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Posted: 22 Sep 10, 05:16 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Just wondering why it only got to number 34 in the UK, i think its a great song that shoudl of got much higher than that

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Posted: 22 Sep 10, 06:27 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I think this song is one of Queen's masterpieces... LOVE IT!

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Posted: 22 Sep 10, 07:33 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

"Spread your wings - anybody like this song?"

No, everybody hates it. In fact, everyone on this forum hates every Queen-song. That is why we are fans. What's your next question going to be? "Does anybody here breathe air sometimes?"


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Posted: 22 Sep 10, 08:45 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

The BBC version is simply amazing

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Posted: 22 Sep 10, 10:28 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Totally agree with you Pittrek, especially the master tape version that was so kindly shared by John Stuart (With some help from you of course).

When I play that track it's like the band are right there in the room.


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Posted: 22 Sep 10, 10:38 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Yep - cracking number.

ALL the BBC versions of the NOTW material are better than the album versions IMHO.


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Posted: 22 Sep 10, 10:57 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

NOTW as a whole has very, very little to apologize for.

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Posted: 22 Sep 10, 12:49 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I second that Benn!!!

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Posted: 22 Sep 10, 17:41 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

i always prefered the Live Killers version.


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Posted: 23 Sep 10, 04:42 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Spread Your Wings is the ultimate proof that Queen is one of the greatest Rock-bands on the planet.
The mere fact that without any layered effects or backing vocals they STILL can deliver a powerful song like this is utterly mezmerising..

The BBC version only adds to the genious as it includes the power of 'Playing live together'..

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Posted: 23 Sep 10, 07:05 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Spread Your Wings is totally indicative of Queen.

That any member of the band could write wonderful songs and also be cabable of writing hit singles too.John proved that by writing this song that writing You're My Best Friend was no fluke.


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Posted: 23 Sep 10, 07:20 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

its a top top song! well just like every other queen song, but you can feel the passion in it. like a lot of their songs its totally overlooked.

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Posted: 23 Sep 10, 09:07 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Queen as a whole tended to do emotional songs very well, its certainly one of my favorites

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Posted: 23 Sep 10, 09:54 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

i love that song, but i love all Queen songs, im weird like that ^_^

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Posted: 24 Sep 10, 04:39 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Without a doubt one of their very best songs IMO. Freddie's vocal delivery is fantastic.  As mentioned the BBC version is awesome as well.

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Posted: 24 Sep 10, 12:06 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

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Posted: 26 Sep 10, 17:14 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I agree with others that the faster BBC version is better than the album version which for me was under produced. Great track by John and a real live crowd pleaser!

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Posted: 26 Sep 10, 21:02 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Anyone like this song? WTF it's one of queen best non early tracks


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Posted: 27 Sep 10, 06:09 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

It's excellent -- John at his best and some nice touches by Brian. This thread gave me the incentive to dig out Livekillers again, after a long time in the cupboard, and the live version is awesome. I'm sorry they dropped it from later shows, even the QPR ones. Like Keep Yoursef Alive, Paul Rodgers could've given this one  a good airing, but they decided to do the hits instead.

And on the subject of Livekillers, I also listened to Brighton Rock and feck is that one awesome song. SOmeone was moaning about Bran playing the same solo for 30 years, well so he should: it's a monolith. Changing it too much would be like drawing a moustache on the Mona Lisa -- like adding a banjo to Coast to Coast, or bagpipes to Stairway to Heaven.


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Posted: 28 Sep 10, 11:05 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Of course! It rocks




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