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Queen - A Kind Of Magic Album

  • Performer: Queen
  • Title: A Kind Of Magic
  • Size MP3 ver: 1929 mb
  • Size FLAC ver: 2016 mb
  • Country: Ireland
  • Date of release: 1986
  • Style: Arena Rock
  • # Catalog: EU 3509
  • Label: EMI
  • Rating: 4.6 of 5
  • Genre: Rock
Queen - A Kind Of Magic Album

Tracklist

1Gimme The Prize (Kurgan's Theme)
Engineer – David RichardsProducer – David RichardsWritten-By – May
4:33
2Don't Lose Your Head
Engineer – David RichardsProducer – David RichardsVocals [Incidental] – Joan ArmatradingWritten-By – Taylor
4:38
3One Vision
Engineer – Mack Producer – Mack Written-By – Queen
5:10
4Pain Is So Close To Pleasure
Engineer – Mack Producer – Mack Written-By – Mercury, Deacon
4:22
5One Year Of Love
Arranged By [Strings] – Lynton NaiffEngineer – Mack Producer – Mack Saxophone – Steve GregoryWritten-By – Deacon
4:27
6Who Wants To Live Forever
Arranged By [Orchestra] – Brian May, Michael KamenEngineer – David RichardsPerformer [Orchestra] – National Philharmonic OrchestraProducer – David RichardsRecorded By [Orchestra] – Eric TomlinsonWritten-By – May
5:14
7Princes Of The Universe
Engineer – Mack Producer – Mack Written-By – Mercury
3:32
8Friends Will Be Friends
Engineer – Mack Producer – Mack Written-By – Mercury, Deacon
4:08
9A Kind Of Magic
Engineer – David RichardsProducer – David RichardsWritten-By – Taylor
4:25

Versions

CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
CDP 7 46267 2Queen A Kind Of Magic ‎(CD, Album)EMICDP 7 46267 2UK1986
TCEU 3509Queen A Kind Of Magic ‎(Cass, Album, RE)EMITCEU 3509UKUnknown
HR-61152-2Queen A Kind Of Magic ‎(CD, Album, RM)Hollywood RecordsHR-61152-2US1991
031Queen A Kind Of Magic ‎(Cass, Album, Unofficial)Astra031Russia1997
4605026709263Queen A Kind Of Magic ‎(CD, Album, RM)ООО «Юниверсал Мьюзик»4605026709263Russia2016
CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
QUEEN 7Queen A Kind Of Magic ‎(7", Single, Pap)EMIQUEEN 7UK1986
B-5590Queen A Kind Of Magic ‎(7")Capitol Records, EMI AmericaB-5590Canada1986
2011167Queen A Kind Of Magic ‎(7", Single)EMI2011167France1986
QUEEN 7Queen A Kind Of Magic ‎(7", Unofficial, Tra)EMI QUEEN 7Unknown
QUE CD 12, TODP-2262Queen A Kind Of Magic ‎(CD, Mini, Single)EMI, EMIQUE CD 12, TODP-2262Japan1991

Credits

  • Bass Guitar, Keyboards, Guitar [Occasional]John Deacon
  • Drums, Vocals [Occasional], KeyboardsRoger Taylor
  • Engineer [Assistant]Croydon
  • Guitar, Vocals [Occasional], KeyboardsBrian May
  • Keyboards [Extra Keyboards]Spike Edney
  • Mastered ByKevin Metcalf
  • ProducerQueen
  • Vocals, KeyboardsFreddie Mercury
  • EngineerDavid Richards (tracks: A2, B1 to B3), Mack (tracks: A1, A3 to A5, B4)
  • ProducerDavid Richards (tracks: A2, B1 to B3), Mack (tracks: A1, A3 to A5, B4), Queen
  • Artwork By [Color] – Jenny Robinson
  • Artwork By [Front Cover Original Illustration] – Roger Chiasson
  • Artwork By [Other Original Illustration] – Chuck Gamage, Mike Smith, Roger Chiasson
  • Artwork By [Sleeve Design] – Richard Gray
  • Bass, Keyboards, Guitar [Occasional]Brian May
  • Drums, Vocals [Occasional], KeyboardsRoger Taylor
  • EngineerDavid Richards (tracks: 2, 6 to 8, 10, 12), Mack (tracks: 1, 3 to 5, 9, 11)
  • Engineer [Assistant]Croydon
  • Guitar, Vocals [Occasional], KeyboardsJohn Deacon
  • Keyboards [Computer]BBC B, UMI
  • Keyboards [Extra]Spike Edney
  • Mastered ByKevin Metcalfe
  • Other [Management Consultant] – Jim Beach
  • Other [Studio Equipment By] – Brian Zellis, Chris Taylor
  • Photography – Peter Hince
  • ProducerDavid Richards (tracks: 2, 6 to 8, 10, 12), Mack (tracks: 1, 3 to 5, 9, 11), Queen
  • Vocals, KeyboardsFreddie Mercury
  • Artwork [Colour]Jenny Robinson
  • Bass Guitar, Keyboards, Guitar [Occasional]John Deacon
  • Consultant [Management Consultant]Jim Beach
  • Design [Sleeve]Richard Gray
  • Drums, Vocals [Occasional], KeyboardsRoger Taylor
  • Engineer [Assistant]Croydon
  • Guitar, Vocals [Occasional], KeyboardsBrian May
  • Illustration [Front Cover]Roger Chiasson
  • Illustration [Other Original]Chuck Gamage, Mike Smith , Roger Chiasson
  • Keyboards [Computer Keyboards]BBC B, UMI
  • Keyboards [Extra Keyboards]Spike Edney
  • Mastered ByKevin Metcalf
  • Photography ByPeter Hince
  • ProducerQueen
  • Technician [Studio Equipment]Brian Zellis, Chris Taylor
  • Vocals, KeyboardsFreddie Mercury
  • Artwork [Color]Jenny Robinson
  • Bass Guitar, Keyboards, Guitar [Occasional]John Deacon
  • Drums, Vocals [Occasional], KeyboardsRoger Taylor
  • EngineerDavid Richards (tracks: A2, B1 to B3), Mack (tracks: A1, A3 to A5, B4)
  • Engineer [Assistant]Croydon
  • Guitar, Vocals [Occasional], KeyboardsBrian May
  • Illustration [Front Cover Original]Roger Chiasson
  • Illustration [Other Original]Chuck Gamage, Mike Smith , Roger Chiasson
  • Keyboards [Extra]Spike Edney
  • Management [Consultant]Jim Beach
  • Mastered ByKevin Metcalfe
  • Photography ByPeter Hince
  • ProducerDavid Richards (tracks: A2, B1 to B3), Mack (tracks: A1, A3 to A5, B4), Queen
  • Sleeve [Design]Richard Gray
  • Technician [Studio Equipment By]Brian Zellis, Chris Taylor
  • Vocals, KeyboardsFreddie Mercury
  • Photography ByDavid James

Notes

Club edition: Manufactered by Columbia House with address at top rim of labels
Cat # SMAS-12476 on labels
Cat # SMAS-512476 on cover front, back and spine
Computer keyboards by UMI & BBC B
Orchestra on "Who Wants To Live Forever" recorded at Abbey Road Studios.

Recorded mainly at The Townhouse Studios, London; Musicland Studios, Munich and Mountain Studios, Montreux.

'One Vision' from the motion picture 'Iron Eagle'Issued in a gatefold sleeve with full colour printed lyric inner sleeve.
Irish pressing with double dip labels on translucent vinyl.

Computer keyboards by UMI & BBC B.

Orchestra on "Who Wants To Live Forever" recorded at Abbey Road Studios.

Recorded mainly at the Townhouse Studios, London; Musicland Studios, Munich and Mountain Studios, Montreux. Mastered at The Townhouse Studios

℗ 1986 Original sound recordings made by Queen Productions Ltd.
© 1986 Queen Productions Ltd.
except "One Vision"
℗ 1985 Original sound recording made by Raincloud Productions Ltd. / Queen Productions Ltd.
© 1985 Raincloud Productions Ltd. / Queen Productions Ltd.2008 repress of the Japanese Mini-LP reissue originally released in 2004, identifiable by its replica Obi strip (instead of the 2004 generic Obi strip), and an additional '2008' golden sticker placed on the front of the resealable protective sleeve.

Carries the same catalogue number and the same release date (04-10-27, printed on the obi strip) as the 2004 issue.

Issued as a Mini LP packaging designed series (gatefold album cover, inner sleeve).
Japanese 12-page accordion/half-fold insert w/essay, English and Japanese lyrics.Recorded mainly at The Townhouse Studios, London.
Musicland Studios, Munich and Mountain Studios, Montreux.
Mastered at The Townhouse Studios.

All Lyrics © 1986 Queen Music Ltd. / EMI Music Publishing Ltd. Used by permission.

Barcodes

  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side A etched): SMA1 12476-1A O G1
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side B etched): SMA2 12476-1A O G1
  • Barcode: none
  • Matrix / Runout (Side One Label): EU 3509 - A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side Two Label): EU 3509 - B
  • Other: CODE 32
  • Other (Cat.# on back of Cover - above right): 24 0531 1
  • Barcode:
  • Rights Society:
  • Label Code:
  • Rights Society: S.G.A.E.
  • Depósito Legal: M. 17.435-1986
  • Other (Impuesto de lujo a metálico. Permiso): 126
  • Barcode (Scanned): 4988006818217
  • Barcode (Printed): 4 988006 818217
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L154
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 28A5
  • Matrix / Runout: TOCP-67352 1
  • Rights Society: JASRAC
  • Barcode: 5 099924 053112
  • Other (Sleeve printed, date, company): SP8606HP
  • Other: 24 0531 1
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout, A-side, stamped): EU 3509 A - 2U - 1 - 2 D
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout, B-side, stamped): EU 3509 B - 2U - 1 - 2 - D
  • Matrix / Runout (Side One & Two engraved): Townhouse DMM

Companies

  • Marketed By – EMI
  • Manufactured By – EMI-Odeon, S.A.
  • Distributed By – EMI
  • Published By – Queen Music Ltd.
  • Published By – EMI Music Publishing Ltd.
  • Recorded At – Abbey Road Studios
  • Recorded At – The Town House
  • Recorded At – Musicland Studios
  • Recorded At – Mountain Studios
  • Mastered At – The Town House
  • Produced For – Raincloud Productions Ltd.
  • Manufactured By – Columbia House
  • Pressed By – Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Carrollton, GA
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Queen Productions Ltd.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Raincloud Productions Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – Queen Productions Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – Raincloud Productions Ltd.
  • Published By – EMI Music Publishing Ltd.
  • Published By – Queen Music Ltd.
  • Recorded At – Abbey Road Studios
  • Recorded At – The Town House
  • Recorded At – Musicland Studios
  • Recorded At – Mountain Studios
  • Mastered At – The Town House
  • Record Company – EMI Records Ltd.
  • Manufactured By – EMI Records Ltd.
  • Record Company – EMI
  • Manufactured By – EMI Music Japan Inc
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Queen Productions Ltd.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Raincloud Productions Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – Queen Productions Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – Raincloud Productions Ltd.
  • Made By – Queen Productions Ltd.
  • Made By – Raincloud Productions Ltd.
  • Published By – Queen Music Ltd.
  • Published By – EMI Music Publishing Ltd.
  • Recorded At – Abbey Road Studios
  • Recorded At – The Town House
  • Recorded At – Musicland Studios
  • Recorded At – Mountain Studios
  • Mastered At – The Town House
  • Remastered At – Abbey Road Studios

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