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Snapcase
23-05-2002, 21:25:54
In every feature on or review of the new Queen musical they mention that (a) The Songs Don't Fit The story™ and (b) Ben Elton is a Shit Musical Writer™.

What every single reviewer blatantly fails to understand is that (c) Queen are shit. Not a single reviewer has dared go out against the songs. Why?

Sean
23-05-2002, 21:40:16
God save the Queen, duh. It’s like Save the Wales on two for one.

Lazarus and the Gimp
23-05-2002, 22:01:21
It's "Spot the skeleton in the closet" time!

How many Queen albums does Snapcase own?

Snapcase
23-05-2002, 22:02:48
Three.

Sean
23-05-2002, 22:06:21
You cheated.

Snapcase
23-05-2002, 22:13:07
Yes. I've got a sinful past, but I've been Saved by Rock 'n' Roll and I'm now spreading my mission to the world.

Sean
23-05-2002, 22:13:36
Wasn’t that the plot of the Queen musical?

Snapcase
23-05-2002, 22:13:43
I confess, oh beat, I confess!

Ahleluhjah!

Snapcase
23-05-2002, 22:14:58
Originally posted by Sean
Wasn’t that the plot of the Queen musical?

Basically. It involved Queen being the saviours of real rock over crass commercialism which is a laughable concept really.

Lazarus and the Gimp
23-05-2002, 22:18:27
Yes! I can smell your guilt.

Snapcase
23-05-2002, 22:25:45
I own "worse" stuff from a respect viewpoint, but it's stuff I actually like rather than stuff I once liked....

Tizzy
24-05-2002, 08:28:31
Originally posted by Snapcase


(c) Queen are shit.

Why?

FunkyFingers
24-05-2002, 08:45:36
Queen rule

Noisy
24-05-2002, 09:01:07
Queen started off ruling for the first three or four albums but then became shit. It all built up to 'Seven Seas of Rhye', and then collapsed in a heap of commercialism. While I think that Queen are one of the greatest bands so far, I am unable to defend them against charges that they caved in to commercialism and gave up the rock ideal.

Funkodrom
24-05-2002, 09:33:08
Originally posted by Tizzy


Why?

Don't worry about it, if Snapcase doesn't like it then that's pretty much a seal of approval.

Snapcase
24-05-2002, 09:52:07
"Because they're extremely unexiciting in every sense of the word?"

Queen = Boredom

Tizzy
24-05-2002, 09:53:17
Originally posted by MikeH


Don't worry about it, if Snapcase doesn't like it then that's pretty much a seal of approval.

I know, I just wanted to see why he thought that

Funkodrom
24-05-2002, 09:56:45
He likes Silver Ginger 5 but I think that's the exception that proves the rule.

Tizzy
24-05-2002, 10:33:47
There's always one :)

Funkodrom
24-05-2002, 10:43:19
Has anyone read A Big Boy Did it and Ran Away (http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASIN/0349114676/ref=pd_sim_b_dp/202-3475440-2195809) by Thomas Brookmyre? Hillarious. The terrorist, Simon, in that had a load of Queen albums as a kid and then later was really embarassed by them because he thought they weren't cool. Brillant book.

Snapcase
24-05-2002, 10:55:15
I'm sure they're cool. They're just shit. Predictable, overblown pointless shit.

Funkodrom
24-05-2002, 10:58:03
What's the point of music? For people to enjoy? People enjoy Queen so they have a point. I sometimes say music is pointless but I know I'm wrong when I say it.

You just don't like them although you used to like them enough to buy three albums worth of their songs.

Snapcase
24-05-2002, 11:00:58
So what? I'm sure everyone has a dynamic, changing taste in music. What did you litsen to when you were fifteen?

Snapcase
24-05-2002, 11:02:56
Queen is exactly the type of band you'd litsen to and enjoy before you started seriously searching for good music. I mean, they're not the antithesis of everything good, they're just... Lesser.

Funkodrom
24-05-2002, 11:03:21
91/92? Nirvana, Stone Temple Pilots, Alice in Chains, Mudhoney, Soundgarden

Funkodrom
24-05-2002, 11:08:14
Then between 94-97 I got into a lot of Indy Schmindy and dance, trance and hip-hop. Got back into rock when there started to be some good bands around again a couple of years ago. Didn't miss anything other than Korn who I find unlistenable.