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Queen / The Platinum Collection 6LP coloured vinyl box set

Limited edition coming in June

Queen’s Platinum Collection was issued back in 2000 and saw all three ‘Greatest Hits’ brought together as one 3CD box set. That triple-album set is now replicated but in the form of a 6LP coloured vinyl box set, due in June.

The original Greatest Hits (25 million sales and counting) was issued in 1981, while Greatest Hits II followed a decade later, just before the death of Freddie Mercury. Greatest Hits III (released in 1999) is a bit of a hodge-podge, if we’re honest, featuring solo works, collaborations and live tributes.

All three Greatest Hits are collected in the 6LP coloured vinyl edition of The Platinum Collection (click image to enlarge)

All three albums are across two LPs, making this a 6LP vinyl box set. Each record will be pressed on different coloured vinyl (see image above) and will come in its own individually designed sleeve. The set comes with a 24-page 12-inch photo book/let and the records are housed in an outer slipcase with brand new artwork.

The Platinum Collection 6LP coloured vinyl box set is released on 17 June via EMI/UMC. It is a limited edition although the label haven’t been forthcoming in terms of numbers.

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Tracklisting

The Platinum Collection Queen / 6LP vinyl box

    • Greatest Hits – LP 1
      Side A
      1. Bohemian Rhapsody
      2. Another One Bites The Dust
      3. Killer Queen
      4. Fat Bottomed Girls
      Side B
      1. Bicycle Race
      2. You’re My Best Friend
      3. Don’t Stop Me Now
      4. Save Me
    • Greatest Hits – LP 2
      Side A
      1. Crazy Little Thing Called Love
      2. Somebody To Love
      3. Now I’m Here
      4. Good Old Fashioned Lover Boy
      Side B
      1. Play The Game
      2. Flash
      3. Seven Seas Of Rhye
      4. We Will Rock You
      5. We Are The Champions
    • Greatest Hits II – LP 3
      Side A
      1. A Kind Of Magic
      2. Under Pressure (Queen + David Bowie)
      3. Radio Ga Ga
      4. I Want It All
      5. I Want To Break Free
      Side B
      1. Innuendo
      2. It’s A Hard Life
      3. Breakthru
      4. Who Wants To Live Forever
    • Greatest Hits II – LP 4
      Side A
      1. Headlong
      2. The Miracle
      3. I’m Going Slightly Mad
      4. The Invisible Man
       Side B
      1. Hammer To Fall
      2. Friends Will Be Friends
      3. The Show Must Go On
      4. One Vision
    • Greatest Hits III – LP 5
      Side A
      1. Queen + Elton John – The Show Must Go On (Live, Theatre National de Chaillot, Paris, 1997)
      2. Queen + David Bowie – Under Pressure (Rah Mix)
      3. Freddie Mercury – Barcelona (Single Version)
      4. Queen – Too Much Love Will Kill You
      Side B
      1. George Michael + Queen – Somebody To Love (Live, The Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert)
      2. Queen – You Don’t Fool Me
      3. Queen – Heaven For Everyone
      4. Queen – Las Palabras De Amor (The Words Of Love)
    • Greatest Hits III – LP 6
      Side A
      1. Brian May – Driven By You
      2. Freddie Mercury – Living On My Own
      3. Queen – Let Me Live
      4. Freddie Mercury – The Great Pretender
      5. Queen – Princes Of The Universe
      Side B
      1. Queen + Wyclef Jean – Another One Bites The Dust (Remix)
      2. Queen – No One But You (Only The Good Die Young)
      3. Queen – These Are The Days Of Our Lives
      4. Queen – Thank God It’s Christmas

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