Queen Promo Albums Discography



Disco Hits (Japan, 1982)
Excerpts From The Works (UK, 1984)
The Teaser Tape (UK, 1989)
Classic Queen (USA, 1989)
Hints Of Innuendo (UK, 1991)
Innuendo Teaser (Sweden, 1991)
A Sample Of Magic (UK, 1991)
Eight Good Reasons To Buy 'Greatest Hits II' (UK, 1991)
Queen Rocks Volume 1 (USA, 1992)
Queen Rocks Volume 2 (USA, 1992)
Queen Rocks Volume 3 (USA, 1992)

Queen Rocks Volume 4 (USA, 1992)
Digital Remaster Sampler (UK, 1994)
Made In Heaven Teaser (UK, 1995)
The Ultimate Collection (Japan, 1995)
The Greatest History - The Show Must Go On (Japan, 1995)
Queen Rocks Teaser (UK, 1997)
The Crown Jewels Sampler (USA, 1998)
Basic Queen Bootlegs (USA, 1999)
'First Wave' Radio Sampler (USA, 2011)
'Second Wave' Radio Sampler (USA, 2011)
'Third Wave' Radio Sampler (USA, 2011)

   

Disco Hits

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1982. Issued in Japan only.
Presumably all tracks are the normal album versions.
Queen 'Disco Hits' A1. Back Chat (album version)
A2. Dancer (album version)
A3. Body Language (album version)
B1. Staying Power (album version)
B2. Cool Cat (album version)
B3. Another One Bites The Dust (album version)

Japan Promo LP (PS-210)

Excerpts From The Works

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January-March, 1984. Issued in the UK only to promote 'The Works'.
Queen 'Excerpts From The Works'Queen 'Excerpts From The Works' 01. Radio Ga Ga (edit)
02. I Want To Break Free (edit)
03. Hard Life (edit of 'It's A Hard Life')
04. Hammer To Fall (edit)

UK 7" Flexidisc Picture Sleeve (no catalogue number)

The Teaser Tape

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1989. Issued in the UK only to promote 'The Miracle', as part of a promo boxed set and probably separately aswell.
All tracks are edits of the album versions.

Queen 'The Teaser Tape'Queen 'The Teaser Tape'

01. Breakthru (edit)
02. My Baby Does Me (edit)
03. The Miracle (edit)
04. I Want It All (edit)
05. Was It All Worth It (edit)
06. The Invisible Man (edit)
07. Scandal (edit)
08. Rain Must Fall (edit)
09. Party (edit)
10. Khashoggi's Ship (edit)

UK Promo Cassette (TEASER 1)

Classic Queen

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1989. Issued in the USA only.
This is a completely different compilation to the 1992 album of the same name and was obviously produced to promote the album 'The Miracle' or the 'I Want It All' single.
Queen 'Classic Queen' 01. I Want It All (album version)
02. Keep Yourself Alive (album version)
03. Killer Queen (album version)
04. I'm In Love With My Car (album/single version)
05. You're My Best Friend (album version)
06. Bohemian Rhapsody (album version)
07. Tie Your Mother Down (single version)
08. Somebody To Love (album version)
09. We Will Rock You (album version)
10. We Are The Champions (album version)
11. Another One Bites The Dust (album version)
12. Under Pressure (album version)
13. Crazy Little Thing Called Love (album version)
14. I Want It All (single version)

USA Promo CD (DPRO 79591)

Hints Of Innuendo

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1991. Issued in the UK only to promote the 'Innuendo' album, as part of a promo boxed set and probably separately aswell.
This promo is similar to the 'Innuendo Teaser' below but features all tracks from the album. It includes 9 edits of the album tracks and 3 tracks which are demos or early versions.
Queen 'Hints Of Innuendo' 01. All God's People (edit)
02. The Show Must Go On (edit)
03. Innuendo (edit)
04. Ride The Wild Wind (edit)
05. Bijou (edit)
06. Headlong (early version)
07. I'm Going Slightly Mad (edit)
08. I Can't Live With You (edit)
09. These Are The Days Of Our Lives (edit)
10. Don't Try So Hard (edit)
11. The Hitman (early version)
12. Delilah (edit)

UK Promo Cassette (no catalogue number)

Innuendo Teaser


1991. Issued in Sweden only to promote the 'Innuendo' album.
This promo is similar to the above 'Hints Of Innuendo' cassette but concentrates on the singles rather than the full album.
It features four edits of the album tracks, and one demo or early version.
  01. Innuendo (edit)
02. Headlong (early version)
03. I'm Going Slightly Mad (edit)
04. I Can't Live With You (edit)
05. The Show Must Go On (edit)

Sweden Promo Cassette (EMI PRO 4123)

A Sample Of Magic

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1991. Issued in the UK only to promote the 'Greatest Hits II' album.
Queen 'A Sample Of Magic' 01. Queen Talks (standard version)
02. The Show Must Go On (album version)
03. A Sample Of Magic (nine song excerpts, namely A Kind Of Magic, Under Pressure, Radio Ga Ga, I Want To Break Free, I Want It All, Breakthru, Friends Will Be Friends, Innuendo, One Vision)

UK Promo CD (QSAMP1)

Eight Good Reasons To Buy 'Greatest Hits II'


1991. Issued in the UK only to promote the 'Greatest Hits II' album.
  01. An eight song segue comprising A Kind Of Magic, Radio Ga Ga, I Want To Break Free, Under Pressure, Who Wants To Live Forever, I Want It All, One Vision and The Show Must Go On

UK Promo Cassette

Queen Rocks Volume 1


1992. Issued in the USA only, both individually and as part of a boxed set with the other volumes.
These promos are completely different to the 1997 album release of the same name.
  01. Tie Your Mother Down (probably single version)
02. Stone Cold Crazy (album version)
03. Under Pressure (album version)
04. We Will Rock You (album version)
05. Sheer Heart Attack (album version)
06. Get Down Make Love (album version)

USA Promo CD (PRCD-8263-2)
USA Promo Cassette (PR-82834)

Queen Rocks Volume 2


1992. Issued in the USA only, both individually and as part of a boxed set with the other volumes.
These promos are completely different to the 1997 album release of the same name.
  01. Keep Yourself Alive (album version)
02. Modern Times Rock 'n' Roll (album version)
03. Crazy Little Thing Called Love (album version)
04. One Vision (probably album version)
05. Fat Bottomed Girls (probably album version)
06. Need Your Loving Tonight (album version)
07. Liar (album version)

USA Promo CD (PRCD-8296-2)
USA Promo Cassette (unknown catalogue)

Queen Rocks Volume 3

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1992. Issued in the USA only, both individually and as part of a boxed set with the other volumes.
These promos are completely different to the 1997 album release of the same name.
Queen 'Queen Rocks' 01. Bohemian Rhapsody (album version)
02. You're My Best Friend (1991 Remix)
03. I'm In Love With My Car (1991 Remix)
04. Seven Seas Of Rhye (album version)
05. I Want It All (single version)
06. Flash (single version)
07. Let Me Entertain You (live version, probably from 'Live Killers')
08. The Hitman (album version)

USA Promo CD (PRCD-8297-2)
USA Promo Cassette (unknown catalogue)

Queen Rocks Volume 4


1992. Issued in the USA only, both individually and as part of a boxed set with the other volumes.
These promos are completely different to the 1997 album release of the same name.
  01. One Vision (live version edit, from 'Live At Wembley 1986')
02. Killer Queen (album version)
03. Play The Game (album version)
04. We Will Rock You (1991 Remix)
05. We Are The Champions (album version)
06. Dragon Attack (album version)
07. Hammer To Fall (presumably album version)
08. Headlong (album version)

USA Promo CD (PRCD-8298-2)
USA Promo Cassette (unknown catalogue)

Digital Remaster Sampler

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1994. Issued in the UK only, to promote the Digital Remaster series on CD and Cassette.
This album features at least one track from each album in the series.

Queen 'Digital Master Sampler'Queen 'Digital Master Sampler'

01. Liar (album version)
02. Funny How Love Is (edit)
03. In The Lap Of The Gods... Revisited (album version)
04. Lily Of The Valley (album version)
05. I'm In Love With My Car (album version)
06. '39 (album version)
07. You Take My Breath Away (edit)
08. Spread Your Wings (album version)
09. Mustapha (album version)
10. Get Down Make Love (live version from 'Live Killers')
11. Dragon Attack (album version)
12. The Hero (album version)
13. Staying Power (album version)
14. Keep Passing The Open Windows (album version)

UK Promo CD (gatefold card sleeve) (CD DIG 1)

Made In Heaven Teaser

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1995. Issued in the UK only, to promote the 'Made In Heaven' album.
It seems that the first four tracks are edited together to make a medley, lasting around 5 minutes, while 'Heaven For Everyone' may be the full album version.
  1. Mother Love
2. You Don't Fool Me
3. Too Much Love Will Kill You
4. A Winter's Tale
5. Heaven For Everyone

UK Promo Cassette (no catalogue)

The Ultimate Collection


1995. Issued in Japan only, to promote the 'Made In Heaven' album.
This is a compilation of predominantly 'Made In Heaven' tracks with a few Queen and Freddie hits. The two versions of 'Heaven For Everyone' are likely to be the Queen album and single versions, while the two versions of 'I Was Born To Love You' are likely to be the Queen and Freddie album versions. The song listing below is correct, but the actual versions of each track are often unknown.
  01. Heaven For Everyone (probably Queen single version)
02. I Was Born To Love You (probably Queen version)
03. Radio Ga Ga (extended version)
04. One Vision (probably single version)
05. A Winter's Tale (album version)
06. Made In Heaven (probably Queen version)
07. Thank God It's Christmas (single version)
08. The Great Pretender (Malouf mix)
09. My Life Has Been Saved (probably 'Made In Heaven' version)
10. Too Much Love Will Kill You (probably Queen version)
11. We Will Rock You (album version)
12. We Are The Champions (album version)
13. I Was Born To Love You (probably Freddie version)
14. Heaven For Everyone (probably Queen album version)
15. The Show Must Go On (album version)

Japan Promo CD (SPCD 1543)

The Greatest History - The Show Must Go On

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1995. Issued in Japan only, to promote the 'Made In Heaven' album.
Queen 'The Greatest History' 01. Heaven For Everyone (probably single version)
02. Keep Yourself Alive (album version)
03. Killer Queen (album version)
04. Bohemian Rhapsody (album version)
05. Somebody To Love (album version)
06. Teo Torriatte (probably single version)
07. We Will Rock You (album version)
08. We Are The Champions (album version)
09. Crazy Little Thing Called Love (album version)
10. Another One Bites The Dust (album version)
11. Under Pressure (album version)
12. Radio Ga Ga (album version)
13. I Want To Break Free (probably single version)
14. A Kind Of Magic (album version)
15. I Want It All (probably single version)
16. Innuendo (album version)
17. The Show Must Go On (album version)

Japan Numbered Promo CD (PCD-0670)
Japan Un-numbered Promo CD (PCD-0670)

Queen Rocks Teaser


1997. Issued in the UK only, to promote the 'Queen Rocks' album.
  (unknown track listing)

UK Promo CD (?)
UK Promo Cassette (?)

The Crown Jewels Sampler

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1998. Issued in the USA only as an in-store promo for 'The Crown Jewels' boxed set.
This CD is actually the 1992 'Greatest Hits' album, which is rather odd as two of the tracks are not included in the boxed set ('Body Language' and 'I Want To Break Free').
Queen 'The Crown Jewels' 01. We Will Rock You (album version)
02. We Are The Champions (album version)
03. Another One Bites The Dust (album version)
04. Killer Queen (album version)
05. Somebody To Love (album version)
06. Fat Bottomed Girls (album version)
07. Bicycle Race (album version)
08. You're My Best Friend (album version)
09. Crazy Little Thing Called Love (album version)
10. Now I'm Here (album version)
11. Play The Game (album version)
12. Seven Seas Of Rhye (album version)
13. Body Language (album version)
14. Save Me (album version)
15. Don't Stop Me Now (album version)
16. Good Old Fashioned Lover Boy (album version)
17. I Want To Break Free (single version)

USA Promo CD (HR 61265-2)

Basic Queen Bootlegs

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1999. Issued in the USA only. Some sources suggest it was issued in 1992 but it definitely seems to originate from 1999.
Queen 'Basic Queen Bootlegs'Queen 'Basic Queen Bootlegs' 01. We Will Rock You (Rick Rubin Remix)
02. Don't Try Suicide (Muggs Remix)
03. Another One Bites The Dust (Ice Cube Remix)
04. Under Pressure (Mr Mixx Remix)
05. We Are The Champions (Rick Rubin Remix)
06. Fat Bottomed Girls (OK Remix)
07. Dragon Attack (RAK Remix)
08. Another One Bites The Dust (Phase And Rave Remix)
09. Stone Cold Crazy (Trent Reznor Remix)
10. Dragon Attack (Rave Remix)

USA Promo CD (HB 61287-2/4)

(Sleeves shown are the back sleeve and disc, it is possible that there was no front sleeve)

'First Wave' Radio Sampler

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May 2011. Issued in the USA only, to promote the first set of five reissues. It is a double disc set, the first disc titled 'Hits' and the second titled 'Rarities', which comprises various bonus tracks from the double-disc albums.
Queen 'First Wave' Radio SamplerQueen 'First Wave' Radio Sampler Disc One - Hits:
1. Keep Yourself Alive
2. Liar
3. Seven Seas Of Rhye
4. Father To Son
5. Killer Queen
6. Stone Cold Crazy
7. In The Lap Of The Gods...Revisited
8. Now I'm Here
9. Bohemian Rhapsody
10. You're My Best Friend
11. Love Of My Life
12. I'm In Love With My Car
13. '39
14. Death On Two Legs
15. Somebody To Love
16. Tie Your Mother Down
17. Good Old-Fashioned Lover Boy
18. You Take My Breath Away

Disc Two - Rarities:
1. Keep Yourself Alive (Long Lost Retake)
2. Somebody To Love (live in Milton Keynes, June 1982)
3. See What A Fool I've Been (BBC session 2)
4. Bohemian Rhapsody (Operatic section a-capella)
5. I'm In Love With My Car (Guitar & Vocal mix)
5. Good Old Fashioned Lover Boy (Top Of The Pops version)
7. Keep Yourself Alive (De Lane Lea demo)
8. Now I'm Here (live at Hammersmith Odeon, 1975)
9. You Take My Breath Away (live in Hyde Park, 1976)
10. Liar (De Lane Lea demo)
11. White Queen (As It Began) (live at Hammersmith Odeon, 1975)
12. Seven Seas Of Rhye (Instrumental Mix)
13. Love Of My Life (live single version)
14. '39 (live at Earl's Court, 1977)
15. In The Lap Of The Gods... Revisited (live at Wembley Stadium, 1986)

USA Promo Double Disc CD (BVPR003382)

'Second Wave' Radio Sampler

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September 2011. Issued in the USA only, to promote the second set of five reissues. It is a double disc set, the first disc titled 'Hits' and the second titled 'Rarities', which comprises various bonus tracks from the double-disc albums.
Queen 'Second Wave' Radio Sampler Disc One - Hits:
1. We Will Rock You
2. We Are The Champions
3. Sheer Heart Attack
4. Spread Your Wings
5. Fat Bottomed Girls
6. Bicycle Race
7. Let Me Entertain You
8. Don't Stop Me Now
9. Play The Game
10. Another One Bites The Dust
11. Crazy Little Thing Called Love
12. Save Me
13. Flash's Theme
14. The Hero
15. Calling All Girls
16. Las Palabras De Amor
17. Under Pressure

Disc Two - Rarities:
1. We Will Rock You (fast) (live in Tokyo, 1982)
2. Spread Your Wings (BBC session 6)
3. Feelings Feelings (Take 10)
4. Sheer Heart Attack (live in Paris, 1979)
5. The Hero (revisited)
6. Let Me Entertain You (live in Montreal, 1981)
7. Save Me (live in Montreal, 1981)
8. Sail Away Sweet Sister (Take 1 With Guide Vocal)
9. It's A Beautiful Day (Original Spontaneous Idea)
10. Dragon Attack (live in Milton Keynes, 1982)
11. Soul Brother
12. Dreamers Ball (early acoustic take)
13. Flash (single version)
14. Flash (live in Montreal, 1981)
15. The Hero (live in Montreal, 1981)

USA Promo Double Disc CD (BVPR003622)

'Third Wave' Radio Sampler

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November 2011. Issued in the USA only, to promote the third set of five reissues. It is a double disc set, the first disc titled 'Hits' and the second titled 'Rarities', which comprises various bonus tracks from the double-disc albums.
Queen 'Third Wave' Radio Sampler Disc One - Hits:
1. Radio Ga Ga
2. Tear It Up
3. I Want To Break Free (album version)
4. Hammer To Fall
5. One Vision
6. Friends Will Be Friends
7. Who Wants To Live Forever
8. Princes Of The Universe
9. The Miracle
10. I Want It All
11. Innuendo
12. Headlong
13. These Are The Days Of Our Lives
14. The Show Must Go On
15. It's A Beautiful Day (first album version)
16. Made In Heaven
17. Too Much Love Will Kill You

Disc Two - Rarities:
1. I Want It All (single version)
2. Hammer To Fall (Headbanger’s Mix)
3. Thank God It’s Christmas
4. One Vision (live at Wembley, 11 July 1986)
5. Headlong (Embryo with Guide Vocal)
6. I Go Crazy
7. I Want To Break Free (single version)
8. One Vision (single version)
9. Forever
10. A Kind Of Vision (demo)
11. Stealin’
12. Chinese Torture
13. The Invisible Man (extended version)
14. Lost Opportunity
15. Ride The Wild Wind (early version with guide vocal)
16. I Was Born To Love You (vocal & piano version)
17. Rock In Rio Blues (live in Rio, 1985)

USA Promo Double Disc CD (unknown catalogue)