Thursday, 19 August 2010

'A Day At the Races' by Queen

"The Pram's Album Show" on 2MCE-FM presents...

Your Favourite Featured Album for Tuesday 24th August 2010, 1.30 - 3.30 pm (AEST) was :

"A Day At the Races", by Queen (1976)

* Where were you when you first heard songs from this album?
* What does this album remind you of?
* Who were you with when you first heard music from this album?
* Why does this albums' music sound special to you?
* What were you doing when you first heard music from this album?
* How does hearing songs from this album make you feel?
  • A number of publications have cited A Day at the Races as one of the band's finest works.
  • George Starostin wrote, "Considering that it does have its fair share of indisputable classics and that the boys' songwriting and arranging are still at an all-time high, I give it a nine..."
  • The album peaked at number one in the UK, Japan and the Netherlands.
  • It reached number five on the US Billboard 200 and was Queen's fifth album to ship gold (500,000 units shipped) in the US.
  • It subsequently reached platinum status (one million shipped) in the US. (Source)

On next week's program, your featured album will be : 'Diesel and Dust' by Midnight Oil.

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