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Old September 14 2008, 11:50 AM   #2
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Re: Queen + Paul Rodgers: Cosmos Rocks

I haven't been in any real anticipation for this album. I caught the lineup at last year's VH1 Rock Honors, and found that Paul Rodgers was really a bad fit for Queen. I think it was Rodgers' overuse of his "whoa-oh-oh-oh" ad-libs, or the fact that he couldn't hit the notes like Freddie could. I really loved it when the Foo Fighters joined with Queen and did a great version of "Tie Your Mother Down", thankfully that tune was Rodgers-less. But after that show, I doubt I will go out of my way to listen to this new album because of Paul Rodgers. And this is coming from a fan of Free, Bad Company and the Firm.
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