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Queen: Queen II (Elektra)

Jon Tiven, Zoo World, 18 July 1974

ABOVE ALL else, Queen excels. They excel at playing highly visceral rock 'n roll, they excel at bringing mythological elements into their music and appeal, they excel at being intelligent, they excel at creating an image consonant with their name without being a bunch of poofs, and they excel at selling records.

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