"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)
* 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)
- 1976 in music ... 37 years ago ...
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