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Posted: 18 Sep 08, 04:08 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

SO we have nearly all had a chance to listen to it a few times, how does is compare, and one other thing they decided to leave a track off to put Runaway on which one would it be?

For me this is a great album, back to the rock free I love, so I put this one pretty high

I guess for me it would go

NATO
DATR
Sheer Heart Attact
NOTW
JAZZ
Innuendo
Q11
Cosmos Rocks
Made In Heaven
The Game
AKOM
The Works
The Miracle
Hot Space
Q1
Flash Gordon

I feel strange about Q1, I hardly ever listen to it but there are tracks I love, yet I would never rate it very high for some reason.




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Posted: 18 Sep 08, 04:22 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I honestly don't know yet. Its still so new and exciting that its hard to be objective because I'm listening to it all the time(because its new). I think this would be a question better asked in a couple of years or so when you can compare how much you listen to it in comparison with the other albums.

But I definitely think its by far the best studio album ever done by Queen and Paul Rodgers! He He..

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Posted: 18 Sep 08, 09:46 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I think its pants if I'm totally honest. Not impressed at all.


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Posted: 18 Sep 08, 10:00 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Well that is certainly totally honest! I love the term pants, use it myself a lot but not to describe The Cosmos Rocks which I think is pretty darn good. The name however IS totally PANTS

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Posted: 18 Sep 08, 10:14 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Brian_Mays_Wig wrote:

I think its pants if I'm totally honest. Not impressed at all.


You surprise me, I felt you might leik the rock feel...


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Posted: 18 Sep 08, 10:35 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Togg wrote:

SO we have nearly all had a chance to listen to it a few times, how does is compare, and one other thing they decided to leave a track off to put Runaway on which one would it be?

For me this is a great album, back to the rock free I love, so I put this one pretty high

I guess for me it would go

NATO
DATR
Sheer Heart Attact
NOTW
JAZZ
Innuendo
Q11
Cosmos Rocks
Made In Heaven
The Game
AKOM
The Works
The Miracle
Hot Space
Q1
Flash Gordon

I feel strange about Q1, I hardly ever listen to it but there are tracks I love, yet I would never rate it very high for some reason.


You've got it about right there - although I thought Q1 was brilliant in it's own way.

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Posted: 18 Sep 08, 11:11 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

NATO
Q2
NOTW
DATR
SHA
The Game
Innuendo
Q1
Jazz
The Works
Hot Space
Made In Heaven
AKOM
Cosmos Rocks
The Miracle
Flash Gordon

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Posted: 18 Sep 08, 11:25 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Rubbersuit wrote:

NATO
Q2
NOTW
DATR
SHA
The Game
Innuendo
Q1
Jazz
The Works
Hot Space
Made In Heaven
AKOM
Cosmos Rocks
The Miracle
Flash Gordon



Do you really think they have 5 albums worse than Hot Space?


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Posted: 18 Sep 08, 11:36 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I don't rank this album in that line because it's another Queen, not the 4 guys we used to know but half of it with a completely different style you can't compare it. It's different and although it's not my Queen anymore it's is just a good rock album

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Posted: 18 Sep 08, 11:48 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

In just a bit over 10 years of writing in Queen Forums I've never ranked all the albums but I'll give it a try now.

This is all personal taste and it may vary according to my mood.

NATO
The Game
SHA
DATR
Q2
Hot Space (sorry, it's my guilty pleasure)
Q1
NOTW
Innuendo
The Works
Jazz
Cosmos Rocks
Made In Heaven
The Miracle
AKOM
Flash Gordon


A bit of my reasoning behind this list (in case anyone cared)is that I tried to give as much importance to the enjoyability factor of the album as well as the overall quality and "Queen-genius" factor. For instance:

- I rarely listen to Q2 but I placed it high because I know it's a damn good album, a masterpiece.
- I'm loving the Cosmos Rocks and I enjoy it greatly but I am aware that, while a good album, it is not a masterpiece like ANATO, Q2 or ADATR. That's why it's not rated very high.
- Hot Space was the first album I had after Greatest Hits (I got it as gift at the same time as ADATR) so I am very fond of it.

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Posted: 18 Sep 08, 13:36 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Something like this, varies from time to time of course (with solo records)

Queen 2
News of the world
The game
A night at the opera
Sheer heart attack
The Miracle
A kind of Magic
Made in heaven
A day at the races
Jazz
Innuendo
(Back to the light)
Queen 1
The works
(Another world)
(Strange frontier)
(Mr Bad guy)
Hot space
(Happiness)
(Barcelona)
(Fun in space)
(Starfleet project)
Cosmos rocks
(Electric fire)
Flash Gordon
(Furia)


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Posted: 18 Sep 08, 14:04 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Taste! It's always good to read each one's list.

Mine with Cosmos Rock:

News of the World
Hot Space (+ Freddie's solo work)
The Game
Jazz
A Day At the Races
Night at the opera
The Works
Sheer Heart Attack
Miracle
QII
QI
Cosmos Rock
Innuendo
Kind of Magic
Made in Heaven

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That's it. :-))


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Posted: 18 Sep 08, 14:12 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I think it ranks somewhere between Heathen Chemistry by Oasis, and Fun In Space by Roger Taylor.

Not much of a Queen connection in there (THIS IS SUPPOSED TO BE A NEW BAND, RIGHT?) so there's no point in raking it in comparison to Queen albums, is there?

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Posted: 18 Sep 08, 14:36 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

My list, again with Solo efforts in (brackets)

Innuendo
A Night At The Opera
Queen II
Made In Heaven
News of the World
Sheer Heart Attack
A Day At The Races
The Cosmos Rocks
The Game
The Works
The Miracle
Jazz
Queen (It annoys me when people call it Queen 1)
(Happiness?)
Hot Space
A Kind of Magic
(Strange Frontier)
(Electric Fire)
(Barcelona)
(Back to the Light)
(Another World)
(Mr Bad Guy)
(Fun in Space)
Flash Gordon
(Starfleet project)
(Furia)


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Posted: 18 Sep 08, 15:05 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

1. Queen II
2. Innuendo
3. Made In Heaven
4. The Cosmos Rocks
5. A Day At The Races
6. Sheer Heart Attack
7. A Night At The Opera
8. News Of The World
9. Queen
10. The Game
11. Jazz
12. A Kind Of Magic
13. The Miracle
14. The Works
15. Hot Space
16. Flash Gordon


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Posted: 18 Sep 08, 15:34 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I think its too soon to judge ask me in a year or two but on a few initial listens it can sit proudly in the Queen catalogue

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Posted: 18 Sep 08, 16:39 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Tero wrote:

I think it ranks somewhere between Heathen Chemistry by Oasis, and Fun In Space by Roger Taylor.

Not much of a Queen connection in there (THIS IS SUPPOSED TO BE A NEW BAND, RIGHT?) so there's no point in raking it in comparison to Queen albums, is there?


Oh, I love Heathen Chemistry by the way! hehe :)

Too bad Oasis' later albums did not succeed as much as their first 3. Heathen Chemistry is much better than Be Here Now (overproduced and overlong crap).

Back to Queen, well, I think you're right. Still, it is interesting to see that some people rank MIH so low, being their best selling album and -until a few years ago- considered near to a masterpiece of some sort.

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Posted: 18 Sep 08, 17:13 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I'm loving TCR. Here is my ranking

1. Queen II
2. A Night at the Opera
3. Made in Heaven
4. The Game
5. A Day at the Races
6. Innuendo
7. The Cosmos Rocks
8. Sheer Heart Attack
9. Jazz
10. News of the World
11. Queen I
12. Works
13. Miracle
14. Hot Space
15. A Kind of Magic
16. Flash

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Posted: 18 Sep 08, 18:38 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote



Sheer Heart Attack
Innuendo
A Day At The Races
A Night At The Opera
The Cosmos Rocks
Made In Heaven
News Of The World
The Game
Hot Space
A Kind of Magic
The Miracle
Queen II
The Works
Jazz
Queen
Flash Gordon


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Posted: 18 Sep 08, 18:48 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

i rank it as the greatest qpr ( rangers ) album of all time
top spot


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