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Operation: Mindcrime

by Queensryche

Operation: Mindcrime by Queensryche

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Operation: Mindcrime

by Queensryche

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Label: Capitol Records
In 1988, a Seattle band who'd previously looked like new-romantic fops traded in cross-dressing for deep thinking: a complicated, convoluted concept album about very important stuff, with sinister side effects of changing technology top on the list. Also: conspiracies of the wealthy, brain control, prostitutes disguised as nuns, and revolutionaries setting fire to the White House! Queensryche presented themselves as too brainy to be a hair band, but they were sort of one anyway, even though they were also weighty and pompous enough to pass muster as "real" metal for non-false headbangers.

About This Album

In 1988, a Seattle band who'd previously looked like new-romantic fops traded in cross-dressing for deep thinking: a complicated, convoluted concept album about very important stuff, with sinister side effects of changing technology top on the list. Also: conspiracies of the wealthy, brain control, prostitutes disguised as nuns, and revolutionaries setting fire to the White House! Queensryche presented themselves as too brainy to be a hair band, but they were sort of one anyway, even though they were also weighty and pompous enough to pass muster as "real" metal for non-false headbangers.

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About This Album

In 1988, a Seattle band who'd previously looked like new-romantic fops traded in cross-dressing for deep thinking: a complicated, convoluted concept album about very important stuff, with sinister side effects of changing technology top on the list. Also: conspiracies of the wealthy, brain control, prostitutes disguised as nuns, and revolutionaries setting fire to the White House! Queensryche presented themselves as too brainy to be a hair band, but they were sort of one anyway, even though they were also weighty and pompous enough to pass muster as "real" metal for non-false headbangers.