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Greatest Hits I, II & III - The Platinum Collection (3CD)

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  • Note the name of this compilation of songs. “Queens greatest hits”. Not the best of, or queen stuff or something like that. The first 2 Cds are great but the third is pure rubbish! Maybe it is because the 3rd is severely wanting that they felt the need to combine it with the other two. What is the point? You probably already own at least GH one or two or maybe “classic queen” but there is no real reason to own GH3. Don’t buy it!

    Queen is one of my all time favorite rock bands and i own 2/3 of all their albums. I persoanlly think it is an abomination that songs performed by other people would make a so called queen CD. If somebody wants to do a queen tribute Cd using various artists much like they did with elton john’s songs it would be great. But to throw these songs onto queen greatest hits CD? It’s obvious that this is just a way to keep the wheel greased. That maybe; probably; a wycliff jean, david bowie, elton john or george micheal fan will snap this up just because they appear on it. I just think it harms the queen legacy.

    I also object to using marginally popular solo efforts on a GH CD. Including freedie’s or brian’s solo material just cheapens evertything. The solo stuff just isn’t the same, isn’t as good. Sorry.

    Want to experience queen? Than buy the first album “Queen”. Then buy “Queen 2″ and then maybe “Night at the opera”. Experience one of rock’s great bands the way you should.

    Posted on March 5, 2010