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Death On Two Legs (Dedicated To ......)

Death On Two Legs (Dedicated To ......) (Album Version) 3:44
Written by Freddie Mercury
Appears on:
A Night At The Opera, Track 1

Death On Two Legs (30th Anniversary DVD Intro) 0:40
Written by Freddie Mercury
Appears on:
US/UK A Night At The Opera: 30th Anniversary Edition
This brief instrumental intro to the 30th Anniversary Edition DVD of A Night At The Opera is part of the piano backing track to Death On Two Legs.

Death On Two Legs (The eYe Version 1) 0:38
Written by Freddie Mercury
Appears on:
Queen: The eYe
From the Electronic Arts videogame, Queen: The eYe. This edit uses the first 38 seconds of the album version.

Death On Two Legs (The eYe Version 2) 3:06
Written by Freddie Mercury
Appears on:
Queen: The eYe
From the Electronic Arts videogame, Queen: The eYe. This second edit is basically starting off where the first edit left off, continuing the entire song in instrumental form after the scream.

Lazing On A Sunday Afternoon

Lazing On A Sunday Afternoon (Album Version) 1:07
Written by Freddie Mercury
Appears on:
A Night At The Opera, Track 2

Lazing On A Sunday Afternoon (Hollywood Records Remaster Error) 1:07
Written by Freddie Mercury
Appears on: US A Night At The Opera Hollywood Records promo cassette (Withdrawn)

This preliminary mix appears on a Hollywood Records promo cassette possibly remastered by Eddy Schreyer. For whatever reason the entire remaster was withdrawn and instead Hollywood Records went with a remaster done by Stephen Marcussen at Precision Mastering. This version is the same as the album version, except it omits the line "There he goes again" at 0:44.

I'm In Love With My Car

I'm In Love With My Car (Album Version) 3:05
Written by Roger Taylor
Appears on: A Night At The Opera, Track 3


I'm In Love With My Car (Single Version) 3:12
Written by Roger Taylor
Appears on:
UK Bohemian Rhapsody 7" vinyl, Japan Bohemian Rhapsody 3" CD single, US Greatest Hits: We Will Rock You Edition, UK The Singles Collection Volume 1
The beginning of the track starts with engine revving sound effects (which ends the album version). The single version ends with a fade out (without the ending guitar bit).

I'm In Love With My Car (Rocks Mix) 3:11
Written by Roger Taylor
Appears on:
Queen Rocks
The Rocks Mix is a mix between the single and album versions of I'm In Love With My Car. The track is essentially the album version with added engine sound effects from the single version added at the beginning.

I'm In Love With My Car (Guitar & Vocal Mix 2011) 3:20
Written by Roger Taylor
Appears on:
UK/US 2011 A Night At The Opera Deluxe CD
A new mix created from the original multitrack of I'm In Love With My Car focuses on just the guitars and Roger's vocals. The guitars are heard clearly on their own for the first time, showing how great the performance is. Roger's vocals of course are fantastic and are well suited to the song. An interesting alternative to the album version.

I'm In Love With My Car (Mike Shipley Remix)
Written by Roger Taylor
Appears on:
A Night at the Opera Hollywood Remaster (1991), US Hollywood Records Rocks Promo CD set
This remix was done by Austrailian mix engineer Mike Shipley for Hollywood Records' 1991 re-release of A Night At The Opera. The remix starts with the band singing the chorus part "I'm in love with my car" with engine sound effects; it then goes into the normal drum/piano intro. The phased chorus is used again at the end with the guitar/engine outro. A pretty good remix.

I'm In Love With My Car (Live at the Hammersmith Odeon, 1979) - Absolute Greatest Streaming Video Version 2:02
Written by Roger Taylor
Appears on:
UK 2009 Absolute Greatest Streaming Video
Appearing only as a bonus steaming video to 2009's Absolute Greatest release, this live performance is similar in structure to the one that appears on Live Killers.

You're My Best Friend

You're My Best Friend (Album Version) 2:50
Written by John Deacon
Appears on:
A Night At The Opera, Track 4

You're My Best Friend (Greatest Video Hits 1 Surround Mix) 3:02
Written by John Deacon
Appears on:
Greatest Video Hits 1 DVD
The 96/24 DTS 5.1 surround mix of You're My Best Friend that was used for the 2002 Greatest Video Hits 1 DVD is the same as the A Night At The Opera DVD-Audio mix. This mix was produced by Roy Thomas Baker and Brian May. The mixes were done by Elliot Scheiner, who was assisted by Steve Genewick at Capital Records, Los Angeles. A few seconds of silence are added to the beginning of the track for the video title card on the DVD.

You're My Best Friend (Video CD Version) 2:47
Written by John Deacon
Appears on:
UK Greatest Flix I & II VCD
The Queen promo videos were released digitally for the first time in 1994 on video CD format. The two disc set featured Queen's most popular videos, some of which were minorly edited. You're My Best Friend starts partway through the keyboard opening and fades early at the end.

You're My Best Friend (Karaoke Version) 2:53
Written by John Deacon
Appears on:
Greatest Karaoke Hits
A pure uncut instrumental of the album track. No click track at the beginning of the song.

You're My Best Friend (Backing Track Mix 2011) 2:58
Written by John Deacon
Appears on:
UK/US 2011 A Night At The Opera Deluxe CD
The Backing Track Mix is a true instrumental mix of You're My Best Friend, created from the original multitrack. Freddie's lead vocals are gone so that the instrumental backing track can be clearly heard. A little bit of studio banter starts and ends the track.

You're My Best Friend (Matt Wallace Remix) 2:52
Written by John Deacon
Appears on:
A Night at the Opera Hollywood Remaster (1991), US Hollywood Records Rocks Promo CD set
Matt Wallace (producer for Maroon 5 and Faith No More) remixed You're My Best Friend for Hollywood Records' 1991 re-release of A Night At The Opera. There is not much difference between this version and the album mix. The most notable difference is Freddie's lead vocal volume is more noticeable (example at 1:34). The keyboard sound seems to be a bit different as well.

'39

'39 (Album Version) 3:30
Written by Brian May
Appears on:
A Night At The Opera, Track 5

'39 (Single Version) 3:30
Written by Brian May
Appears on:
UK You're My Best Friend 7" vinyl, US You're My Best Friend 7" vinyl, Jewels II, UK Singles Collection 1, UK Deep Cuts, Forever Deluxe Edition
The single version of '39 features a complete, stand-alone fade out of the song. In contrast, the album version ending fades into the beginning of Sweet Lady.

'39 (Classic Albums Studio Performance by Brian May) 2:50
Written by Brian May
Appears on:
US/UK Classic Albums: The Making Of A Night At The Opera DVD
This 2005 recording features just Brian May performing '39 on acoustic guitar and lead vocals. A nice version that is similar to the Queen + Paul Rodgers 2005/2006 live performances.

'39 (Live At Earl's Court, 1977) 3:47
Written by Brian May
Appears on:
UK/US 2011 A Night At The Opera Deluxe CD
An absolutely fantastic live version of '39 from Queen's second night at Earl's Court in June, 1977. Of course the remastering helps this live performance shine. This performance is preferred to the one that appears on 1979's Live Killers. Unlike the studio version, Freddie sings lead vocals. Roger and Brian's backing vocals are spot-on to the album version as well. Highly Recommended.

Sweet Lady

Sweet Lady (Album Version) 4:02
Written by Brian May
Appears on:
A Night At The Opera, Track 6

Sweet Lady (Early Mix - Sarm Studios Reel To Reel Tape) 4:09
Written by Brian May
Appears on:
Sarm Studios 10" Reel To Reel Tape
A Sarm Studios 10" Reel To Reel tape from 1975 features an unpolished version of Sweet Lady. The track is the same mix and performance as the album version, except that the ending does not fade cleanly. Instead, it is the band continuing the play the backing track until a sudden stop.

Sweet Lady (The eYe Version) 1:03
Written by Brian May
Appears on:
Queen: The eYe
From the Electronic Arts videogame, Queen: The eYe. This version is the first minute of the album version, stopping suddenly with an echo effect.

Sweet Lady (Live In Hyde Park, 1976) 4:07
Written by Brian May
Appears on:
US/UK Classic Albums: The Making Of A Night At The Opera DVD
A nice surpise bonus on the Classic Albums documentary on the making of A Night At The Opera is the live performance of Sweet Lady from Hyde Park. This track isn't available as a live performance on any other official Queen release. A good live performance from the legendary concert.

Seaside Rendezvous

Seaside Rendezvous (Album Version) 2:14
Written by Freddie Mercury
Appears on:
A Night At The Opera, Track 7

The Prophet's Song

The Prophet's Song (Album Version) 8:20
Written by Brian May
Appears on:
A Night At The Opera, Track 8

The Prophet's Song (DVD-Audio Version) 8:31
Written by Brian May
Appears on:
A Night At The Opera DVD Audio
A slightly extended version is featured on the 5.1 remix for the A Night At The Opera DVD-A. The extra time is at the beginning with a longer wind intro.It doesn't really add a whole lot to the song, but slightly adds to the atmosphere.

People Of The Earth (The Prophet's Song - Instrumental Take) 5:07
Written by Brian May
Appears on:
Sarm Studios A Night At The Opera "Ruff Mixes" tape
Originating from a Sarm Studios reel to reel tape of rough mixes, this instrumental take of The Prophet's Song is titled "People Of The Earth" on the tape box. When compared to the album version, this appears to be the same recording as the backing track of the album, but without overdubs or vocals. There are some differences however; there are 13 extra seconds of playing in the closing part before the crescendo and harmonic guitars that close the track.

Love Of My Life

Love Of My Life (Album Version) 3:34
Written by Freddie Mercury
Appears on:
A Night At The Opera, Track 9

Love Of My Life (Jewels II Version) 3:36
Written by Freddie Mercury
Appears on:
Jewels II
The same as the album version, but without the segue from The Prophet's Song.

Love Of My Life (Forever Version) 3:33
Written by Freddie Mercury
Appears on:
Forever, Forever Deluxe Edition
The Forever version of Love Of My Life cuts off a second or so of audio at the end of the album version.

Love Of My Life (Classic Albums Duet Mix) 3:54
Written by Freddie Mercury
Appears on:
US/UK Classic Albums: The Making Of A Night At The Opera DVD
A fun bonus on the Classic Albums documentary on the making of A Night At The Opera is the duet mix of Love Of My Life. The audio/video of the track mixes Brian May performing the song acoustically in 2005 with Freddie's classic performance from Wembley Stadium in 1986.

Love Of My Life (Piano Take) 3:33
Written by Freddie Mercury
Appears on:
Sarm Studios A Night At The Opera "Ruff Mixes" tape
Originating from a Sarm Studios reel to reel tape of rough mixes, this instrumental take of Love Of My Life features the piano and bass performances used on the final album version.

Love Of My Life (The eYe Version) 0:04
Written by Freddie Mercury
Appears on:
Queen: The eYe
From the Electronic Arts videogame, Queen: The eYe. At only 4 seconds, this is just a brief snippet of the harp intro to the album version. This is used as a sound effect in the game.

Love Of My Life (Live from Rock In Rio, 1985) 5:25
Written by Freddie Mercury
Appears on:
US George Michael + Queen Somebody To Love cassette single
A very nice live version from the 1985 Rock In Rio concert. The track starts with some audience banter from Brian. Freddie and the crowd do a nice job of switching back and forth between verses.

Love Of My Life (Live from Rock In Rio, 1985) - Absolute Greatest Streaming Video Version 4:52
Written by Freddie Mercury
Appears on:
UK 2009 Absolute Greatest Streaming Video
This version cuts off a good portion of Brian introducing the song to the crowd and cuts off much of the crowd noise at the end. The version that appears on the US George Michael + Queen cassette is preferred.

Good Company

Good Company (Album Version) 3:23
Written by Freddie Mercury
Appears on:
A Night At The Opera, Track 10

Bohemian Rhapsody

Bohemian Rhapsody (Album Version) 5:55
Written by Freddie Mercury
Appears on:
A Night At The Opera, Track 11

Bohemian Rhapsody (Single Version) 5:55
Written by Freddie Mercury
Appears on:
UK Bohemian Rhapsody 7" vinyl, US Bohemian Rhapsody 7" vinyl, Japan Bohemian Rhapsody 7" vinyl, US Bohemian Rhapsody 7" Spun Gold vinyl, Greatest Hits (all releases), Japan Bohemian Rhapsody 3" CD single, UK 1991 Bohemian Rhapsody 7" vinyl, UK 1991 Bohemian Rhapsody CD single, US Rocks Vol. 3 promo CD, Classic Queen, The 12" Collection, Box Of Tricks, US The Queen Collection, Greatest Hits I & II, UK Under Pressure (Rah Mix) CD single, UK Under Pressure (Rah Mix) 7" vinyl picture disc, The Platinum Collection, Japan In Vision CD, Japan Jewels CD, US Stone Cold Classics CD, US The A-Z Of Queen Vol. 1 CD, Japan 2008 In Vision CD, Singles Collection 1, Absolute Greatest, Singles Collection 4, US Radio Sampler "First Wave" promo CD, US Icon CD
This is the stand-alone version, which allows the gong hit at the end to fade out naturally. On the album, the gong's last few seconds overlap with the drums on God Save The Queen, but you would have to listen very closely to notice. The Single Version would be used for collections, single releases, soundtrack albums and just about every other appearance of the song outside the album. The above list of releases is not a complete listing of appearances, but instead are the most common places to find this version.

Bohemian Rhapsody (French Promo Edit) 3:41
Written by Freddie Mercury
Appears on:
France Bohemian Rhapsody 7" promo vinyl
This edit of Bohemian Rhapsody appears on a very rare French 7" picture sleeve promo release from 1978. The first 55 seconds of the song are intact. The lines from "mama, just killed a man" to "carry on, carry on, as if nothing really matters" are edited out. The track continues normally through the operatic section and into the beginning of the hard rock part. The track fades out after the guitar bit following "just gotta get out, just gotta get right outta here".

Bohemian Rhapsody (UK 3" CD Version) 6:00
Written by Freddie Mercury
Appears on:
UK Bohemian Rhapsody 3" CD
This version is a remastering/indexing error that starts with the swirling notes from the end of "Good Company."

Bohemian Rhapsody (Greatest Video Hits 1 Surround Mix) 6:02
Written by Freddie Mercury
Appears on:
Greatest Video Hits 1 DVD
The 96/24 DTS 5.1 surround mix of Bohemian Rhapsody that was used for the 2002 Greatest Video Hits 1 DVD is the same as the A Night At The Opera DVD-Audio mix. This mix was produced by Roy Thomas Baker and Brian May. The mixes were done by Elliot Scheiner, who was assisted by Steve Genewick at Capital Records, Los Angeles. A few seconds of silence are added to the beginning of the track for the video title card on the DVD.

Bohemian Rhapsody (Wayne's World Video Version) 6:00
Written by Freddie Mercury
Appears on:
Classic Queen VHS
A new video was created for Bohemian Rhapsody to accompany the Wayne's World movie release. This version played constantly on VH-1 and MTV thoughtout 1992. It obviously worked because Bohemian Rhapsody reached number 2 on the US Billboard charts. The video begins and ends with dialog from the movie. The video itself is the version we all know with some clips of Wayne's World added.

Bohemian Rhapsody (Video CD Version) 5:50
Written by Freddie Mercury
Appears on:
UK Greatest Flix I & II VCD
The Queen promo videos were released digitally for the first time in 1994 on video CD format. The two disc set featured Queen's most popular videos, some of which were minorly edited. Bohemian Rhapsody has a slight edit at the end, cutting off most of the gong.

Bohemian Rhapsody (Karaoke Version) 5:58
Written by Freddie Mercury
Appears on:
Greatest Karaoke Hits, Greatest Karaoke Hits DVD
This is a highly recommended instrumental version that is quite interesting. It's fascinating to hear just the guitar, bass, and drums at the heart of the song without vocals. Opens with a karaoke click track.

Bohemian Rhapsody (3" CD Single Karaoke Version) 5:54
Written by Freddie Mercury
Appears on:
2000 Japan Bohemian Rhapsody 3" CD single
This version is the same as the original karaoke version, except there is no click track.

Bohemian Rhapsody (Operatic Section A Cappella Mix 2011) 1:04
Written by Freddie Mercury
Appears on:
UK/US 2011 A Night At The Opera Deluxe CD
Created from the original multitrack, this A Capella Mix is the entire operatic section of Bohemian Rhapsody with just vocals. Not recommended for repeat listening, but is a neat listen just to hear the vocal complexities of the operatic section.

God Save The Queen

God Save The Queen (Album Version) 1:12
Trad. Arr. by Brian May
Appears on:
A Night At The Opera, Track 12

God Save The Queen (Single Version) 1:15
Trad. Arr. by Brian May
Appears on:
US Keep Yourself Alive 7" vinyl (1975)
God Save The Queen was recorded October 27, 1974 onto a 16 track tape for use as an outro theme to end Queen's live concerts. Brian May and Mike Stone started on the track and Roger provided procussion and Tympani overdubs. The track was first released on the US re-release of Keep Yourself Alive. This Single Version is the same as the album track except the drum roll intro does not fade in; rather, the intro is at full volume.