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LIVE MAGIC

Queen

 

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1.72 | 61 ratings

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tuxon
1 stars A poor excuse for a live album, the songs are good, the performance is equally great, as can be expected from a band of Queens kaliber, but the production is awfull. I remember buying this album with huge expectations, just a view at the setlist made me drule with anticipation, but I didn't noticed the song length, only some songs are played in entirety, most songs are edited down to fit in a fifty minute album. horrible. I was really appaled when I put this in my CD player.

The full length songs are good, with a recommendation for Another One Bites The Dust, one of my least favourite Queen songs, but on this version it really is great, I had it incorporated in a live compilation tape I made, between Deep Purple's Highway Star and Whole Lotta Love from Led Zeppelin, worked really well.

But even songs that normally last 2 till 3 minutes where edited down to be even shorter, the production ruined and destroyed something that could have been a great album. Later on they released a full length concert registration, that's far superior compared to this evil after-birth. Get Live at Wembley instead, for the setlist and Queen's performance is great.

STAY AWAY FROM THIS. One star because of Another One Bites The Dust, they should have called this 'Live eviL'.

tuxon | 1/5 |

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