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Posted: 20 Mar 11, 12:58 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

After that I'd put:

2. Chinese Torture
3. More of that Jazz
4. Fairy Feller's Master Stroke
5. Tear It Up


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It's late, yes I know but there's no way it has to be

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Posted: 20 Mar 11, 13:19 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

You're joking about Fairy Feller's Masterstroke, right?

In no particular order:

Party
Dancer
Tear It Up
My Baby Does Me

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Posted: 20 Mar 11, 14:32 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Worst Queen tunes to me are:

The Fairy Feller's Master Stroke (sounds like Crocodile Rock on acid)
Funny How Love Is (sounds like a bad Phil Spector record)
Don't Lose Your Head (BAD 1980s music)
anything from The Cosmos Rocks

I pretty much like everything else Queen did. Party is a great setup for Khashoggi's Ship.


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Posted: 20 Mar 11, 15:31 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Can i ask please,how old you posters are,it may be a misconception by my very self,but i am of the thinking that newer fans may not like the early material,and prefer more popier 80's Queen,i became a fan when i purchased CLTCL after watching it on Top of the Pops,so ive been a fan over 30 years and much prefer the 70's music,im just trying to understand how any body could put anything of QueenII on a worst songs list.Its done my head in thinking about it,please reply!THANKS!!!!!

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Posted: 20 Mar 11, 15:36 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

My Top 5 Worst list is.....
My Baby Does Me
Man on the Prowl
Life is Real
Delilah
Body Language
Thanks.......

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Posted: 20 Mar 11, 16:24 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

The Fairy Feller's Master Stroke, Man on the Prowl, Tear It Up, My Baby Does Me and Life is Real are great songs!!!!!

You assholes.

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Posted: 20 Mar 11, 16:28 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Funny How Love Is is also great. Freddie's tone is so touching in that one.

Don't you have anything better to do in your leisure time than put some "Horrible Queen Songs" lists in here queenzone.

Come on!

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Posted: 20 Mar 11, 16:32 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

You gotta be kidding about Fairy Feller right? For the record I really like More of The Jazz, though the medley at the end annoys me.


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Posted: 20 Mar 11, 16:38 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Party isn't a bad song! It's a very good one!


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Posted: 20 Mar 11, 17:36 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Can't resist.  5 Worst, also in no order:

1. Delilah
2. My Baby Does Me
3. Don't Lose Your Head
4. Cool Cat
5. Body Language


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Posted: 20 Mar 11, 18:11 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Perhaps I am repeating myself, but do some people NEVER shake their booty, dance and have fun? Seriously, loosen up here! Party is just that, a fun song full energy and ideas and a damn good groove! As for Don't Loose Your Head, well...........

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Posted: 20 Mar 11, 18:26 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

PrimeJiveUSA wrote: You're joking about Fairy Feller's Masterstroke, right?

In no particular order:

Party
Dancer
Tear It Up
My Baby Does Me
You're joking about Dancer? That's a tight song and just shows off their diversity. It's a good song to play at a disco. Fairy Feller's Master Stroke is just crap. It's a mess of a bunch of ideas.


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It's late, yes I know but there's no way it has to be

Too late, so let the fire take our bodies this night

So late, so let the waters take our guilt in the t
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Posted: 20 Mar 11, 18:48 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

mr mason wrote: Can i ask please,how old you posters are,it may be a misconception by my very self,but i am of the thinking that newer fans may not like the early material,and prefer more popier 80's Queen,i became a fan when i purchased CLTCL after watching it on Top of the Pops,so ive been a fan over 30 years and much prefer the 70's music,im just trying to understand how any body could put anything of QueenII on a worst songs list.Its done my head in thinking about it,please reply!THANKS!!!!!

I agree.....The older I get the more i realize i don't belong here anymore.  i'm talking music with a bunch of little kids......My queenzone day's are over.  i rather talk music with people my age or a bit older.  how can anyone put the classic queen stuff like Fairy feller's masterstroke on any worst of list?...We all have opinions and that's fine and all, but it's also embarrassing for the poster.  I have nothing against 80's queen, like a lot of it and don't like some,  But the early stuff is called classic Queen for a reason.  .Of course if you wern't even born when freddie was alive you might not understand that.

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Posted: 20 Mar 11, 18:54 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

GinjaNinja wrote: You gotta be kidding about Fairy Feller right? For the record I really like More of The Jazz, though the medley at the end annoys me.
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I always detested Fairy Feller, it sounds like "Crocodile Rock" from Elton John (I hate that song as well) and it is just a crappy tune.


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Posted: 20 Mar 11, 19:01 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Party - Queen's worst song?  I don't think so, but it is certainly not one of their better ones.  Personally, I think their top five worst songs (in no particular order) are: Delilah, Get Down Make Love, side 1 of Hot Space, Loser in the End, Don't Lose Your Head, and Invisible Man.  There are probably several more I'm forgetting.

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Posted: 20 Mar 11, 20:48 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I'm assuming this a personal taste list. Otherwise, what are the criteria for it? Musicianship? Lyrics? Style? 

If it's a "Songs I don't like" list, shouldn't it be called that?

The only song I don't like would be "Delilah." That's not to say it's a bad song, it's just not a song I like. I know other people who do like it, so, to each his own.

Also, for the record, I have a print of the Richard Dadd painting "The Fairy Feller's Master-Stroke" matted and framed on my wall, bought when the painting was on tour as part of a fairy artwork exhibit at the Art Gallery Of Ontario 12 years ago. That's how freakin' much I love that song!

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Posted: 20 Mar 11, 22:12 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Fairy Fellers is one of Queens best in my opinion

for me my least five favorite are
1. Body Language
2. Staying Power (not including when it was played live)
3. Don't Try Suicide
4. The Prophets Song
5. More Of That Jazz

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Posted: 20 Mar 11, 22:31 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I love Tear It Up.  It may be a little generic, but it's a great road trip song to sing a long to in the car. Get Down, Make Love and Don't Try Suicide? I'd place those in my top fifteen favorite Queen songs. Then again, I tend to adore all the songs most die hard Queen fans seem to hate the most. All three are quite sexy. Gotta love Freddie singing "dick" and "tits" though.

My least favorite are, in no particular order:
1) Sheer Heart Attack
2) Good Company
3) Fun It
4) The Miracle (song and lyrics are pure cheese)
5) Friends Will Be Friends (lyrics are pure cheese)


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Posted: 20 Mar 11, 23:14 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I think Fairy Feller is a wonderful composition... might be a little on the fruity side - but does it's job. Freddie wrote it based on nothing more than a still painting. The different chord changes, timing changes, falsetto choruses - it's a very ambitious track. I would say it's one of Queen's stronger tracks but also among their least commercial.

Funny How Love Is... now that's another story.... trash - but I think it was an attempt at Spector's wall of sound approach - I also think they were attempting a single when they included it on the album but quickly realized that it alienated them from their-then target-market which can be deduced from the songs they regularly played live during those days - Father To Son, Ogre Battle, White Queen, Son And Daughter....

Although Party may not be a great song - it is definitely not their worst... my top 10 worst Queen countdown:

10. More Of That Jazz***
9. She Does Me (Stormtrooper In Stilletos)
8. Funny How Love Is
7. Don't Lose Your Head
6. Fun It
5. Machines (or 'Back To Humans')
4. Pain Is So Close To Pleasure
3. My Baby Does Me
2. Gimme The Prize (Kurgan's Theme)
1. Cool Cat ----> why oh why was this ever included on Hot Space - even Soul Brother was better than this!

*** If they never included snippets of the rest of the album to begin with, I would have replaced this entry with Misfire.

Others worthy of mentioning: The Loser In The End, Misfire, Coming Soon, Man On The Prowl, Rain Must Fall
Even bad for a B-Side: A Human Body, Hijack My Heart

Many include Delilah on their lists... I think it's a great composition, the lyrics may be a little juvenile and the song topic a little embarrassing - but it's honest, catchy, and has a fairly good solo after the bridge... it's not one I ever skip and I always enjoy listening to it with my car windows *up*!

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Posted: 20 Mar 11, 23:30 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Machines and Gimme the Prize...more great sex songs, haha.


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