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Encyclopedia > Thank God It's Christmas
"Thank God It's Christmas"
"Thank God It's Christmas" cover
Single by Queen
Released November 26, 1984
Format 7" single
Recorded 1984
Genre Rock
Length 4:19
Label EMI / Capitol
Writer(s) Brian May, Roger Taylor
Producer(s) Queen
Chart positions
  • #21 (UK)
Queen singles chronology
"Hammer to Fall"
(1984)
"Thank God It's Christmas"
(1984)
"One Vision"
(1985)

Thank God It's Christmas is a Christmas single by British rock band Queen. It was written by guitarist Brian May and drummer Roger Taylor. The single spent six weeks in the UK charts during the Christmas/New Years period and reached number 21. Though not released on any Queen studio album, the song appears on Queen's Greatest Hits III, released in 1999. The song was also coupled with the hit single "A Winter's Tale" from the 1995 album Made in Heaven. Image File history File linksMetadata Christma. ... A collection of various CD singles In music, a single is a short recording of one or more separate tracks. ... This article is becoming very long. ... November 26 is the 330th day (331st on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A collection of various CD singles In music, a single is a short recording of one or more separate tracks. ... 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A music genre is a category (or genre) of pieces of music that share a certain style or basic musical language (van der Merwe 1989, p. ... Rock is a form of popular music from the late 20th century which typically features a vocal melody (often with vocal harmony) that is supported by accompaniment of electric guitars, a bass guitar, and drums, often with a strong back beat. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The EMI Group is a major record label, based in Kensington in London, in the United Kingdom. ... Capitol Records is a major United States-based record label, owned by EMI. // History The Capitol Records company was founded by the songwriter Johnny Mercer in 1942, with the financial help of movie producer Buddy DeSylva and the business acumen of Glenn Wallichs, (1910-1971) (owner of Music City, at... A songwriter is someone who writes the lyrics to songs, the musical composition or melody to songs, or both. ... Brian Harold May CBE (Born July 19, 1947) is the guitarist for the English rock band Queen. ... Roger Meddows-Taylor, a. ... In the music industry, a record producer (or music producer) has many roles, among them controlling the recording sessions, coaching and guiding the performers, and supervising the recording, mixing and mastering processes. ... This article is becoming very long. ... A record chart, also known as a music chart, is a method of ranking music according to popularity during a given period of time. ... This article is becoming very long. ... Hammer to Fall is a 1984 hard-rock song written by Brian May and performed by the British rock group Queen with Freddie Mercury on lead vocal. ... One Vision is a song written and recorded by the band Queen, first released as a single in the 1985 and then included on their 1986 album A Kind Of Magic. ... Christmas is a Christian holiday held on December 25 which celebrates the birth of Jesus. ... Rock is a form of popular music from the late 20th century which typically features a vocal melody (often with vocal harmony) that is supported by accompaniment of electric guitars, a bass guitar, and drums, often with a strong back beat. ... This article is becoming very long. ... Brian Harold May CBE (Born July 19, 1947) is the guitarist for the English rock band Queen. ... Roger Meddows-Taylor, a. ... Queen+ Greatest Hits III is a compilation of latter-day Queen songs, the band members solo hits, and the bands collaborations with other artists. ... Made in Heaven, which was released in November 1995, was Queens last proper album. ...


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Queen
John Deacon | Brian May | Freddie Mercury | Roger Taylor
Discography
Studio albums: Queen | Queen II | Sheer Heart Attack | A Night at the Opera | A Day at the Races | News of the World | Jazz | The Game | Flash Gordon | Hot Space | The Works | A Kind of Magic | The Miracle | Innuendo | Made in Heaven
Live albums: Live Killers | Live Magic | Live at Wembley '86 | Queen on Fire - Live at the Bowl | Return of the Champions
Compilation albums: Greatest Hits | At the Beeb | Greatest Hits II | Classic Queen | Queen Rocks | Greatest Hits III | Stone Cold Classics
DVDs: We Will Rock You | The Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert | Greatest Video Hits 1 | Live at Wembley Stadium | Greatest Video Hits 2 | Queen on Fire - Live at the Bowl | Return of the Champions | Super Live in Japan
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