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JAZZ

Queen

 

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3.47 | 422 ratings

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b_olariu
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4 stars Queen final intristing and worth to have in your collection album. Jazz is the final studio album of Queen from the '70's , exactly from 1978. While they never been a prog band, they incorporate here and there some eclectic elements in their albums, specialy the early ones, leaving the listner very pleased for what he hears. Queen always knew to capture the fans with intristing combinations between excellent guitar arpeggios made by Brian May and the stunning performance of mercury on piano and keys. The band as whole in the '70's had a very solid reputation , both in studio and concerts - albums like Sheer heart attack, Night at the opera are classics of music in genaral but also Killers live is a document hard not to noticed if you are in this kind of music. Now, Jazz is a little more popier than the previos release, but nevertheless captured again that mood only Queen knows to do it - just listen to Mustapha or If You Can't Beat Them, Don't Stop Me Now and More of That Jazz again real classic moments in Queen's catalogue. Queen remains one of the most known bands ever with an unforgetable contribution to the music, even today they influenced hundreds of bands, because of the intristing vocal harmonies, the intelligent guitar arrangements and a solid rythm section. So, a solid album and a damn good one to end a decade that for sure will never come back, in musical terms. 4 stars for Jazz.
b_olariu | 4/5 |

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