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Added on 06-Nov-2005

Queen, Freddie Mercury Cited As Heroes/Influences In Darkness's New Album Review In December 2005 Q MagazineQueen and Freddie Mercury are cited as huge influences, and heroes to The Darkness, in the December 2005 issue Of Q Magazine's review of The Darkness's new album, (which they LOVE and gave 4 stars!), ''One Way Ticket To Hell...And Back''.



Page 146 Review written by Dave Everly ''Q Recommends, Best In Show, The Darkness ''One Way Ticket To Hell...And Back'' Atlantic Records 2005 4 Stars''



Here are the Queen, Freddie Mercury excerpts from the stellar review.



''The most telling difference this time is the presence of veteran producer, Roy Thomas Baker. Renowned for his work with long time Darkness heroes, Queen, during their mid 1970's everything and the kitchen sink, heyday, Baker has encouraged his new charges to throw what little caution they had to the wind.''



''Fittingly, (Justin) Hawkins is still playing the role of Happy Shopper, Freddie Mercury to perfection.''



Then at bottom of review ''Q Magazine'' says, for

''Further Listening:

Queen: A Day At The Races, EMI, 1976. 4 FOUR STARS''!!!!

Submitted by: doremi

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