Radio Ga Ga

original song written and composed by Roger Taylor; first recorded by Queen in 1984

"Radio Ga Ga" is a 1984 song by Queen and is the lead single from their 11th studio album The Works. It went to number 1 in Belgium. Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal and Sweden, number 2 in Australia, Austria, Norway and the United Kingdom and number 4 in New Zealand and South Africa.

"Radio Ga Ga"
Single by Queen
from the album The Works
A-side"Radio Ga Ga" (extended version)[1]
B-side"Radio Ga Ga" (instrumental)[1]
Released16 January 1984[2]
Genre
Length
  • 5:48 (7" album version)
  • 4:23 (USA radio edit)
  • 6:53 (12" extended version)
  • 6:01 (12" instrumental version)
Label
Songwriter(s)Roger Taylor
Producer(s)
Queen singles chronology
"Back Chat"
(1982)
"Radio Ga Ga"
(1984)
"I Want to Break Free"
(1984)
Music video
"Radio Ga Ga" at YouTube

Track listings

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7" single[1]

  • A-side. "Radio Ga Ga" (Album Version)
  • B-side. "I Go Crazy" (Single Version)

12" single[1]

  • A-side. "Radio Ga Ga" (Extended Version)
  • B1. "Radio Ga Ga" (Instrumental Version)
  • B2. "I Go Crazy" (Single Version)

References

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "Queen UK Singles Discography (1984–1991)". Ultimate Queen. Retrieved 3 January 2021.
  2. "News: Predictions 1984". Record Mirror. 31 December 1983. p. 4. Retrieved 16 December 2020 – via Flickr.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Furniss, Matters (2012). Queen – Uncensored On the Record. Coda Books Ltd. p. 71. ISBN 978-1-9085-3884-0.
  4. Stereo Review. Vol. 49. CBS Publications. 1984. p. 76. Radio Gaga (the single), a skillful merger of contemporary synth-pop and old-time Brill Building panache