Queen ‎– The Works

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Universal Music ‎– UICY-75059/60, Island Records ‎– UICY-75059/60
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1-1 Radio Ga Ga
Synthesizer [Synthesiser Programming], Arranged By [Synthesiser Arrangement] – Fred MandelWritten-By – Taylor*
5:50
1-2 Tear It Up
Written-By – May*
3:28
1-3 It's A Hard Life
Written-By – Mercury*
4:08
1-4 Man On The Prowl
Piano [Rip-roaring Finale] – Fred MandelWritten-By – Mercury*
3:30
1-5 Machines (or 'Back To Humans')
Sampler [Fairlight] – Mack (2)Written-By – May*, Taylor*
5:10
1-6 I Want To Break Free
Synthesizer – Fred MandelWritten-By – Deacon*
3:21
1-7 Keep Passing The Open Windows
Written-By – Mercury*
5:22
1-8 Hammer To Fall
Written-By – May*
4:28
1-9 Is This The World We Created...?
Written-By – May*, Mercury*
2:14
Bonus EP
2-1 I Go Crazy (B-Side)
Engineer – Mack (2)Engineer [Additional] – Nigel MillsProducer – Mack (2), QueenWritten-By – May*
3:44
2-2 I Want To Break Free (Single Remix)
Engineer – Mack (2)Engineer [Additional] – Mike BeirigerProducer – Mack (2), QueenWritten-By – Deacon*
4:19
2-3 Hammer To Fall (Headbanger's Mix)
Engineer – Mack (2)Engineer [Additional] – Mike BeirigerProducer – Mack (2), QueenWritten-By – May*
5:19
2-4 Is This The World We Created...? (Live In Rio, January 1985)
Mixed By – Joshua J Macrae*, Justin Shirley-SmithProducer – QueenWritten-By – May*, Mercury*
3:02
2-5 It's A Hard Life (Live In Rio, January 1985)
Mixed By – Joshua J Macrae*, Justin Shirley-SmithProducer – QueenWritten-By – Freddie Mercury
4:27
2-6 Thank God It's Christmas (Non-Album Single)
Engineer – Mack (2)Engineer [Additional] – Nick Froome*Producer – Mack (2), QueenWritten-By – May*, Taylor*
4:21

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This Japanese limited edition includes:
- two SHM-CD discs;
- a blue OBI strip, numbered "11" (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 1984.
Recorded at the Record Plant, Los Angeles, California, USA and Musicland Studios, Munich, Germany, August '83 - January 84.

2011 DIGITAL REMASTER

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

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

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: 4 988005 668868

Other Versions (5 of 183) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
EMC 24 0014 1 Queen The Works(LP, Album, Squ) EMI EMC 24 0014 1 UK 1984 Sell This Version
HR-61233-2 Queen The Works(CD, Album, RE, RM) Hollywood Records HR-61233-2 US 1991 Sell This Version
7 89498 2 Queen The Works(CD, Album) EMI 7 89498 2 Brazil 1994 Sell This Version
2007 Queen The Works(LP) Galaxy (19) 2007 Turkey 1984 Sell This Version
HR-61233-2 Queen The Works(CD, Album, RM) Hollywood Records HR-61233-2 US Unknown Sell This Version

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