Press Release: Hungarian Rhapsody DVD/Blu-ray/CD and Download Release


“Hungarian Rhapsody: Queen Live In Budapest” is a must–see concert experience by legends of rock, Queen, and now comes to DVD and Blu-ray. It will be released on DVD, Blu-Ray, 2CD and DVD Deluxe Edition and a 2CD and Blu-ray Deluxe Edition on November 5th worldwide. 

Originally filmed in 1986, this momentous concert movie has been re-mastered in high definition and superb 5.1 surround sound. An amazing performance is now available to be seen in crystal clear HD clarity. 

Also included on the DVD and Blu-ray is a new 25 minute documentary feature entitled “A Magic Year”. This follows Queen from just after their historic show–stealing performance at Live Aid, London, on 13 July 1985, through the year leading up to the epic concert in Budapest. Using archive footage from rehearsals, interviews with the band in the studio and on the road during the Magic Tour - some of which has never been seen before - this fascinating feature has been specially created for this new release.

As part of the hugely successful 1986 Magic Tour that, poignantly, was the last to be played by the band with Freddie Mercury, Queen were for the first time able to include Hungary on the tour schedule. With three years to go before the fall of the Berlin Wall, this was the largest concert ever staged at the Népstadion, Budapest, and the first Western Rock Concert staged in a stadium behind the then Iron Curtain. It was of such significance to the Hungarian authorities and film industry that a group of the country’s top film cameramen and technicians were brought together to film it for posterity. 

Staged for 80,000 ecstatic fans, the concert set includes favourite hits like Bohemian Rhapsody, Crazy Little Thing Called Love, I Want To Break Free and We Are The Champions. 

“We’re delighted that Queen fans across the world will finally have the chance to relive this amazing moment for the band. We knew a stadium concert in Budapest was ground–breaking, but hadn’t quite anticipated what a historic night it would turn out to be.  The concert looks fantastic on the screen in all its digitally re-mastered glory and the documentary does a great job of setting the scene – it really was an extraordinary time in the band’s history.”  Brian May and Roger Taylor


Release date: 5th November 2012

Running time: 118 minutes

Formats: DVD/ Blu-ray /Deluxe Edition: 2CD and DVD / Deluxe Edition: 2CD and Blu-ray  / Digital Download (Audio)

DVD and Blu Ray Tracklisting:  

1. One Vision 

2. Tie Your Mother Down 

3. In The Lap Of The Gods 

4. Seven Seas Of Rhye 

5. Tear It Up 

6. A Kind Of Magic 

7. Under Pressure 

8. Who Wants To Live Forever 

9. I Want To Break Free 

10. Guitar Solo 

11. Now I'm Here 

12. Love Of My Life 

13. Tavaszi Szél Vizet Áraszt 

14. Is This The World We Created...? 

15. Tutti Frutti 

16. Bohemian Rhapsody 

17. Hammer To Fall 

18. Crazy Little Thing Called Love 

19. Radio Ga Ga 

20. We Will Rock You

21. Friends Will Be Friends 

22. We Are The Champions 

23. God Save The Queen 


‘A Magic Year’ documentary

Deluxe Package CD / Digital Download 

CD Tracklisting: 1

1. One Vision  

2. Tie Your Mother Down

3. In The Lap Of The Gods... Revisited

4. Seven Seas Of Rhye

5. Tear It Up

6. A Kind Of Magic 

7. Under Pressure

8. Another One Bites The Dust

9. Who Wants To Live Forever 

10. I Want To Break Free 

11. Looks Like It's Gonna Be A Good Night - Improv  

12. Guitar Solo

13. Now I'm Here

CD Tracklisting: 2

1. Love Of My Life

2. Tavaszi Szel Vizet Araszt

3. Is This The World We Created...?

4. (You're So Square) Baby I Don't Care

5. Hello Mary Lou (Goodbye Heart) 

6. Tutti Frutti

7. Bohemian Rhapsody

8. Hammer To Fall

9. Crazy Little Thing Called Love

10. Radio Ga Ga

11. We Will Rock You

12. Friends Will Be Friends

13. We Are The Champions

14. God Save The Queen 


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Press Release: Hungarian Rhapsody DVD/Blu-ray/CD and Download Release


Release this concert on vinyl, please !


Preciso comprar logo esse dvd e curtir muito essa maravilhosa banda de ROCK do planeta!

Eamon O'Donoghue

Ordered the blu ray version from HMV in Limerick city and as of today still haven't received it. I phoned them two weeks ago to be told that "Our supplier is fairly dodgy, and I would be better off ordering it elsewhere." Says alot for the level of interest shwn by HMV,certainly in Ireland. They are a total disaster.

Derek Anderson

I was curious has there been any complaints regrading the audio track on this blu ray? There seems to be a slight delay and it looks like the band is lip syncing? I pulled out the old VHS version and the sound track on that is spot on? Or did I seem to just get a bad copy? Any info would be helpful.


ricardo urrego

necesito comprar ese cd como hago. lo he busacdo por toda parte

fernando martins



Yesterday I watched Hungarian Rhapsody in IMAX.


the best


The combo dvd or blu-ray with cd's seems to be a very limited release. I really hope they'll make more copies.

paul joyce

The same problem in Dublin,they said they could order for me.I cant believe how this can happen! a major band like Queen with a new Bluray/cd release and they dont stock it?not good enough HMV.

Alan Murray

HMV Cork City, Ireland still do not have this on their shelves! I repeat, HMV Cork City, Ireland still do not have this on their shelves! I repeat, HMV Cork City, Ireland still do not have this on their shelves! No wonder they complain about low sales. There I was waiting to buy it on November 5th, and no sign of it. They can jump in the lake, I'll buy it online now instead. A major record store not bothering to stock the new Queen DVD? What is the world coming to? A crime against Queen and great music. Shame on HMV! Shame on HMV! Shame on HMV! Shame on HMV! Shame on HMV! Shame on HMV!


por fin disfrutar de lo bueno


I've waited for this release........


I want it all, I want it all and I want IT now!!! :D Love you guys. Kisses from Argentina.


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