Brian May wrote "Brighton Rock" in 1973 with the intention of the song being included on Queen II, but as Queen was unable to record the song for their second album, it was included on their third album Sheer Heart Attack.
The song is probably best-known for its lengthy guitar solo interlude. This featured May's technique of using multiple echoes used to build up guitar harmony and contrapuntal melodic lines. The studio version only contains one "main" guitar and one… read more
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