QUEEN II 
EXPANDED COLLECTOR'S EDITION

 2 CD & 1DVD

Label: Masterworks
Country: Japan.
Released: December 2019.
Recorded: Studio session for Queen II album. Released spring 1974.
Sound: I guess all more than less excellent.
Comments:  Well, see info behind the tracks. Officially recording, remix etc.
Looks like 'MasterWorks' starts a release of Queen catalogue with extra tracks on 2cd & DVD.
Roots: From the officially album. Not sure about all the remix etc.
Time:  

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CD1      ORIGINAL ALBUM REMASTERS
1. Procession
2. Father To Son
3. White Queen (As It Began)
4. Some Day One Day
5. The Loser In The End
6. Ogre Battle
7. The Fairy Feller's Master-Stroke
8. Nevermore
9. The March Of The Black Queen
10. Funny How Love Is
11. Seven Seas Of Rhye

         RARE SINGLES AND REMIXES
12. See What A Fool I've Been  (b-side single)
13. Father To Son  (Standalone No Fade Version)
14. White Queen (As It Began)  (German Edit Version)
15. Seven Seas Of Rhye  (Multitrack Remix)
16. Seven Seas Of Rhye  (Guitar Track)
17. Seven Seas Of Rhye  (Rhythm Track + Vocal Track)
18. Ogre Battle  (Nicholas Sansano Remix)
19. Seven Seas Of Rhye  (Freddy Bastone Remix)

CD2     ALTERNATES AND RARITIES
1. Procession  (Standalone Mix)
2. Father To Son  (Standalone Mix)
3. White Queen (As It Began)  (Standalone Mix)
4. Some Day One Day  (Instrumental)
5. The Loser In The End  (Instrumental)
6. Ogre Battle  (Standalone Mix)
7. The Fairy Feller's Master-Stroke  (Standalone Mix)
8. Nevermore  (Standalone Mix)
9. The March Of The Black Queen  (Standalone Mix)
10. Funny How Love Is  (Standalone Mix)
11. Seven Seas Of Rhye  (Remix)
12. Ogre Battle  (Alternate Intro Version)
13. Nevermore  (Early Takes)
14. The March Of The Black Queen  (Takes 3-5)
15. Funny Ho Love Is  (Takes 1-5)
16. Seven Seas Of Rhye  (Instrumental)
17. Seven Seas Of Rhye  (Extended Remix)





DVD    MULTIPLE SELECTIONS AUDIO ALBUM
 Intro: Procession  (tape)
 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
 Nevermore
 The March Of The Black Queen
 Funny How Love Is
 Seven Seas Of Rhye

 Multiple Selections Audio
 1) Remaster Stereo 2) Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround
 3) Instrumental Karaoke Tracks
 4) Vocal Main Tracks

 VIDEO COLLECTION
 (PROVISIONAL VIDEO)

 Intro: Procession  (tape)
 Father To Son
 White Queen (As It Began)
 Some Day One Day
 Ogre Battle
 The March Of The Black Queen
 Seven Seas Of Rhye
 +
Seven Seas Of Rhye (Top Of The Pops TV 1)
Seven Seas Of Rhye (Top Of The Pops TV 2)
Seven Seas Of Rhye (Top Of The Pops TV 3)
Seven Seas Of Rhye (Karaoke Version)
Seven Seas Of Rhye (Greatest Hits Version)
Seven Seas Of Rhye (Rocks Version)
Seven Seas Of Rhye (Extended Version)

NTSC 16:9 (4:3) Dolby Digital Stereo time approx.41+48min.


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Info from Internet

Queen II, the second installment of Queen's Ultimate Thorough Album Study Series “Expanded Collector's Edition”, is here! At the time of its release in 1974, the concept album entitled "Revelation of White Queen and Black Queen" is a collector's edition that has attracted maniacs to explore the masterpieces and prestigious masterpieces of early queens. The CD contains all of the newly remastered albums, precious single versions and remixes, various alternate versions, and even rare studio outtakes. On the DVD, you can select and listen to all tracks, lyrics, multi-audio, remastered stereo, 5.1 surround mix, instrumental tracks, vocal main tracks, etc. as an audio album. Also included in the video collection are original edited footage tailored for promo video and unedited versions of the "Shining Seven Seas" discovered in later years when they appeared on BBC TV and promo video.

An expanded collector's edition that can't be overlooked as the "ultimate album thorough research series" that has just digged the Queen's album into a maniac! The long-awaited early Queen Fan "Queen II" is the latest edited collector's item! !

[Collector's Point]
CD1's "Original Album Remasters" includes HD Revision Remixes, which have attracted the attention of collectors around the world in the latest update of the New Remastered Soundtrack in 2019. The difference in the sound reproduction of the album with a sound balance different from that of the 2011 official remaster can be seen by comparing it with headphones. "Rare Singles and Remix" collects unusual single versions and remixed versions of guitars and vocals of the "Shining Seven Seas" remixed from multi-track sound sources, as well as remixed sound sources released only in the past. . CD2 contains a related sound source different from the original as "Alternates and Rarities". In the original record, each song on the album was crossfaded like a medley on the white side and the black side. In addition, as a mania's attention sound source, the studio outtakes of the precious second album that was limitedly released at the Queen Convention in the UK are recorded.
This is the latest restored version edited with the best quality from a number of sound sources. It is an update collector's version with different contents from the previous 2CD by MASTERWORKS. Like the first DVD, as an audio album, all songs are lyrics in real time with lyrics flowing in real time. Multi-audio selection, remaster stereo, 5.1 surround mix, instrumental tracks and vocal main tracks are selected. Recorded with 4 types of audio options that can be compared for listening.
Maniac listening Compare not only sound source verification but also play instrumental tracks and enjoy karaoke according to the image, and check songs and choruses with vocal main tracks where Freddie's vocals are mainly suppressed and albums You can play all songs with 4 different sound sources. In the video collection, the songs on the album are reproduced as "Provisional Video" (fictional promo video style). It is a video collection of excellent quality editing that makes full use of live images and images of first-time fans who came to Japan with tears of the past.
Also included is a precious excavation TV appearance video of "Seven Shining Seas" at the British BBC Top of the Pops, which is said to have appeared in a hurry on behalf of David Bowie in 1974. In addition to the edited complete version, all video materials that have been confirmed for 3 patterns are also included. Also includes various promotional videos produced later. From the familiar to the first appearance, related sound sources and images are gathered together and recommended from beginners to enthusiasts It is the second installment of the "ultimate album thorough study" series.