Your Favourite Featured Album for Tuesday 19th April 2011, 1.30 - 3.30 pm (AEST) was :
"The Queen Is Dead", by The Smiths (1986)
* 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?
- The Queen Is Dead is the third studio album by the English rock band The Smiths, released in June 1986.
- The album is popularly regarded as The Smiths' best album.
- Its mix of jangle pop, British Invasion, music hall, rockabilly and punk rock quickly became a British sensation and established The Smiths as one of the biggest bands of their era.
- The album reached number two on the UK album chart, maintaining a chart residency for 22 weeks, number 70 on the Billboard 200, and was certified Gold by the RIAA in late 1990. (Source)
- 1986 in music ... 25 years ago ...