Queen CD Single Box

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CD Single Box
Box set by Queen
Released April 26, 1991 - Japan
Recorded 1973-1985
Genre Rock
Length 1:47:40
Language English
Label EMI
Producer Queen
Arif Mardin
Queen chronology
CD Single Box
Greatest Hits II

The CD Single Box was a CD compilation box set by the English rock band Queen released exclusively in Japan by EMI records.[1][2]


The CDs are housed inside a gold embossed flip top box with a 48-page booklet which includes the bio, anthology and song lyrics in English and Japanese.[1]


The box set has 12 x 3" CD single ('Mini Album' written on the reverse of all sleeves) snap-packs (Japanese: tanzaku) which includes twelve hit-singles released between 1973 and 1986. The singles start with the A-side tracks "Seven Seas Of Rhye" through to "A Kind Of Magic" complete with B-sides. The few non-album B-sides included are "See What a Fool I've Been", "Soul Brother", "I Go Crazy" and "A Dozen Red Roses for My Darling".[1] The compact discs are 3-inch or (8 cm), with sleeves called snap-packs, as they could be "snapped and folded" into a small square. Almost all of the writing is in Japanese.

All CDs have three tracks each, apart from "Queen's first E.P.", which has four.[1] The set features artwork from the original UK 7" vinyl releases, except the "Seven Seas Of Rhye" (original German sleeve) and "Killer Queen" (original French sleeve).

Disc and track listing[edit]

Disc 1: Seven Seas Of Rhye
1."Seven Seas Of Rhye"Freddie Mercury2:51
2."See What a Fool I've Been"Brian May4:32
3."Funny How Love Is"Freddie Mercury2:50
Disc 2: Killer Queen
1."Killer Queen"Freddie Mercury3:02
2."Flick of the Wrist"Freddie Mercury3:21
3."Brighton Rock"Brian May5:10
Disc 3: Bohemian Rhapsody
1."Bohemian Rhapsody"Freddie Mercury5:59
2."I'm In Love With My Car"Roger Taylor3:10
3."You're My Best Friend"John Deacon2:51
Disc 4: Somebody To Love
1."Somebody To Love"Freddie Mercury4:59
2."White Man"Brian May5:01
3."Tie Your Mother Down"Brian May3:46
Disc 5: Queen's First E.P.
1."Good Old-Fashioned Lover Boy"Freddie Mercury2:56
2."Death on Two Legs (Dedicated to...)"Freddie Mercury3:45
3."Tenement Funster"Roger Taylor2:58
4."White Queen (As It Began)"Brian May4:36
Disc 6: We Are The Champions
1."We Are The Champions"Freddie Mercury3:02
2."We Will Rock You"Brian May2:02
3."Fat Bottomed Girls"Brian May3:24
Disc 7: Crazy Little Thing Called Love
1."Crazy Little Thing Called Love"Freddie Mercury2:46
2."Spread Your Wings"John Deacon4:35
3."Flash Theme"Brian May2:47
Disc 8: Another One Bites The Dust
1."Another One Bites the Dust"John Deacon3:38
2."Dragon Attack"Brian May4:22
3."Las Palabras De Amor"Brian May4:31
Disc 9: Under Pressure
1."Under Pressure Featuring – David Bowie"Queen and David Bowie4:07
2."Soul Brother"Queen4:29
3."Body Language"Freddie Mercury4:33
Disc 10: Radio Ga Ga
1."Radio Ga Ga"Roger Taylor5:49
2."I Go Crazy"Brian May3:45
3."Hammer to Fall"Brian May3:39
Disc 11: I Want to Break Free
1."I Want to Break Free"John Deacon4:25
2."Machines (Or 'Back to Humans')"Brian May, Roger Taylor5:00
3."It's a Hard Life"Freddie Mercury4:08
Disc 12: A Kind Of Magic
1."A Kind Of Magic"Roger Taylor4:25
2."A Dozen Red Roses For My Darling"Roger Taylor4:43
3."One Vision"Queen4:00
Total length:1:47:40

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