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Poll: Moving Pictures vs A Night at the Opera (34 member(s) have cast votes)

Overall, which do you prefer?

  1. Moving Pictures (30 votes [88.24%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 88.24%

  2. A Night at the Opera (4 votes [11.76%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 11.76%

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#21 YYZumbi

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Posted 18 June 2017 - 09:09 AM

View PostNa na na, on 18 June 2017 - 05:50 AM, said:

Don't like Queen at all, so....

How can you NOT like Queen?

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Posted 18 June 2017 - 04:24 PM

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View PostNa na na, on 18 June 2017 - 05:50 AM, said:

Don't like Queen at all, so....

How can you NOT like Queen?

I understand not liking Queen- I really don't hate them or dislike them, even. They're just not a band I ever choose to listen to.

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Posted 18 June 2017 - 04:41 PM

View PostYYZumbi, on 18 June 2017 - 09:09 AM, said:

View PostNa na na, on 18 June 2017 - 05:50 AM, said:

Don't like Queen at all, so....

How can you NOT like Queen?

I find them boring, nothing about their music excites me...reminds me of Dire Straits in that way!

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Posted 18 June 2017 - 07:19 PM

View PostNa na na, on 18 June 2017 - 04:41 PM, said:

View PostYYZumbi, on 18 June 2017 - 09:09 AM, said:

View PostNa na na, on 18 June 2017 - 05:50 AM, said:

Don't like Queen at all, so....

How can you NOT like Queen?

I find them boring, nothing about their music excites me...reminds me of Dire Straits in that way!

interesting...I totally understand not liking Queen, but finding them boring or unexciting... I must ask you how you find them to be this way.

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Posted 19 June 2017 - 08:37 AM

View PostNa na na, on 18 June 2017 - 04:41 PM, said:

View PostYYZumbi, on 18 June 2017 - 09:09 AM, said:

View PostNa na na, on 18 June 2017 - 05:50 AM, said:

Don't like Queen at all, so....

How can you NOT like Queen?

I find them boring, nothing about their music excites me...reminds me of Dire Straits in that way!

I don't like Queen either but they are far from boring. Very adventurous band musically. Not sure how you can hear a song like Bohemian Rhapsody and think they're boring.

Annoying is how I've always described them. Freddy was a fantastic singer but something about the overall sound always bothered me.

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Posted 19 June 2017 - 09:06 AM

Annoying is a good word too :P I'm not saying their music isn't adventurous. They just don't connect with me in any way, and I do find most of their songs a bit pompous, and not in a good way.

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Posted 19 June 2017 - 11:08 AM

I might take News of the World over MP, but not A Night at the Opera.  I admire the accomplishment that the ANATO is, but I just don't dig the songs that much.


ETA: '39 is a great live song, though

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Posted 19 June 2017 - 11:21 AM

View PostNa na na, on 19 June 2017 - 09:06 AM, said:

Annoying is a good word too :P I'm not saying their music isn't adventurous. They just don't connect with me in any way, and I do find most of their songs a bit pompous, and not in a good way.

Yep, that, right there.

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Posted 19 June 2017 - 12:06 PM

I love Queen, but Moving Pictures is the choice here.

As with much of 70s Queen all of the Freddie songs are great here (Death on Two Legs, Lazing on a Sunday Afternoon, Seaside Rendezvous, Love of My Life, and of course Bohemian Rhapsody), but Brian's 4 are truly awful on this album. Roger's song (I'm in Love with My Car) is middling at best and Deacon wrote a big mid 70s hit that everyone knows and sounds like radio fodder for the mid-70s. It is still a Top 5 Queen album, but not their actual best despite having their most iconic song on it.

I would only place Queen II or Jazz above Moving Pictures.

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Posted 19 June 2017 - 02:20 PM

View Postdjflex, on 29 July 2016 - 04:39 PM, said:

Moving pictures by forever

I dont even really like queen...
( no hater, just not my bag)
neither mine.....they just did not click on me

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Posted 19 June 2017 - 02:53 PM

Moving Pictures

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Posted 19 June 2017 - 02:56 PM

View PostYYZumbi, on 18 June 2017 - 09:09 AM, said:

View PostNa na na, on 18 June 2017 - 05:50 AM, said:

Don't like Queen at all, so....

How can you NOT like Queen?
Queen can be very polarizing. I like Queen, but I understand why some would find them very annoying. Style over substance, maybe?

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Posted 19 June 2017 - 04:06 PM

View PostNa na na, on 18 June 2017 - 05:50 AM, said:

Don't like Queen at all, so....

Hahaha, be careful!  :cool:

I used to dislike them too until last year thanks to ReGor and Hatch!  ;)

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Posted 19 June 2017 - 04:08 PM

View PostNa na na, on 19 June 2017 - 09:06 AM, said:

Annoying is a good word too :P I'm not saying their music isn't adventurous. They just don't connect with me in any way, and I do find most of their songs a bit pompous, and not in a good way.
Not even Brian's guitar connects with you?  That's what grabbed me at first.

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Posted 19 June 2017 - 04:12 PM

View PostLorraine, on 19 June 2017 - 04:08 PM, said:

View PostNa na na, on 19 June 2017 - 09:06 AM, said:

Annoying is a good word too :P I'm not saying their music isn't adventurous. They just don't connect with me in any way, and I do find most of their songs a bit pompous, and not in a good way.
Not even Brian's guitar connects with you?  That's what grabbed me at first.

He might have some tasty guitar playing...but I can't just listen to his guitar playing and not the rest of the band, can I ?

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Posted 19 June 2017 - 04:27 PM

View PostNa na na, on 19 June 2017 - 04:12 PM, said:

View PostLorraine, on 19 June 2017 - 04:08 PM, said:

View PostNa na na, on 19 June 2017 - 09:06 AM, said:

Annoying is a good word too :P I'm not saying their music isn't adventurous. They just don't connect with me in any way, and I do find most of their songs a bit pompous, and not in a good way.
Not even Brian's guitar connects with you?  That's what grabbed me at first.

He might have some tasty guitar playing...but I can't just listen to his guitar playing and not the rest of the band, can I ?
Why not?  That's how Alex won me over to snakes and arrows. :lol:  It certainly wasn't Geddy and his woo-hoo'ing in the songs.

:cheers:

Edited by Lorraine, 19 June 2017 - 04:28 PM.


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Posted 19 June 2017 - 04:41 PM

View PostLorraine, on 19 June 2017 - 04:27 PM, said:

View PostNa na na, on 19 June 2017 - 04:12 PM, said:

View PostLorraine, on 19 June 2017 - 04:08 PM, said:

View PostNa na na, on 19 June 2017 - 09:06 AM, said:

Annoying is a good word too :P I'm not saying their music isn't adventurous. They just don't connect with me in any way, and I do find most of their songs a bit pompous, and not in a good way.
Not even Brian's guitar connects with you?  That's what grabbed me at first.

He might have some tasty guitar playing...but I can't just listen to his guitar playing and not the rest of the band, can I ?
Why not?  That's how Alex won me over to snakes and arrows. :lol:  It certainly wasn't Geddy and his woo-hoo'ing in the songs.

:cheers:

I'm a casual fan of some of Brian's guitar playing but I really don't like Queen. There you go!!! :D :Alex:

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Posted 19 June 2017 - 05:20 PM

View PostNa na na, on 19 June 2017 - 09:06 AM, said:

Annoying is a good word too :P I'm not saying their music isn't adventurous. They just don't connect with me in any way, and I do find most of their songs a bit pompous, and not in a good way.

That makes more sense. As much as I don't share your opinion, I do understand it this way.

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Posted 19 June 2017 - 09:14 PM

View PostJ2112YYZ, on 19 June 2017 - 08:37 AM, said:

View PostNa na na, on 18 June 2017 - 04:41 PM, said:

View PostYYZumbi, on 18 June 2017 - 09:09 AM, said:

View PostNa na na, on 18 June 2017 - 05:50 AM, said:

Don't like Queen at all, so....

How can you NOT like Queen?

I find them boring, nothing about their music excites me...reminds me of Dire Straits in that way!

I don't like Queen either but they are far from boring. Very adventurous band musically. Not sure how you can hear a song like Bohemian Rhapsody and think they're boring.

Annoying is how I've always described them. Freddy was a fantastic singer but something about the overall sound always bothered me.

Who is Freddy? His name is Freddie!

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Posted 19 June 2017 - 09:21 PM

View PostEntre_Perpetuo, on 29 July 2016 - 09:39 PM, said:

You asked the wrong Rush fan. Let's see...my favorite album by my favorite band with my favorite singer who wrote my favorite song plus three of my other favorite instrumentalists of all time ever forever...vs. my 2.5 fav Rush album which failed to impress me the first time I listened to it....


You guess what I picked. :P

ABBA??




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