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3 stars Like I did on the first greatest hits collection I will review this song by song with ratings. Reasons see GH 1.

1. A kind of magic: 2,5 stars

2. Under pressure: 2,75 stars

3. Radio ga ga: 2,75 stars

4. I want it all: 4,5 stars

5. I want to break free: 2,25 stars

6. Innuendo: 4,25 stars

7. It's a hard life: 3 stars

8. Breakthru: 3,5 stars

9. Who wants to live forever: 4 stars

10. Headlong: 3,25 stars

11. The miracle: 3 stars

12. I'm going slightly mad: 2,75 stars

13. Invisible man: 2,75 stars

14. Hammer to fall: 4,5 stars

15. Friends will be friends: 3,75 stars

16. Show must go on: 4,25 stars

17. One vision: 4,25 stars

So that makes GH 2 a far better compiliation than GH 1. Even though that will not be noticeable in the rounded off ratingresult. Because this appears to be a 3,4 rounded down to 3 also. Special note: though maybe not the best, the 9th and 16th song are most impressive lyricwise and probably also in historical and emotional way. For obvious reasons I think. Overall conclusion about the two major collections: I like Queen best when they play the rougher songs, I think they would have made a great (hard)rockband. But as we know Queen chose a different path and it has proved to be the wise one (at least commercially).

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