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Greatest Hits

May 14, 2007

$11.49
Song Title
Time
Popularity  
1
We Will Rock You
2:02
2
We Are The Champions
3:00
3
Another One Bites The Dust
3:35
4
Killer Queen (Album Version)
3:00
5
Somebody To Love (Album Version)
4:56
6
Fat Bottomed Girls
4:15
7
Bicycle Race (Album Version)
3:02
8
You're My Best Friend (Album Version)
2:50
9
Crazy Little Thing Called Love
2:43
10
Now I'm Here (Album Version)
4:13
11
Play The Game (Album Version)
3:31
12
Seven Seas Of Rhye (Album Version)
2:47
13
Body Language (Album Version)
4:32
14
Save Me (Album Version)
3:47
15
Don't Stop Me Now (Album Version)
3:29
16
Good Old Fashioned Lover Boy (Album Version)
2:54
17
I Want To Break Free (Single Version)
4:22

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  • Original Release Date: May 14, 2007
  • Release Date: May 14, 2007
  • Label: Hollywood Records
  • Copyright: (C) 1992 Hollywood Records, Inc.
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  • Total Length: 58:58
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  • ASIN: B00138F72E
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (228 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #297 Paid in MP3 Albums (See Top 100 Paid in MP3 Albums)

Customer Reviews

Finally I got a great CD of their hits.
Roberta Sybil
You may also want to consider "The Platinum Collection: Greatest Hits I, II and III", which is perhaps the most comprehensive set short of buying albums.
Lonnie E. Holder
Still, what is here is great and I highly recommend it to the casual fan!
musicfanatic

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128 of 142 people found the following review helpful By A.Trendl HungarianBookstore.com VINE VOICE on April 13, 2005
Format: Audio CD
How do I review what isn't here? Strong Queen fans will know all 17 songs. Most of their biggest hits are here. Most. Not all. Not even one of the biggest songs they've ever had.

Even an American Idol contestant knows "Bohemian Rhapsody" is part of the rock-n-roll canon. What was Hollywood Records thinking to leave out such a great hit?

What is here is mostly good. Freddie Mercury's range and dramatic intonations, paired with guitar maestro Brian May's capacity to ignite a note, and songs like "Killer Queen" go from being interesting to incredible.

Part of the problem was Queen. They had too many good hits gracing more than one genre. Most bands wish they had the difficulty of choosing greatest hits choices.

Questionable choices are obvious: "Seven Seas of Rhye" and "Good Old Fashioned Lover Boy."

"Seven Seas" has a hard rock, guitar-driven sound but does not meet the usual Queen level of quality.

"Good Old" is a nice demonstration of Freddie Mercury's great voice, but lyrically is weak.

The closest economical solution is to buy instead "Queen - Greatest Hits, Vols. 1 & 2" Get all the songs below except "Keep Yourself Alive." 34 songs in all.
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47 of 52 people found the following review helpful By Lonnie E. Holder HALL OF FAMETOP 500 REVIEWERVINE VOICE on June 9, 2003
Format: Audio CD
Queen released albums from 1973 to 1995. In that time Queen made a lot of music that was "great". Thus, as with most artists that have been around for more than 20 years, it is impossible to capture all of their hits or best music on a single CD. Recently this difficulty was recognized with a boxed set of three CDs that captured a much greater cross section of their music.
I consider this collection of Queen music their popular music. Much of it was mellow or radio friendly, and thus much of it hit the top 10. Given that Queen had a very eclectic repertoire, you'll find quirky songs such as "Fat Bottomed Girls" next to the mellow love song "Somebody to Love". Queen's progressive rock and harder rock songs are only barely represented on this particular collection, though strains of their harder edge show through in songs like "Bicycle Race" and "Another One Bites the Dust".
In many ways Queen was an album group. While most of their albums stop short of being true concept albums, most of their albums did have a theme. Also, their music was organized carefully to provide a presentation of the music that was greater than the sum of the individual songs. Thus, listening to a "greatest" collection does little to express the true scope of this group. I recommend this CD as one that provides a small sampling of Queen, and some of their more mellow music at that. You need to also have "Classic Queen" to additional hits such as "Bohemian Rhapsody". You may also want to consider "The Platinum Collection: Greatest Hits I, II and III", which is perhaps the most comprehensive set short of buying albums.
Though this CD is lacking in its breadth, I still give it 5 stars because Queen was such a great group, and the songs here do represent a small portion of their incredible talent.
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19 of 21 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on May 5, 2003
Format: Audio CD
I'm starting to get angry at all these compilation CDs that are hitting the shelves. It's not just Queen it's all these bands that have been around for 20 + years. There are "Greatest Hits", "The Best of", "Classics", "Ultimate Collections" etc. ... but if you inspect them you always find 1 or 2 great songs on a different compilation and have to decide, "which songs can I live without?".
I thought I did this when I decided to go with Queen's Greatest Hits. During my inspection I concentrated on some of the minor songs, only to find out later that `Bohemian Rhapsody' was NOT on it. (Yeah my bad but COME ON!) So I thought "Do I return it and get the Platinum Collection?" Well there is a bunch of stuff (on the 3rd CD) that I'd never listen too and it's missing songs off of "Classic Queen" like `Tie Your Mother Down' and some others. So I went out and bought "Queen Classics" along with an empty CD case that holds two CDS. So now I can combine "Queen's Greatest Hits" and "Classic Queen" into my very own custom made "Very Best Greatest Hits Ultimate Collection of Queen".
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15 of 16 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on July 3, 1999
Format: Audio CD
This CD is essential to all Queen fans. With the exception of the tracks off The Game, the singles Body Language, and I Want to Break Free, this represents the hard rocking Queen complete with the opera-style vocals. It features not only the hits like "We Will Rock You", "We Are the Champions", "Somebody to Love" and "Crazy Little Thing Called Love", but more obscure songs like "Don't Stop Me Now", "Now I'm Here", "Save Me" (although a hit in the UK), and "The 7 Seas of Rhye". If you were a fan of early Queen, you must own this. Then grab Classic Queen to appreciate their later efforts!
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