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Queen: A Day At The Races (Elektra)

Wesley Strick, Circus, 28 February 1977

OKAY, SO they're effete, flaky, fey. And proud. So what? This (sort-of) sequel (self-produced) to A Night at the Opera reeks of arch naivete. Freddie Mercury warbles with lunatic ebullience. There's cracked innocence and frisky excess here.

Total word count of piece: 389


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