Killer Queen: A Tribute to Queen

Killer Queen is a tribute album of Queen songs.[5] The album is named for the 1974 Queen song of the same name that first appeared on the Sheer Heart Attack album. The album peaked at number 104 on the Billboard 200 on 27 August 2005. Later, it re-entered the Billboard 200 in April 2006 at 115 after the Queen round in American Idol's season 5.

Killer Queen: A Tribute to Queen
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Compilation album by
Various artists
Released9 August 2005 (2005-08-09)
Recorded2005
GenreRock, hard rock
Length64:29
LabelHollywood
ProducerBrian Reeves
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic[1]
Boston HeraldFavourable[2]
Chartattack.comMixed[3]
Rolling Stone[4]

Track listingEdit

  1. "We Are the Champions" (Freddie Mercury) – performed by Gavin DeGraw
  2. "Tie Your Mother Down" (Brian May) – performed by Shinedown
  3. "Bohemian Rhapsody" (Mercury) – performed by Constantine Maroulis, with the cast of We Will Rock You
  4. "Stone Cold Crazy" (Queen) – performed by Eleven, featuring Josh Homme (of Queens of the Stone Age)
  5. "Good Old-Fashioned Lover Boy" (Mercury) – performed by Jason Mraz
  6. "Under Pressure" (Queen, David Bowie) – performed by Joss Stone
  7. "Who Wants to Live Forever" (May) – performed by Breaking Benjamin
  8. "Bicycle Race" (Mercury) – performed by Be Your Own Pet
  9. "Crazy Little Thing Called Love" (Mercury) – performed by Josh Kelley
  10. "Sleeping on the Sidewalk" (May) – performed by Los Lobos
  11. "Killer Queen" (Mercury) – performed by Sum 41
  12. "Death on Two Legs (Dedicated to...)" (Mercury) (features the piano intro to "Lazing on a Sunday Afternoon" at the end) – performed by Rooney
  13. "Play the Game" (Mercury) – performed by Jon Brion
  14. "Bohemian Rhapsody" (Mercury) – performed by The Flaming Lips
  15. "'39" (May) – performed by Ingram Hill
  16. "Fat Bottomed Girls" (May) – performed by Antigone Rising

ChartsEdit

Chart performance for Killer Queen: A Tribute to Queen
Chart (2005) Peak
position
Australian Albums (ARIA)[6] 69
US Billboard 200[7] 104

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Killer Queen: A Tribute to Queen - Various Artists | Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved 6 January 2019.
  2. ^ "Boston Herald review". Archived from the original on 26 March 2006. Retrieved 25 August 2005.
  3. ^ Chartattack.com review
  4. ^ Rolling Stone review
  5. ^ Killer Queen: A Tribute to Queen Allmusic. Retrieved 10 July 2011
  6. ^ Ryan, Gavin (2011). Australia's Music Charts 1988–2010 (PDF ed.). Mt Martha, Victoria, Australia: Moonlight Publishing. p. 227.
  7. ^ "Billboard 200: Week of August 27, 2005". Billboard. Retrieved 8 September 2022.

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