‘Greatest Hits is a compilation album by Queen, in the beginning released in the United Kingdom on 26 October 1981. The album consisted of Queen’s best-selling singles since their first chart appearance in 1974 with “Seven Seas of Rhye”, as much as their 1980 hit “Flash”. Queen’s Greatest Hits was once an instant success, peaking at number one on the United Kingdom Album Chart for four weeks. It has spent over 700 weeks in the United Kingdom Charts, and is the most efficient-selling album of all time in the United Kingdom, selling over 6 million copies there. It’s certified 8x Platinum in the US, and is Queen’s most commercially successful album world wide with over 25 million copies sold, making it one of the most best-selling albums of all time.
Queen Greatest Hits & Greatest Hits II can be re-released on 180 gram heavyweight vinyl. Both titles will use their original artwork, and for the first time, Greatest Hits can be released as a 2LP set.