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Innuendo

Innuendo (Album Version) 6:31
Written by Queen
Appears on:
Innuendo, Track 1

Innuendo (Explosive Version) 6:44
Written by Queen
Appears on:
UK Innuendo 12" vinyl, UK Innuendo CD single
The Explosive Version is just like the album version, except it ends with a long explosion sound effect outro.

Innuendo (Greatest Hits II CD Edit) 6:28
Written by Queen
Appears on:
Greatest Hits II CD
This edit is the same as the album mix, just with an early fade-out. David Richards edited the track to fit on the Greatest Hits II CD.

Innuendo (Video Version) 6:40
Written by Queen
Appears on:
Greatest Flix II, A to Z
The video version is the same as the album version, but with some added wind effects at the beginning of the track.

Innuendo (Hints Of Innuendo Edit) 3:14
Written by Queen
Appears on:
Hints Of Innuendo Promo cassette
With a running time longer than some full Queen songs, this edit still removes large portions of the track, creating another highlights-type cut of the album track.

Innuendo (Roger's Guide Vocals)
Written by Queen
Appears on:
Unreleased
It has been confirmed by Queen archivist Greg Brooks that a guide vocal for Innuendo, sung by Roger Taylor, does exist in the vaults.

I'm Going Slightly Mad

I'm Going Slightly Mad (Album Version) 4:22
Written by Queen
Appears on:
Innuendo, Track 2

I'm Going Slightly Mad (1991 Vinyl Edit) 4:05
Written by Queen
Appears on:
1991 Innuendo vinyl album, Greatest Hits II
Not a bad edit of the proper version. Some instrumental parts have been edited out, but the edit is effective.

I'm Going Slightly Mad (Mad Mix) 4:37
Written by Queen
Appears on:
UK 2011 Innuendo Deluxe CD
Written by Freddie, but later credited to Queen, I'm Going Slightly Mad is a bit of a departure from other songs in the Queen catalog. The Mad Mix was found on a 1990 stereo master tape. As odd as the album version is, this mix is even stranger. Featuring more sound effects and odd bits, this would be right at home as a Brian Wilson composition. Not as good as the album version, but still interesting.

I'm Going Slightly Mad (Slightly Bonkers) 0:47
Written by Queen
Appears on:
Unreleased
This is a very short version of I'm Going Slightly Mad with some different instrumental parts and different vocals/lyrics from Freddie. It was recorded as a message for a Queen convention.

I'm Going Slightly Mad (Hints Of Innuendo Edit) 1:17
Written by Queen
Appears on:
Hints Of Innuendo Promo cassette
Here's the first verse of the album track, no intro music, and the first chorus, then a fade out.

I'm Going Slightly Mad (The eYe Version) 2:38
Written by Queen
Appears on:
Queen: The eYe
From the Electronic Arts videogame, Queen: The eYe. An instrumental edit of the first 2:41 of the album version. The ending fades on a phased note with some very faint videogame sound effects in the background.

I'm Going Slightly Mad (Karaoke Version) 4:25
Written by Queen
Appears on:
Greatest Karaoke Hits
This is the full instrumental of the song, where you get to hear all of the weird little background effects in all their glory. No click track at the beginning.

Headlong

Headlong (Album Version) 4:38
Written by Queen
Appears on:
Innuendo, Track 3

Headlong (1991 Vinyl Edit a.k.a. Single Edit a.k.a. Greatest Hits II Edit) 4:33
Written by Queen
Appears on:
1991 Innuendo vinyl album, Greatest Hits II, Dutch Headlong CD single, UK The Singles Collection Volume 4
Just like the album version, just with the guitar note edited out at the end.

Headlong (Radio Edit) 3:46
Written by Queen
Appears on:
US Headlong promo CD
This is not one of the more seamless edits. The first edit appears 20 seconds into the track, cutting some instrumental bits. Throughout the rest of the song there are other various small instrumental bits taken out, including a very noticeable one near the end.

Headlong (Video Version) 4:43
Written by Queen
Appears on:
Greatest Flix II
The audio to the video version of Headlong is the same as the album version, except there is some additional guitar in the mix, which lengthens the track slightly. The extra guitar is at about 1 minute into the track.

Headlong (Canadian CHR Edit - No Guitar) 3:20
Written by Queen
Appears on:
Warner Music Canada promo CD
A rare edit, based on the Vinyl Edit mix, but more severe than even the US Radio Edit. This version removes almost all of the instrumental sections and all of the guitar solo. This was apparently meant for "light rock" radio stations in Canada.

Headlong (Embryo with Guide Vocal) 4:44
Written by Queen
Appears on:
UK 2011 Innuendo Deluxe CD
Headlong started off as a solo track for Brian's upcoming Back To The Light project. However when Brian heard Freddie sing it, Headlong was destined to be a Queen track. This early version of the song is instrumentally stripped down a bit, but still very similar to the final version. Additionally, Brian provides lead vocals, giving some idea to what a solo version may have sounded like.

Headlong (Hints Of Innuendo Edit) 1:08
Written by Queen
Appears on:
Hints Of Innuendo Promo cassette
This short excerpt of the song sounds like an it was close to the final mix, but is missing the backing vocals and some instruments, like the guitar, have more presence in places.

Headlong (The eYe Version) 4:43
Written by Queen
Appears on:
Queen: The eYe
From the Electronic Arts videogame, Queen: The eYe. This is a full instrumental remix of the Greatest Flix II version of the song. This track has no vocals at all.

Headlong (Demo) 3:03
Written by Queen
Appears on:
Unreleased
An early demo version featuring Freddie on lead vocals and Brian on backing vocals. The percussion sounds like it was provided by a Korg Synthesizer (programmed on an Apple Mac II), and it sounds as though John's bass is also present. Freddie's vocals are very similar to the final version. Brian's guide vocals can be slightly heard in the background. An interesting working version of the track.

Headlong (Demo) 5:00
Written by Queen
Appears on:
Unreleased
This track premiered at the 16th International Fan Club Convention in Prestatyn. This was recorded in Allerton Hill Studios, mid-1990 with a drum machine and Brian May's original bass and guide vocal (no Freddie, nor choruses).

I Can't Live With You

I Can't Live With You (Album Version) 4:43
Written by Queen
Appears on:
Innuendo, Track 4

I Can't Live With You (1991 Vinyl Edit) 4:05
Written by Queen
Appears on:
1991 Innuendo vinyl album
A very effective edit of the album version, simply fading out early at 4:05.

I Can't Live With You (Brian Malouf Remix) 4:33
Written by Queen
Appears on:
US I Can't Live With You promo CD single
This remix is similar in style to the others done by Brian Malouf. It features song extra keyboards in the intro and throughout the track. Some of Brian's guitars may have possibly been edited out or at least turned down. Some phasing effects are done on Freddie's solo vocal bit. Another good remix by Malouf.

I Can't Live With You (Brian Malouf Remix Edit) 4:13
Written by Queen
Appears on:
US I Can't Live With You promo CD single
This edit fades out sooner than the regular Brian Malouf Remix.

I Can't Live With You (1997 Rocks Retake) 4:47
Written by Queen
Appears on:
Queen Rocks, UK 2011 Innuendo Deluxe CD
If you like the original, you'll definitely love this heavier version of the song. This Rocks Retake begins with Freddie looped singing "I Can't Live Without You." It has much heavier guitars and real drums from Roger (as opposed to programmed) throughout the entire track. Brian was inspired to add some new guitar parts as well. If you thought the album version was too soft, this one is for you. It also has a big outro instead of a fadeout, similar to how a live version could have been.

I Can't Live With You (Hints Of Innuendo Edit) 1:29
Written by Queen
Appears on:
Hints Of Innuendo Promo cassette
Starting with the second chorus and continuing with the second verse into the middle eight and fading out during the guitar solo of the album version.

I Can't Live With You (The eYe Version) 4:40
Written by Queen
Appears on:
Queen: The eYe
From the Electronic Arts videogame, Queen: The eYe. A very interesting instrumental remix of the album version, with backing vocals retained. The drums and possibly the keyboards have been slightly remixed. It sounds very interesting, but a lot lighter than the album version.

Don't Try So Hard

Don't Try So Hard (Album Version) 3:39
Written by Queen
Appears on: Innuendo, Track 5


Don't Try So Hard (1991 Vinyl Edit) 3:23
Written by Queen
Appears on:
1991 Innuendo vinyl album
The last 10 seconds of the album version are edited off the end.

Don't Try So Hard (Hints Of Innuendo Edit) 1:37
Written by Queen
Appears on:
Hints Of Innuendo Promo cassette
The last 1:37 of the song are featured here, as the track comes in on the "Oh, what a beautiful world..." middle eight, continues through the guitar solo and into the end of the song. The final whooshing sound is cut off, though.

Don't Try So Hard (Early Demo) 1:33
Written by Queen
Appears on:
Unreleased
This track was presented by Queen producer David Richards during the party to celebrate The Italian Queen Community's 5th anniversary online. The majority of the song is very similar to the final album version; there are differences however. Some of the backing track has differences in places, either from a different performance or just edited differently. Roger's drums, specifically, are very different during Brian's guitar solo. There are parts of Freddie's lead vocal that are from a different take as well. An audience recording was made during David Richards' presentation and has been shared.

Don't Try So Hard (The eYe Version) 1:33
Written by Queen
Appears on:
Queen: The eYe
From the Electronic Arts videogame, Queen: The eYe. An edit of the full album version, fading out early at 1:35.

Ride The Wild Wind

Ride The Wild Wind (Album Version) 4:43
Written by Queen
Appears on:
Innuendo, Track 6

Ride The Wild Wind (The eYe Version) 4:41
Written by Queen
Appears on:
Queen: The eYe
From the Electronic Arts videogame, Queen: The eYe. This is a complete instrumental remix of the album version. The drums have been remixed as have some guitar parts. This one sounds really good!

Ride The Wild Wind (Early Version with Guide Vocal) 4:14
Written by Queen
Appears on:
UK 2011 Innuendo Deluxe CD
Written by Roger, but credited to the group, this early version of Ride The Wild Wind features the Queen drummer on lead vocals.

Ride The Wild Wind (Hints Of Innuendo Edit) 1:25
Written by Queen
Appears on:
Hints Of Innuendo Promo cassette
This edit gives the album version an interesting treatment, trimming the vocal breaks between the first verse vocals, which is a bit of a surprise if your not expecting it. After the first verse, it jumps to the end of the song and fades out much like the album version does.

Ride The Wild Wind (Demo)
Written by Queen
Appears on:
Unreleased
This track premiered at the 16th International Fan Club Convention in Prestatyn. This is apparently a great version with very heavy drums following a different beat. Roger Taylor provides the only vocals.

All God's People

All God's People (Album Version) 4:21
Written by Queen/Moran
Appears on:
Innuendo, Track 7

All God's People (1991 Vinyl Edit) 3:55
Written by Queen/Moran
Appears on:
1991 Innuendo vinyl album
This vinyl edit of All God's People fades out much earlier than the album version, losing almost 30 seconds of the song's ending.

All God's People (Hints Of Innuendo Edit) 1:22
Written by Queen/Moran
Appears on:
Hints Of Innuendo Promo cassette
This is the first 1:22 of the album version which fades outs at the "Gotta face up..." verse.

All God's People (Work-In-Progress Preview Mix) 1:52
Written by Queen/Moran
Appears on:
13 Track Preview cassette for Capitol Records
In late 1988, a 13 track cassette was sent by Queen to executives at Capitol Records in the USA. The cassette served as a preview to their new, as of yet unnamed album. The cassette had excerpts of work-in-progress song versions to satisfy the curiosities of Capitol Records. Five of those tracks have leaked freely amongst traders (Scandal, Too Much Love Will Kill You, The Invisible Man, I Want It All, and The Miracle). All God's People began life as a Freddie solo track pre-Barcelona. When Barcelona came along, his current solo project was discarded in favor of his duet with Montserrat Caballé. The rumor is that Brian was going to play guitar on this track and Freddie was going to lend some vocals to Brian's yet to be finished album. As Freddie and the band became aware of his health, plans changed. All God's People ended up becoming a Queen track, finally becoming fully realized on the Innuendo album. This version features some different vocal bits from Freddie as well as some unique guitar bits from Brian. The backing track doesn't seem to be very different in this clip.

These Are The Days Of Our Lives

These Are The Days Of Our Lives (Album Version) 4:16
Written by Queen
Appears on:
Innuendo, Track 8

These Are The Days Of Our Lives (Radio Edit) 3:59
Written by Queen
Appears on:
US These Are The Days Of Our Lives promo CD
This version edits out some of Brian's guitar work, which is definitely a shame.

These Are The Days Of Our Lives (1991 Vinyl Edit) 4:01
Written by Queen
Appears on:
1991 Innuendo vinyl album
Just like the album version, except the drum intro is edited out. The track starts with Freddie's vocals.

These Are The Days Of Our Lives (Hints Of Innuendo Edit) 0:56
Written by Queen
Appears on:
Hints Of Innuendo Promo cassette
This edit starts abruptly on the last chorus and continues to the end of the song, with a slightly early fade out compared to the album version.

These Are The Days Of Our Lives (Karaoke Version) 4:14
Written by Queen
Appears on:
Greatest Karaoke Hits
The full instrumental of the song, with no click track at the beginning.

Delilah

Delilah (Album Version) 3:35
Written by Queen
Appears on:
Innuendo, Track 9

Delilah (Hints Of Innuendo Demo Edit) 1:22
Written by Queen
Appears on:
Hints of Innuendo Promo cassette
A slightly different version with different vocals from Freddie. This is an edit of a demo version, which is not as good as the final album version.

Delilah (Demo Version) 4:16
Written by Queen
Appears on:
Unreleased
A simple demo that is really the full version of the promo found on the Hints Of Innuendo promo tape. Instrumentation is similar to what is heard on the final album. Freddie's vocals are multitracked and vocals/lyrics are very incomplete in places. This demo is very similar to the style of other Freddie demos found on The Freddie Mercury Collection boxset.

The Hitman

The Hitman (Album Version) 4:57
Written by Queen
Appears on:
Innuendo, Track 10

The Hitman (1991 Vinyl Edit) 3:38
Written by Queen
Appears on:
1991 Innuendo vinyl album
This edit works fairly well, considering the album version's lengthy time. This vinyl edit removes much of the instrumental parts and fades out at the end. The album version is superior, but for those who think it is too long, they'll like this edit.

The Hitman (Hints Of Innuendo Demo Edit) 0:56
Written by Queen
Appears on:
Hints of Innuendo Promo Cassette
A neat demo version with Brian on vocals. This one can be found fairly easily either from the original tape or to download. Nice to hear some different lyrics and Brian's guide vocals.

The Hitman (The eYe Version 1) 1:08
Written by Queen
Appears on:
Queen: The eYe
From the Electronic Arts videogame, Queen: The eYe. This is an instrumental edit of the first minute of the album version. The backing vocals "fool for your love" sung by Brian, are kept intact. There may be some minor remixing and volume changes to different instruments as well.

The Hitman (The eYe Version 2) 2:27
Written by Queen
Appears on:
Queen: The eYe
From the Electronic Arts videogame, Queen: The eYe. Another instrumental remix from 2:42 of the album version onwards. The song starts with a phased intro and has no vocals.

Bijou

Bijou (Album Version) 3:37 Click here for more info!
Written by Queen
Appears on:
Innuendo, Track 11

Bijou (1991 Vinyl Edit) 1:17
Written by Queen
Appears on:
1991 Innuendo vinyl album
This track has been edited for the vinyl release. A full two minutes of Brian's guitar performance have been cut, which is most of the song. All of Freddie's vocals are kept in place however.

Bijou (Hints Of Innuendo Edit) 1:08
Written by Queen
Appears on:
Hints Of Innuendo Promo cassette
This is basically the short vocal performance from Freddie, the song's only lyrics, and it ends with a fade out right after.

Bijou (The eYe Version) 1:23
Written by Queen
Appears on:
Queen: The eYe
From the Electronic Arts videogame, Queen: The eYe. This is an edit of the album version, containing just the first 1:23 from the regular song.

The Show Must Go On

The Show Must Go On (Album Version) 4:31
Written by Queen
Appears on:
Innuendo, Track 12

The Show Must Go On (Greatest Hits II CD Edit) 4:24
Written by Queen
Appears on:
Greatest Hits II CD
Some tracks, such as this one, were edited for time by David Richards on the Greatest Hits II CD. This version fades out 7 seconds earlier than the album version.

The Show Must Go On (Video CD Version) 4:16
Written by Queen
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. The Show Must Go On is edited at the end, fading out early.

The Show Must Go On (The eYe Version) 4:27
Written by Queen
Appears on:
Queen: The eYe
From the Electronic Arts videogame, Queen: The eYe. A full instrumental remix of the album version. This version retains some of the backing vocals and the vocals at the very end of the song. The middle part has some added percussion and synthesizer effects.

The Show Must Go On (Hints Of Innuendo Edit) 1:41
Written by Queen
Appears on:
Hints Of Innuendo Promo cassette
More of a highlights edit of the album version here, with jump cuts between portions of the track before fading out.

The Show Must Go On (Karaoke Version) 4:16
Written by Queen
Appears on:
Greatest Karaoke Hits
A slightly edited instrumental version of the song, fading out a bit earlier. There is no click track at the beginning.

Lost Opportunity

Lost Opportunity 3:54
Written by Queen
Appears on:
I'm Going Slightly Mad 12" vinyl, I'm Going Slightly Mad CD single, Japan Headlong promo CD single, UK 2011 Innuendo Deluxe CD
Written by Brian, but credited to Queen, Lost Opportunity was written in 1990 and recorded in January 1991 at Mountain Studios in just one take. Lost Opportunity is a nice, bluesy track that features Brian on vocals. This one is worth finding and would have made a good solo track for Brian.

Queen Talks

Queen Talks 1:46
Written by N/A
Appears on:
The Show Must Go On CD single, The Show Must Go On 12" vinyl, UK The Singles Collection Volume 4
Just a bunch of snippets from various Queen interviews.

Robbery

Robbery 2:04
Written by Unknown
Appears on:
Unreleased
A heavier unreleased track featuring lots of guitar. Lyrics are still fairly simplistic since this one is a demo. Freddie's infamous "na na na na" parts are there for future lyrics. Would have been a nice song to accompany The Hitman. Freddie sings all vocals. Mostly instrumental though. Brian probably wrote this one.

Self Made Man

Self Made Man 4:38
Written by Unknown
Appears on:
Unreleased
A really neat demo featuring both Brian and Freddie on vocals. Mostly synthesizer, bass, and drums with a guitar solo from Brian. Brian sings most of the lead vocals and then Freddie comes in with his bit (kind of like the setup on Sail Away Sweet Sister). Track has a very long instrumental outro. I would assume that this one was written by Brian and Freddie.

My Secret Fantasy

My Secret Fantasy 2:34
Written by Unknown
Appears on:
Unreleased
This track is heavy on synthesizer keyboards. Freddie's vocals are very early and the lyrics are simplistic. Vocals are a tad rough, probably just to be used as a guide vocal. Sounds like a John Deacon track with some Freddie input.

Assassin

Assassin
Written by Unknown
Appears on:
Unreleased
Assassin is rumored to be an early demo of Innuendo.

Grand Dame

Grand Dame (Instrumental Demo) 2:21
Written by Unknown
Appears on:
Unreleased
Grand Dame is a fully instrumental jam from a 1989 studio session (most likely from after The Miracle). This track was presented by Queen producer David Richards during the party to celebrate The Italian Queen Community's 5th anniversary online. This instrumental would have served as the basis for a backing track. It is unknown if a fuller version of this song exists. An audience recording was made during David Richards' presentation and has been shared.

Affairs

Affairs (Demo) 3:27
Written by Unknown
Appears on:
Unreleased
Affairs is a somewhat complete demo with vocals and unfinished lyrics from a 1989 studio session (most likely from after The Miracle). This track was presented by Queen producer David Richards during the party to celebrate The Italian Queen Community's 5th anniversary online. The song has a slower tempo and features the entire band performing. It is unknown if a more complete version of this song exists. An audience recording was made during David Richards' presentation and has been shared.