2 CD

Label: Grown Jewels TCJC197401
Country: Japan.
Released: March 2024.
Recorded: Queen II session 1974.
Sound: Excellent.
Comments:  One more bootleg/pirate release of an officially album. The DVD included some videos which isn't on officially DVD's, as far as I know. Promo's & some TOTP version's.
I assume the soundtracks are more or less from the officially re-released re-master series from 2011, and other audio sources.
Roots: Various.

Front cover
 01. Procession
 02. Father To Son
 03. White Queen (As It Began)
 04. Some Day One Day
 05. The Loser In The End
 06. Ogre Battle
 07. The Fairy Feller's Master-Stroke
 08. Nevermore
 09. The March Of The Black Queen
 10. Funny How Love Is
 11. Seven Seas Of Rhye

 12. See What A Fool I've Been  (Remix)
 13. Father To Son  (No Fade Mix)
 14.  Ogre Battle (Hollywood 1991 Remix)
 15. Seven Seas Of Rhye (Hollywood 1991 Alternate Remix)
 16. Funny How Love Is (Single Version)
 17. Seven Seas Of Rhye (Basic Tracks)
 18. Seven Seas Of Rhye (Multitrack Remix)

 Father To Son
 White Queen (As It Began)
 Some Day One Day
 The Loser In The End
 Ogre Battle
 The Fairy Feller's Master-Stroke
 The March Of The Black Queen
 Funny How Love Is
 Seven Seas Of Rhye

 Seven Seas Of Rhye (Top Of The Pops Version 1)
 Seven Seas Of Rhye (Top Of The Pops Version 2)
 Seven Seas Of Rhye (Top Of The Pops Version 3)

 01. Into: Procession  (tape)
 02. Now I'm Here
 03. White Queen (As It Began)
 04. Killer Queen
 05. The March Of The Black Queen
 06. Bring Back That Leroy Brown
 07. Father To Son
 08. Keep Yourself Alive
 09. Liar
 10. Stone Cold Crazy
 11. In The Lap Of The Gods...Revisited
 12. God Save The Queen  (ending tape)
 Live At The Rainbow Theatre, London, November 1974

 Seven Seas Of Rhye (1992 Promo Version)
 Seven Seas Of Rhye (1998 Promo Version)
 Seven Seas Of Rhye (2011 Promo Version)
 - - - - - bonus video - - - - - - - -
 US TOUR 1974  (Film Footage)

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Back cover

Front cover with OBI

⬛2024 CD & DVD Special Collector's Edition, which includes an alternate album with original new editing and related video footage.
⬛The CD includes all album songs + additional songs with the latest remastered sound source, including rare tracks such as newly edited remixes, alternate versions, extended mixes, demos and outtakes.
⬛The DVD includes valuable footage from promotional videos to live performances, including unreleased footage and various edited versions.

Queen's second album, ``Queen II,'' in which Queen showed their true potential, was released in the UK on March 8, 1974, and in Japan three months later in June. As with the previous album, the album was produced by Roy Thomas Baker, with former Trident engineer Robin Jeffrey Cable and Abbey Road Studios engineer Mike Stone also participating. It first appeared on the UK album chart at number 35 on March 23, 1974, and peaked at number 5 on April 6. It peaked at number 49 on the Billboard US chart.
The jacket design is a double-page jacket that matches the album concept of "black and white," and was photographed by Mick Rock, who has worked on many album jacket photos for David Bowie, Iggy Pop, and Syd Barrett. are doing.
Recording began immediately after the release of the first album in August 1973 and was completed by the end of the year, but the release was delayed until March of the following year. On the record, the A side is divided into ``Side White'' centered on Brian May, and the B side is ``Side Black'' centered on Freddie Mercury. It adheres to the total concept of contrasting "white and black."
As a response to the negative reviews received in the UK since its debut, the album was carefully recorded, and is even more complete than its predecessor, with layered overdubs, rich harmonies, a classically based melody line, and a progressive rock-like medley format that unfolds at a dizzying pace. It became a high-quality album and is currently highly regarded as the best work of early Queen.

CD=New Remix and Remaster
Contains all songs from the original album with the latest remaster in 2024 + additional songs in new edited rare tracks. All songs on the album are recorded as extended mixes that are longer than the original versions, and the extra tracks include a remix of the non-album song "She What a Fool I've Been" and "Seven Shining Seas." ”, a new edited remix version from the multi-track, a non-fade-out version of “From Father to Son”, a single edit of “Funny How Love Is”, and the 1991 Hollywood remix of “Ogre Battle” and “Shining ``Seven Seas (Promo Alternate Mix)'' is included.

DVD = video anthology
Contains rare videos including promo videos of all album songs, the original film version of Rainbow Live in 1974, unreleased footage, and various edited versions. [Complete Video Album] is a compilation of all songs from the original album into a promo video, and contains the latest edited version that is significantly upgraded compared to the various edited videos that have been released before. And all 3 unedited versions of ``Seven Shining Seas'' when appearing on BBC ``Top of the Pops'' are recorded uncut. [Live at the Rainbow 1974] includes the original 35mm film version before it was made into an official video. The editing is different and the soundtrack is a different version of the original sound source remastered, making it a valuable recorded video now. The extras also include various versions of "The Seven Shining Seas" produced since the 1990s. The video collection is over 90 minutes in total.