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Released in 1974 on LP and cassette and released in 1986 on CD. The LP issue has a gatefold sleeve and a printed innersleeve with lyrics.
A cassette was released in the UK with a unique stand alone version (?) of Funny How Love Is. Only very early pressings have this version.
A two disc one-sided acetate test pressing exists with a different version of Seven Seas Of Rhye on the B-side.
A double sided acetate UK test pressing exists.
Venezuela has a unique white photo sleeve (no gatefold) with yellow Harvest labels.
Issued in a few countries without a gatefold sleeve (France, Italy, Sweden, ...)
China has an LP issue with a different back sleeve (the inner photo of the UK LP issue is on the back of this issue).
Re-issued in Korea in 1992 without a gatefold sleeve, but with an insert containing lyrics and a story.
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 sleeve, A and B sides and close ups of the labels of the double sided UK acetate Trident test pressing

  

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

  

above: the front and back sleeves of the 1992 Korean LP issue

  

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



above: the front sleeve of the UK cassette issue



above: the front sleeve of the USA cassette issue



above: the sleeve of the UK cassette Fame re-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 and the disc of the Japanese 2004 CD issue

Album info
UK tracklisting
  Side White:
  1. Procession (May) 1:12
  2. Father To Son (May) 6:12
  3. White Queen (As It Began) (May) 4:33
  4. Some Day One Day (May) 4:21
  5. The Loser In The End (Taylor) 4:01
  Side Black:
  6. Ogre Battle (Mercury) 4:08
  7. The Fairy Feller's Master-Stroke (Mercury) 2:39
  8. Nevermore (Mercury) 1:17
  9. The March Of The Black Queen (Mercury) 6:33
10. Funny How Love Is (Mercury) 2:50
11. Seven Seas Of Rhye (Mercury) 2:48

early UK cassette tracklisting
  Side White:
  1. Procession (May) 1:12
  2. Father To Son (May) 6:12
  3. White Queen (As It Began) (May) 4:33
  4. Some Day One Day (May) 4:21
  5. The Loser In The End (Taylor) 4:01
  Side Black:
  6. Ogre Battle (Mercury) 4:08
  7. The Fairy Feller's Master-Stroke (Mercury) 2:39
  8. Nevermore (Mercury) 1:17
  9. The March Of The Black Queen (Mercury) 6:33
10. Funny How Love Is (stand alone version) (Mercury)
11. Seven Seas Of Rhye (Mercury) 2:48

UK acetate test pressing
  Side A:
  1. Procession (May)
  2. Father To Son (May)
  3. White Queen (As It Began) (May)
  4. Some Day One Day (May)
  5. The Loser In The End (Taylor)
  Side B:
  6. Ogre Battle (Mercury)
  7. The Fairy Feller's Master-Stroke (Mercury)
  8. Nevermore (Mercury)
  9. The March Of The Black Queen (Mercury)
10. Funny How Love Is (Mercury)
11. Seven Seas Of Rhye (alternative version) (Mercury)

USA 1991 CD tracklisting
  1. Procession (May) 1:12
  2. Father To Son (May) 6:12
  3. White Queen (As It Began) (May) 4:33
  4. Some Day One Day (May) 4:21
  5. The Loser In The End (Taylor) 4:01
  6. Ogre Battle (Mercury) 4:08
  7. The Fairy Feller's Master-Stroke (Mercury) 2:39
  8. Nevermore (Mercury) 1:17
  9. The March Of The Black Queen (Mercury) 6:33
10. Funny How Love Is (Mercury) 2:50
11. Seven Seas Of Rhye (Mercury) 2:48
12. See What A Fool I've Been (May) 4:32
13. Ogre Battle (1991 Remix) (Mercury) 3:29
14. Seven Seas Of Rhye (1991 Remix) (Mercury) 6:32

USA 1991 cassette tracklisting
  Side White:
  1. Procession (May) 1:12
  2. Father To Son (May) 6:12
  3. White Queen (As It Began) (May) 4:33
  4. Some Day One Day (May) 4:21
  5. The Loser In The End (Taylor) 4:01
  Side Black:
  6. Ogre Battle (Mercury) 4:08
  7. The Fairy Feller's Master-Stroke (Mercury) 2:39
  8. Nevermore (Mercury) 1:17
  9. The March Of The Black Queen (Mercury) 6:33
10. Funny How Love Is (Mercury) 2:50
11. Seven Seas Of Rhye (Mercury) 2:48
12. See What A Fool I've Been (May) 4:32

Liner notes
Freddie Mercury - vocals, piano/harpsichord
Brian May - guitars, piano, vocals, bells
John Deacon - bass guitar, accoustic guitar
Roger Meddows-Taylor - percussion, vocals

Produced by Roy Thomas Baker and Queen
Additional production by Robin Geoffrey Cable and Queen
Engineered by Mike Stone at Trident Studios, London
Photography and art direction by Mick Rock
Sleeve concept by Mick Rock and Queen
Typography by Ridgeway Watt
Management by Jack Nelson

Virtuoso castanets by Roy Thomas Baker... and nobody played synthesizer... again.

Single releases
Seven Seas Of Rhye
Ogre Battle (unreleased)

Other notes
Track 7 was inspired by a painting by Richard Dadd.
Thanks to Fraser Welsh for the sleeve of the UK cassette issue.
Thanks to David Jones for the sleeve of the UK Fame cassette re-issue.

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