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Posted: 17 Oct 07, 04:50 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

So, according to Brian:

"Then we came back for a brief rest, but then went into the studio in Montreux, on the banks of Lake Geneva … and were visited by a chap who happened to live nearby, David Bowie. We actually recorded a few tracks together, but only really finished one new collaboration, "Under Pressure"."

Is this a case of Brian not knowing or remembering what happened or has Greggy Boy lead us up the garden path again?


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Posted: 17 Oct 07, 05:06 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Under Pressure has happened. Non ? :p

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Posted: 17 Oct 07, 06:03 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Its just possible that there was more than the two known tracks (Under Pressure and Cool Cat) recorded and that either Brian, John, Roger, Freddie or David took those recording home with them and kept them in their personal collection.

So dont just assume that Greg is to blame.


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Posted: 17 Oct 07, 06:50 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

" Its just possible that there was more than the two known tracks (Under Pressure and Cool Cat) recorded and that either Brian, John, Roger, Freddie or David took those recording home with them and kept them in their personal collection. "

Talking about real private collectors

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Posted: 17 Oct 07, 08:10 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Isn't it funny that Brian doesn't remember the year they did Rainbow?


John hated HS. Fred's fave singer was not PR. Roger didn't compose 'Innuendo.' Witness testimonies are often inaccurate. Scotland's not in England. 'Bo Rhap' hasn't got 180 voices.
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Posted: 17 Oct 07, 09:37 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

No not really. I'm 21, and I can't even remember when I started to play guitar..

I know I started playing in a band in 2001... Or was it 2000? But I have absolutely no clue how long i've been playing before.


Is it so hard to aknowledge that music and Brian's and Queens entire oevre is just his work? Can you remember in which year you got a 7.3 for your Maths examn? Or the date of a specific question in an English test?

This guy is 60 years old, would you remember every single piece of work you did on an evening almost 35 years ago?
Don't forget that concerts like Marquee, Rainbow, Earls Court, Hammersmith, Houston and Wembley are historical to us. But to Brian, Roger and John it's just a piece of work they did a long long time ago (Except Wembley perhaps, cause I think that one was really something special to all of them)
He did over a 1000 shows in his life. It's not strange that you can't remember one of those shows.


Like blaming Brian for not remembering Silver Salmon in 1998. It's just not fair. We know the song because we collect their music, or because we heard that it excists. Silver Salmon is one of the about 10 real unreleased songs that we have on the bootleg market (I don't count alternate takes of album songs) so it's not strange that we all know this song.

Brian and Queen must've had over 100 ideas that didn't make it to the album. And I'm sure that Brian doesn't listen in his free time to all his discarded ideas.
Ofcourse we, as fans, know this song because we listen to their music all the time.





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Posted: 17 Oct 07, 09:40 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

An now ontopic:


Brian says "A few". English isn't my native language, but if I would translate it to dutch, then A few (or 'een paar") can also be 2.

So if he says a few tracks, he can mean 2 tracks.

Maybe they did had some more idea's apart from Cool Cat and Pressure. Maybe they did record them, maybe not. Maybe they did.

If Greg never mentioned them it doesn't mean it doesn't excist. Or even if it wasn't recorded it doesn't mean they didn't have more ideas.

Just because there aren't recordings of Freddie farting doesn't mean he never did.


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Posted: 17 Oct 07, 10:31 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

> Can you remember in which year you got a 7.3 for your Maths examn?

Considering I was never good at maths, if I'd ever scored a 7.3 I'd obviously remember it ;)

> It's not strange that you can't remember one of those shows.

True, but it proves my point: the band aren't precisely the best source for trivia.

> Brian says "A few". English isn't my native language, but if I would translate it to dutch, then A few (or 'een paar") can also be 2.

True. And considering his aforementioned imperfect memory, he could've said "a few" and just meant 'Under Pressure', 'Cool Cat' and a working title for either one of them.

> If Greg never mentioned them it doesn't mean it doesn't excist. Or even if it wasn't recorded it doesn't mean they didn't have more ideas.

Completely agreed.

> Just because there aren't recordings of Freddie farting doesn't mean he never did.

'Body Language' is some serious mental diarrhoea though...


John hated HS. Fred's fave singer was not PR. Roger didn't compose 'Innuendo.' Witness testimonies are often inaccurate. Scotland's not in England. 'Bo Rhap' hasn't got 180 voices.
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Posted: 17 Oct 07, 11:30 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote


'een paar' might mean 2, but in english a couple is two and a few is more than two!

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Posted: 17 Oct 07, 12:20 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

After reading the reasons behind the re-release of this concert, I can be a bit more understanding of the reason to do it, and not see it as as much of a rehash.

I can't beleive that basically Brian says that it was due to Eagle Rock helping them out that they now own (or co-own) the rights - it must be hard when you are a lowly little company like Queen Productions Ltd and that they couldn't afford to buy it themselves outright?!!!!!

Am actually also looking forward to Budapest in hi def now a lot more than I was before

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Posted: 17 Oct 07, 12:39 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

cmsdrums wrote:

I can't beleive that basically Brian says that it was due to Eagle Rock helping them out that they now own (or co-own) the rights - it must be hard when you are a lowly little company like Queen Productions Ltd and that they couldn't afford to buy it themselves outright?!!!!!


Indeed... It makes Brian's point of view sound much more reasonable if you assume that QP just couldn't afford to buy the rights back, and Eagle Rock got them as a Christmas present for Brian... Otherwise this whole story would almost seem like a long excuse to try to explain why Brian is suddenly concerned enough to remix this concert 25 years after it's release. ;)

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Posted: 18 Oct 07, 00:11 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

FriedChicken<br><font size=1>The Almighty</font> wrote:


This guy is 60 years old, would you remember every single piece of work you did on an evening almost 35 years ago?


C'mon Niek, Brian is a well-known guru of that kind of coquetry - he remembers how many people attended the damned musical in London 368 days ago. His memory is better than he's trying to show us, IMHO.

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Posted: 20 Oct 07, 10:46 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I love how we're dissecting Brian's words--and I do have to admit being intrigued by there being more than Under Pressure and Cool Cat being out there. Perhaps an early version of Under Pressure with the early demo?


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