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Posted: 07 Dec 07, 12:47 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I absolutely agree.

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Posted: 07 Dec 07, 12:55 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

mrjordy wrote:

http://youtube.com/watch?v=VYl-_uZcu64

I've got to admit that the recently released studio version of Queen + Paul's "Say It's Not True" is absolutely fabulous. Freddie's not there, I grant that, but Queen sound very much alive and well. It's mixed feelings, really, but the ultimate conclusion is that Queen, as it is today, still has what it takes. At minute 2:18, Paul's voice enters the song whilst Brian's red special cranks up and Roger tears up the drums. Like a phoenix from the ashes, the quintessential Queen sound is reborn. Not to sound like an overly emotional Queen fanatic; but I cried, then I listened to it 4 more times and cried some more. This track is beautiful.


Thanks for the link. I had not heard/seen it. Now we have two versions - Roger's solo one and this one. The visuals in this one make it real - we are not just hearing about it but seeing it. It is Roger's solo version with his high, husky, cracked voice that reduces me to sobs every time.


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Posted: 07 Dec 07, 15:25 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

it's pretty sad to say, but after hearing the song I decided to never ever listen to any of the new material that may, taylor and rodgers will release under the name of queen.
this song is sooooooo bad it's makes me wanna cry.
please let QUEEN rest in peace. this is a disgrace!

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Posted: 07 Dec 07, 15:28 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

LucTonnerre wrote:

it's pretty sad to say, but after hearing the song I decided to never ever listen to any of the new material that may, taylor and rodgers will release under the name of queen.
this song is sooooooo bad it's makes me wanna cry.
please let QUEEN rest in peace. this is a disgrace!


I'm sorry to say I agree with this sentiment completely.


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Posted: 07 Dec 07, 15:29 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

LucTonnerre wrote:

it's pretty sad to say, but after hearing the song I decided to never ever listen to any of the new material that may, taylor and rodgers will release under the name of queen.
this song is sooooooo bad it's makes me wanna cry.
please let QUEEN rest in peace. this is a disgrace!


I actually never started listening to Queen + PR
because Queen died with Freddie-that's in my book.


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Posted: 07 Dec 07, 15:30 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

magicalfreddiemercury wrote:

LucTonnerre wrote:

it's pretty sad to say, but after hearing the song I decided to never ever listen to any of the new material that may, taylor and rodgers will release under the name of queen.
this song is sooooooo bad it's makes me wanna cry.
please let QUEEN rest in peace. this is a disgrace!


I'm sorry to say I agree with this sentiment completely.


I'm not sorry to say I don't. Completely.

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Posted: 07 Dec 07, 16:40 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I just LOOVE this song!!
It's an incredible song.
Bri and Rog are STILL kickin ass ... and I am soooo glad!!
give it a few more tries .... it's a deep, touching, souful song, and it really touches the heart.

thank you guys!! xoxox

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

LucTonnerre wrote:

it's pretty sad to say, but after hearing the song I decided to never ever listen to any of the new material that may, taylor and rodgers will release under the name of queen.


Wow! One song and you're done?

So I take it you completely listen to an album prior to purchase. And if there's one bad song, then all bets are off!!!

Could you please give me a list of albums where EVERY track is completely awesome?
I'll start:

Beatles - White Album
Miles Davis - Kind Of Blue
Led Zeppelin - Houses Of The Holy
Journey - Escape
Genesis - The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway
Jethro Tull - Thick As A Brick

okay, I'm out. I can't think of anymore right now. And I don't have any Justin Timberlake albums. Maybe that's my problem.


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Posted: 07 Dec 07, 17:11 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I dont like this song very much, but it has a lovely message(along w/ the video.) I prefer Roger's live performances of it.


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Posted: 08 Dec 07, 00:05 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I really like it too, when I heard Brian's red special take off I thought to myself "ahh, they're back!"

Besides, I would far rather Brian and Roger continue to bless us with music rather than spending their days completing jigsaw puzzles or playing lawn bowls, as people generally start doing as age ticks on


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Posted: 08 Dec 07, 05:46 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

You either are saying that you despise the current Queen makeup, or you actually somehow feel that it will take something away from the orignal band.

See, I always wondered why any animosity this far past '91 could exist. If it works, fantastic, Queen returns. If it doesn't, well then that should easily be capable of showing an example of why Freddie is irreplaceable, and in no way could it possibly take away from Freddie's legacy.

Overall I just view you anti-Paul guys as idiots one and all. You exhibit the human behaviour similar to a people who strive to uphold tradition by disrupting evoloution and progress.

Initially the Queen + PR name made obvious sense since they were touring with 70% or more material taken from the orignal Queen catalogue source of songs.

Today I see two great reasons for keeping the name. One is the identification of the half of Queen remaining and their legacy, helping to promote and commercially boost a proven winner via the modern version made up. But my main hope for keeping the Queen + PR name is for nothing better or beyond the fact that it annoys so many people and for those who dissaprove of the Queen identity being morphed for this project, I only wish the utmost irritation via use of the orignal name, and I hope it hits you right where it hurts because my only personal hang up is the lack of a unique identity for a trio who has taken Queen's music and transformed it into a new greatness all shiny and new. But iof it pissess you anti-Pauls off, it's worth going as far as just straight up calling them Queen again. To hell with you negative bastards who can't just take the reunion as an alternative to zilch.

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Posted: 08 Dec 07, 09:59 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

AmeriQueen wrote:

You either are saying that you despise the current Queen makeup, or you actually somehow feel that it will take something away from the orignal band.


For me, it's neither. If Roger and Brian want to tour, write and record with Paul, they should. I've nothing against it. I don't begrudge them anything. I'm just not into the sound or feel of their work and so wouldn't put a request for their material on my Wish List.

In this song, as mentioned earlier, when Brian's solo came, it was familiar and sounded like Queen. But the rest - the voices, the emotion, the overall feel of the song - wasn't enjoyable to me. It didn't just sound different - different can be great - it sounded bad.

The lyrics of course are powerful and there's an important message in it, but as for the song itself, it's not something I would buy or listen to for sheer pleasure, nor is it something I'd drag a friend over to and say, "you've got to hear this."

This song was highlighted, promoted in emails announcing free downloads, and touted as something special. I downloaded it immediately and listened to it. I listened to it again when I saw the link in this thread. I don’t care if they call themselves Queen or Queen + Paul Rodgers. For me, it's not about the name. It's about the sound. And I found the sound of this to be a major let down.



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Posted: 08 Dec 07, 10:13 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

There will never be anyone better than Freddie.

I will,however,say that,in the light of there being no one better,i for one am very much in favour of Paul being part of the band.He is an excellent singer/frontperson and just what Brian and Roger need IMO.

As i said in the original SINT post.Brilliant song and cant wait for the album.


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Posted: 08 Dec 07, 10:18 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

"this is a disgrace! "

So are you.




Basically blind em and deaf em in the first 10 minutes, and while they are recovering from that put in the less good songs
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Posted: 08 Dec 07, 10:19 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

"I actually never started listening to Queen + PR
because Queen died with Freddie-that's in my book."

did all new music die with freddie? Stop make a fool of yourself and try to live in the present.


Basically blind em and deaf em in the first 10 minutes, and while they are recovering from that put in the less good songs
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Posted: 08 Dec 07, 10:37 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Another Roger (re) wrote:

"I actually never started listening to Queen + PR
because Queen died with Freddie-that's in my book."

did all new music die with freddie? Stop make a fool of yourself and try to live in the present.


Of course it didn't, but Queen without Freddie is no longer Queen for me. I like making fool of myself.


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Posted: 08 Dec 07, 11:16 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I must admit having listened to it a few times it does seem a bit cheesey as a charity single its for a good cause & a free download is nice. But i think they've tried to cram it all into 4 minutes, 3 vocalists, big drums, big guitars etc i just dont feel its warranted i think a purely acoustic version would have worked better with all 3 singers

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Posted: 08 Dec 07, 13:55 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

It's an awful song but what do you expect with a gimp like Rodgers in it. Freddie = Queen. Enuff said.


Rodgers Out. No Queen album without Freddie.



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Posted: 08 Dec 07, 16:15 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

BPP! You're back!!! :D

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Posted: 08 Dec 07, 16:47 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I don't care for it.


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