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Old 02-04-2007, 09:24 AM   #1
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Queen Greatest Hits (Platinum Vs. Gold)

Why is this:

more expensive than:

at Best Buy?

Who the hell would pay more and get the 2 CD set when they can pay less and get 3 CDs??? Or is the Platinum 3CD set inferior in some way from the Gold 2 CD one? I'm thinking of getting the Platinum Collection.

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Old 02-04-2007, 09:32 AM   #2
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i bought the platinum collection for my father as a birthday gift once.

u2:18 is more expensive than the björk best of at my local record stores. that should tell you a lot.

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Old 02-04-2007, 09:41 AM   #3
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It doesn't really make sense that Greatest Hits 1 & 2 should cost more than Greatest Hits 1, 2 & 3. But in all honesty, Greatest Hits 3 wasn't really up to much. A lot of remixes and songs that aren't strong enough for a greatest hits compilation. The first two collections truly feature some of Queen's best material. The third collection was just a cash grab without substance, in my opinion.
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Originally posted by GibsonGirl
The third collection was just a cash grab without substance, in my opinion.
Marketed on the 'death' of Freddie Mercury...
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Old 02-04-2007, 01:56 PM   #5
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Yeah, the Platinum version was cheaper for me to get at Barnes & Noble with a gift card, rather than getting the Gold on iTunes...it's insanity! but as i said, i got the Platinum but haven't had a chance to listen to much other than the big hits like Bohemian Rhapsody and Killer Queen..but yeah
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Old 02-04-2007, 02:14 PM   #6
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Queen is amazing
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Old 02-05-2007, 02:17 AM   #7
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like when I could get the QUEEN LIVE AT THE BOWL DVD (2 discs I think) cheaper that the 2 Cd (just audio) version on amazon.co.uk
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Old 02-05-2007, 04:45 AM   #8
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That nifty gold coloured packaging is expensive.
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Old 02-05-2007, 06:11 AM   #9
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Gold One is been around for a long time , since 1994?? nice looking package too
+ no bad tracks ( unlike GHIII , which had some nice unreleased stuff , but no real hits , more like a b-sides collection )

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