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Posted: 07 Jan 08, 03:12 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Hi to All

I'm the big fan of groups Queen and X-Japan.
And I have some questions about their joint creativity.

1. On the Internet and e-mule it is often possible to meet composition "Yoshiki (or X-Japan) and Roger Taylor - Try To Remember". Original composition was writen by Tom Jones (lyrics) and Harvey Schmidt (music) for musical Fanasticks 1960. For the first time it is performanced by Jerry Orbach.
Roger Taylor realy worked with Yoshiki in 1994 and they have relised single "Foregin Sand", on which the videoclip has been released and there was a number of joint performances.
I could not find in the Internet not one mention about where and when Yoshiki (or X-Japan) wrote this composition and where and when it was released. Also no one fact about participation in it of Taylor. (I'm think that composition is fake, and Taylor's collaboration - mystification)

2. In different collections fans Queen i meets such: Brian May collaboration with X-Japan - The Last Song, 1998. "The Last Song" is an X Japan single released on March 18, 1998, shortly after the band's breakup in late 1997, also it was released on Ballad Collection in 1998. Composition was recorded with Hide (guitar), which was still alive on that period.
Also, i can't find no one fact about this joint creativity. I never heard, that B.May worked together with X-Japan. (I'm also think that this collaboration - mystification)

Can somebody clear situation?

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Posted: 10 Jan 08, 15:09 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Upload This composition
Yoshiki & Roger - Try To Remember
http://www.mediafire.com/?cm9etnzzwb1

I found information about this track.
It's OST from City of Glass (1998, China)
Leon Lai - Try To Remember
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=At0nea0aYmc

I think more and more that Yoshiki and Taylor have no attitude to this composition.

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Posted: 10 Jan 08, 15:57 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

A Yoshiki/Roger Taylor album was planned at some point I think, but nothing else besides Foreign Sand and a remake of Final Destination (an old Cross song) was ever released.

Brian May never worked with X-Japan or any of it's members. The only Japanese person he ever worked with was Minako Honda as far as I know.

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Posted: 14 Jan 08, 01:36 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Pim Derks wrote:


Brian May never worked with X-Japan or any of it's members. The only Japanese person he ever worked with was Minako Honda as far as I know.


That is correct.

Speaking of Minako Honda, I've managed to hunt down copies of her "Cancel" album which has "Roulette" (the Japanese remake of "No Turning Back" by The Immortals / John Deacon) on both CD and vinyl.

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Posted: 14 Jan 08, 06:23 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Roulette. The version by the Immortals was crap, but the Minako Honda version is even worse.

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Posted: 14 Jan 08, 12:37 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Aland wrote:

Upload This composition
Yoshiki & Roger - Try To Remember
http://www.mediafire.com/?cm9etnzzwb1


I don't think Roger is featured at all... but it's a beautiful song.



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Posted: 14 Jan 08, 14:53 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

<b><FONT SIZE=4>inu-liger</b> wrote:


That is correct.

Speaking of Minako Honda, I've managed to hunt down copies of her "Cancel" album which has "Roulette" (the Japanese remake of "No Turning Back" by The Immortals / John Deacon) on both CD and vinyl.


John worked with Honda only above Roulette? It has any attitude to song Cancel?