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Queen United Kingdom 

See also: Queen + Paul Rodgers.

The best album by Queen is A Night At The Opera which is ranked number 70 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 27,381.

Queen is ranked number 44 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 57,339.

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Queen best albums

The following albums by Queen are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

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RankAlbumArtist
1.

A Night At The OperaUnited Kingdom Queen
Year of Release:1975Appears in:917 charts
Rank in 1975:4Rank Score:27,381
Rank in 1970s20Overall Rank:70
Average Rating:  83/100 (1,242 votes)
Comments: 90 comments
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2.

Sheer Heart AttackUnited Kingdom Queen
Year of Release:1974Appears in:278 charts
Rank in 1974:8Rank Score:4,435
Rank in 1970s126Overall Rank:500
Average Rating:  78/100 (478 votes)
Comments: 31 comments
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3.

Queen IIUnited Kingdom Queen
Year of Release:1974Appears in:192 charts
Rank in 1974:10Rank Score:3,745
Rank in 1970s143Overall Rank:576
Average Rating:  78/100 (438 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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4.

A Day At The RacesUnited Kingdom Queen
Year of Release:1976Appears in:213 charts
Rank in 1976:12Rank Score:2,912
Rank in 1970s175Overall Rank:731
Average Rating:  77/100 (384 votes)
Comments: 22 comments
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5.

News Of The WorldUnited Kingdom Queen
Year of Release:1977Appears in:199 charts
Rank in 1977:21Rank Score:2,713
Rank in 1970s186Overall Rank:783
Average Rating:  76/100 (360 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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6.

InnuendoUnited Kingdom Queen
Year of Release:1991Appears in:155 charts
Rank in 1991:18Rank Score:2,570
Rank in 1990s171Overall Rank:817
Average Rating:  73/100 (262 votes)
Comments: 23 comments
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7.

Greatest Hits
Compilation
United Kingdom Queen
Year of Release:1981Appears in:75 charts
Rank in 1981:13Rank Score:1,967
Rank in 1980s166Overall Rank:1,049
Average Rating:  82/100 (258 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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8.

The GameUnited Kingdom Queen
Year of Release:1980Appears in:148 charts
Rank in 1980:24Rank Score:1,785
Rank in 1980s184Overall Rank:1,148
Average Rating:  73/100 (274 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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9.

JazzUnited Kingdom Queen
Year of Release:1978Appears in:138 charts
Rank in 1978:21Rank Score:1,739
Rank in 1970s264Overall Rank:1,176
Average Rating:  73/100 (268 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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The WorksUnited Kingdom Queen
Year of Release:1984Appears in:122 charts
Rank in 1984:23Rank Score:1,408
Rank in 1980s226Overall Rank:1,382
Average Rating:  71/100 (189 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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Overall band rank: 44

This may not be a complete discography for Queen. This listing only shows those albums by this artist that appear in at least one chart on this site. If an album is 'missing' that you think deserves to be here, you can include it in your own chart from the My Charts page!

Queen best tracks

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1.Bohemian Rhapsody
(from the album A Night At The Opera)
 93/100 (868 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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2.Somebody To Love
(from the album A Day At The Races)
 88/100 (195 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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3.Don't Stop Me Now
(from the album Jazz)
 88/100 (210 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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4.The Show Must Go On
(from the album Innuendo)
 88/100 (179 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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5.Killer Queen
(from the album Sheer Heart Attack)
 87/100 (232 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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6.Under Pressure (Feat. David Bowie)
(from the album Hot Space)
 87/100 (188 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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7.Death On Two Legs (Dedicated To...)
(from the album A Night At The Opera)
 86/100 (285 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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8.Innuendo
(from the album Innuendo)
 86/100 (136 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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9.'39
(from the album A Night At The Opera)
 86/100 (281 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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10.You're My Best Friend
(from the album A Night At The Opera)
 85/100 (302 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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11.The March Of The Black Queen
(from the album Queen II)
 85/100 (122 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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12.We Are The Champions
(from the album News Of The World)
 85/100 (145 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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13.Who Wants To Live Forever
(from the album A Kind Of Magic)
 85/100 (84 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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14.These Are The Days Of Our Lives
(from the album Innuendo)
 85/100 (72 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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15.Seven Seas Of Rhye
(from the album Queen II)
 84/100 (129 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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16.Another One Bites The Dust
(from the album The Game)
 84/100 (146 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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17.Crazy Little Thing Called Love
(from the album The Game)
 84/100 (92 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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18.Nevermore
(from the album Queen II)
 84/100 (96 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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19.Bicycle Race
(from the album Jazz)
 84/100 (87 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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20.The Prophet's Song
(from the album A Night At The Opera)
 84/100 (217 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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Queen ratings

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From LedZep 05/31/2017 14:22
I don't know what to think about them. Really love some songs, but the singles are just not that great in my ears. Too much 80s glam feel I guess. I Want to Break Free? Radio Gaga? Mediocre at best... The March of the Black Queen and Stone Cold Crazy? Masterpieces. Freddie was a magnificent vocalist and frontman, but not the best ever in my book. Brian May is a beast on that guitar tho. Like I said, mixed emotions. Just my opinion, don't kill me Queen fans :)
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From hoyquarlow 02/26/2017 12:11
Haven't listen to those guys for at least 10 years...They were a great band. They had both an awesome singer and an awesome guitarist, which is rather rare.
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From Daydreamer 01/26/2017 15:13
The fabolous Queen. My first great love in the world of music. I kinda didn't know where to go from there because they are so incredibly unique that no one sounds like them. And I mean no one. Not even close. You can find something for everyone in their discography since they are very diverse and love to try many different styles.
Even though they are probaly more a singles than an albums band, their albums from the 70's are still very strong and even in the 80's when the albums weren't as consistent you could also find a couple of great songs on each album.
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From TheHutts 01/25/2017 00:02
While the group’s style didn’t evolve too much over the years, apart from to remain in step with prevailing trends, they always presented a fair bit of diversity; of the two dominant writers, Mercury tended towards show tunes and May tended towards hard rock, while Deacon and Taylor had less distinctive styles and wrote in more of a pop/rock vein. This approach to writing meant that the group’s albums tended to be incoherent; most of the time it feels like they’re writing to have something to write music to, rather than communicating anything particularly heartfelt or profound. Because of the range of writers, lyrical subjects and styles, none of their albums hang together perfectly. But that’s the negative side; the writers all had a good sense of melody and a distinctive palette of sounds to work with, and their albums almost always have a handful of really good songs – few other groups with a twenty year tenure have such an even distribution of radio hits throughout their discography, as radio listeners are just as likely to be acquainted with ‘Killer Queen’ from 1974 or ‘Bicycle Race’ from 1978 as they are with ‘A Kind of Magic’ from 1986 or ‘The Show Must Go On’ from 1991. And their albums strike a nice balance between innovation and accessibility; even though some of their material could be categorised as progressive rock or metal, they’re not difficult for casual music listeners to grasp.
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From garycottier 11/11/2016 14:08
Queen were one of those bands that were totally unique, they never sounded like anyone else but themselves. They had incredible songs, especially the singles, but there were some fantastic album tracks too. Bohemian rhapsody, Killer queen, Another one bites the dust, and, somebody to love, are all classic singles, but there's also, '39, Get down, make love, Jealousy, It's late, and, I'm in love with my car, all great album tracks. Queen never took themselves too seriously and their relationship with their fans was always very important. All four members contributed great songs to their records and their videos, especially in the eighties, were always a lot of fun. Queen were one of those very few bands that crossed over into all genres, everyone likes at least one Queen song. They may not be thought of as cool, and they may have veered a little too close to commerciality in the second half of their career, but they were always entertaining and superb live as their amazing show at Live Aid shows us. There will never be another band quite so brilliant, unique, and bizarre again. A great band.
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From InsanityPrawnBoy 10/04/2016 07:38
Ah, Queen. What a group. What a bunch of talent. Totally unique.
Some here have said they're a singles group, but I disagree. Sure, they had excellent singles (Queen's Greatest Hits has to be thee best greatest hits album ever), but to say they were a singles group is a serious oversight. Their 70s albums (in particular their initial run of albums), many artists would've given their right arm to have come up with albums that great - from the debut through to A Day At The Races, all of which were consistently brilliant (Especially Queen II, Sheer Heart Attack and A Night At The Opera). And after the initial run, there's some fine (and fun) albums, News Of The World, Jazz, The Game, The Works, and Innuendo spring to mind.
In north America, their popularity dipped off in the early to mid 80s due to the luke-warm reception to Hot Space, Freddie not wanting to tour there, and the payola issues which meant their new material wasn't getting airplay (radio airplay was vital if you wanted to sell a single in the 80s). Globally (outside North America) Queen remained huge and went from strength to strength - something which a lot of the major 70s acts didn't manage to do.
All in all, Queen were a superb group, deserving of their place in music history as one of the all time greats.
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From albumceleste 08/14/2016 02:22
They had two great talented guys, wrote a fair amount of classic tunes and were a great live act.
But they were pompous and a bit kitsch when it comes to arrangements.

IMO -unless you're a diehard fan- Queen essential is covered by having one or two greatest hits albums and some live concert of your preference.
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From Strangel 07/20/2016 12:47
Queen were a band driven by enormous talent that seemed to only lift their art to great heights sporadically. There are no albums that are consistently brilliant like the truly great albums released by talented bands. Freddie had the charisma that drew you in like great bands had with your Morrisons, Lennons, Jaggers, Bonos, Yorkes, Plants etc. His voice was probably better than any from the great bands. Brian May was a genius in the class of Page, Clapton, Harrison, Greenwood, Richard etc. But, despite this immense talent I feel that they never really put it all together as well as their potential promised. They still had many classic songs pulled here and there from various albums which probably makes them a great compilations band. I'm sure they were great live too. Just too much rubbish amongst the gold.
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From DeusExMackia 03/25/2016 13:09
Weak albums and a limited back catalogue outside of their most famous songs, but as far as live performances and sheer power go, Queen are very hard to top.
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