QueenGreatest Hits

Label:Elektra – 5E 564, Elektra – 5E-564
Vinyl, LP, Compilation
Genre:Rock, Pop
Style:Rock & Roll, Hard Rock, Arena Rock


A1QueenAnother One Bites The Dust3:33
A2QueenBohemian Rhapsody5:55
A3QueenCrazy Little Thing Called Love2:42
A4QueenKiller Queen3:00
A5QueenFat Bottomed Girls3:22
A6QueenBicycle Race3:00
A7QueenTie Your Mother Down3:43
B1QueenWe Will Rock You2:00
B2QueenWe Are The Champions2:59
B4QueenSomebody To Love
VoiceBrian*, Freddie*, Roger*
B5QueenYou're My Best Friend
Electric PianoJohn Deacon
B6QueenKeep Yourself Alive
ProducerJohn Anthony
B7QueenPlay The Game3:28
B8Queen & David BowieUnder Pressure
Engineer, Mixed ByMack (2)
Written-By, ProducerBowie*, Queen

Companies, etc.



Comes with a printed inner sleeve with tracklisting and credits, and images of album covers on which each track originally appeared.
In the runout matrix no.s, "♀" is hand-etched, all other characters are stamped.

Outer sleeve:
Marketed by WEA Record & Tape Distributors Pty Limited [Warner logo] A Warner Communications Company
℗ & © 1981 Elektra/Asylum Records, 962 North La Cienega Boulevard, Los Angeles, California 90069. 665 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York 10022. A Division of Warner Communications, Inc. [Warner logo]

Inner sleeve:
Track A1 Released from "The Game" album in August 1980
Track A2 From "A Night At The Opera". Released in October 1975.
Track A3 From "The Game" album. The result of a totally fresh recording environment in Munich, the single was released in October 1979 well in advance of the album.
Track A4 Released simultaneously with "Sheer Heart Attack" album in October 1974.
Track A5 From the album "Jazz". Released as double 'A' with Bicycle Race. Released October 1978.
Track A6 From "Jazz". Recorded in Montreux and the South of France. Released October 1978 as a double 'A' single with Fat Bottomed Girls.
Track A7 Released December 27, 1976. The second single from A Day At The Races.
Track B1 Released in Europe as the 'B' side of "We Are The Champions".
Track B2 From the album "News Of The World" and released in October 1977.
Track B3 From the album "Flash Gordon". Queen's first movie soundtrack venture, released November 1980.
Track B4 Released in November 1976
Track B5 Second single from "A Night At The Opera". Released in May 1976.
Track B6 Released July 11, 1975. Queen's very first single offering from the first album Queen.
Track B7 From "The Game" album. Released in May 1980.
Track B8 recorded in Montreux, Switzerland, September 1981.

Tracks A1, A3, B3, B7: Castle
℗ 1980 Elektra/Asylum Records
Track A2, B5: Castle
℗ 1975 Elektra/Asylum Records
Track A4: Castle
℗ 1974 Elektra/Asylum Records
Tracks A5, A6: Castle
℗ 1978 Elektra/Asylum Records
Tracks A7, B4: Castle
℗ 1976 Elektra/Asylum Records
Tracks B1, B2: Castle
℗ 1977 Elektra/Asylum Records
Track B6: Castle
℗ 1973 Elektra/Asylum Records
Track B7: Castle/Essex
℗ 1981 Elektra/Asylum Records
℗ 1981 Elektra/Asylum Records
Manufactured and Distributed by WEA Records Pty. Limited
WEA Records Pty Limited [Warner logo] A Warner Communications Company

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Label): MX199181
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Label): MX199182
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A hand-etched and stamped): ♀ MX199181 5E564-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B hand-etched and stamped): ♀ MX199182 5E564-2

Other Versions (5 of 661)

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Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
New Submission
Greatest Hits (LP, Compilation, Test Pressing, Stereo)Elektra5E-517US1980
Recently Edited
Greatest Hits (Cassette, Compilation)EMI7-94111-4UK1981
Greatest Hits (LP, Compilation, Stereo, No Barcode, Round Cornered Innersleeve)EMI, EMIEMTV30, 0C 062-78 041UK1981
Recently Edited
Grootste Hits (LP, Compilation)EMI, EMI1A 064-54079, TV 064-54079Netherlands1981
Recently Edited
Greatest Hits (LP, Compilation)EMI, EMI1A 064-54079, TV 064-78041Netherlands1981


  • brendan.brady6's avatar
    The original and best version as it contains the two rocking singles Keep yourself alive and Tie your mother down.



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