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Released in 1973 on LP and cassette and released in 1986 on CD. The LP issue has a non-gatefolded sleeve and no printed innersleeve.
Taiwan has a unique sleeve with a pvc outer sleeve.
Chile has a unique sleeve with different colors and a pvc outer sleeve.
USA has a different colored sleeve. The first pressing (rumoured to be limited to 1000 copies) has an embossed gold Queen logo. The first re-pressings have a normal gold logo, the ones after this one have a white Queen logo. A white label promo with the embossed gold logo was released featuring a nice promo insert.
Chechoslovakia has six different colored vinyl releases:
  1992 blue multicolored vinyl (with fine/small colored lines in the vinyl, limited to 30 copies)
  1992 pink vinyl
  1992 green vinyl
  1998 blue multicolored vinyl (with big colored spots in the vinyl)
  1998 yellow multicolored vinyl
  1998 dark red multicolored vinyl
None of these colored issues have a printed innersleeve. Only a plastic innerbag.
The USA has a 1991 CD re-issue with three bonus tracks. Available with and without a longbox.
Re-issued on CD in Europe and Japan in 1993-1994.
Re-issued in Japan on CD in 1998 with a card sleeve.
Re-issued in Japan on CD in 2001 with improved sound quality.
Re-issued in Japan on CD in 2004 with a card sleeve (using the 2001 remasters). The package also includes a mini innersleeve like the original UK vinyl issue. Released in Europe on July 12 2004 (including obi's and Japanese lyrics sheet).

  

above: the front and back sleeves of the UK LP issue

  

above: the front and back sleeves of the Chile LP issue

  

above: the front and back sleeves of the Taiwanese LP issue

  

above: the front and back sleeves of the USA LP issue with a white logo

  

above: the front sleeve and the yellow multicolored disc of the Checho... LP issue

  

above: the front sleeve and the dark red disc of the Checho... LP issue

  

above: the front and inner sleeves of the USA cassette issue

  

above: the front and back sleeves of the Canadian 1991 cassette issue

  

above: the front and back sleeves of the German 1986 CD issue

  

above: the front and back sleeves of the Japanese 1998 CD issue

     

above: the front and back sleeves and the disc of the Japanese 2004 CD issue

Album info
UK tracklisting
  Side One:
  1. Keep Yourself Alive (May) 3:47
  2. Doing All Right (May/Staffell) 4:09
  3. Great King Rat (Mercury) 5:43
  4. My Fairy King (Mercury) 4:08
  Side Two:
  5. Liar (Mercury) 6:25
  6. The Night Comes Down (May) 4:23
  7. Modern Times Rock 'N' Roll (Taylor) 1:48
  8. Son And Daughter (May) 3:20
  9. Jesus (Mercury) 3:44
10. Seven Seas Of Rhye... (Mercury) 1:15

USA 1991 CD tracklisting
  1. Keep Yourself Alive (May) 3:47
  2. Doing All Right (May/Staffell) 4:09
  3. Great King Rat (Mercury) 5:43
  4. My Fairy King (Mercury) 4:08
  5. Liar (Mercury) 6:25
  6. The Night Comes Down (May) 4:23
  7. Modern Times Rock 'N' Roll (Taylor) 1:48
  8. Son And Daughter (May) 3:20
  9. Jesus (Mercury) 3:44
10. Seven Seas Of Rhye... (Mercury) 1:15
11. Mad The Swine (Mercury) 3:20
12. Keep Yourself Alive (Long Lost Retake) (May) 4:03
13. Liar (1991 Remix) (Mercury) 6:25

USA 1991 cassette tracklisting
  Side One:
  1. Keep Yourself Alive (May) 3:47
  2. Doing All Right (May/Staffell) 4:09
  3. Great King Rat (Mercury) 5:43
  4. My Fairy King (Mercury) 4:08
  Side Two:
  5. Liar (Mercury) 6:25
  6. The Night Comes Down (May) 4:23
  7. Modern Times Rock 'N' Roll (Taylor) 1:48
  8. Son And Daughter (May) 3:20
  9. Jesus (Mercury) 3:44
10. Seven Seas Of Rhye... (Mercury) 1:15
11. Mad The Swine (Mercury) 3:20

Liner notes
Queen are Freddie Mercury (vocals, piano), Brian May (guitars, piano, vocals), Deacon John (bass guitar), Roger Meddows-Taylor (percussion, vocals). Representing at last something of what Queen music has been over the last three years, this album was produced by John Anthony, Roy Baker and Queen at Trident Studios, London, for Neptune Productions, and engineered by Roy Baker, Mike Stone, Ted Sharpe, Dave Hentschel. (The Night Comes Down recorded by Louie Austin at De Lane Lea Studios.) All titles published by Feldman/Trident Music. (Our warmest thanks to Mary Lewis, Terry Yeadon, Dave Siddell, Louie Austin, Ronnie Beck, Jack Nelson, Maureen Scully, Norman and Barry Sheffield and all at the Trident People.) Queen's equipment supervised by John Harris. Queen's photographer Douglas Puddifoot; cover design Douglas, Freddie and Brian... and nobody played synthesizer.

Single releases
Keep Yourself Alive
Liar
Silver Salmon (unreleased)
Jesus (unreleased)

Other notes
Thanks to Cristhian Fuenzalida for the Chile LP issue.

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