QUEEN NIGHT AT THE OPERA GATEFOLD 12" Vinyl LP Album

"A Night at the Opera", the iconic 1975 studio album by Queen, is a timeless classic. Its gatefold cover design and inner pages adorned with artwork, photos, and song lyrics make it a visual and auditory delight. This album encapsulates Queen's musical genius and innovation. A collector's dream, it includes the original custom inner sleeve, providing a complete package of album details, lyrics, and captivating visuals.

 

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Collectors information / Album Description: 

Gatefold (FOC) cover design with artwork / photos on the inside cover pages.

This album "A Night at the Opera" includes the original custom inner sleeve with album details, complete lyrics of all songs by and photos.

Music Genre:

Prog Rock 
Album 
Production information:
The album: "A Night at the Opera" was produced by: Roy Thomas Baker and Queen
This album was recorded at: August-November 1975 at Lansdowne Studios, Olympic Studios, SARM Studios, Scorpion Studios, Rockfield Studios, The Roundhouse, Wessex Studios

Record Label Information:

EMI 5C 062-97176  

Media Format:

12" Vinyl Stereo Full-Length Long-Play  Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 270 gram  

Year & Country:

1975 Made in Holland  
Band Members and Musicians on: Queen A Night at the Opera
    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Freddie Mercury: Vocals, Piano
  • Brian May: Electric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Harp, Ukulele-Banjo, Vocals
  • Roger Taylor: Drums, Percussion, Vocals
  • John Deacon: Bass Guitar, Double Bass , Electric Piano
Track Listing of: "A Night at the Opera"

The Songs/tracks on "A Night at the Opera" are

  1. Death on Two Legs (Dedicated To...) (Freddie Mercury) - 3:43
  2. Lazing on a Sunday Afternoon (Mercury) - 1:07
  3. I'm in Love with My Car (Roger Taylor) - 3:04
  4. You're My Best Friend (John Deacon) - 2:52
  5. '39 (Brian May) - 3:30
  6. Sweet Lady (May) - 4:03
  7. Seaside Rendezvous (Mercury) - 2:14
  8. The Prophet's Song (May) - 8:20
  9. Love of My Life (Mercury) - 3:38
  10. Good Company (May) - 3:23
  11. Bohemian Rhapsody (Mercury) - 5:54
  12. God Save the Queen (trad.; Arr. May) - 1:13

 

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Photo Of The Back Cover QUEEN - Night At The Opera Gatefold 12" Vinyl LP Album

 

QUEEN - Night At The Opera Gatefold 12" Vinyl LP Album back cover

Photo One Of The Inner Gatefold QUEEN - Night At The Opera Gatefold 12" Vinyl LP Album

 

QUEEN - Night At The Opera Gatefold 12" Vinyl LP Album inner gatefold cover

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QUEEN - Night At The Opera Gatefold 12" Vinyl LP Album inner gatefold cover

First Photo Of Custom Inner Sleeve QUEEN - Night At The Opera Gatefold 12" Vinyl LP Album

 

QUEEN - Night At The Opera Gatefold 12" Vinyl LP Album custom inner sleeve

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QUEEN - Night At The Opera Gatefold 12" Vinyl LP Album custom inner sleeve

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"Night At The Opera" Record Label Details: EMI 5C 062-97176

Close up of Side One record's label QUEEN - Night At The Opera Gatefold 12" Vinyl LP Album
 

Queen's Vinyl Discography: A Comprehensive Collection.

Band Description:

QUEEN is a British rock band that was formed in 1970 in London. The band consists of four members, including Freddie Mercury (vocals, piano), Brian May (guitar, vocals), John Deacon (bass guitar), and Roger Taylor (drums, vocals). Over the course of their career, QUEEN has sold more than 150 million records worldwide, making them one of the best-selling music artists of all time. In this web-page, we will explore the history of QUEEN, their musical style, their most popular albums and songs, and their legacy.

History:

QUEEN was formed in 1970 when Freddie Mercury, Brian May, and Roger Taylor met while studying at the Imperial College in London. The three musicians began playing together and soon added John Deacon to the band as their bassist. In 1973, they released their first self-titled album, which included the hit single "Keep Yourself Alive." The band's second album, "Queen II," was released in 1974 and featured the popular song "Seven Seas of Rhye." It was their third album, "Sheer Heart Attack," released in 1974, that brought the band to international success.

In 1975, QUEEN released their fourth album, "A Night at the Opera," which included their most famous song, "Bohemian Rhapsody." The song, which is over six minutes long and includes multiple sections and styles, became an instant classic and cemented QUEEN's place in music history. The band continued to release successful albums throughout the 1970s and 1980s, including "A Day at the Races" (1976), "News of the World" (1977), and "The Game" (1980).

Musical Style:

QUEEN's musical style is often described as a blend of rock, pop, and opera. Their songs are known for their complex arrangements, intricate harmonies, and powerful vocals. Freddie Mercury's operatic vocal style was a defining feature of the band's music, and his flamboyant stage presence added to their unique style. Brian May's guitar playing is also a key element of the band's sound, and his distinctive sound and style have influenced countless other musicians.

Impact:

QUEEN's impact on music and popular culture cannot be overstated. They have influenced countless musicians and bands and continue to be celebrated and revered by fans all over the world. Their music has been used in countless movies, TV shows, and commercials, and their songs are still played regularly on the radio. In recent years, QUEEN has gained a new generation of fans through the success of the biographical film "Bohemian Rhapsody," which tells the story of Freddie Mercury and the band. Despite Freddie Mercury's untimely death in 1991, QUEEN's legacy lives on through their music and the impact they have had on popular culture.