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Queen - Queen II mp3 album

  • Performer: Queen
  • Title: Queen II
  • Genre: Rock / Pop
  • Country: UK
  • Formats: MPC VOC MP4 APE ADX RA TTA
  • Released: 1974
  • Style: Arena Rock, Glam, Hard Rock, Art Rock
  • MP3 album: 1830 mb
  • FLAC album: 1101 mb
  • Rating: 4.5/5
  • Votes: 169
Queen - Queen II mp3 album

Queen II is the second studio album by the British rock band Queen. It was released on 8 March 1974 by EMI Records at midnight in the UK and by Elektra Records in the US. It was recorded at Trident Studios and Langham 1 Studios, London, in August 1973 with co-producers Roy Thomas Baker and Robin Geoffrey Cable, and engineered by Mike Stone. Described as "arguably the heaviest Queen album", Queen II marked the end of the first phase of the band's career

About Queen II. Queen recorded their first album during impromptu fits of downtime in London’s Trident studios throughout 1972, completing the album by November 1972. EMI (in the UK) took their time in releasing the album (along with Elektra in the . to the band’s chagrin: Queen finally came out in July 1973.

Queen is the self-titled debut studio album by the British rock band Queen, released on 13 July 1973 by EMI Records in the UK and by Elektra Records in the US. It was recorded at Trident Studios and De Lane Lea Music Centre, London, with production by Roy Thomas Baker, John Anthony and the band members themselves. The album was influenced by heavy metal and progressive rock. The lyrics are based on a variety of topics, including folklore ("My Fairy King") and religion ("Jesus").

QUEEN II. (P)&(C)1974. 1. One Vision - QUEEN 2. A Kind Of Magic - TAYLOR 3. One Year Of Love - DEACON 4. Pain Is So Close To Pleasure - MERCURY, DEACON 5. Friends Will Be Friends - MERCURY, DEACON 6. Who Wants To Live Forever - MAY 7. Gimme The Prize (Kurgan's Theme) - MAY 8. Don't Lose Your Head - TAYLOR 9. Princess Of The Universe - MERCURY BONUS TRACKS (CD.

When the Queen II album came out in 1974, those who heard it were impressed and spiritually uplifted. Queen had arrived in style and Freddie could give up his weekend job and concentrate on the great times that lay ahead. Published on. March 8, 2019. What became Queen II was done and dusted in that hot month. Realising that as songwriters Mercury and May had radically different lyrical agendas – Brian the guitarist preferring a personal or emotional slant, while Freddie the singer liked to operate in realms of the phantasmagorical – it was decided to give the record a loose concept, splitting the material into ‘White’ and ‘Black’ sides to match the light and shade of the songs.

Queen II - Queenpedia. com - A comprehensive Queen Discography, Queen Interviews, Queen History. Everything you need to know about Freddie Mercury, Brian May, Roger Taylor, and John Deacon. The most important thing to me was the Queen II album going into the charts - especially satisfying that, since the first one didn't do so well. It's nice to see some recognition for your work though I don't usually worry too much. Roger tends to worry more about what's happening on that side. Roger Taylor - May 1975, Record Mirror. I hated the title of the second album, Queen II, it was so unimaginative.

In one regard, Queen II does indeed provide more of the same thing as on the band's debut. Certainly, of all the other albums in Queen's catalog it bears the closest resemblance to its immediate predecessor, particularly in its lean, hard attack and in how it has only one song that is well-known to listeners outside of their hardcore cult: in this case, it's "Seven Seas of Rhye," which is itself more elliptical than "Keep Yourself Alive," the. big song from the debut.

Tracklist

A1 Procession
A2 Father To Son
A3 White Queen (As It Began)
A4 Some Day One Day
A5 The Loser In The End
B1 Ogre Battle
B2 The Fairy Feller's Master-Stroke
B3 Nevermore
B4 The March Of The Black Queen
B5 Funny How Love Is
B6 Seven Seas Of Rhye

Companies, etc.

  • Record Company – EMIAL
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Trident Audio Productions Ltd.
  • Pressed By – Columbia, Athens – 2481

Notes

Laminated sleeve
Label A=Side White
Label B=Side Black
On label:
A/A 2481
Ⓟ1974 Feldman/Trident Music
Made in Greece and (in very small print) Made in Gt Britain
On back cover:
MT 2481

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side-A label): YAX.4735
  • Matrix / Runout (Side-B label): YAX.4736
  • Matrix / Runout (Side-A runout stamp): YAX 4̶7̶3̶6̶ 4735-4U
  • Matrix / Runout (Side-B runout etching): YAX 4̶7̶3̶5̶ 4736-4U
  • Pressing Plant ID: A/A 2481
  • Other (Cover): MT 2481

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
EMA 767, OC 064 • 95186 Queen Queen II ‎(LP, Album, Gat) EMI, EMI EMA 767, OC 064 • 95186 UK 1974
EKS-75082 Queen Queen II ‎(LP, Album, Club, Gat) Elektra EKS-75082 US 1974
EMS-81797 Queen Queen II ‎(LP, Album, Promo) EMI EMS-81797 Japan 1987
8E 06495186 Queen Queen II ‎(LP, Album) EMI 8E 06495186 Portugal 1974
D000261801 Queen Queen II ‎(LP, Album, RE, RM) Hollywood Records D000261801 US Unknown

Tracklist

Side White
A1 Procession
A2 Father To Son
A3 White Queen (As It Began)
A4 Some Day One Day
A5 The Loser In The End
Side Black
B1 Ogre Battle
B2 The Fairy Feller's Master-Stroke
B3 Nevermore
B4 The March Of The Black Queen
B5 Funny How Love Is
B6 The Seven Seas Of Rhye

Companies, etc.

  • Record Company – EMI Records Ltd.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Trident Audio Productions Ltd.
  • Engineered At – Trident Studios
  • Published By – Feldman
  • Published By – Trident Music
  • Pressed By – EMI Records
  • Printed By – Garrod & Lofthouse

Credits

  • Bass Guitar, Acoustic Guitar – John Deacon
  • Castanets [Virtuoso] – Roy Thomas Baker
  • Design Concept [Sleeve Concept] – Mick Rock, Queen
  • Engineer – Mike Stone
  • Guitar, Piano, Vocals, Bells – Brian May
  • Management – Jack Nelson
  • Percussion, Vocals – Roger Meddows-Taylor*
  • Photography By, Art Direction – Mick Rock
  • Producer – Queen, Robin Geoffrey Cable (tracks: B3, B5), Roy Thomas Baker (tracks: A1 to B2, B4, B6)
  • Typography – Ridgeway Watt
  • Vocals, Piano, Harpsichord – Freddie Mercury
  • Written-By – May* (tracks: A1 to A4), Mercury* (tracks: B1 to B6), Taylor* (tracks: A5)

Notes

℗ 1974 Trident Audio Productions Ltd.
__________________

2nd UK edition. Side indicators are still positioned below the spindle hole but '℗1974' is located below the Trident logo on both centre labels. Printed inner sleeve with angled upper corners.
The 1st UK edition Queen II shows '℗1974 Trident Audio Productions Ltd.' as text on both centre labels (1 o'clock).
An intermediate pressing run, Queen II, shows '℗1974 Trident Audio Productions Ltd.' on label A and '℗1974' located below the Trident logo on label B.
On subsequent editions the side indicators are positioned above the centre label tracklist, '℗1974' and publishers below the Trident logo.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Runout A, stamped): YAX 4̶7̶3̶6̶ 4735-4U 1 L
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout B, stamped): YAX 4̶7̶3̶5̶ 4736-4U 2 1 GM
  • Other (Printer date code in foldout): 7403 G & L

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
EMA 767, OC 064 • 95186 Queen Queen II ‎(LP, Album, Gat) EMI, EMI EMA 767, OC 064 • 95186 UK 1974
EKS-75082 Queen Queen II ‎(LP, Album, Club, Gat) Elektra EKS-75082 US 1974
EMS-81797 Queen Queen II ‎(LP, Album, Promo) EMI EMS-81797 Japan 1987
8E 06495186 Queen Queen II ‎(LP, Album) EMI 8E 06495186 Portugal 1974
D000261801 Queen Queen II ‎(LP, Album, RE, RM) Hollywood Records D000261801 US Unknown

Tracklist

Side White
A1 Procession 1:11
A2 Father To Son 6:11
A3 White Queen (As It Began) 4:31
A4 Some Day One Day 4:21
A5 The Loser In The End 4:02
Side Black
B1 Ogre Battle 4:06
B2 The Fairy Feller's Master Stroke 2:31
B3 Nevermore 1:24
B4 The March Of The Black Queen 6:33
B5 Funny How Love Is 2:46
B6 Seven Seas Of Rhye 2:46

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Trident Audio Productions Ltd.
  • Printed By – 4P Nicolaus GMBH

Credits

  • Bass Guitar, Acoustic Guitar – John Deacon
  • Castanets [Virtuoso] – Roy Thomas Baker
  • Engineer – Mike Stone
  • Guitar [Guitars], Piano, Vocals, Bells – Brian May
  • Management – Jack Nelson
  • Percussion, Vocals – Roger Meddows-Taylor*
  • Photography By, Art Direction – Mick Rock
  • Producer – Queen, Roy Thomas Baker
  • Producer [Additional] – Queen, Robin Geoffrey Cable
  • Sleeve, Concept By – Mick Rock, Queen
  • Typography – Ridgeway Watt
  • Vocals, Piano, Harpsichord – Freddie Mercury
  • Written-By – May* (tracks: A1 to A4), Mercury* (tracks: B1 to B6), Taylor* (tracks: A5)

Notes

Gatefold Sleeve

This release has different labels

Made in Germany

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society (boxed): GEMA
  • Rights Society (unboxed): STEMRA
  • Label Code: LC 0542
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout stamped): 95 186 A 1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout stamped): 95 186 B 1

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
EMA 767, OC 064 • 95186 Queen Queen II ‎(LP, Album, Gat) EMI, EMI EMA 767, OC 064 • 95186 UK 1974
EKS-75082 Queen Queen II ‎(LP, Album, Club, Gat) Elektra EKS-75082 US 1974
EMS-81797 Queen Queen II ‎(LP, Album, Promo) EMI EMS-81797 Japan 1987
8E 06495186 Queen Queen II ‎(LP, Album) EMI 8E 06495186 Portugal 1974
D000261801 Queen Queen II ‎(LP, Album, RE, RM) Hollywood Records D000261801 US Unknown




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