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Queen: Sheer Heart Attack

John Mendelsohn, Phonograph Record, March 1975

HAVING BEEN duly, uh, blown away by the opening tracks on their previous two albums, I prepared to savor the first cut on Queen's Sheer Heart Attack with what might have been described as drooling anticipation, only to discover that ‘Brighton Rock’ is a little more than Brian May attempting to convince us that he, and neither Robin Trower nor anyone else, is Jimi Hendrix incarnate.

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