Greatest Hits III

Released : Tuesday, 9th November, 1999
Highest UK Chart Position : 5

Track Listing

1) The Show Must Go On (live with Elton John)
2) Under Pressure (Rah mix)
3) Barcelona
4) Too Much Love Will Kill You
5) Somebody To Love (live with George Michael)
6) You Don’t Fool Me
7) Heaven For Everyone
8) Las Palabras De Amor
9) Driven By You
10) Living On My Own (No More Brothers remix)
11) Let Me Live
12) The Great Pretender
13) Princes Of The Universe
14) Another One Bites The Dust
15) No One But You
16) These Are The Days Of Our Lives
17) Thank God It’s Christmas

Queen Greatest Hits III

Compilation Album

This compilation album has 17 tracks of Queen work which was either not included on previous compilations or had been colaborations with other artists.

Recommended Songs : Barcelona (Freddie Mercury & Mike Moran), Somebody To Love (Mercury), Las Palabras De Amor (May), No One But You (Queen), These Are The Days Of Our Lives (Queen)

Review

Queen’s Greatest Hits III will probably be the very last album from Queen – and definitely the last Greatest Hits. It includes Queen collaborations with other artists including Elton John, George Michael and David Bowie, as well as solo songs and some remixes – all of which got into the Top 30. An alternate name for the album is Queen+ due to the fact that there are other artists on the album.
One of the highlights is actually in the video of ‘Under Pressure’ which sees Freddie and David Bowie singing live, together, on stage … however this never happened and it was all done digitally. The only low-light is the inclusion of Wyclef Jeans ‘attempt’ at ‘Another one bites the Dust’ – FF» !.

Overall it is a great way for Queen to bow out with a compilation album of their best solo, recent and not so recent material. Mojo called Queen Greatest Hits III, ‘vocal magic here comes from a certain Mercurial talent’. The compilation is available on its own and also as a compilation or compilations, in Greatest Hits I, II and III.
Review Rating : 8

Did you know … the video for ‘These of the Days of our Lives’ was filmed in 2 sections as Brian was in the USA promoting his solo album. Brian was then added separately into the composite video image for the promotional clip.

  • Overall Rating 88%
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