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This page generally only lists sets which included multiple releases which were previously available separately, or contain multiple different formats. Standard LP issues of albums which are housed in a box are listed in the album discography - in particular, see 'Queen Rock Montreal', 'Absolute Greatest' and 'Forever'. The 6CD set of 'On Air' is included in the normal album discography, as it was an alternate release rather than boxed set.
The Hit Box
1982. Released in the Netherlands only.
The LP's in this set were also issued in the Netherlands as two double-albums in 1984, called 'The Golden Collection'.
|A set containing the four LP's 'News Of The World', 'Jazz', 'The Game' and 'Hot Space', in their original inner sleeves and an outer box. |
1985. Released in Sweden only.
|A boxed set containing all 11 studio LP's upto and including 'The Works'. |
The Complete Works
5 December 1985. Released in the UK only.
|A boxed set containing 13 LP's (11 studio albums upto and including 'The Works', and 'Live Killers') in plain white sleeves, plus a special LP of non-album material titled 'Complete Vision', as follows: |
A1. See What A Fool I've Been
A2. A Human Body
A3. Soul Brother
A4. I Go Crazy
B1. Thank God It's Christmas
B2. One Vision
B3. Blurred Vision
The set also includes a colour booklet, tour itinerary, and map showing the countries which Queen have toured and released records in. The set was available as a signed and numbered set, a numbered set, or un-numbered, and in addition, the set was available with a 33rpm or 45rpm copy of the 'Complete Vision' LP.
The 3" CD Singles
1988. Released in Germany only.
|A boxed set containing the set of 12 3" CD singles released in the UK, also in 1988, housed in a leather gold-stamped wallet. 555 sets were issued. |
1989. Released in Germany only.
|A boxed set containing the 15 studio and live CD albums (one double) released upto and including 'The Miracle', with a Queen T-Shirt and metal badge, housed in a red flight case. 1000 sets were issued, and individually numbered. |
CD Single Box
26 April 1991. Released in Japan only.
|A boxed set containing 12 3" CD singles, similar to those released in the UK in 1988. Each CD is in a 3" x 6" snap case, and the set also contains a lyric booklet. |
The Box Of Tricks
May 1992. Released in the UK only.
|A boxed set containing the exclusive video 'Live At The Rainbow' (on VHS only), the exclusive album 'The 12" Collection' (on either CD or Cassette), a colour book, T-Shirt, enamel badge, sew-on badge, and poster of worldwide album and single sleeves. |
The Queen Collection
10 November 1992. Released in the USA only.
The 'Queen Talks' disc was also issued as a promo the USA in 1992, with a catalogue number of PRCD-8674-2.
|This set contains the USA CD's 'Greatest Hits' and 'Classic Queen', plus a special disc titled 'Queen Talks' which features the 1989 Radio 1 interview with Mike Read and an 'extended' version of 'Thank God It's Christmas'. |
Greatest Hits I & II
30 November 1992. Released in the UK only. Either this set, or the next one, reached no 37 in the UK charts in it's own right.
|A set containing the 'Greatest Hits' and 'Greatest Hits II' CD's in their original sleeves, in a special textured Green or Mahogany numbered limited edition box. |
Greatest Hits I & II
7 November 1994. Released in the UK, USA, Japan, Netherlands and Austria. Either this set, or the previous one, reached no 37 in the UK charts in it's own right.
The set was later reissued in 1998 or 1999 in the UK.
|A two CD set of 'Greatest Hits' and 'Greatest Hits II', pressed as gold and black CD's, in a gold slipcase. The set also contains a colour booklet. |
13 November 1995. Released worldwide, limited to 15,000 copies, and 3,000 in the UK.
|A wall mountable, 20 CD cabinet, containing 18 Queen albums (two doubles) from 'Queen' upto 'Made In Heaven' (excluding 'Greatest Hits', 'Greatest Hits II' and 'Queen At The Beeb'), each pressed as a special picture CD. It also includes a Freddie Mercury hologram and a colour booklet. |
Queen Live Video Boxed Set
1997. Released in Japan only.
|Contains the Japanese VHS videos of 'Live In Rio', 'Rare Live' and 'Live At Wembley', each in new sleeves, housed in an outer slipcase. |
1998. Released in the UK only, possibly only available through HMV shops, as I don't recall seeing it anywhere else.
|These are two four-CD sets containing the Japanese Miniatures albums, in a numbered slipcase. |
Volume I : 'Queen', 'Queen II', 'Sheer Heart Attack' and 'A Night At The Opera'.
Volume II : 'A Day At The Races', 'News Of The World', 'Jazz' and 'The Game'.
The Crown Jewels
24 November 1998. Released in the USA only.
|This set is a special hinged blue velvet box containing the set of eight Japanese Miniatures CD's, from 'Queen' through to 'The Game', and a 92 page book containing lyrics and photographs. |
Queen Live Video Boxed Set
30 November 1998. Released in the UK, available through 'HMV' shops only.
|Contains the three VHS videos 'We Will Rock You' (the 90 minute version), 'Live In Rio' and 'Live In Budapest', each in slipcases, housed in an outer slipcase. |
The Platinum Collection
13 November 2000. Released in the UK only. It reached no. 63 in the album charts and was removed from sale on 31 December 2000.
It was reissued on 13 May 2002 to coincide with the 'We Will Rock You' musical, reached no. 2 in the album charts, and spent at least 116 weeks on chart. It was re-released again on 27 June 2011, with the 2011 remasters of each album. The US release in September 2002 has been certified at least double platinum, for sales exceeding 2 million.
A similar set was also produced, which adds the 'Greatest Flix' video, but was withdrawn at Roger's request. 1,000 copies were later given out for free at the 2005 Queen Fan Club convention.
|This set contains the three CD's 'Greatest Hits', 'Greatest Hits II', and 'Greatest Hits III', in a standard three-way double CD case, in a silver slipcase with a booklet. Each CD is pressed as a picture CD. |
Special Edition - Gold
2002. Released in South Korea only, possibly to coincide with the 2002 FIFA World Cup, held in South Korea and Japan.
|This set contains the standard UK pressing of 'Greatest Hits' on CD, in a special textured gold box, with a lyric booklet and a bonus disc which contains: |
01. Under Pressure (Greatest Hits II version)
02. Radio Ga Ga (album version)
03. I Want To Break Free (single version)
04. Body Language (album version)
05. Action This Day (album version)
06. Love Of My Life (album version)
07. Dragon Attack (album version)
08. The Great Pretender (single version)
09. Barcelona (single version)
10. '39 (album version)
11. I Was Born To Love You (Queen version)
12. Too Much Love Will Kill You (Queen version)
13. God Save The Queen (album version)
Greatest Karaoke Hits
2004. Released in South Korea only.
|This set contains the 2004 Japanese 'Greatest Karaoke Hits' album and DVD, housed in a digipack sleeve with a lyric booklet. |
Jewels I & II
30 September 2005. Released in Japan only.
|This boxed set features the Japanese-only albums 'Jewels' and 'Jewels II', and was released to coincide with the 2005 Queen + Paul Rodgers tour. |
Queen & Freddie Mercury: The Definitive Collection
2007. Issued in Italy only.
|This is a four CD box set that came free with a weekly TV guide called 'Sorrisi E Canzoni'. |
It included a black and silver box, a 128 page lyric book, and four CD's featuring the original artwork, but slightly modified to include the logo of the magazine. The set was given away over four weeks as follows:
12 March 2007 - the box, and 'Greatest Hits I'
19 March 2007 - the booklet, and 'Greatest Hits II'
26 March 2007 - 'Greatest Hits III'
2 April 2007 - 'Lover Of Life, Singer Of Songs - The Very Best Of Freddie Mercury Solo'.
The same magazine issued a similar boxed set in 2015, titled 'The Queen Collection', containing all fifteen studio albums, four live albums, and two live DVD's.
The Complete Album Collection
2008. Issued in Italy only.
|This is a 24 disc limited edition boxed set, housed in a black box. It includes all fifteen studio albums, and five live albums (spanning nine discs), and includes every album released until 2008, with the exception of 'Queen At The Beeb' and various compilations: |
Sheer Heart Attack
A Night At The Opera
A Day At The Races
News Of The World
Queen Rock Montreal
Queen On Fire - Live At The Bowl
A Kind Of Magic
Live At Wembley Stadium
Made In Heaven
Queen Singles Collection 1
17 November 2008. Released in the UK and Japan.
|This is the first of four sets chronicling Queen's worldwide singles, and includes the first 13 hit singles, from 'Keep Yourself Alive' up to 'Don't Stop Me Now', housed in an outer boxed set. Each single had it's own card sleeve, with a design based on original artwork from around the world. In total the set featured 28 tracks spread across the CD's. |
Queen Singles Collection 2
15 June 2009. Released in the UK and Japan.
|This is the second of four sets chronicling Queen's worldwide singles, and includes the singles from 'Love Of My Life (live)' up to 'I Want To Break Free', housed in an outer boxed set. Each single had it's own card sleeve, with a design based on original artwork from around the world. In total the set featured 26 tracks spread across the CD's. |
16 November 2009. Available to buy from 'QueenOnline' only.
|This set was limited to 500 numbered copies, and features the book version of the album, a CD sized desktop calendar, a T-shirt, a Christmas card, certificate of authenticity, and an art print of the 'Bohemian Rhapsody' tape box inlay, housed in a leather effect box. |
Queen Singles Collection 3
31 May 2010. Released in the UK only.
|This is the third of four sets chronicling Queen's worldwide singles, and includes the singles from 'It's A Hard Life' to 'Scandal', housed in an outer boxed set. Each single had it's own card sleeve, with a design based on original artwork from around the world. In total the set featured 27 tracks spread across the CD's. |
Queen Singles Collection 4
18 October 2010. Released in the UK only.
|This is the final set of four chronicling Queen's worldwide singles, and includes the singles from 'The Miracle' to 'Under Pressure (Rah remix)', housed in an outer boxed set. Each single had it's own card sleeve, with a design based on original artwork from around the world. In total the set featured 29 tracks spread across the CD's. |
We Will Rock You
(Italian cast album)
2011. Released in Italy only, and possibly only available at theatre venues for the tour.
This is an Italian equivalent of the UK, Spanish and German cast albums, released in 2002, 2004 and 2005 respectively.
|Contains the cast album in a card slipcase, with a colour photo book, housed in an outer box. |
Queen 40th Anniversary Boxed Set
4 April 2011 (with the first five albums) or 5 December 2011 (with all fifteen albums). Released in the UK and worldwide.
In the USA, three separate boxed sets were released, on 17 May, 13 September and 1 November, containing each of the five albums in each batch, with a poster. The US sets were exclusive to Amazon.com.
|Worldwide five-sided cardboard boxed set, with the first five deluxe studio albums and space for the remaining ten. |
Worldwide five-sided cardboard boxed set, with all fifteen deluxe studio albums.
Amazon.com exclusive boxed sets, featuring five deluxe studio albums and a poster.
Live At Wembley Stadium
21 November 2011. Released in the UK and other unknown countries.
|This is a numbered, limited edition 'super deluxe' boxed set of 5,000 copies, in the style of a 12" x 12" touring flight case, which contains the 'Live At Wembley Stadium' double CD and double DVD set, a photo book, replica concert tickets, VIP passes, crew passes and stickers, a full page tour advert, replica hand-drawn tour map by Harold May, 'Friends Will Be Friends' scarf, 'A Kind Of Magic' inflatable Freddie doll, and 'magic characters' Hawaiian shirt (in either small/medium or large/extra large). |
Queen Orb USB Gift Box
5 December 2011. Released worldwide.
|This is a numbered black velvet lined box, limited to 5,000 worldwide, which features a golden Orb with the Queen crest, a USB drive containing all 15 remastered studio albums and photo gallery, a Queen crest necklace, and a red velvet bag. The studio albums are available as both WAV files and 320kbps MP3's, but it is unclear whether they are the single or double disc versions. The set measures 9.4 x 9.4 x 10.2cm. |
The Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert
21 August 2013. Released in Japan only.
|These are four different boxed sets, each exclusive to Japan and limited to 1000 units, containing a T-shirt and the newly remastered 'The Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert' on DVD or Blu-ray. |
6 DVD Box Set
19 November 2013. Released in the USA and Canada only.
|This set includes 'Queen Rock Montreal' (1 disc), 'Queen On Fire - Live At The Bowl' (2 discs) and 'Live At Wembley Stadium' (2011 reissue, 2 discs), plus 'Live In Rio' (1 disc) which is exclusive to this set. The DVD's are housed in an outer card slipcase, and do not include booklets. |
Live At The Rainbow '74
8 September 2014. The 'Super Deluxe' boxed set was available in the UK and worldwide, while other sets were exclusive to North America and Japan.
|This is a limited edition 'super deluxe' boxed set, in a 12" x 12" box, available with or without a T-shirt. It contains a 12" x 12" 64 page hardback book, featuring many unseen photographs, which houses the 'deluxe edition' CD album, DVD and Blu-ray discs in the inside back cover. It also includes a replica poster for the March show (measuring 51 x 76cm, a smaller version of which was previously included in the '40 Years Of Queen' book), paper tickets for the March and 19 November shows (measuring 9 x 6cm, as used by Brian's parents; again, the November ticket was previously in the '40 Years Of Queen' book, but was card, rather than paper), an 8 page A4 tour itinerary (housed in a folder), an 8 page show souvenir (measuring 21.5 x 28cm), two pin badges (measuring 5.75cm in diameter), a March show sticker stage pass (measuring 10cm in diameter), and a 4 page 'The Daily Telegraph Magazine' fashion feature (measuring 24 x 30cm, which has photos of fashion models, with band members and roadies in the background). |
A North American exclusive boxed set, which contains the Blu-ray and single disc CD album.
Four Japanese exclusive boxed sets, which contain the DVD or Blu-ray, with a T-shirt in medium or large. The catalogue numbers are as they appear on amazon.com.
(Sleeves shown are for the UK, US and Japanese boxed sets)
The Queen Collection
March - July 2015. Released in Italy only.
|This is a collection of 19 albums and 2 DVD's, housed in digipacks, which were available though kiosks in Italy, in association with the TV guide 'TV Sorrisi e Canzoni'. A different album or DVD was available each week, as follows: |
A Kind Of Magic (3 March) (plus box)
Innuendo (10 March)
A Night At The Opera (17 March)
Made In Heaven (24 March)
The Game (31 March)
The Works (7 April)
News Of The World (14 April)
The Miracle (21 April)
A Day At The Races (28 April)
Jazz (5 May)
Sheer Heart Attack (12 May)
Live Killers (double CD) (19 May)
Flash Gordon (26 May)
Hot Space (2 June)
Live Magic (9 June)
Queen (16 June)
Queen II (23 June)
Queen On Fire (Live at the Bowl (double CD) (30 June)
Queen Rock Montreal (double CD) (7 July)
Hungarian Rhapsody (DVD) (14 July)
Live At Wembley Stadium (double DVD) (21 July)
The same magazine issued a similar boxed set in 2007, titled 'Queen & Freddie Mercury: The Definitive Collection', containing the three 'Greatest Hits' albums, and Freddie's 'Lover Of Life, Singer Of Songs'.
A Night At The Odeon
20 November 2015. Released worldwide.
|This is a 12" x 12" box, containing a 60 page book, featuring previously unseen photographs, which houses the CD album, DVD and Blu-ray discs in the rear sleeve. It also contains reproduction memorabilia, including the original concert ticket, stage pass, tour poster, album premiere invite, typewritten tour itinerary, an exclusive 12" single of 'Bohemian Rhapsody' backed by 'Now I'm Here' (recorded at the soundcheck), and two 'Bohemian Rhapsody' 40th anniversary balloons. |
The Studio Collection
25 September 2015. Released worldwide.
This set was later reissued on 28 June 2019, 17 July 2020 and 12 November 2021.
|This boxed set contains exclusive coloured vinyl pressings of Queen's 15 studio albums, across 18 discs. It is a gold box, with a lift up lid, surrounded by a black card slipcase. It also contains a 12" x 12" 108 page book, featuring photographs, artwork, handwritten lyrics and a discography. Each LP was also available individually, but only on black vinyl. |
Onkyo Hi-res Audio Set
September 2016. Released in Japan only.
|This set contains a high resolution audio player, housed in a Queen styled leather case, Queen themed headphones and earbuds, and an SD card containing five high resolution tracks. The release coincided with the first five albums being available as high resolution downloads from the Onkyo store in Japan. The headphones and earbuds had separate catalogue numbers and were available separately. A portion of the profits were donated to the Mercury Phoenix Trust. |
1. We Will Rock You (live version from 'Queen Rock Montreal')
2. Stone Cold Crazy (live version from 'Live At The Rainbow '74')
3. Don't Stop Me Now (album version)
4. Somebody To Love (live version from 'Queen Rock Montreal')
5. Teo Torriatte (Let Us Cling Together) (album version)
|20 December 2016 - Live In Japan (Queen + Adam Lambert)|
News Of The World
(40th anniversary boxed set)
17 November 2017. Released worldwide.
|This boxed set contains the original album on both CD and a new vinyl LP pure analogue cut, a new 'Raw Sessions' CD containing alternate takes and early versions, a 'Bonus Tracks' CD containing previously released alternate versions and live tracks, and a DVD containing a new documentary, 'The American Dream'. It is housed in a 12" x 12" box and also contains a 60 page book and replica memorabilia including three posters, a sticker sheet, tour laminate, and Elektra press kit which includes a newspaper, seven photographs, and five pages of biographies. |