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THE MIRACLE

Queen

 

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3.20 | 357 ratings

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ZowieZiggy
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2 stars It was really painful to review the latest works of one of my beloved band from the mid seventies. So many poor releases were quite a shame. But "Queen" were not the first to fall pretty low in terms of quality music during these days.

This album is slightly better than their previous ones, but expecting some grandeur like featured in their first five albums is hopeless. When you listen to the first two songs, you have understood that the worse can be expected even if there are still hopes with songs as "The Miracle". Not brilliant but vocally and melodically above par.

Lots of very average songs are unfortunately available here. "Breakthru" being one of the best. A classic number but waaaaaaay beyond their greatest work.

If ever you were tired of these awful disco beats, press next to avoid to listen to "Rain Must Fall". Just a poor joke of a song. But this album isn't really good. Too much weak songs with average melody. No great rocking numbers. Just a bunch of below average pop songs again.

The band is just releasing another weak album. I know that it is difficult to compare some works of a group but frankly, this album is MILES away to be a miracle. Boring tunes, that's for sure. But innovative music? Forget it!

Even if there are some reviewers rating this album with FIVE stars (a masterpiece ?), I can't go over two. Another poor "Queen" album. Is it necessary to tell you that you shouldn't expect any prog in here. Maybe for their next album?

ZowieZiggy | 2/5 |

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