A Kind of Magic

A Kind of Magic is an album by the English Rock band Queen. It was released in 1986 and was the band’s twelfth album. It is a special Queen album for several reasons. First, A Kind of Magic reached number one in the UK charts, and it sold over 100,000 copies in the first week. It stayed in the UK charts for 63 weeks. Another reason why this is album is special is because of the way it was recorded. This album was the first Queen album to be recorded digitally. Also, Queen allowed cameramen to film them while they were recording it. They had never done that before.

Another reason this album is special is because A Kind of Magic was Queen’s last album which was promoted with a concert tour. The reason for this was because the group’s lead singer, Freddie Mercury, was diagnosed with AIDS in 1987. The final reason is this album had three huge hit songs on it. The album’s title track A Kind of Magic, One Vision, and Friends Will Be Friends all made it to number one in the charts in the UK. Most Queen Fans would agree that A Kind of Magic is an exceptional album.



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