Greatest Video Hits 2

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Greatest Video Hits 2
Queen gvh2.jpg
Produced bySimon Lupton and Rhys Thomas
StarringFreddie Mercury
Brian May
Roger Taylor
John Deacon
Music byQueen
Release date
2003
CountryUnited Kingdom
LanguageEnglish

Greatest Video Hits 2 is the second DVD of music videos from the English band, Queen. It was released in November 2003, and included video hits of the band from 1981 to 1989. It was at number one in UK, in its first week. It also peaked at number 1 in Ireland. In that same year the DVD was number 2 in Spain, and number 4 in Italy. It was certified 2 platinum awards in UK, platinum in France and Australia, gold in Germany, Spain, Poland and other countries.

It features an option for audio commentary from both Brian May and Roger Taylor on each music video, reflecting on their memories and opinions of each video.

The music videos from Innuendo were not included in the DVD. They were replaced with the songs, "Las Palabras de Amor", "Body Language", "Princes of the Universe", and "Scandal."

Disc one[edit]

  1. A Kind of Magic (from A Kind of Magic, 1986)
  2. I Want It All (from The Miracle, 1989)
  3. Radio Ga Ga (from The Works, 1984)
  4. I Want to Break Free (from The Works, 1984)
  5. Breakthru (from The Miracle, 1989)
  6. Under Pressure (from Hot Space, 1982)
  7. Scandal (from The Miracle, 1989)
  8. Who Wants to Live Forever (from A Kind of Magic, 1986)
  9. The Miracle (from The Miracle, 1989)
  10. It's a Hard Life (from The Works, 1984)
  11. The Invisible Man (from The Miracle, 1989)
  12. Las Palabras de Amor (from Hot Space, 1982)
  13. Friends Will Be Friends (from A Kind of Magic, 1986)
  14. Body Language (from Hot Space, 1982)
  15. Hammer to Fall (from The Works, 1984)
  16. Princes of the Universe (from A Kind of Magic, 1986)
  17. One Vision (from A Kind of Magic, 1986)

Disc two[edit]

Hot Space section Volume 1[edit]

Also there is an alternative version of "Who Wants To Live Forever" if you are on the Hot Space menu and if you highlight the play all button and then press up you will see the pointer disappear and then if you press up, left and then right you will see the Ian and Belinda version of the song for the British Bone Marrow Donor Appeal.

The Works section Volume 2[edit]

  • Montreux Golden Rose Pop Festival
  • Interviews, including one with Freddie Mercury.

A Kind of Magic section Volume 3[edit]

  • Montreux Golden Rose Pop Festival
  • Interviews
  • One Vision documentary
  • 'Extended Vision' video

The Miracle section Volume 4[edit]

Audio[edit]

  • PCM Stereo
  • DTS 5.1 (for Disc 1 only and those marked with an asterisk on Disc 2)
  • Commentary from Roger Taylor and Brian May on each Music Video.
  • UK copies have a few seconds of introduction by Jonathan Ross dubbed at the end of Miracle Interviews by accident.

Charts and certifications[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Chartverfolgung / Queen / Longplay". Music Line (in German). Media Control Charts. Retrieved 30 July 2011.
  2. ^ "Archivum: DVD Top 20". MAHASZ (in Hungarian). Retrieved 30 July 2011.
  3. ^ "Argentinian video certifications – Queen – Greatest Video Hits Vol. 2". Argentine Chamber of Phonograms and Videograms Producers.
  4. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2004 DVDs". Australian Recording Industry Association.
  5. ^ "French video certifications – Queen – Greatest Video Hits 2" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique.
  6. ^ "Gold-/Platin-Datenbank (Queen; 'Greatest Video Hits 2')" (in German). Bundesverband Musikindustrie.
  7. ^ "Certificaciones" (in Spanish). Asociación Mexicana de Productores de Fonogramas y Videogramas. Type Queen in the box under the ARTISTA column heading and Greatest Video Hits II in the box under TÍTULO
  8. ^ "Polish video certifications – Queen – Greatest Video Hits 2" (in Polish). Polish Society of the Phonographic Industry.
  9. ^ "British video certifications – Queen – Greatest Video Hits Vol 2". British Phonographic Industry. Select videos in the Format field. Select Platinum in the Certification field. Type Greatest Video Hits Vol 2 in the "Search BPI Awards" field and then press Enter.