A Kind of Magic Album is by Queen, the British rock group. Their twelfth studio album was released on the 3rd of June 1986 by EMI Records in the United Kingdom and Capitol Records in the United States.
The album, the first studio album by the group to be recorded digitally, is based on the soundtrack for the 1986 British-American fantasy action-adventure, Highlander.
Upon release, the A Kind of Magic album received mixed reviews in the music press. Despite the mixed feelings by critics, it became a massive success.
In the United Kingdom, it entered the UK Albums Chart on the 14th of June 1986 at the top, spending one week at Number One. It stayed in the Top 10 for 16 weeks and spent 63 weeks in the Top 100.
Elsewhere the album peaked at 46 on the Billboard 200 in the United States and reached the Top 10 in Australia, New Zealand, Holland, France, Norway, Sweden and Switzerland.
The A Kind of Magic Album has notched up worldwide sales of six million copies, with 600,000 of those in the United Kingdom alone.
Stand out tracks are ” Pain Is So Close to Pleasure “, ” Who Wants to Live Forever ” and ” A Kind of Magic “, which topped the singles chart in Spain and peaked inside the Top 10 in the UK, Ireland, Australia, Switzerland, Holland, France and Germany.
If you are a Queen fan, discovering their music for the first time or fancy some good quality rock music to blast from your stereo, then the A Kind of Magic album is definitely one that needs to be in your CD collection.
A Kind of Magic Album Track Listing:
1. One Vision
2. A Kind Of Magic
3. One Year Of Love
4. Pain Is So Close To Pleasure
5. Friends Will Be Friends
6. Who Wants To Live Forever
7. Gimme The Prize
8. Don’t Lose Your Head
9. Princes Of The Universe
10. A Kind Of ‘A Kind Of Magic’
11. Friends Will Be Friends Will Be Friends
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