Some Enchanted Evening (live album) by Blue Öyster Cult

Some Enchanted Evening by Blue Öyster Cult
(Live album)
Year: 1978
Overall rank: 17,631st   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
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75/100 (from 52 votes)
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Some Enchanted Evening is ranked 11th best out of 32 albums by Blue Öyster Cult on

The best album by Blue Öyster Cult is Secret Treaties which is ranked number 1511 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 1,150.

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From 07/03/2022 08:47
Excellent BOC early years sampler. The title perhaps suggests it was one live venue, in fact it isn't a true live album, each track is from a different venue, although it has been put together cleverly so when listening you hardly realise. Worth owning for Godzilla and Reaper.
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From 02/19/2019 18:51
Blue Öyster Cult add more and more melodic elements to their Rough edged sound of the early days and suddenly they create "Hits". Astronomy, ETI, Don't Fear The Reaper… a great addition to more Basic stuff like R.U. Ready 2 Rock and Godzilla. By the way: There's a re-release with 7 additional tracks.
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From 12/08/2018 00:52
Worth having for the song "Astronomy" alone. The best version of this great song.
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From 09/22/2017 17:03
Short and to the point. There are things about this I like. "R U Ready 2 Rock." But a lot more I don't like..."Kick Out The Jams" and "We Gotta Get Out Of This Place."
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From 12/15/2016 16:00
Despite its short duration, this is a fantastic live album. The live R U Ready to Rock may be the hottest live album opening ever. The rest of the album manages to maintain the momentum. Highly recommended.
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From 06/09/2014 01:53
With only 7 songs, this is not really meant to capture the full BOC concert experience, but rather to provide a sampling of what the band sounds like live. On that level it works really well. BOC's two best songs (Don't Fear the Reaper and Godzilla) are featured here, and the cover of The Animals' We Gotta Get Out of This Place is a nice inclusion.
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