Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 I Want to Break Free
4.35 4:21
2 Machines (or ‘Back to Humans’)
3.65 5:10
3 It’s a Hard Life
3.7 4:08

Credits

CD 1

drumset:
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (tracks 2–3)
electronic drum set:
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (track 2)
bass guitar:
John Deacon (tracks 2–3)
vocoder:
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (track 2)
synthesizer:
Freddie Mercury (track 2)
guitar:
Brian May (Queen guitarist) (tracks 2–3)
piano:
Freddie Mercury (track 3)
analog synthesizer:
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (track 2)
drum machine:
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (track 2)
sampler programming:
Mack (German producer Reinhold Mack) (track 2)
background vocals:
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (track 3)
Brian May (Queen guitarist) (tracks 2–3)
Freddie Mercury (tracks 2–3)
composer:
John Deacon (track 1)
Freddie Mercury (track 3)
engineer:
Mack (German producer Reinhold Mack) (tracks 2–3)
guest sampler [demolition fairlight sampler]:
Mack (German producer Reinhold Mack) (track 2)
lead vocals:
Freddie Mercury (tracks 2–3)
lyricist:
John Deacon (track 1)
Freddie Mercury (track 3)
producer:
Mack (German producer Reinhold Mack) (tracks 2–3)
Queen (UK rock group) (tracks 2–3)
writer:
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (track 2)
Brian May (Queen guitarist) (track 2)
phonographic copyright by:
Raincloud Productions Ltd. (1984) (tracks 2–3)
publisher:
EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (tracks 1–3)
Queen Music Ltd. (tracks 1–3)
produced at:
Musicland Studios in Munich, Bayern, Germany (1983-08 – 1984-01) (tracks 2–3)
The Record Plant ((aka "Record Plant") Los Angeles) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1983-08 – 1984-01) (tracks 2–3)
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
Yo quiero salir ("I Want to Break Free") (track 1)
part of:
We Will Rock You (German version of the Queen musical) (track 1)
We Will Rock You (Queen musical) (track 1)
recording of:
It’s a Hard Life (track 3)