Crown Jewels songs Product Information
Crown Jewels album for sale by Queen was released Nov 24, 1998 on the Hollywood label. This box set includes Queen's first eight studio albums in their original album-style packaging. Crown Jewels songs Recorded in Montreux, Switzerland and Nice, France between July and October, 1978. Crown Jewels album for sale Queen started as a kind of glam-rock variant on the '70s heavy-rock sound of Led Zeppelin, but it soon became apparent that there was much more to the group than that. The high-pitched vocal acrobatics of flamboyant frontman Freddie Mercury, and the songwriting skills of all four Queen members, enabled the group to explore countless genres, sometimes several in the course of a single album. Crown Jewels CD music is a 8-disc set with 90 songs. ...See Full Description
Crown Jewels album for sale Product Description
Queen - Crown Jewels Album Track Listing
Crown Jewels buy CD music Customer Reviews
||Great Queen History|
I love it.
By Eddie (San Jose, CA)
||Make No Mistake. . .|
Simply put, these are the 8 albums I remember as they were released. So there's no Rick Ruben bonus tracks or typical jewel cases which each CD.
By dastari7 (Chicago, IL)
||Box Set Is A Must For Queen Fanatics!|
Just as the band were always bombastic and so over the top, this box set is as well. The first eight albums are remastered beautifully and restored to their original artwork right down to the record sleeves.
By a reviewer (Leesville, MO, USA)
||awesome classic queen|
Excellent music experience! All the best Queen music in one box set.
By tom_boese (calgary, Alberta)
||Must have for Queen fans!|
It's very simple! If your a Queen fan and you don't own these 8 CD's then you are truly missing out.
By a reviewer (Oliver Springs, TN)
|Have you heard this album?
Crown Jewels songs Product Details
|CD Universe Part number||1026557|
|Release Date||Nov 24, 1998|
|Recording Time||325 minutes|
|Personnel||Roger Taylor - vocals, drums, percussion|
John Deacon - guitar, electric piano, acoustic & electric basses
Brian May - vocals, guitar, harp, ukelele, piano, bells
Freddie Mercury - vocals, piano, harpsichord, synthesizer
|Additional Info||Box Set|
Customers Who Bought Crown Jewels CD music Also Bought
Complete Studio Recordings CDs (1993) Top Seller
Crown Jewels album for sale THE COMPLETE STUDIO RECORDINGS contains Led Zeppelin's 9 studio albums as well as 3 bonus tracks. The 10 CDs come in a deluxe box and include all original album art and a book with rare photos and liner notes by Cameron Crowe.
Digitally remastered by Jimmy Page and George Marino at Sterling Sound, New York, New York.
All nine of their studio albums in their original sequence plus four bonus tracks. Extensive deluxe packaging reproducing all original LP artwork in color. Booklet with an essay by Cameron Crowe & rare photos. Digitally remastered by Jimmy Page. Box measures 5 x 6 x 7 inches approximately. Atlantic. 1993.
Led Zeppelin: Robert Plant (vocals, harmonica); Jimmy Page (electric, slide, pedal steel, acoustic 6 & 12-string guitar, mandolin, banjo, background vocals); John Paul Jones (bass, piano, keyboards, organ, Mellotron, synthesizer, background vocals); John Bonham (drums, tympani, background vocals).
Compilation producers: Jimmy Page, Yves Beauvais.
Additional personnel: Viram Jasani (tabla); Sandy Denny.
|Live Killers CDs (1979) Top Seller
Crown Jewels songs Although many think of Queen foremost as a band that excelled in the recording studio, the group was also an exceptional live band, as the 1979 double disc LIVE KILLERS demonstrates. After years of honing its stage act, Queen had become one of the world's premiere rock concert attractions, featuring elaborate staging and costumes. Recorded during a two-month European tour in support of the JAZZ album, LIVE KILLERS does an excellent job of mixing the hits with the lesser-known songs, and inspired playing by all four members adds an additional element of excitement.
LIVE KILLERS contains two versions of Queen's famous anthem "We Will Rock You"--a fast rocking version opens the set, while the foot-stomping original closes the album along with its counterpart, "We Are the Champions." Due to the abundance of material to choose from, Queen often combined several tracks as a medley. For this outing, the medley was comprised of "Death on Two Legs," "Killer Queen," "Bicycle Race," "I'm In Love with My Car," and "Get Down, Make Love." Other highlights include positively electric versions of "Now I'm Here," "You're My Best Friend," "Keep Yourself Alive," "Brighton Rock" and, of course, "Bohemian Rhapsody."
Digitally remastered from original master tapes.
Recorded live on Queen's January-March 1979 European tour.
Personnel: Brian May (vocals, guitar, banjo, keyboards); Freddie Mercury (vocals, piano); Roger Taylor (vocals, drums); John Deacon (guitar).
Recording information: Queen European Tour (01/1979-03/1979).
Unknown Contributor Roles: John Deacon ; Roger Taylor ; Brian May; Freddie Mercury.
Arranger: Brian May.
Queen: Freddie Mercury (vocals, keyboards), Brian May (guitars, vocals), John Deacon (bass), Roger Taylor (drums, vocals).
|Made in Heaven CD (1995) Top Seller
Crown Jewels CD music Not a posthumous collection of odds and ends but an album actually recorded in the final months of Freddie Mercury's struggle with AIDS, MADE IN HEAVEN is full-force Queen. Their dynamic theatrics charge the album, as Mercury's unrivaled voice and the band's grand production aesthetic resound clearer than ever before.
MADE IN HEAVEN captures all the explosiveness that made Queen one of the most magical big-rock bands of the '70s and '80s. Mercury's powerful voice soars to heights that mere pop singers simply aren't able to grasp. On "It's A Beautiful Day," and particularly on the song's refrain, his regal vocal prowess reminds the listener that this is a man who could sing opera but still rock harder than most heavy metal screamers. The rest of the band is equally brutal in its precision: Brian May's sophisticated guitar work, and the eloquent, sympathetic rhythm section of bassist John Deacon and drummer Roger Taylor make this collection of rock music a moving affair.
Throughout their career, Queen beckoned the acceptance of a broader range of pop-rock. Mercury's vocals soared beyond the rock idiom, and May's dignified guitar arrangements may never be equaled. Freddie Mercury will be forever missed, but the unrestrained beauty of MADE IN HEAVEN captures him in a loving portrait.
Engineers: David Richards, Justin Shirley-Smith, Joshua J. Macrae.
Queen: Freddie Mercury (vocals, piano, keyboards); Brian May (guitar, keyboards, vocals); John Deacon (bass, keyboards); Roger Taylor (drums, percussion, keyboards, vocals).
Additional personnel: Rebecca Leigh-White, Gary Martin, Catherine Porter, Miriam Stockley (background vocals).
|Innuendo CD (1991)
Crown Jewels buy CD music INNUENDO would turn out to be Queen's swan song, as it was the last album released during vocalist Freddie Mercury's lifetime--he passed away several months after the album's release. Expanding on the successful back-to-basics sound of 1989's THE MIRACLE, INNUENDO was another solid outing. And like it's predecessor, it contains several tracks with lyrics that are clearly autobiographical for the band and especially Mercury, particularly "These Are the Days of Our Lives" and "The Show Must Go On," which deal with the topic of mortality.
Not all of INNUENDO deals with serious topics, however--"I'm Going Slightly Mad" and "Delilah" both contain humorous lyrics and were designed to be taken lightheartedly. The epic title track, which opens the album, is an instant Queen classic on first listen, built similarly in structure to past Queen classics "Bohemian Rhapsody" and "Somebody to Love." A pair of wonderful hard rockers, "The Hitman" and "Headlong" can be found on INNUENDO, as can a couple of lush ballads--"Don't Try So Hard" and "Bijou." Looking back, Queen went out on a definite high note with INNUENDO.
Recorded at Metropolis Studios, London, England and Mountain Studios, Montreaux, Switzerland.
Personnel: Brian May (vocals, guitar, keyboards); Freddie Mercury (vocals, keyboards); Steve Howe (guitar); Mike Moran (Spanish guitar, keyboards); David Richards (programming).
Recording information: metropolis Studios, London, England.
Photographers: Simon Fowler ; Steve Howe.
Queen: Freddie Mercury (vocals, keyboards); Brian May (vocals, guitar, keyboards); Roger Taylor (vocals, keyboards, drums, percussion); John Deacon (bass, keyboards).
|Works CD (1984) Top Seller
Crown Jewels songs With their previous album (HOT SPACE) confusing many of their fans, Queen had something to prove on THE WORKS. The band definitely succeeded at getting back on track--THE WORKS was one of the best rock releases of 1984, featuring the worldwide smash "Radio GaGa" and reintroducing their fans to Queen's classic sound. THE WORKS spawned a total of four U.K. top ten singles, confirming that Queen had returned from their short hiatus in fine form.
Almost all of the elements you've come to expect from a classic Queen release are present on here. "I Want To Break Free" and "It's A Hard Life" are instantly addictive pop-rock. "Tear It Up" is a straight-ahead rocker and "Machines (Back To Humans)" is a successful electronic rock experiment. And as on the majority of latter-day Queen albums, there are a few politically charged tunes. "Hammer To Fall," became an instant concert favorite with it's merger of melodic hard rock and a sing-a-long chorus, but the lyrics deal with the impending danger of nuclear build-up. The other, "Is This The World We Created?," consists of just vocals with acoustic guitar accompaniment, and closes the otherwise upbeat album on a somber note.
Recorded at the Record Plant, Los Angeles and Musicland Studios, Munich from August 1983-January 1984.
Personnel: Brian May (vocals, guitar, banjo, keyboards); Freddie Mercury (vocals, piano); Roger Taylor (vocals, drums); John Deacon (guitar); Fred Mandel (piano, synthesizer).
Unknown Contributor Roles: Fred Mandel; Queen.
Queen: Brian May (vocals, guitar); Freddie Mercury (vocals, piano); Roger Taylor (vocals, drums); John Deacon (bass).
Additional personnel: Fred Mandel (piano, synthesizer, programming).
|Hot Space CD (1982)
Crown Jewels album for sale 1982's HOT SPACE is by far the most controversial album Queen ever released. Coming off a major disco hit with 1980's "Another One Bites The Dust," the band decided to take it a step further and released an album comprised mostly of tunes crafted from the same dance mold. This wouldn't have been a big deal for some bands, but the majority of Queen's fans were rock n' rollers, not disco buffs. Looking back, the band admits some trepidation at releasing HOT SPACE when they did, but there are indeed many strong Queen compositions included.
The most renowned track is the Queen/David Bowie hit collaboration, "Under Pressure," a tip of the hat to the then-thriving new wave sound that remains one of Queen's all-time best tracks. Other highlights include one of the band's most underrated songs, "Calling All Girls," as well as the anti-rifle protest "Put Out the Fire," and the charming love song "Las Palabras De Amor (The Words of Love)." Of all the dance-oriented material, the best is undoubtedly the U.S. hit "Body Language," while "Dancer" and "Cool Cat" are worthwhile listens as well.
Recorded at Mountain Studios, Montreux, Switzerland and Musicland Studios, Munich, Germany.
Queen: Freddie Mercury (vocals); Brian May (guitar); John Deacon (bass); Roger Taylor (percussion).
Crown Jewels album for sale Other Ideas