Queen ‎– A Night At The Opera

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Universal Music ‎– UICY-75017/8, Island Records ‎– UICY-75017/8
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CD, Album, Reissue
CD, EP
All Media, Remastered, Limited Edition, SHM-CD, First Press
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1-1 Death On Two Legs (Dedicated To....)
Written-By – Freddie Mercury
3:44
1-2 Lazing On A Sunday Afternoon
Written-By – Freddie Mercury
1:07
1-3 I'm In Love With My Car
Vocals – Roger TaylorWritten-By – Roger Taylor
3:05
1-4 You're My Best Friend
Electric Piano – John DeaconWritten-By – John Deacon
2:52
1-5 '39
Double Bass – John DeaconVocals – Brian MayWritten-By – Brian May
3:31
1-6 Sweet Lady
Written-By – Brian May
4:04
1-7 Seaside Rendezvous
Arranged By [Vocal Orchestration Of Brass] – Roger TaylorArranged By [Vocal Orchestration Of Woodwind] – Freddie MercuryWritten-By – Freddie Mercury
2:20
1-8 The Prophet's Song
Performer [Toy Koto] – Brian MayWritten-By – Brian May
8:21
1-9 Love Of My Life
Harp – Brian MayWritten-By – Freddie Mercury
3:39
1-10 Good Company
Vocals, Ukulele [Genuine Aloha], Guitar [Jazz Band] – Brian MayWritten-By – Brian May
3:23
1-11 Bohemian Rhapsody
Vocals [Operatic] – Brian*, Freddie*, Roger*Written-By – Freddie Mercury
5:54
1-12 God Save The Queen
Arranged By – Brian MayWritten-By – Trad*
1:15
Bonus EP
2-1 Keep Yourself Alive (Long-Lost Retake, June 1975)
Engineer – Gary LyonsWritten-By [Uncredited] – Brian May
4:05
2-2 Bohemian Rhapsody (Operatic Section A Cappella Mix 2011)
Mixed By – Joshua J Macrae*, Justin Shirley-SmithRecorded By – Mike StoneWritten-By – Freddie Mercury
1:05
2-3 You're My Best Friend (Backing Track Mix 2011)
Electric Piano, Double Bass – John*Mixed By – Joshua J Macrae*, Justin Shirley-SmithRecorded By – Mike StoneWritten-By – John Deacon
2:58
2-4 I'm In Love With My Car (Guitar & Vocal Mix 2011)
Mixed By – Joshua J Macrae*, Justin Shirley-SmithRecorded By – Mike StoneWritten-By – Roger Taylor
3:21
2-5 '39 (Live At Earl's Court, June 1977)
Lead Vocals – Freddie*Producer – Joshua J Macrae*, Justin Shirley-Smith, Kris FredrikssonRecorded By – Mike StoneWritten-By – Brian May
3:47
2-6 Love Of My Life (South Amercian Live Single, June 1979)
Engineer – John EtchellsEngineer [Assistant] – Dave Richards*Performer – Brian*, Freddie*Written-By – Freddie Mercury
3:44

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Credits

  • Art DirectionDavid Costa
  • Composed By, Arranged By, PerformerQueen
  • Electric BassJohn Deacon
  • Engineer [Additional]Gary Lyons (tracks: 1-1 to 1-12)
  • Engineer [Executive]Mike Stone (tracks: 1-1 to 1-12)
  • Executive Producer [Remaster] – Brian May (tracks: 2-1 to 2-6), Roger Taylor (tracks: 2-1 to 2-6)
  • Guitar, Performer [Orchestral Backdrops]Brian May
  • Management [1975]John Reid (8)
  • Management [Current]Jim Beach (2)
  • Mastered ByAdam Ayan (tracks: 2-1 to 2-6)
  • PercussionRoger Taylor
  • ProducerQueen (tracks: 1-1 to 2-4, 2-5), Roy Thomas Baker (tracks: 1-1 to 2-4)
  • Recorded ByQueen (tracks: 1-1 to 1-12)
  • Remastered ByBob Ludwig (tracks: 1-1 to 1-12)
  • Supervised By [Audio Supervision Remaster]Justin Shirley-Smith (tracks: 1-1 to 1-12)
  • Supervised By [Audio Supervision Remaster], Technician [Additional Audio Restoration]Kris Fredriksson
  • Supervised By [Equipment Supervision]John Harris (tracks: 1-1 to 1-12)
  • Vocals, Piano [Bechstein]Freddie Mercury

Notes

This First Press edition includes a trading card with album artwork.

This Japanese limited edition includes:
- two SHM-CD discs;
- a blue OBI strip, numbered "4" (in the 2011 remastered series) on the spine;
- a 16pp color booklet with English lyrics for CD1, and track by track liner notes in English for CD2;
- an additional black & white 20pp booklet with track by track Japanese liner notes for both discs, Japanese lyrics for both discs, and English lyrics for CD2;
- a black & white leaflet advertising other anniversary releases from Queen.

Original album released in 1975.
Recorded at Sarm, Roundhouse, Oolympic, Rockfield, Scorpio, Trident and Lansdowne. Mixed at Sarm Studios.

2011 DIGITAL REMASTER

This 2011 version has been meticulously re-created using the finset modern analogue and digital technology from the first-generation master mixes.

All tracks mastered at Gateway Mastering Studios, Portland, ME.

Digital remaster ℗ 2011 Queen Productions Ltd. Under exclusive license to Universal International Music BV.
© 2011 Queen Productions Ltd. Universal Strategic Marketing Japan, a Universal Music Company.
Mareketed & distributed by Universal Music LLC.

Made in Japan

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Printed on OBI): 4 988005 646194
  • Matrix / Runout (CD1): UICY-75017 1
  • Matrix / Runout (CD2): UICY-75018 1
  • ASIN: B004HHAR78
  • Other (SID codes CD1): IFPI L278, IFPI 45K4
  • Other (SID codes CD2): IFPI L278, IFPI 45K4
  • Other (Print on both discs inner rim): "SHM-CD" and logo
  • Other (Individual catalog# CD1): UICY-75017
  • Other (Individual catalog# CD2): UICY-75018
  • Rights Society: JASRAC, BIEM/SDRM

Other Versions (5 of 349) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
EMTC 103, 0C 066 ∘ 97176 Queen A Night At The Opera(LP, Album, Emb) EMI, EMI EMTC 103, 0C 066 ∘ 97176 UK 1975 Sell This Version
T-007 Queen A Night At The Opera(Cass, Album, Unofficial) Tango Music T-007 Poland Unknown Sell This Version
4605026708082 Queen A Night At The Opera(CD, Album, RM, RP) Island Records, Universal Music Group 4605026708082 Russia 2016 Sell This Version
7E-1053 Queen A Night At The Opera(LP, Album, CP;) Elektra 7E-1053 US 1975 Sell This Version
D001364802 Queen A Night At The Opera(2xCD, Album, RM) Hollywood Records D001364802 Canada 2011 Sell This Version

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