall") (track 8)
Yo quiero salir ("I Want to Break Free") (track 6)
part of:
We Will Rock You (Queen musical) (tracks 1, 6, 8)
We Will Rock You (German version of the Queen musical) (tracks 1, 6, 8)
recording of:
Hammer to Fall (1983-08 – 1984-01) (track 8)
I Want to Break Free (1983-08 – 1984-01) (track 6)
Is This the World We Created (1983-08 – 1984-01) (track 9)
It’s a Hard Life (1983-08 – 1984-01) (track 3)
Keep Passing the Open Windows (1983-08 – 1984-01) (track 7)
Machines (or 'Back to Humans') (1983-08 – 1984-01) (track 5)
Man on the Prowl (1983-08 – 1984-01) (track 4)
Radio Ga Ga (1983-08 – 1984-01) (track 1)
Tear It Up (1983-08 – 1984-01) (track 2)

Release

manufactured in:Japan
copyrighted by and phonographic copyright by:Raincloud Productions Ltd. (in 1984)