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Posted: 24 Aug 06, 16:59 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Is Queen Greatest Karaoke Flix an official release. If so, by whom?


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Posted: 24 Aug 06, 17:24 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Yes, released officially by Queen's record company in Japan, Toshiba-EMI.

Here's the history:

Greatest Karaoke Flix, 2-laserdisc set released in 1996 (Toshiba-EMI TOLW-3249) (also VHS)

Greatest Karaoke Hits 2 CD set (soundtrack to the laserdisc), released 1998 (Toshiba-EMI TOCP-65061-62)

Greatest Karaoke Hits 2 CD set (remastered + 1 bonus track) released in 2004 (Toshiba-EMI TOCP-67422)

Greatest Karaoke Hits DVD (+4 bonus tracks) released in 2004 (Toshiba-EMI TOBW-3174)

There are a total of 35 karaoke mixes officially released (the DVD has them all)

There is also a digipack DVD/2 CD box set of the remastered 2004 stuff in a Korean version (Parlophone-EMI EKPDV-0014) which may or may not be truly official, but the contents still are ;)

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Posted: 24 Aug 06, 22:35 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I have that. It's pretty good you know. Sing along to it with some friends maybe. Good for partys. Or maybe you need it as backing music.

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Posted: 25 Aug 06, 15:26 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Mikahl wrote:

Yes, released officially by Queen's record company in Japan, Toshiba-EMI.

Here's the history:

Greatest Karaoke Flix, 2-laserdisc set released in 1996 (Toshiba-EMI TOLW-3249) (also VHS)

Greatest Karaoke Hits 2 CD set (soundtrack to the laserdisc), released 1998 (Toshiba-EMI TOCP-65061-62)

Greatest Karaoke Hits 2 CD set (remastered + 1 bonus track) released in 2004 (Toshiba-EMI TOCP-67422)

Greatest Karaoke Hits DVD (+4 bonus tracks) released in 2004 (Toshiba-EMI TOBW-3174)

There are a total of 35 karaoke mixes officially released (the DVD has them all)

There is also a digipack DVD/2 CD box set of the remastered 2004 stuff in a Korean version (Parlophone-EMI EKPDV-0014) which may or may not be truly official, but the contents still are ;)


Thanks for the great info. I am going to forward it to my local PBS tv station and suggest they use it for fund-raising/pledge drive and as a gift for membership.


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Posted: 26 Aug 06, 00:55 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I have the Greatest karaoke hits on cd as well! I love that cd cause I can just sing along to the music! Smile.



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Posted: 26 Aug 06, 02:28 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I can't get my head around them not including Innuendo on any Karaoke compilation. It can't be because the song is too hard to sing - they've included The Show Must Go On, I Want It All, things that are equally difficult to listen to at karaoke :P


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