Deep Cuts, Volume 1 (1973–1976)

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Deep Cuts, Volume 1 (1973–1976)
Compilation album by Queen
Released 14 March 2011
Recorded 1972–1976
Genre Rock
Length 50:07
Label Universal Music, Island Records
Producer Various
Queen chronology
The Singles Collection Volume 4
Deep Cuts, Volume 1 (1973–1976)
Deep Cuts, Volume 2 (1977–1982)

Deep Cuts, Volume 1 (1973–1976) is a compilation of Queen tracks between 1973 and 1976. Unlike other compilations released by Queen, Deep Cuts contains songs which are largely not as well known as Queen's hits. The album was released on March 14, 2011 as part of Queen's 40th Anniversary. Deep Cuts Volume 1 was released at the same time Queen's first five albums (Queen, Queen II, Sheer Heart Attack, A Night at the Opera, A Day at the Races) were re-released. The songs picked were all personal favourite songs that weren't hits selected by Brian May, Roger Taylor, and Taylor Hawkins (the drummer for the Foo Fighters). It's the only release to feature the complete ending of The March of The Black Queen (on Queen II it segues to Funny How Love Is) and of Ogre Battle (on Queen II it segues to The Fairy Feller's Master-Stroke). The three songs Tenement Funster, Flick of the Wrist and Lily of the Valley all segue into each other just like on the original Sheer Heart Attack album.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Ogre Battle"   Freddie Mercury 4:14
2. "Stone Cold Crazy"   May, Mercury, Taylor, John Deacon 2:13
3. "My Fairy King"   Freddie Mercury 4:08
4. "I'm In Love With My Car"   Roger Taylor 3:05
5. "Keep Yourself Alive"   Brian May 3:46
6. "Long Away"   May 3:33
7. "The Millionaire Waltz"   Mercury 4:54
8. "'39"   May 3:30
9. "Tenement Funster"   Taylor 2:46
10. "Flick of the Wrist"   Mercury 3:17
11. "Lily of the Valley"   Mercury 1:45
12. "Good Company"   May 3:23
13. "The March of the Black Queen"   Mercury 6:38
14. "In The Lap Of The Gods...Revisited"   Mercury 3:46


  • Freddie Mercury: lead and backing vocals, piano.
  • Brian May: guitars, lead vocals on "39", "Long Away" and "Good Company", vocal bridge on "Keep Yourself Alive", backing vocals, ukelele, bells.
  • Roger Taylor: drums, percussion, lead vocals on "Tenement Funster" and "I'm in Love with My Car", vocal line in "The March of the Black Queen", vocal bridge on "Keep Yourself Alive".
  • John Deacon: bass guitar, acoustic guitar.