February 18th 2004 I received the first batch of the newly
released Japanese cardboard sleeve cd's.
At this point the first 8 albums are re-released:
Queen - Queen II - Sheer Heart Attack - A Night At The Opera - A
Day At The Races - News Of The World - Jazz - The Game.
The artwork is stunning and it's a complete replica of the
original vinyl albums. (Gatefold) sleeves as the original ones.
Even the innersleeves (of the original album) are there. Jazz
has a mini fold-out bicycle poster attached to the sleeve.
The cd itself has the original centre-label as on the vinyl
The quality of the material and printing is perfect and the
soundquality is awesome.
If you got some money to spend - add these items to your
Of course EMI should release this worldwide.
Right now (April 2004) this collection can be bought through the
On March 2nd 2004 I received another 6 cardboard cd's and on
April 2nd the two Made In Heaven cd's
Later in 2004 I decided to also buy the 3 live albums as
Japanese Cardboard cd's.