On October 28, 1977.


On October 28, 1977, “EMI” label released “News of the World”, the sixth Queen studio album. It was recorded July – September 1977, at “Sarm West” and “Wessex Studios” in London, and was produced by Freddie Mercury, Brian May, Roger Taylor, John Deacon, and co-produced by Mike Stone. The album’s cover was a painting by American sci-fi artist Frank Kelly Freas.


  • Freddie Mercury – lead and backing vocals, piano, cowbell
  • Brian May – lead and backing vocals, acoustic and electric guitars, maracas
  • John Deacon – bass guitars, Spanish guitar
  • Roger Taylor – lead and backing vocals, drums, percussion, rhythm guitar, bass guitar

Track listing:

  1. We Will Rock You – Brian May
  2. We Are the Champions – Freddie Mercury
  3. Sheer Heart Attack – Roger Taylor
  4. All Dead, All Dead – Brian May
  5. Spread Your Wings – John Deacon
  6. Fight from the Inside – Roger Taylor
  7. Get Down, Make Love – Freddie Mercury
  8. Sleeping the Sidewalk – Brian May
  9. Who Needs You – John Deacon
  10. It’s Late – Brian May
  11. My Melancholy Blues – Freddie Mercury

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