Queen II

Queen - Queen II
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Based on 5 reviews
1974 Ratings: #70 / 104
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Based on 371 ratings
1974 Ratings: #130
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Queen 2 shows improvements on basically every front, more great songs, better songwriting, more complex and memorable tracks, it's more of a glam rock with prog rock elements here now instead of the other way around on this album.

Saying these guys have an all killer no filler album would be a stretch but honestly like what...10 out of these 11 tracks are fantastic, the other one being an instrumental which I don't care about because honestly, Queen instrumentals never did much to me, like ... read more


Going Slightly Mad with Queen (episode 2: The battle of the Black and White Queens)

Queen follow there already good debut album with an excellent semi conceptual follow up. Basically everything from the last album is improved on with this album. Production miles better, feels a lot more cinematic and in style of some of Queens future projects. Also feel like Freddie's vocals and lyrics have improved as well on here, it really feels like everybody put their soul into this album to make it ... read more


Another good album from Queen. There are so many great transitions on here, almost every track flows perfectly into the next. There does seem to be some filler towards the start of this project, or at least some tracks that don't add much to it. There are also some tracks that sound eerily similar to future tracks by them, and there are even some tracks that sound reminiscent of other groups. However, Queen definitely added their own spin to this. Even with tracks that sound similar to other ... read more


A pleasant listen but nothing in particular that stood out.


Really fun stuff they did here, “March of the Black Queen” is an amazing song.



"Queen II" is the second studio album by the British Rock band "Queen". The album marked the bands leap in studio production with 16 multi-tracked vocals, guitars and various overdubs of various instruments. Following a commercial failure with their debut album "Queen", their second effort brought them up higher with their first Top 10 hit "Seven Seas Of Rhye". Having started recording before the official release of their debut, the album ... read more

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Track List

  1. Procession
  2. Father to Son
  3. White Queen (As It Began)
  4. Some Day One Day
  5. The Loser in the End
  6. Ogre Battle
  7. The Fairy Feller's Master-Stroke
  8. Nevermore
  9. The March of the Black Queen
  10. Funny How Love Is
  11. Seven Seas of Rhye
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Added on: June 9, 2013