Queen - News Of The World 40th Anniversary Edition Unboxing

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Queen – News Of The World – 40th Anniversary Edition

A special box set of Queen's landmark 1977 album News of the World is here, marking the 40th anniversary of the original release.

The new package includes the original album on CD, plus two further CDs of recently unearthed out-takes and rarities from the band's archives, one of which is a newly created ‘alternative’ version of the whole album – Raw Sessions.

For many Queen devotees, this Raw Sessions CD will be the most intriguing component of the new release. Mined deep from long-vaulted studio multi-track tapes, this extraordinary parallel album brings to light never-before-heard alternative versions of each of the album’s 11 tracks. Every lead vocal is different, as are most of the lead guitar parts and a great many other instrumental details. Here we experience We Are The Champions anew, with many unfamiliar vocal and instrumental elements, and for the first time at its full-recorded length rather than the edited 1977 album cut. Here also is the chance to discover peak era Freddie Mercury vocals on a track that nobody outside Queen’s inner circle has heard him sing before at all – Brian May’s All Dead, All Dead. The original album version features May himself on vocals. Roger Taylor’s Sheer Heart Attack can be heard with its original long-lost guitar intro and uncut ending. Taylor’s other song, Fight From The Inside, is more remarkable in that we hear his demo vocal worked on in his home studio in preparation for the next sessions.

Another outstanding feature of this weighty 40th anniversary box is a pure analogue re-cut of the original vinyl LP, direct from the unmastered analogue master mix tapes. There is also a rich selection of NOTW related memorabilia including three posters and a 60-page book of images, mostly previously unseen.

The package is completed with a brand new one-hour DVD documentary, Queen : The American Dream, created from backstage material filmed during Queen’s 1977 USA News of the World tour.

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I love news of the world, but when i was a child that robot scared me

Author — Sayan Emperator


That "Spread Your Wings" at the end... ooohhh.

Author — JojoChampion


I just came back from my first Queen concert yesterday in Luxembourg. It was sold out in the Netherlands, so my father and I drove 6 hours to Luxembourg to see you live. It was awesome, thank you for the wonderful night

Author — Hugo Klijn


Now i wait for a 40th aniversary version of Jazz

Author — Juan Ramirez


And as the lyrics in Get Down Make Love say.... "You take my money. ...", and just give me the box set, I wanna hear all the raw sessions... especially Spread Your Wings!!!

Author — Κωνσταντίνος Πούλιος


Queen é a minha banda de rock preferida.❤ Alguém do Brasil?

Author — Jéssica Leite


I will relive the day i first heard the album some 26 years ago

Author — Interesting Things


Como cuando te das cuenta que eres pobre y no lo tendras nunca :"v

Author — el señor de la tienda


Where can I listen to the Raw Sessions? It's not on Spotify -.-

Author — Moises


Music will never be music without queen getting mentioned 👍🎼🎵🎼🎵

Author — c K


I'm so exited! I adore Freddie's voice.

Author — Anna Galesz


I want this box but I know that I don't have money 😭

Author — Marayssa Mercury


Soo Awesomeeee marvelous espectacular is toooo Great.. Genial....

Author — Ethiene Taylor


God you guys are gonna make me broke, but this is amazinggg 😍

Author — Aneta Nováková