Vinyl Re-release UpdateThe first set of Queen vinyl re-releases is now set for confirmed for Monday April 27th.
The albums set for release in two weeks time are, Queen II, Sheer Heart Attack, A Night at the Opera and A Day at the Races.
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Original Press Release:
EMI MUSIC AND QUEEN TO RE-RELEASE ENTIRE QUEEN STUDIO ALBUM CATALOGUE ON HEAVYWEIGHT VINYL
EMI Music and Queen are announcing the re-release over two years of the entire Queen studio album catalogue on long playing vinyl albums. The album packaging will include every detail of the original releases in their original 12â€ format. Bonus posters, extra pictures, and all the unique content of the original albums will be faithfully reproduced.
The first group of releases, out March 16th, will consist of four classic Queen albums Queen II, Sheer Heart Attack, A Night At The Opera and A Day At the Races.
Following in May 2009 will be come five further albums including the very first album, Queen, along with News Of The World, Flash Gordon, A Kind of Magic and Innuendo, with successive releases coming approximately every 6 months.
In a deliberate move, the albums are not being released chronologically but instead sequenced over the twenty-two year period of release allowing buyers wider choice with each new batch of releases.
Queen's original studio albums:
Sheer Heart Attack
A Night At The Opera
A Day At The Races
News Of The World
A Kind Of Magic
Made In Heaven