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A Day at the Races
A Day at the Races (Queen)
Album by Queen
Released 10 December, 1976 (UK)
Recorded July - November 1976 at
The Manor, Oxfordshire
Wessex Sound Studios, London
Sarm West Studios, London
Advision, London
Length 44:24
Format 12",8T,CS,CD
Genre Hard rock, baroque rock, folk rock, progressive rock, gospel, glam rock
Label EMI, Parlophone (UK)
Elektra, Hollywood (US)
Producer(s) Queen



Album Chronology
Preceding A Night at the Opera (1975)
This Album A Day at the Races (1976)
Succeeding News of the World (1977)


A Day at the Races is the fifth album by Queen, first released in December 1976.

Track ListingEdit

2011 bonus tracksEdit

  1. Tie Your Mother Down (Backing Track Mix, 2011) Bonus EP Audio New Content
  2. Somebody To Love (live version from the Milton Keynes Bowl, England, June 1982) Bonus EP Audio Previously Released
  3. You Take My Breath Away (live version from Hyde Park, London, September 1976) Bonus EP Audio New Content
  4. Good Old Fashioned Loverboy (Top Of The Pops performance, July 1977 (mono)) Bonus EP Audio Previously Released
  5. Teo Torriatte (Let Us Cling Together) (HD Mix) Bonus EP Audio Previously Released
  6. You Take My Breath Away (live version from Earl's Court, London, June 1977) iTunes LP Bonus Video Previously Released
  7. Tie Your Mother Down (live version from the Milton Keynes Bowl, England, June 1982) iTunes LP Bonus Video Previously Released
  8. Somebody To Love (promo video) iTunes LP Bonus Video Previously Released

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ChartsEdit

Chart (1976-77) Peak position
Australia (Kent Music Report) 8
Austria (Ö3 Top 40) 8
Canada (RPM) 4
Japan (Oricon) 1
Netherlands 1
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ) 11
Norway (VG-lista) 3
Sweden (Topplistan) 8
United Kingdom (Official Charts Company) 1
United States (Billboard) 5
West Germany (Media Control Charts) 10

TriviaEdit

  • It was the band's first completely self-produced album.

ReferencesEdit

  1. http://www.ultimatequeen.co.uk/queen/discography/2011-reissue-bonus-tracks.htm
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