Queen – A Night at the Opera (1975/2015) [Official Digital Download 24bit/96kHz]

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Queen – A Night at the Opera (1975/2015)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/96 kHz | Time – 43:12 minutes | 984 MB | Genre: Rock
Studio Masters, Official Digital Download | Front Cover | © Hollywood Records

Digitally remastered edition of the British Pomp Rock band’s 1975 album. A Night At The Opera, named after the Marx Bros film, is widely acclaimed as one of the greatest albums of all time. Exceptional on every level, musically, lyrically and artistically, Queen took the strongest elements of their previous two albums to make the ultimate winning combination. The most expensive album ever recorded at that time, it delivered Rock, Opera, Heavy Metal, romance, ballads, Pop, sci-fi Folk, music hall, Trad Jazz and even the National Anthem. The album contains perhaps the most famous Rock song of all time, ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’, which went on to spend 14 weeks at #1. Queen also recorded the first official Pop promo for ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ as they were on tour and could not appear on Top of The Pops and this video paved the way for MTV and VH1.

Queen were straining at the boundaries of hard rock and heavy metal on Sheer Heart Attack, but they broke down all the barricades on A Night at the Opera, a self-consciously ridiculous and overblown hard rock masterpiece. Using the multi-layered guitars of its predecessor as a foundation, A Night at the Opera encompasses metal (“Death on Two Legs,” “Sweet Lady”), pop (the lovely, shimmering “You’re My Best Friend”), campy British music hall (“Lazing on a Sunday Afternoon,” “Seaside Rendezvous”), and mystical prog rock (“’39,” “The Prophet’s Song”), eventually bringing it all together on the pseudo-operatic “Bohemian Rhapsody.” In short, it’s a lot like Queen’s own version of Led Zeppelin IV, but where Zep find dark menace in bombast, Queen celebrate their own pomposity. No one in the band takes anything too seriously, otherwise the arrangements wouldn’t be as ludicrously exaggerated as they are. But the appeal — and the influence — of A Night at the Opera is in its detailed, meticulous productions. It’s prog rock with a sense of humor as well as dynamics, and Queen never bettered their approach anywhere else.
– Stephen Thomas Erlewine


1. Queen – ’39 (03:30)
2. Queen – Bohemian Rhapsody (05:54)
3. Queen – Death On Two Legs (Dedicated To…) (03:43)
4. Queen – God Save The Queen (01:13)
5. Queen – Good Company (03:23)
6. Queen – I’m In Love With My Car (03:05)
7. Queen – Lazing on a Sunday Afternoon (01:07)
8. Queen – Love Of My Life (03:39)
9. Queen – Seaside Rendezvous (02:19)
10. Queen – Sweet Lady (04:03)
11. Queen – The Prophet’s Song (08:20)
12. Queen – You’re My Best Friend (02:52)


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