THE GAME
EXPANDED COLLECTOR'S EDITION

2 CD & 1DVD &Blu-Ray

Label: Masterworks  MWOA008CD1/2DVD1+BDR1/DVDR1 with postcard = special  limited edition.
Country: Japan.
Released: July 2020.
Recorded: 'The Game' session & remix etc. See below.
Sound: I will guess Excellent sound.
Comments:  From the 'Masterworks' release of Queen's officially album catalog, with extra mix of tracks , some demo and out-takes. Look's like a ok bootleg release.
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Front cover
CD 1
ORIGINAL ALBUM REMIX AND REMASTERS
1. Play The Game
2. Dragon Attack
3. Another One Bites The Dust
4. Need Your Loving Tonight
5. Crazy Little Thing Called Love
6. Rock It (Prime Jive)
7. Don't Try Suicide
8. Sail Away Sweet Sister (To The Sister I Never Had)
9. Coming Soon
10. Save Me


ALTERNATE REMIX AND VERSIONS I
11. Human Body (Single B-Side)
12. Play The Game (Forever Version)
13. Dragon Attack (Alternate Mix)
14. Another One Bites The Dust (Original Tempo)
15. Need Your Loving Tonight (Live In Brazil 1981)
16. Crazy Little Thing Called Love (Rockabilly Feeling Mix)
17. Rock It (Prime Jive) (Live In Argentina 1981)
18. Don't Try Suicide (Dimensional Remix)
19.  Sail Away Sweet Sister  (Take 1 With Guide Vocal)
20.  Coming Soon (New Remix)
21.Save Me (Original Single Version)
22. Sandbox (Unreleased)
23. Crazy Little Thing Called Love (Instrumental)

CD 2
ALTERNATE REMIX AND VERSIONS II
1. Play The Game (Multitrack Remix)
2. Dragon Attack (R.A.K. And Jack Benson Remix)
3. Another One Bites The Dust (Wyclef Jean Remix)
4. Need Your Loving Tonight (Naked Remix)
5. Crazy Little Thing Called Love (Multitrack Remix)
6. Rock It (Prime Jive) (Naked Remix)
7. Don't Try Suicide (Grandmaster Muggs Remix)
8. Sail Away Sweet Sister (Instrumental Demo)
9.  Coming Soon (Semi-Acapella Mix)
10. Save Me (No Backing Vocal Mix)
11. Play The Game (Different Piano Mix)
12. Dragon Attack (Lance Herbstrong Remix)
13. Another One Bites The Dust (Columbia Extended Version)
14. Another One Bites The Dust (Long Dusted B-Boy Version)
15. Don't Try Suicide (Vocal And Bass Mix)
16. Play The Game (Extended Remix)
17. Dragon Attack (Instrumental From Eye)
18. Another One Bites The Dust (Dave Ogilvie Remix)
19. It's A Beautiful Day (Original Spontaneous Idea 1980)






DVD
AUDIO ALBUM (LYRICS with MULTIPLE SELECTIONS)
Play The Game
Dragon Attack
Another One Bites The Dust
Need Your Loving Tonight
Crazy Little Thing Called Love
Rock It (Prime Jive)
Don't Try Suicide
Sail Away Sweet Sister (To The Sister I Never Had)
Coming Soon
Save Me
Multiple Selections Audio
1) Remaster Stereo
2) Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround
3) Instrumental Tracks
4) Vocal Main Tracks


VIDEO COLLECTION
Play The Game (Promo)
Play The Game (Making & Alternate)
Another One Bites The Dust (Promo)
Another One Bites The Dust (TV Special Version)
Another One Bites The Dust (Legs & Co. Version)
Crazy Little Thing Called Love (Promo)
Crazy Little Thing Called Love (Alternate Version)
Crazy Little Thing Called Love (Top Of The Pops 1979)
Save Me (Promo)
Save Me (Making & Alternate)
Crazy Little Thing Called Love (Soundcheck Bristol 1979)
Crazy Little Thing Called Love (Saturday Night Live 1982)
Vocal Improv / Dragon Attack (Live In Brazil 1981)
Crazy Little Thing Called Love (Live In London 1979)
Save Me (Live In Japan 1982)
NTSC 16:9 (4:3) Dolby Digital Stereo / 5.1 Surround time approx. 35min.x4 audio-selections + video 47min.































 BLURAY  SPECIAL LIMITED EDITION
 AUDIO/VIDEO DISC= AUDIO ALBUM (LYRICS with MULTIPLE SELECTIONS)
Play The Game
Dragon Attack
Another One Bites The Dust
Need Your Loving Tonight
Crazy Little Thing Called Love
Rock It (Prime Jive)
Don't Try Suicide
Sail Away Sweet Sister (To The Sister I Never Had)
Coming Soon
Save Me
Multiple Selections Audio
1) Remaster Stereo 2) Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround
3) Instrumental Tracks 4) Vocal Main Tracks

VIDEO COLLECTION
Play The Game (Promo)
Play The Game (Making & Alternate)
Another One Bites The Dust (Promo)
Another One Bites The Dust (TV Special Version)
Another One Bites The Dust (Legs & Co. Version)
Crazy Little Thing Called Love (Promo)
Crazy Little Thing Called Love (Alternate Version)
Crazy Little Thing Called Love (Top Of The Pops 1979)
Save Me (Promo)
Save Me (Making & Alternate)
Crazy Little Thing Called Love (Soundcheck Bristol 1979)
Crazy Little Thing Called Love (Saturday Night Live 1982)
Vocal Improv / Dragon Attack (Live In Brazil 1981)
Crazy Little Thing Called Love (Live In London 1979)
Save Me (Live In Japan 1982)
NTSC 16:9 (4:3) Dolby Digital Stereo / 5.1 Surround
time approx. 35min.x4 audio-selections + video 47min.

HIGH-RESOLUTION AUDIO
Play The GameE
Dragon Attack
Another One Bites The Dust
Need Your Loving Tonight
Crazy Little Thing Called Love
Rock It (Prime Jive)
Don't Try Suicide
Sail Away Sweet Sister (To The Sister I Never Had)
Coming Soon
Save Me
1) Hi-Resolution PCM 96/24 Stereo 
2) MFSL(Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab) Remaster CD
NTSC 16:9 (4:3) PCM Stereo
time approx. 35min.x2

DVD-AUDIO DISC=(DVD VIDEO COMPATIBLE)
Play The Game
Dragon Attack
Another One Bites The Dust
Need Your Loving Tonight
Crazy Little Thing Called Love
Rock It (Prime Jive)
Don't Try Suicide
Sail Away Sweet Sister (To The Sister I Never Had)
Coming Soon
Save Me
Multiple Selections Audio
1) DVD-AUDIO = 96kHz / 24bit
2) DTS 5.1 Surround = 96kHz / 24bit (DVD VIDEO)
3) PCM STEREO = 96kHz / 24bit (DVD VIDEO)


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Back cover



 
Disc's

















Queen's ultimate album thorough research series "Expanded Collector's Edition" 8th album "The Game" released in 1980 has appeared in 2CD & 1DVD set! The single "Crazy Little Thing Called Love" released in 1979 recorded the first US number one single, and after that the singles "Save Me" and "Play the Game" were smash hits. In addition, the single "Another One Bites The Dust" became the number one in the United States again, and it was a big hit in all the countries of the world, making it the best-selling single in Queen at that time.

The album "The Game", which contains a series of single hits, has expanded its musicality to a wide range from rockabilly to funk disco to new wave. Introduction. It is the number one on the US album chart, boasts the highest sales in history of Queen, and is a memorial album that marks the beginning of Queen's new season with the biggest world tour ever. In addition to remixes & remasters of all the album songs,
CD1 includes a rare sound source collection that includes first appearances and upgraded sound sources such as many different versions, live versions, multitrack remixes, valuable demo sound sources, etc.
CD2 also includes valuable remix sound sources from all song-specific mixes that can be called "alternate albums". As with the previous series, the DVD has all the song lyrics images, multi-audio selection, remaster stereo, 5.1 surround mix, instrumental karaoke tracks, vocal main tracks, and other four types of multi-audio. Includes a "video collection" of different versions of the "audio album" and promo videos that can be heard and compared, and TV and live images.
Furthermore, this time, the first limited edition 100 set, which is also coupled with 2 discs of Blu-ray & DVD audio, will be released simultaneously! You can also enjoy the two-disc set of a Blu-ray disc that contains an ultra-high-quality high-resolution sound source in addition to the contents of the main DVD, and a DVD disc that is a complete reproduction of the DVD audio disc that is currently difficult to obtain. It is the latest work of the Expanded Collectors Edition that can not be overlooked as the "ultimate album thorough research series" that digs deep into the maniac as before! !!

[Collectors points]
In the first half of CD1, all the album songs are recorded in a revised remastered sound source by detailed sound source editing as "original album remix and remaster". In the latter half, there are many different versions and live versions. An unreleased song "Sandbox" that is the prototype of another valuable soundboard live sound source such as "Need Your Loving Tonight" "Rock It" and the official release and "Coming Soon" Is recorded.
CD2 consists of all the album songs that should be called "Alternate Album" with multi-track remixes and officially released DJ remixes. In the latter half of the year, DJ remixes, which were once recorded as bonuses at US Hollywood Records, and the rare "Another One Bites The Dust" extended version of Colombia are included.

On the DVD, as in the past, as an “audio album”, all the songs were played in real time, and lyrics were played in real time. In addition to remastered stereo, 5.1 surround mix, instrumental tracks, and vocal main tracks were selected with multi-audio selection.
Recorded with 4 types of audio options that can be selected and compared. Compare maniac listening, 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 that suppressed the performance mainly on Freddie's vocals All songs can be played with 4 different sound sources.

In the "Video Collection", in addition to the promotional scenes of four singles of "Play the Game", "Crazy Little Thing Called Love," "Another One Bites The Dustl" and "Save Me" and the making scenes of each precious song, It includes valuable sound check images of "Love of the Name of Love," which was broadcast only once on the BBC, Saturday night live images, and carefully selected live images from South America-London-Japan performances. This time, a Blu-ray & DVD audio 2 disc set is also coupled as a limited edition. The Blu-ray Disc contains the "Audio Album" and "Video Collection", which have the same contents as the main DVD, as well as the "High-Resolution Audio" section with ultra-high-quality sound source. You can switch between two types of sound sources, a high-resolution stereo remastered sound source with an audio sampling rate of 96kHz/24bit and a mobile fidelity board released in 1994 only.
In addition, it was released in 2003 only in the UK and the US, and it is now difficult to obtain it. The DVD audio board with the premiere is also completely reproduced in the DVD format. 5.1 surround that can be played only with the DVD audio standard (not playable with normal DVD players.
You can listen with this work DVD and Blu-ray Dolby Digital 5.1) and DVD that can be played with normal DVD players It is a collector's saliva's premier item that contains 3 types of sound sources, DTS 5.1 surround and PCM stereo according to the video standard.
This is the "ultimate album thorough research" collector's edition that sets the Blu-ray & DVD audio together with related sound sources and images of the album "The Game".