Queen ‎– Killer Queen

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Originally released October 11, 1974 and lifted off their third album "Sheer Heart Attack", "Killer Queen" was the band's breakthrough hit, reaching #2 in the UK and #11 in the United States.

This grouping assembles all single releases, re-releases and bootlegs where "Killer Queen" receives A-side top billing ("Flick Of The Wrist" is the most-used AA/B-side). In 1988 it was re-released on 3" mini-CD.

There are (at least) 5 different mixes of "Flick Of The Wrist" used as AA/B sides to "Killer Queen":
[3:10] - a rough cut from the album version, starts with guitars and drums, and ends with shriek of feedback with piano playing but abrupt end - only on the Japan 7''
[3:16] - starts with around 6 seconds of piano before guitars, and ends with shriek of feedback with no piano - commonly used on EMI pressings
[3:18] - a rough cut from the album version, starts with guitars and drums, and ends with shriek of feedback with piano playing, which plays on to fade - commonly used on Elektra pressings saying [3:18] but actual running time is more like [3:08]
[3:20] - a rough cut from the album version, starts with guitars and piano, and ends with early fade on the line "all this time honey" - only appears on the UK 3'' CDS reissue
[3:22] - starts with around 12 seconds of piano before guitars, and ends with shriek of feedback with no piano - only appears on the Dutch 7''

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Versions (46)

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
5C 006-96 060, 5C 006-96060 Queen Killer Queen(7", Single, Red) EMI, EMI 5C 006-96 060, 5C 006-96060 Netherlands 1974 Sell This Version
EMI 2229 Queen Killer Queen / Flick Of The Wrist(7", Single) EMI EMI 2229 UK 1974 Sell This Version
EMI 2229 Queen Killer Queen / Flick Of The Wrist(7", Single) EMI EMI 2229 Sweden 1974 Sell This Version
SEMI-88792 Queen Killer Queen / Flick Of The Wrist(7", Single) Jugoton, EMI SEMI-88792 Yugoslavia 1974 Sell This Version
488 Queen Killer Queen = Reina Asesina / Now I'm Here = Ahora Estoy Aquí(7", Single) EMI 488 Guatemala 1974 Sell This Version
488 Queen Killer Queen = Reina Asesina / Now I'm Here = Ahora Estoy Aquí(7", Single, RP) EMI 488 Guatemala 1974 Sell This Version
488 Queen Killer Queen = Reina Asesina / Now I'm Here = Ahora Estoy Aquí(7", Single, RP) EMI 488 Guatemala 1974 Sell This Version
1 J 006-96060, 1 J 006-96.060 Queen Killer Queen = Reina Matadora(7", Single) EMI, EMI 1 J 006-96060, 1 J 006-96.060 Spain 1974 Sell This Version
1C 006-96060 Queen Killer Queen(7", Dar) EMI Electrola 1C 006-96060 Germany 1974 Sell This Version
4C 006-96060 Queen Killer Queen(7", Single) EMI 4C 006-96060 Belgium 1974 Sell This Version
8E 006 96060 MG Queen Killer Queen(7", Single) EMI 8E 006 96060 MG Angola 1974 Sell This Version
EMI-4041 Queen Killer Queen(7", Single) EMI EMI-4041 Brazil 1974 Sell This Version
EMIJ 4042 Queen Killer Queen(7", Single) EMI EMIJ 4042 South Africa 1974 Sell This Version
2C 004-96060, 2C 004-96.060 Queen Killer Queen(7", Single) EMI, EMI 2C 004-96060, 2C 004-96.060 France 1974 Sell This Version
8E 006-96060 Queen Killer Queen(7", Single) EMI 8E 006-96060 Portugal 1974 Sell This Version
EMI 2229 Queen Killer Queen(7", Single) EMI EMI 2229 Ireland 1974 Sell This Version
5E 006-96060 Queen Killer Queen(7", Single) EMI 5E 006-96060 Finland 1974 Sell This Version
EMI 2229 Queen Killer Queen(7", Single) EMI EMI 2229 Greece 1974 Sell This Version
1C 006-96 060 Queen Killer Queen(7", Single, 1st) EMI, EMI Electrola 1C 006-96 060 Germany 1974 Sell This Version
E 45226 Queen Killer Queen(7", Single, But) Elektra E 45226 Canada 1974 Sell This Version
E-45226 Queen Killer Queen(7", Single, CSM) Elektra E-45226 US 1974 Sell This Version
E-45226 Queen Killer Queen(7", Single, CSM) Elektra E-45226 US 1974 Sell This Version
E-45226 Queen Killer Queen(7", Single, CTH) Elektra E-45226 US 1974 Sell This Version
E 45226 Queen Killer Queen(7", Single, Cat) Elektra E 45226 Canada 1974 Sell This Version
E-45226-A Queen Killer Queen(7", Single, Mono, Promo, SP,) Elektra E-45226-A US 1974 Sell This Version
E-45226 Queen Killer Queen(7", Single, Promo, CSM) Elektra E-45226 US 1974 Sell This Version
E-45226 Queen Killer Queen(7", Single, SP,) Elektra E-45226 US 1974 Sell This Version
E-45226 Queen Killer Queen(7", Single, SP,) Elektra E-45226 US 1974 Sell This Version
EMI 2229 Queen Killer Queen(Acetate, 7") EMI EMI 2229 UK 1974 Sell This Version
7684 Queen Killer Queen = La Reina Asesina(7", Single) EMI 7684 Mexico 1975 Sell This Version
SMSOD 8965 Queen Killer Queen = Reina Asesina(7", Single) Odeon SMSOD 8965 Chile 1975 Sell This Version
P-1357E Queen Killer Queen = キラー・クイーン(7") Elektra P-1357E Japan 1975 Sell This Version
3C 006-96060 Queen Killer Queen(7") EMI 3C 006-96060 Italy 1975 Sell This Version
EMI-73-X-043 Queen Killer Queen(7", Single) EMI EMI-73-X-043 Philippines 1975 Sell This Version
EKM-45226 Queen Killer Queen(7", Single) Elektra EKM-45226 Australia 1975 Sell This Version
E 45226 Queen Killer Queen(7", Single) Elektra E 45226 New Zealand 1975 Sell This Version
EKM 2 Queen Killer Queen(7", Single) Elektra EKM 2 New Zealand 1975 Sell This Version
1C 006-96 060 Queen Killer Queen(7", Single, 2nd) EMI, EMI Electrola 1C 006-96 060 Germany 1975 Sell This Version
1C 006-96 060 Queen Killer Queen(7", Single, 3rd) EMI, EMI Electrola 1C 006-96 060 Germany 1975 Sell This Version
E-45226 Queen Killer Queen(7", Single, CTH) Elektra E-45226 US 1975 Sell This Version
5C 006-96 060, 5C 006-96060 Queen Killer Queen(7", Single, RP, Bla) EMI, EMI 5C 006-96 060, 5C 006-96060 Netherlands 1975 Sell This Version
P-103E クイーン* = Queen クイーン* = Queen - キラー・クイーン = Killer Queen / 輝ける7つの海 = The Seven Seas Of Rhye(7", Single, Cat) Elektra P-103E Japan 1976 Sell This Version
P-103E クイーン* = Queen クイーン* = Queen - キラー・クイーン = Killer Queen / 輝ける7つの海 = The Seven Seas Of Rhye(7", Single, Red) Elektra P-103E Japan 1976 Sell This Version
1542 Queen Killer Queen(12", Maxi) Harvest 1542 Venezuela 1981 Sell This Version
QUECD2, 20 3006 3 Queen Killer Queen(CD, Mini, Maxi) Parlophone, Parlophone QUECD2, 20 3006 3 UK 1988 Sell This Version
QUE CD 2, TODP-2252 Queen Killer Queen(CD, Mini, Maxi) EMI, EMI QUE CD 2, TODP-2252 Japan 1991 Sell This Version

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