News > Queen in top album poll

Added on 29-Aug-2006

Whilst they weren't number 1, Queen were featured in a recent "best album" poll.THE BEATLES' classic SGT PEPPER'S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND has topped a poll to find the UK's favourite album. The 1967 disc beat out competition from MICHAEL JACKSON's 1982 effort THRILLER in the survey of 220,000 music fans by BBC Radio 2 to commemorate the album chart's 50th anniversary. U2 came third with THE JOSHUA TREE, followed closely by FLEETWOOD MAC's RUMOURS. WISH YOU WERE HERE by PINK FLOYD rounds out the top five. The UK's Top 10 Favourite Albums are: 1. SGT PEPPER'S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND (1967) - THE BEATLES 2. THRILLER (1982) - MICHAEL JACKSON 3. THE JOSHUA TREE (1987) - U2 4. RUMOURS (1977) - FLEETWOOD MAC 5. WISH YOU WERE HERE (1975) - PINK FLOYD 6. REVOLVER (1966) - THE BEATLES 7. BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATER (1970) - SIMON + GARFUNKEL 8. ABBEY ROAD (1969) - THE BEATLES 9. A NIGHT AT THE OPERA (1975) - QUEEN 10. THE BEATLES (aka THE WHITE ALBUM) (1968) - THE BEATLES.


Submitted by: Richard Orchard

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