Discussion in 'Music Corner' started by Sear, Aug 10, 2018 at 10:38 AM.
Masterpiece and their second best album after A Night At The Opera.
Sheer Heart Attack was the first album I bought with my own money
My favorite Queen A side is on News of the World, but I'm definitely into this.
Fantastic album, start to finish. My fav from early period Queen.
After II and this one I found Bohemian Rhapsody to be a bit of a letdown.
I love SHA and saw them live when it was first released however, the best A side ever belongs to this album.
Now I'm here is the best track on the record
I certainly like Killer Queen, Flick of the Wrist, Lap of the Gods and She Makes Me.
Not as good as Queen ii and not as ambitious as Night at the Opera. But it's an excellent album. Best side ever by any band? No.
That’s a good album, but I’d pick Sheer Heart Attack over it every time.
My original 1974 first pressing, looks and plays like new.
Great album. Now I’m Here is in my top five Queen songs.
Yay! Another Queen thread. Love it. It's gonna be a great weekend!
Yay! Lava lamp!!
Ever wonder why the song "Sheer Heart Attack" does not appear on the Sheer Heart Attack album?
"We came up with the title for the Sheer Heart Attack album and it was a song that I had an idea for, but I hadn't actually finished the song yet. By the time I had finished the song we were two albums later, so it just struggled out on the News Of The World album. It's quite interesting because we were making an album next door to the Sex Pistols, and it really fit into that punk explosion that was happening at the time."
-Roger Taylor, 1999
I don’t think, that such a thing exists.
However, it surely has it’s place in the highest rank in musical history.
It’s not my personal favorite among the first 6 albums. But, pah, it’s legend anyway. Great mix of tunes, contains almost everything queen has to offer.
I’d go I,II& SHA myself but ymmv. BTW, if you haven’t seen the movie Baby Driver, definitely check it out for the use of one of the deep cuts from SHA- it works fantastic in the movie
Kind Of Blue: what an album! London Calling:
Sheer Heart Attack is classic, IMO. The structure of the album is superb and the songwriting is top notch. Such a satisfying album from beginning to end; great fun and exciting knowing what's coming next whilst still enjoying being in the moment. Queen II is the only Queen album I'd rank above it, with Opera just below in 3rd place.
My favourite track is Lap Of The Gods [Side 2 opener].
One of my top 3 Queen albums.
I think it is definitely a great album.
I think best anything is always going to be more likely subjective favourite, rather than objective best, so I don't tend to walk that path ... for example how does one compare sticky fingers, sgt pepper, bitches brew, dark side of the moon to one another? they are all great, but they are all so completely different in style, mood and composition that comparison is futile.
I am one of those terribly uncool people that probably likes night at the opera and news of the world more, but still a great album
I'm a huge Queen fan and this is in my top three. This album is so rich.
A perfect side one.
Side two... although I never liked 'Leroy Brown', I couldn't get enough of 'She Makes Me' and 'In The Lap of The Gods... Revisited'.
Of the Queen albums I've heard SHA is my favorite.
In the Lap of Gods is so amazing. I remember hearing that for the first time and being blown to shreds.
Anyhow, Sheer Heart Attack is easily my favorite Queen album. Its consistency is amazing.
These three tracks are superb...
Big change from Queen II which I still like the best. But I still bought it. I knew Killer Queen was going to be huge before I even finished the song. First side is just great, second side not so much. But Stone Cold Crazy might be my favorite Queen rock out song. Years ago, I found sone kind soul had ripped the singles so I reconstructed side one with no cross fades. It really is jarring the first time you hear it.
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