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Posted: 08 Jun 09, 18:00 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Hi Would anybody like to see Queen tour with Elton and a full Orchestra imagine how good the songs would sound.It would be better then Adam Lambert for sure . What does everyone thnk.

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Posted: 08 Jun 09, 20:09 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

The band might be good, but they need a singer.


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Posted: 09 Jun 09, 01:17 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I like elton, but he can't sing Queen.  Can you imagine him trying to sing somebody to love?....

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Posted: 09 Jun 09, 03:33 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote



Queen Matt wrote:

Hi Would anybody like to see Queen tour with Elton and a full Orchestra imagine how good the songs would sound.It would be better then Adam Lambert for sure . What does everyone thnk.

Not a good idea really. Queen music needs a front man with some energy. Elton is not a front man and doesn´t really excude energy in his performance. I suppose George Michael or Robbie Williams - both their careers need a shot in the arm. But frankly I don´t fancy seeing them again - saw them 3 times with Fred and then the qpr second tour - which was ok but it´s time to let them go I think.  








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Posted: 09 Jun 09, 04:59 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Fair Points but an orchestra with Queen on a tour would be good a proper version of WWTLF and things like WATC would sound great.

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Posted: 09 Jun 09, 10:38 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Elton is still a phenomenal performer.

But he simply doesn't have the vocal range to pull off most of what's in the Queen catalogue.

Catch him if you can... he still puts on an amazing show, and is still putting out relevant, quality records.




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Posted: 09 Jun 09, 10:58 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Only if they do all of Elton's Disney songs.

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Posted: 09 Jun 09, 13:22 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Then I guess you'll miss out, as he still opens with Funeral For A Friend and Love Lies Bleeding.

Yeah, come to think of it, I wonder how much Davey Johnstone and Nigel Olsson enjoy playing the Disney tunes...




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Posted: 09 Jun 09, 17:12 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote



Elton's vocal range disney come close to singing Queen songs.
What about Britney? She could mime her way through the concerts.
Queen + Britney.
The only drawback being, just like we did with that Rodgers flange, we would have to let her "sing" a few of her own songs. However, the singalong to If you seek Amy,  would be good.