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Posted: 21 Feb 06, 02:07 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

well i was goin through all my albums yesturday n i was thinkin hmmm which cover looks best?

my opinion is that Jazz looks the best then prob Queen 2 then Sheer Heart Attack because all four just look darlin in that pic, they are soo cute! Freddie is sooo darn sexy in that pic.

So wat do u guys think?


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Posted: 21 Feb 06, 05:07 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

This is quite difficult but I think the ones I like most are

Jazz - Simple but very affective.

News Of The World - Great Concept and use of Kelly Freas(sp?) Picture.

Innuendo - The Granville Pictures were great.
Loved the whole sequence of album and single covers for this album, except for the Headlong single sleeve. Always wondered why they opted for a band pic with blue background for that one and did not go for another Granville sketch. Not really complaining but would have been good to keep to the white background/Grandville picture format for all the singles.

I can understand why they did not use one for Bo Rhap/Days of our Lives but why not Headlong.

Anyway going off subject a bit now, so I'd better stop.




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Posted: 21 Feb 06, 06:54 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Actually I really like the cover to 'Queen'

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Posted: 21 Feb 06, 07:17 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

NOTW
ANATO
Innuendo
SHA
Miracle


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Posted: 21 Feb 06, 07:33 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

My favourites are SHA, Queen II, and Queen.

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Posted: 21 Feb 06, 08:25 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote


Hard to say. Queen II, obviously, is good, but it is blurred round the edges, which spoils it for me, but the one on my poster isn't lol. I think The Miracle is a great one, but it took me a while to get into, like the album itself. I like the cover for Fun In Space, it's really good. But my favourite Queen album cover is AKOM, with the wee cartoon Queen. It took me a while to work out that it was Queen, but it's a good one, always makes me smile.


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Posted: 21 Feb 06, 08:44 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Hot Space


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Posted: 21 Feb 06, 09:21 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

OUCH... tough decision! It's a toss-up between Queen II and News of the World. If I had to choose I think I'd go with NOTW.

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Posted: 21 Feb 06, 09:23 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Sheer Heart Attack and Hot Space



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Posted: 21 Feb 06, 09:29 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

mmmm, tough one, I'll have to come back and answer that one...oh, Made in heaven!!!


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Posted: 21 Feb 06, 09:46 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Queen II
Sheer Heart Attack
A Night At The Opera
The Works
The Miracle
Made In Heaven


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Posted: 21 Feb 06, 13:26 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

The best album cover for me has to be Hot Space
One of the simple album covers I have ever seen


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Posted: 21 Feb 06, 14:16 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

always overlooked, with QII and ANATO and ADATR and NOTW always overshadowing it, and yet terrific for its time

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Posted: 21 Feb 06, 15:02 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Queen Rocks
News of the World
Hot Space

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Posted: 21 Feb 06, 15:08 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Queen II and A Night at the Opera probably have the best covers. Queen II because of the iconic photograph (I mean, even Tenacious D has done a parody of it) and A Night at the Opera because of the beauty of the art and the fact that it became the band's logo.


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Posted: 21 Feb 06, 15:23 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Queen. I really like it. It just puts me in this place - this state of mind - that the other covers really fail to do. And it seems to fit the music inside. It's really brilliant, if you ask me.


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Posted: 21 Feb 06, 16:53 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

The Miracle- superb in its representation of a mature, united band.


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Posted: 21 Feb 06, 16:57 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

DragonOnMyBack wrote:

I can understand why they did not use one for Bo Rhap/Days of our Lives but why not Headlong.



I think headlong was a track that didn't suit the grangeur of that artwork- a gritty performance-based rock song. And after the IGSM video , they may have needed a picture to demonstrate that everything was alright with Fred's health.


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Posted: 21 Feb 06, 17:02 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Innuendo or News of the World.


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Posted: 21 Feb 06, 18:06 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

hmmmmmmmmmmm none of them were too special to me but i really likeee the Queen album cover, idk why but i do


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