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Posted: 09 Aug 10, 17:20 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I started this thread, because I feel the Magic Tour gets a bit underrated, and (sometimes) unnecessarily criticized:

What is your favorite gig on this tour, and what are your favorite performances?

I myself LOVE the 1st Leiden show (it's my personal favorite 1986 gig), and some of my favorite performances on the Magic Tour come from that gig (A Kind Of Magic, Who Wants To Live Forever, Bohemian Rhapsody, etc).

Thoughts?


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Posted: 09 Aug 10, 17:55 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Personally I always favoured the Budapest show. I especially liked that Freddie and Brian learned Tavaski Szel. What other shows did they learn a song from the country they were performing in for?

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Posted: 09 Aug 10, 19:43 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

They shouldve done "El Rey" while they were in Mexico!!!!


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Posted: 10 Aug 10, 00:22 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I prefer Budapest over Wembley!


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Posted: 10 Aug 10, 00:23 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Gregsynth wrote: UnderPressure1995 wrote: Personally I always favoured the Budapest show. I especially liked that Freddie and Brian learned Tavaski Szel. What other shows did they learn a song from the country they were performing in for?
Other than "Las Palabras de Amor," I don't think Queen wrote any "country specific" songs.
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Budapest is awesome: Easily one of the best post-Wembley shows!


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Posted: 10 Aug 10, 01:07 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Knebworth Park

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Posted: 10 Aug 10, 02:45 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Toss up for Budapest and Knebworth for me. Both of those shows from what I've heard so far are just nothing short of stellar.


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Posted: 10 Aug 10, 02:47 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

-Stockholm
-Mannheim
-Knebworth

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Posted: 10 Aug 10, 04:13 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Barcelona and Stockholm

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Posted: 10 Aug 10, 04:35 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

The first Leiden gig.


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Posted: 10 Aug 10, 05:24 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Wembley is the only one that i have seen all of and I like that one the most

I have seen clips of budapest and knebworth and a bit of slane castle but not much else

i might have to invest in a video player and get Budapest on video!!!

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Posted: 10 Aug 10, 06:51 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

My favorite gigs are Leiden(6/11) and Vienna(7/21)


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Posted: 10 Aug 10, 08:29 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I seen bits of a lot of shows, but wondering how you guy's get all these shows in full?.....what do you guy's do spend lots of money on bootlegs and watch every single show?......Wembley was a great show, but of course many are better from that tour.  Freddie's voice was hit or miss that night.  Though as a performer he was larger than life.  Some complain about Wembley on this site,  but everybody I show that concert to loves it, and think they sound great.  these are average rock fans who like, but don't love queen.   They sure do get a kick out of freddie, and amazed at the voice and the performance.  The hardcore fans are the one who bitch and moan that he wasn't very good.

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Posted: 10 Aug 10, 12:35 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

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Posted: 10 Aug 10, 12:36 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

My vote goes for Knebworth.  Everything about that show is epic.


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Posted: 10 Aug 10, 12:45 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Mike,

Nowadays you can get almost all on Queenconcerts.com....

It is free and fun..

take a look! and pick your concert:)

http://www.queenconcerts.com/collection/downloads/

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Posted: 10 Aug 10, 15:03 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Sir GH wrote: My vote goes for Knebworth.  Everything about that show is epic.

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I agree.

And i was there too.(A Kind Of) Magic!!!!!


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Posted: 10 Aug 10, 16:18 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

My favourites are Leiden, Budapest and Knebworth. Amazing performances


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Posted: 11 Aug 10, 08:57 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

My favs are: 1st Leiden night, Newcastle and Knebworth