Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 A Kind of Magic
Queen 3.6 4:25
2 Bohemian Rhapsody
Queen 4.6 5:56
3 Under Pressure
Queen & David Bowie 4.25 4:03
4 Hammer to Fall
Queen 3.35 3:41
5 Stone Cold Crazy
Queen 4.75 2:15
6 One Year of Love
Queen 3 4:29
7 Radio Ga Ga
Queen 3.85 5:49
8 I’m Going Slightly Mad
Queen 4.25 4:23
9 I Want It All
Queen 4.15 4:02
10 Tie Your Mother Down
Queen 4 3:46
11 The Miracle
Queen 3 4:25
12 These Are the Days of Our Lives
Queen 4.25 4:15
13 One Vision
Queen 3 4:38
14 Keep Yourself Alive
Queen 3.5 3:46
15 Headlong
Queen 3.2 4:39
16 Who Wants to Live Forever
Queen 3.6 5:15
17 The Show Must Go On
Queen 4.2 4:34

Credits

CD 1

drumset:
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (tracks 1–3, 7–8, 14–15, 17)
drumset programming:
Brian May (Queen guitarist) (tracks 15–16)
Freddie Mercury (track 8)
John Deacon (track 6)
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (track 8)
drumset, keyboard and percussion:
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (track 12)
electronic drum set:
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (track 1)
bass guitar:
John Deacon (tracks 1–3, 6–8, 12, 14–15, 17)
vocoder:
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (track 7)
gong:
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (track 2)
strings arranger:
Lynton Naiff (track 6)
finger snaps:
Brian May (Queen guitarist) (track 3)
Freddie Mercury (track 3)
John Deacon (track 3)
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (track 3)
finger snaps and handclaps:
David Bowie (English singer, songwriter & actor) (track 3)
tambourine:
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (track 14)
synthesizer:
Brian May (Queen guitarist) (track 16)
Freddie Mercury (track 1)
John Deacon (track 6)
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (track 1)
synthesizer arranger:
Fred Mandel (track 7)
synthesizer programming:
Fred Mandel (track 7)
guitar:
Brian May (Queen guitarist) (tracks 1–3, 7–8, 12, 14, 16)
guitar and keyboard:
Brian May (Queen guitarist) (track 17)
guitar, keyboard and piano:
Brian May (Queen guitarist) (track 15)
timpani:
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (track 2)
keyboard:
Freddie Mercury (track 8)
piano:
Freddie Mercury (tracks 2–3, 8)
handclaps:
Brian May (Queen guitarist) (track 3)
Freddie Mercury (track 3)
John Deacon (track 3)
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (track 3)
drum machine:
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (tracks 1, 7)
sampler:
Freddie Mercury (track 7)
John Deacon (track 6)
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (track 7)
additional sound engineer:
Gary Lyons (UK engineer & producer) (track 2)
assistant engineer:
Croydon (Engineer) (tracks 1, 6, 16)
Noel Harris (tracks 8, 12, 15, 17)
Justin Shirley (tracks 8, 12, 15, 17)
background vocals:
Brian May (Queen guitarist) (tracks 8, 14, 16–17)
Freddie Mercury (tracks 1, 3, 6, 14, 16)
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (tracks 1, 3, 7, 14–17)
background vocals and lead vocals:
Freddie Mercury (tracks 8, 12, 15)
composer:
Brian May (Queen guitarist) (tracks 4, 10, 14, 16–17)
Freddie Mercury (tracks 2, 17)
John Deacon (tracks 6, 17)
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (tracks 1, 7, 13, 17)
conductor:
Michael Kamen (track 16)
engineer:
David Richards (Swiss-based producer and engineer) (tracks 1, 8, 12, 15–17)
Roy Baker (Producer) (track 14)
Dave Henschel (track 14)
Mack (German producer Reinhold Mack) (tracks 6–7)
Ted Sharpe (track 14)
Mike Stone (producer 60’s–80’s) (track 14)
executive engineer:
Mike Stone (producer 60’s–80’s) (track 2)
guest synthesizer:
Fred Mandel (track 7)
guest keyboard:
David Richards (Swiss-based producer and engineer) (track 12)
guest saxophone:
Steve Gregory (English jazz saxophonist) (track 6)
guest sampler:
Fred Mandel (track 7)
lead vocals:
David Bowie (English singer, songwriter & actor) (track 3)
Freddie Mercury (tracks 1, 3, 6–7, 14, 16–17)
lead vocals and other vocals [operatic vocals]:
Freddie Mercury (track 2)
lyricist:
Brian May (Queen guitarist) (tracks 4, 10, 14, 16–17)
Freddie Mercury (tracks 2, 17)
John Deacon (tracks 6, 17)
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (tracks 1, 7, 13, 17)
orchestra:
National Philharmonic Orchestra (of London, mostly film music) (track 16)
orchestrator:
Brian May (Queen guitarist) (track 16)
Michael Kamen (track 16)
other vocals [operatic vocals]:
Brian May (Queen guitarist) (track 2)
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (track 2)
producer:
John Anthony (British producer and record executive) (track 14)
David Bowie (English singer, songwriter & actor) (track 3)
Queen (UK rock group) (tracks 1–3, 5–10, 12, 14–17)
David Richards (Swiss-based producer and engineer) (tracks 1, 8–9, 12, 15–17)
Roy Baker (Producer) (tracks 2, 5, 14)
Mack (German producer Reinhold Mack) (tracks 6–7)
recording engineer:
Eric Tomlinson (track 16)
writer:
David Bowie (English singer, songwriter & actor) (track 3)
Brian May (Queen guitarist) (tracks 3, 5, 8–9, 11–12, 15)
Freddie Mercury (tracks 3, 5, 8–9, 11–12, 15)
John Deacon (tracks 3, 5, 8–9, 11–12, 15)
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (tracks 3, 5, 8–9, 11–12, 15)
phonographic copyright by:
Queen Productions Ltd. (company and copyright holder, do not use as an imprint or release label) (1973) (track 14)
Queen Productions Ltd. (company and copyright holder, do not use as an imprint or release label) (1975 – 2011) (track 2)
David R. Jones (Jones Music subsidiary) (1981) (track 3)
Mainman S.A. (not for release label use! © & ℗ rights use only) (1981) (track 3)
Raincloud Productions Ltd. (1981) (track 3)
Raincloud Productions Ltd. (1984) (track 7)
Queen Productions Ltd. (company and copyright holder, do not use as an imprint or release label) (1986) (tracks 1, 6, 16)
Queen Productions Ltd. (company and copyright holder, do not use as an imprint or release label) (1991) (tracks 8, 12, 15, 17)
publisher:
Bewlay Bros. Music (track 3)
EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (tracks 3–4, 7, 9–11, 14)
Mainman S.A. (not for release label use! © & ℗ rights use only) (track 3)
Queen Music Ltd. (tracks 3–4, 7–12, 14–15, 17)
EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (1986) (tracks 1, 6, 13, 16)
Queen Music Ltd. (1986) (tracks 1, 6, 13, 16)
mixed at:
produced at:
Musicland Studios in Munich, Bayern, Germany (1983-08 – 1984-01) (track 7)
The Record Plant ((aka "Record Plant") Los Angeles) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1983-08 – 1984-01) (track 7)
recorded at:
mash-ups:
Under Ice by Stark Effect (track 3)
remixes:
sampled by:
Come Again by The Kleptones (track 3)
Ice Ice Baby by Vanilla Ice (track 3)
Ms. Jenkins by Ca$his (track 2)
arrangements:
Bohemian Rhapsody (arr. for wind band) (track 2)
has revision:
is the basis for:
I wü ham (track 17)
Ice Ice Baby (track 3)
The Real Life (track 2)
later parody versions:
Star Trek Rhapsody (track 2)
Zero Wing Rhapsody (track 2)
later translated parody versions:
Geburt einer Nation (track 13)
Rap-soda y bohemia (track 2)
later translated versions:
Cuestión de magia ("A Kind of Magic") (track 1)
Hitradio Gaga (track 7)
Los dulces días de ayer ("These Are the Days of Our Lives") (track 12)
Nieśmiertelni (track 16)
Por quién vivir por siempre ("Who Wants to Live Forever") (track 16)
Quiero algo más ("I Want It All") (track 9)
Sin control ("Headlong") (track 15)
Ya se acabó ("Hammer to Fall") (track 4)
later versions:
Hibernian Rhapsody (track 2)
part of:
We Will Rock You (German version of the Queen musical) (tracks 1–4, 7, 9, 12, 15–16)
We Will Rock You (Queen musical) (tracks 1–4, 7, 9, 12–13, 15–16)
recording of:
A Kind of Magic (track 1)
Bohemian Rhapsody (track 2)
Hammer to Fall (track 4)
Headlong (track 15)
I Want It All (track 9)
Keep Yourself Alive (track 14)
One Vision (track 13)
One Year of Love (track 6)
Radio Ga Ga (track 7)
Stone Cold Crazy (track 5)
The Miracle (track 11)
The Show Must Go On (Queen song) (track 17)
Under Pressure (track 3)
referred to in medleys:
Bohemian Polka (track 2)
The Big Medley (track 2)
Don't Stop Them Now (tracks 2, 9)