Category: QUEEN

ROCK CANDY MAGAZINE – Issue 7 / 8 / 9

As you know, Rock Candy Records is one of the best CD reissue labels out there. Since a couple of years, they are releasing a magazine, actually printed on paper like in the good ‘ol times.In the style of the essay included into each CD booklet about the band in question, ROCK CANDY MAGAZINE is a bi-monthly, 100-page Rock publication...

QUEEN – Bohemian Rhapsody [The Original Soundtrack] (2018)

The original film soundtrack for “Bohemian Rhapsody”, the much-anticipated QUEEN bio-movie include previously unreleased tracks in audio format from Live Aid, the historic Wembley concert from July 1985. These Live Aid songs are among the rare gems and unheard versions from the band’s rich catalogue. Alongside the show-stopping Live Aid performances of ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’, ‘Radio Ga Ga’, ‘Hammer To Fall’...

QUEEN – News Of The World [40th Anniversary Super Deluxe Edition] (2017)

QUEEN – News Of The World [40th Anniversary Super Deluxe Edition] (2017)

One of the most iconic QUEEN albums, 1977’s News Of The World, just has been released in its 40th Anniversary Super Deluxe Edition.“News Of The World [40th Anniversary Super Deluxe Edition]” packs the original album remastered and previously unheard material that, unlike many other Super Deluxe reissues, really worth the listen. The new package includes the original album on CD...

QUEEN – A Day At The Races [Japan SHM-SACD] (2016) Out Of Print

QUEEN – A Day At The Races [Japan SHM-SACD] (2016) Out Of Print

Last December 10th marked the 40th Anniversary of the release date of one of my favorite albums ever: QUEEN‘s “A Day At The Races“. In September, Universal Music Japan Released a very Limited Pressing of the album in a SHM-SACD format (single layer) and a DSD mastering (96kHz/24bit) done by master by Bob Ludwig. All avialable copies were sold out...

QUEEN – On Air (2016)

QUEEN – On Air (2016)

“On Air” is the new two disc from QUEEN featuring the complete BBC Sessions done by Freddie Mercury & Co in their early years.Queen’s meteoric ascendancy during the Seventies has been well documented. From their gloriously ambitious self-titled debut of 1973 through to the album that put them in the superstar bracket, 1975’s A Night At The Opera, and beyond,...

FREDDIE MERCURY – Messenger Of The Gods; The Singles Collection (2016)

FREDDIE MERCURY – Messenger Of The Gods; The Singles Collection (2016)

“Messenger Of The Gods; The Singles Collection” is the just released 2-CD digipak that reflects FREDDIE MERCURY‘s immense talent through all his 7” solo singles.Freddie Mercury was a man of many talents and many different sides. The songs he wrote for and with Queen filled stadiums around the globe and have rightly gone down in history, but he also embarked...

QUEEN – A Night At The Odeon [retail] (2015)

QUEEN – A Night At The Odeon [retail] (2015)

The most bootlegged gig of QUEEN‘s career is finally being released on CD / DVD and Blu-ray: “A Night At The Odeon“. Queen’s 1975 Christmas show at Hammersmith Apollo was the culmination of the band’s 26-date ‘Queen Invite You To A Night At The Opera’ UK tour. Because it was simulcast on both BBC Radio 1 and BBC 2, it...

ROGER TAYLOR – Best (2014)

ROGER TAYLOR – Best (2014)

* Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductee and Queen founder member ROGER TAYLOR is presenting a retrospective of his fruitful solo career, simply entitled “Best“.In an inversion of the old saw about children, drummers are usually heard but not seen. That’s never applied, however, to Roger Taylor — who wrote or co-wrote a number of Queen hits, and continues...

QUEEN – Queen Forever (Deluxe Edition 2CD) (2014)

QUEEN – Queen Forever (Deluxe Edition 2CD) (2014)

* Three previously unreleased QUEEN songs featuring late singer Freddie Mercury spearhead an exciting new QUEEN album, “Queen Forever“, due November 10 on the Virgin Records label.The tracks include a long-anticipated track from QUEEN and Michael Jackson, “There Must Be More to Life Than This”, a previously unfinished Mercury-QUEEN track, “Let Me In Your Heart Again” originating from the band’s...