Queen - Sheer Heart Attack
Format: LP, Album, RE, RM, ½ S
Media Condition: Mint (M)
Sleeve Condition: Mint (M)
Style: Hard Rock, Pop Rock, Arena Rock
Factory sealed brand spanking new
Queen's "Sheer Heart Attack" is an audacious sonic journey that solidifies the band's reputation as one of rock's most innovative and versatile acts. Released in 1974, this album finds Queen deftly traversing various musical genres, showcasing their unparalleled musicianship and theatrical flair. With a mix of explosive rock anthems and experimental ballads, "Sheer Heart Attack" is a testament to the band's creative prowess and fearless experimentation.
The album's opening track, "Brighton Rock," sets the tone with its scorching guitar riffs and Freddie Mercury's electrifying vocals. From there, the album takes listeners on a rollercoaster ride of sonic diversity, weaving through the whimsical and artful "Killer Queen" to the swaggering "Stone Cold Crazy." Queen's ability to blend hard rock with intricate arrangements is exemplified in "In the Lap of the Gods," where the band showcases their instrumental dexterity and compositional complexity.
While the album brims with bombastic tracks, it's in the more introspective moments that "Sheer Heart Attack" truly shines. "Lily of the Valley" and "Dear Friends" reveal a softer side of Queen, highlighting Mercury's emotive vocals and the band's ability to evoke genuine emotion. The album's pièce de résistance, "Now I'm Here," is a sonic triumph that encapsulates Queen's dynamic range, seamlessly shifting from gentle verses to a triumphant chorus
Recorded at Trident, Wessex, Rockfield and Air Studios Mastered at Gateway Mastering Studios, Portland, ME ℗ 2011 Queen Productions Ltd under exclusive license to Universal International Music B.V. © 2015 Queen Productions Ltd. Made in Germany. Issued with a printed inner sleeve with lyrics and credits. Track times not stated on the release. Clocked with a stopwatch.
A1. Brighton Rock 5:10
A2. Killer Queen 3:00
A3. Tenement Funster 2:47
A4. Flick Of The Wrist 3:17
A5. Lily Of The Valley 1:45
A6. Now I'm Here 4:13
B1. In The Lap Of The Gods 3:23
B2. Stone Cold Crazy 2:14
B3. Dear Friends 1:08
B4. Misfire 1:50
B5. Bring Back That Leroy Brown 2:15
B6. She Makes Me (Stormtrooper In Stilettos) 4:09
B7. In The Lap Of The Gods... Revisited 3:47
Licensed To Universal International Music B.V.
Phonographic Copyright (p) Queen Productions Ltd.
Copyright (c) Queen Productions Ltd.
Pressed By Optimal Media GmbH
Published By Queen Music Ltd.
Published By EMI Music Publishing Ltd.
Recorded At Trident Studios
Recorded At Wessex Sound Studios
Recorded At Rockfield Studios
Recorded At Air Studios
Remastered At Gateway Mastering
Lacquer Cut At Abbey Road Studios