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Posted: 19 Jan 05, 13:00 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Hey all:

I wanted to know if any of the Roger Taylor solo CDs are worth getting.

Which one should I start with (or to rephrase...which one is his best?)?

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Posted: 19 Jan 05, 13:02 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I think you should start with "Electric Fire". It's my favorite so far!


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Posted: 19 Jan 05, 13:02 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

i thik the best is happiness

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Posted: 19 Jan 05, 13:45 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I think Fun In Space is the best.


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Posted: 19 Jan 05, 14:45 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Buy them all and get your own opinion about Roger solo stuff.

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Posted: 19 Jan 05, 16:03 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Serry Funster wrote:

Buy them all and get your own opinion about Roger solo stuff.
I'd say that's the best advice yet!


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Posted: 19 Jan 05, 16:26 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Happiness isnt that good.I think some of the songs are very good.But the best albume must be electric fire.


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Posted: 19 Jan 05, 18:00 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Try them all, they are all good, my favourites are Electric Fire and Happines.


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Posted: 19 Jan 05, 19:48 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Electric Fire is great, definitely my favorite, along with Fun In Space. Happiness? isn't bad, but some of the tracks are weak. And Strange Frontier for some reason has never grown on me.


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Posted: 19 Jan 05, 23:17 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I'm a big fan of Fun In Space. One of the few true solo albums by any artist. Roger plays just about everything himself.


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Posted: 20 Jan 05, 00:03 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I, too, like Fun In Space. I'm a big fan of Roger's bass work for some reason, but I like how Queen-like the album is. It's kind of his version of Queen II - very dark and slightly adventurous.

On a similar subject, I must say that my favorite Roger video is 'Power To Love' (ok, technically, it's The Cross) - I just like how there's this gigantic orgy with people dressed from the 1800s going on behind the band. 'Strange Frontier' is probably my second favorite, just because of Roger's face during the second "mentally slow" line. Priceless!

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Posted: 20 Jan 05, 00:56 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Fun in Space


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Posted: 20 Jan 05, 11:16 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Electric Fire is a great album. Definitely his best work, but its all down to opinion really. "Where Are You Now" is a personal favourite of mine.


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Posted: 20 Jan 05, 16:25 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

electric fire has good songs on it(as pressure on,one of roger best songs)but has a lo t of filler(such as no more fun).
happiness is lot better
fun in space.good songs but i don't like it so much
strange frontier is good but not that good

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Posted: 20 Jan 05, 16:38 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Happiness .Foreingn Sand What a song


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Posted: 21 Jan 05, 07:37 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

'No More Fun' filler, no chance, thats Rog rocking out!!


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Posted: 21 Jan 05, 07:59 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

All of roger's solo stuff is good he was always a taster to keep my appetites on queen satisfied when there was no product from then,

For example fun in space 1981 after the game a long wait for hot space, strange frontier after the works and again a long time until akom, happiness 2 years after innuendo and then lastly electric fire just nice to hear his voice along with bri's releases.Happiness is by far the best of his albums especially "old friends" such a simple tribute to a departed friend and colleague.


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Posted: 21 Jan 05, 12:52 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

matthew poulter wrote:

Happiness .Foreingn Sand What a song


What a song indeed! I think Foriegn Sand is the greatest song Roger has ever written, next to Ga Ga and Heaven For Everyone.



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Posted: 21 Jan 05, 19:01 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Happiness, by a country mile.......


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Posted: 22 Jan 05, 03:50 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Definately Happiness? and Electric Fire are the best. I've been a Rog fan for eleven years now and I know all his work by heart ;)

If you want to rest and have a thoughtful evening then choose Happiness?... if you want to act and gain force - then do listen to Electric Fire! :)


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