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Released in 1986 as a 7" and 12" single. Released in the UK with a picture sleeve.
The UK also has a 12" picture disc without a sleeve.
A promo UK 7" was released with a unique foldable sleeve. When you fold out the sleeve you get a stage with the members performing (each member is a drawing).
An Italian picture disc bootleg re-issue was released with a clear border instead of a black border.
USA has a unique 7" and 12" picture sleeve.
Japan has a unique 7" picture sleeve.
France has besides the normal 7" and 12" picture sleeves also a unique 7" and 12" picture sleeve (the Lambert one). There are two different 7" issues with this unique sleeve: one with a normal backsleeve and one with an up-side-down backsleeve.
Holland has a white bordered 7" backsleeve.
Brazil has a 12" issue with a different font used on the back sleeve.
The sword on the front sleeve (of the generate sleeves like the UK issues) that goes through the word "of" is yellow on the 7" issues and red on the German 12" issues.
Re-issued in 1988 as a 3" CD-single (as a part of 12 3" CD-singles) in the UK. Issued separatly and as a complete set in a plastic wallet. Also issued in Germany as a limited edition of 555 copies only in a leather wallet. Re-released in Japan in 1991 in a boxed set.

  

above: the front and back sleeves of the UK 7" issue

  

above: the A and B-sides of the UK 12" picture disc issue

  

above: the front and back sleeves of the Brazilian 12" issue

  

above: the front and back sleeves of the French 12" issue



above: the front sleeve of the German 12" issue

  

above: the front and back sleeves of the 1988 UK 3" cd-single

Single info
7" single
  Side One:
  1. A Kind Of Magic (Taylor)
  Side Two:
  2. A Dozen Red Roses For My Darling (Taylor)

12" single
  1. A Kind Of Magic (Extended Version) (Taylor)
  Side Two:
  2. A Dozen Red Roses For My Darling (Extended Version) (Taylor)

UK 12" picture disc
  1. A Kind Of Magic (Extended Version) (Taylor)
  Side Two:
  2. A Dozen Red Roses For My Darling (Extended Version) (Taylor)

1988 / 1991 3" CD-single
  1. A Kind Of Magic (Taylor)
  2. A Dozen Red Roses For My Darling (Taylor)
  3. One Vision (Single Edit) (Queen)

Other notes
Please note that the B-side on the 12" picture disc is listed as Don't Lose Your Head (Instrumental Version). This is the same track as A Dozen Red Roses For My Darling (Extended Version).

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