|Box set by Queen|
|Released||13 November 1995 (UK)|
December 1971 - 1995
1980 - 1995
Ultimate Queen is a boxed set collection by the English Hard rock band Queen. It contains all of their albums, in litho-printed picture CD form, identifiable by a gold ring around the outside. The box set is a 26" square, wall mountable cabinet which includes 20 CDs, featuring all 18 studio and live albums released from 1973 to 1995 (excluding Greatest Hits, Greatest Hits II, Greatest Hits III and Queen at the Beeb).
The set was released on 13 November 1995, one week after the 'Made In Heaven' album, and was limited to just 15,000 sets worldwide. 3000 sets were available in the UK, 1850 in Germany, 1200 in Australia, 1200 in Benelux countries, 1000 in Brazil, 900 in Japan, and it was also released in the USA.
The front door of the set has Royal blue felt, including placeholders for two CDs, the Queen crest, moving Freddie Mercury hologram (from Live At Wembley 1986) plus a limited edition number on the bottom right corner. The inside features placeholders for the remaining 18 CDs on maroon felt, a booklet, and a Queen crest buckle to hold it in place. The 12 page, 12" square booklet features a gold sleeve with the Queen crest, and features full details and covers of each album.
- Queen II
- Sheer Heart Attack
- A Night at the Opera
- A Day at the Races
- News of the World
- Live Killers
- The Game
- Flash Gordon
- Hot Space
- The Works
- A Kind of Magic
- Live Magic
- The Miracle
- Live at Wembley '86
- Made in Heaven
- "Queen - A Night At The Opera". AllMusic. Retrieved 25 July 2014.
...A Night at the Opera encompasses metal ("Death on Two Legs," "Sweet Lady")...
- "Queen - A Day At The Races". AllMusic. Retrieved 20 August 2013.
...this is exquisitely detailed hard rock...
- "Queen - Live Killers". AllMusic. Retrieved 12 July 2014.
...Other hard rock highlights soon follow, such as...
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