Queen Forever

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Queen Forever
Studio album by Queen
Released 2014
Recorded 1981–2014
Genre Rock
Language English
Label Hollywood, Island
Producer Queen
Queen chronology
Made in Heaven
(1995)
Queen Forever
(2014)

Queen Forever is a compilation album by British rock band Queen. It is the first album since 1995 to have new music from former group members Freddie Mercury (who died) and John Deacon (who retired).

The album features three new songs, "Let Me In Your Heart Again" (written by Brian May, it was a song from the Works sessions), "Love Kills - The Ballad" (the song is a reworked version of Mercury's disco hit from 1984) and "There Must Be More To Life Than This (William Orbit Mix)" (a Mercury/Michael Jackson duet from the early eighties, reworked to feature guitars, drums and bass). The rest of the album includes songs which May and Taylor chose.

The album includes songs; "Somebody to Love", "Crazy Little Thing Called Love", "It's a Hard Life", "You're My Best Friend", "Love of My Life", "These Are the Days of Our Lives" and "Who Wants to Live Forever".

Tracklisting[change | change source]

Standard edition[change | change source]

  1. Let Me In Your Heart Again
  2. Love Kills - The Ballad
  3. There Must Be More To Life Than This (William Orbit Mix)
  4. It's A Hard Life
  5. You're My Best Friend
  6. Love Of My Life
  7. Drowse
  8. Long Away
  9. Lily Of The Valley
  10. Don't Try So Hard
  11. Bijou
  12. These Are The Days Of Our Lives
  13. Las Palabras De Amor
  14. Who Wants To Live Forever
  15. A Winter's Tale
  16. Play The Game
  17. Save Me
  18. Somebody To Love
  19. Too Much Love Will Kill You
  20. Crazy Little Thing Called Love

Deluxe edition[change | change source]

CD 1

  1. Let Me In Your Heart Again
  2. Love Kills - The Ballad
  3. There Must Be More To Life Than This (William Orbit Mix)
  4. Play The Game
  5. Dear Friends
  6. You're My Best Friend
  7. Love Of My Life
  8. Drowse
  9. You Take My Breath Away
  10. Spread Your Wings
  11. Long Away
  12. Lily Of The Valley
  13. Don't Try So Hard
  14. Bijou
  15. These Are The Days Of Our Lives
  16. Nevermore
  17. Las Palabras De Amor
  18. Who Wants To Live Forever

CD 2

  1. I Was Born To Love You
  2. Somebody To Love
  3. Crazy Little Thing Called Love
  4. Friends Will Be Friends
  5. Jealousy
  6. One Year of Love
  7. A Winters Tale
  8. '39
  9. Mother Love
  10. It's A Hard Life
  11. Save Me
  12. Made in Heaven
  13. Too Much Love Will Kill You
  14. Sail Away Sweet Sister
  15. The Miracle
  16. Is This The World We Created
  17. In The Lap Of The Gods...Revisited
  18. Forever

Group members[change | change source]

  • Freddie Mercury – lead and backing vocals, piano, keyboards, acoustic guitar on "Crazy Little Thing Called Love"
  • Brian May – acoustic and electric guitars, backing vocals, keyboards, piano on "Las Palabras de Amor", "Save Me" and "Too Much Love Will Kill You", lead vocals on "Long Away", "'39" and "Sail Away Sweet Sister", co-lead vocals on "Las Palabras de Amor", "Who Wants to Live Forever" and "Mother Love", bass guitar on "Love Kills"
  • Roger Taylor – drums, backing vocals, keyboards, lead vocals and rhythm guitar on "Drowse"
  • John Deacon – bass guitar, acoustic guitars, keyboards, additional electric guitar on "Love Kills"
  • Michael Jackson – co-lead vocals on "There Must Be More to Life Than This" original demo producer
  • William Orbit – keyboards, programming on "There Must Be More to Life than This"
  • Fred Mandel  – piano on "Let Me in Your Heart Again"