Monday 14th: The lead single is released internationally. In Parlophone territories, it's 'Innuendo' / 'Bijou', while in Hollywood Records, it's 'Headlong' / 'All God's People'.
Saturday 26th: The Chart Information Network reveals 'Innuendo' to have been the best-selling single of the week in Britain, replacing 'Sadeness (Part I)' by Enigma. It'd be knocked out a week later by '3 a.m. Eternal' by The KLF ft. Children of the Revolution.
Friday 1st: Three days before having been officially released, the album's got enough pre-orders to be certified Silver and Gold in Britain, having already sold 60,000 and 100,000 copies, respectively.
Monday 4th: Album released in the UK.
Saturday 16th: The Official Charts Company reveals Innuendo to have been the best-selling album of the week in the UK, replacing Doubt by Wiltshire band Jesus Jones. It'd remain there a second week before being knocked out by American musician Oleta Adams and her album Circle of One.
Friday 1st: The album is certified Platinum in the UK for having sold 300,000 copies. 'Innuendo', the lead single, is certified Silver in the same territory for having sold 200,000 copies.
Wednesday 3rd: The album is certified Gold in America for having earned a million dollars worth of sales in that country.
Documented Recording Venues:
Metropolis Studios on 70 Chiswick High Road, Chiswick, Hounslow, Greater London W4 1SY, England.
Mountain Studios in the Casino Barrière on 9 Theatre Road, Montreux, Vaud 1820, Swiss Confederation.
Olympic Sound Studios on 117 Church Road, Barnes, Richmond-upon-Thames, Greater London SW13, England.
The Town House on 150 Goldhawk Road, Shepherd's Bush, Royal Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham, Greater London W12 8EN, England.
John Deacon: Electric bass, digital synthesisers, MIDI programming.
Brian May: Backing vocals, electric guitars, digital synthesisers, acoustic piano, MIDI programming.
Frederick Mercury: Lead and backing vocals, acoustic piano, digital synthesisers, MIDI programming.
Roger Taylor: Lead and backing vocals, acoustic drums, digital synthesisers, MIDI programming.
Stephen Howe: Electric guitar.
Michael Moran: Acoustic piano, digital synthesisers, drum computer, MIDI programming.
David Richards: Digital synthesisers, MIDI programming.
John Brough: Assistant engineer (Town House).
Noel Harris: Assistant engineer (Metropolis).
David Richards: Deputy producer, chief engineer.
Justin Smith: Assistant engineer (Mountain).
Martin Groves: Equipment supervision.
Brian Zellis: Equipment supervision.
Bösendorfer (Unknown Model): Town House.
Steinway B 6' 10": Mountain.
Steinway (Unknown Model): Olympic and Town House.
1955 Masterbuilt: Possibly a spare, but perhaps used somewhere.
196?: John had two (black and natural), which may have been his main ones.
1981 Special: Possibly a spare, but perhaps used somewhere.
1983 Elite: Possibly used alongside the main ones.
Giffin Bespoke: Possibly a spare, but perhaps used somewhere.
Kramer DMZ: Most likely merely a spare, but could've also been used somewhere.
Music Man Stingray: Possibly a spare, but perhaps used somewhere.
Warwick Buzzard: Possibly a spare, but perhaps used somewhere.
BHM Bespoke: Brian's main.
Gibson Chet Atkins CE: 'Innuendo' (alongside the BHM, of course).
Guild Bespoke: Brian's spare.
Ludwig Bespoke Acoustic Drums: Roger's main kits (he had several of them).
E-mu Emulator II+: Possibly used on 'All God's People'.
Korg M1: Main synth on the album, used virtually everywhere except for 'All God's People'.
Oberheim OB-X: Reportedly used on 'The Show Must Go On' alongside the Korg M1.