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Posted: 11 Dec 10, 16:29 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Hi all, can someone share the recording of the 2001 Queen Convention? Please... Cheers, Ale


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Posted: 14 Dec 10, 14:39 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Do you know what songs were played at this one?


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Posted: 14 Dec 10, 15:08 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

White Queen - BBC Session (1974)

Nevermore - alternative version (1974)

Feel Like - demo (1981)

Man Made Paradise - Queen demo (1983)

Breakthru - Instrumental heavy demo (1988)

Invisible man - Roger on Vocals (1988)

Too much love will kill you - Freddie (1988)

Party connected with Khashoggi's ship (1988)

Khashoggi's ship - Freddie's vocal slave (1988)

Face It Alone - ??? (1988)

Ride the wild wind - Instrumental demo (1990) (available)

Headlong - Drum, Bass, Brian's vocal (1990)

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Posted: 14 Dec 10, 16:20 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Sounds cool, I'd like to hear that lot as well.

I am not sure that all of these conventions have been recorded, as not a trace of some of these tracks have ever surfaced.


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Posted: 14 Dec 10, 16:25 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

The only recording that has appeared from this convention as far as I know is "Feel Like".

The commonly shared version is directly from a studio tape, but I am aware of hearing and reading about a convention recording. Whether this is from the same convention or that Greg played the track again one year is unknown.

If the recording IS from this convention, then it makes the possibility of a recording much more likely.

For the meantime, unfortunately, these songs remain unreleased and unheard I'm afraid.


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Posted: 14 Dec 10, 16:27 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Two lnks about the convention

http://www.brianmayworld.com/Convention01.htm

http://www.brianmay.com/queen/convention2001/gregbrooks.html

Greg brought a number of tracks to play - this was all he had time for and he
answered questions from the floor in-between.

Tracks Listing and Comments - by
JenX
1
Nevermore - alternative version with Freddie on vocal, a little heavier at the
end - paired with
2 White Queen (As It Began) - alternative version, probably
demo, with Freddie on vocal - both tracks from BBC 4th session Apr 74
3 Too
Much Love Will Kill You - Mountain Studios 1988. Freddie vocal, piano/synth
strings - extended guitar solo plus still more new guitar at end.
4
Kashoggi's Ship/Party - Mountain Studios Nov 1988 - 3 or 4 different vocals on
the mix to give a flavour of different versions available. Some lyrics
different.
5 Ride
The Wild Wind Instrumental - Very heavy drums with quite a different beat to
original. This is Roger ONLY singing as original guide vocal. Great
version.
6
Headlong 1990 alternative version. This was Brian's guide vocal (with bass and
drums) during Innuendo sessions.
7
Invisible Man - Roger sang vocal as a guide.
8
Kashoggi's Ship/Party - Freddie's guide vocal Olympic Studios.
9
Manmade Paradise - 50 second Queen version!!!!
10 Face
It Alone - Miracle sessions - 10 minutes long, unfinished and in 3 bits.
Previously unheard. Freddie's vocal is breathtaking - not a dry eye in the
house!!!!! Heartfelt wailing guitar.
11
Breakthu - alt version 1988
12 Feel
Like - rough early demo by Queen with Freddie on ad hoc vocals (became Under
Pressure) with David Bowie on piano. Very different piano and music.

Answers
to Questions from fans to GREG - by Freddie van ter Beek
ALL 15
BCC tracks will be in the Queen box
- 1st Queen box expected at end of NEXT
year, format yet unknown
- Man Made Paradise, there is a Queen version, will
be in the box, the demo's for Freddie solo album are not very different though,
that's why the track did not appear in the Freddie box.
- DVD's or CD-ROM
*will* be used in the box, format unknown yet, some interactive thing it will
be.
- Greg is almost sure that after the Queen boxes, a LIVE box will be
released
- Michael Jackson tracks: Greg is positive that the tracks will
eventually appear on a CD in some form, there is 1 track in the Queen archives:
VICTORY, but they aren't allowed yet to release it! the track has all the queen
boys singing backing vocals!
- Greg's idea about the box format: 3 boxes,
each having 3-6 CD's. THIS IS GREG'S OPINION, NO DESCISION HAS BEEN MADE YET!!!!
with 2 DVD's included, the amount could be up to 8 CD's per box.
- a
selection of tracks will be released in the box as instrumentals, like with the
Freddie box
- The Queen archive has 4000 tapes!!! 3/4 is safety copies or
work-copies though
- MOTHER LOVE, numerous versions with Roger and Brian
singing exist
- alternate versions of "These are the Days of Our Lives"
exist, but all slightly diff though
- Fast WWRY, no other version than the
BBC version exists
- After the Queen boxes, Greg will almost surely be asked
to log the archived tapes of Roger and Brian, if any boxes of these guys will be
made is still unsure...
- The QUEEN LIVE book took 5 years to make, it was
not intended as a book first, only research, 80% is accurate, if Greg would
release the book now, it would be much more accurate!


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Posted: 15 Dec 10, 01:02 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I love the part about the Queen boxes. So they were released 9 years ago ? I didn't notice :-)

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Posted: 15 Dec 10, 01:06 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I'll never forget the day I saw the box set on sale. When I was a child I caught a fleeting glimpse out of the corner of my eye, I turned to look but it was gone, I cannot put my finger on it now.


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Posted: 18 Dec 10, 10:37 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I have 2 copy of the box set... for a good offer I'll send you one directly to your home!!!! :)))


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Posted: 15 May 12, 08:23 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Release it man, I will pay you ONE POUND for each song !!!

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Posted: 21 May 12, 16:56 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

pittrek wrote:
I love the part about the Queen boxes. So they were released 9 years ago ? I didn't notice :-)



Well they did sell out rather quickly i gues... I missed them to ten years ago. Must be a conspiracy ;-)

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Posted: 05 Aug 12, 12:42 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

As much as I love the FM box, everytime I look at my copies I wish it was a Queen one.

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Posted: 13 Aug 12, 21:07 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote



Jam Monkey wrote: I'll never forget the day I saw the box set on sale. When I was a child I caught a fleeting glimpse out of the corner of my eye, I turned to look but it was gone, I cannot put my finger on it now.

Were you comfortably numb?