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NOTW 40th Anniversary - Media / reviews

Postby TheHero » Fri Nov 03, 2017 7:32 pm

Rolling Stone Magazine: 10 facts you didn't know:

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/featu ... ow-w509957

A couple of new things for me there too actually.
 
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Re: NOTW 40th Anniversary - Media / reviews

Postby TheHero » Fri Nov 03, 2017 7:36 pm

First review of the box:

MOJO music magazine: 4/5 stars :-)

https://brianmay.com/queen/queennews/qu ... 17.html#44

Reference to John Deacon, Freddie and Brian discussing on some of the raw session songs.


First official presentation for the press with Bob Harris:

http://www.queenonline.com/news/raw-ses ... tt-everitt

 
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Re: NOTW 40th Anniversary - Media / reviews

Postby TheHero » Fri Nov 03, 2017 7:39 pm

Classic Rock Magazine (Team Rock): Online review: 4 stars out of 5

http://teamrock.com/review/2017-11-03/q ... bum-review




Classic Rock Magazine (physical magazine):
Two page 8/10 review:

 
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Re: NOTW 40th Anniversary - Media / reviews

Postby TheHero » Fri Nov 03, 2017 7:50 pm

BBC:

Queen: Rock The World behind-the-scenes archive documentary:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b09d5xpf
 
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Postby adatr » Fri Nov 03, 2017 8:56 pm

The mojo review talks to this notion that the general public aren’t interested in these raw unpolished Gems on the raw sessions disk

The reviewer mark blake makes the point it is intriguing for a music fan to hear an unpolished , not over produced queen. It’s the raw sessions mKe this product is his opinion
 
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Re: NOTW 40th Anniversary - Media / reviews

Postby TheHero » Fri Nov 03, 2017 9:56 pm

Classic Rock writes:

The raw sessions are ordered to offer a radical reading of the album, in sequence. Freddie sings May’s All Dead, All Dead; We Are The Champions is looser, longer; other tracks just ad lib more as they fade. For full-on Queen fans, this chance to hear previously inner-circle-only Mercury vocals, in his pomp, will be irresistible.
 
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Postby TheHero » Fri Nov 03, 2017 9:59 pm

adatr wrote:The mojo review talks to this notion that the general public aren’t interested in these raw unpolished Gems on the raw sessions disk

The reviewer mark blake makes the point it is intriguing for a music fan to hear an unpolished , not over produced queen. It’s the raw sessions mKe this product is his opinion


Exactly. The raw CD is meant for hardcore fans, while there are other things in this box meant for the general public.

The documentary DVD includes exclusive live clips from Houston according to the Classic Rock review.
 
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Re: NOTW 40th Anniversary - Media / reviews

Postby TheHero » Sun Nov 05, 2017 6:31 am

Telegraph:

Queen: Rock the World, review: this long-lost documentary was a dream for fans

Rating: 4/5

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/tv/2017/11/0 ... ream-fans/


Really committed Queen fans are the ones that would most adore this film but it was also fascinating historical record of how successful late Seventies rock was concocted, managed and performed –
 
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Re: NOTW 40th Anniversary - Media / reviews

Postby TheHero » Fri Nov 17, 2017 11:29 pm

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H*** this is a beautiful set! :inlove:
Those posters, I was not aware of them.
A nice addition! :)
 
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Re: NOTW 40th Anniversary - Media / reviews

Postby TheHero » Sat Nov 18, 2017 1:26 pm

Latest review:

Glide Magazine: QUEEN ‘NEWS OF THE WORLD’ BOX SET IS A STUNNER
https://glidemagazine.com/197257/queen- ... um-review/
 
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Re: NOTW 40th Anniversary - Media / reviews

Postby musicalprostitute » Sun Nov 19, 2017 3:08 pm

TheHero wrote:Latest review:

Glide Magazine: QUEEN ‘NEWS OF THE WORLD’ BOX SET IS A STUNNER
https://glidemagazine.com/197257/queen- ... um-review/


Trouble with all these internet reviews is the quality of the writing: this piece says some nice things about the band, but it is clear the author of the piece cannot write properly; shame, because it really takes something away from the review when one sees that the person does not know how to construct a proper English sentence.
 
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