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Posted: 08 Feb 11, 14:31 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

...what would be their stage design and setlist be?

Even if it never happened, we can still imagine

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br5946 wrote: You have no idea how much my brain was buzzing when I read this. It is a horrible shame that none of the Miracle and Innuendo songs were never done live (with Freddie anyway) so this is extremely interesting. As for the setlist...

1. One Vision [the 'God works in mysterious ways' tape is the extended album intro on Magic] - 5:14
2. First two lines of It's A Hard Life, with the piano going into the first two verses of Doing All Right - 1:40
3. Play the Game, but with the first 17 seconds of piano from Death on Two Legs to open it - 3:36
4. Princes of the Universe - 3:30
5. Party & Khashoggi's Ship medley [no onstage drum programming for Party] - 5:15
6. Under Pressure, with John doing intro bass for 26 sec. instead of usual 13 sec., before Brian comes in) - 4:13
7. Breakthru - 4:04
8. Killer Queen [extended solo from Brian] - 3:16
9. Keep Yourself Alive - 3:51
10. The Invisible Man - 4:07
11. I Want To Break Free - 4:25
12. Brighton Rock [incoorperating bits of Let Me In (Your Heart Again), SWAFIB and Ogre Battle] - 6:53
13. Friends Will Be Friends - 4:14
14. Now I'm Here & Tie Your Mother Down medley - 6:36
15. Somebody to Love - 5:17
16. Seven Seas of Rhye, but the 'seaside' bit is replaced by the last verse of The Miracle - 2:54
17. Love of My Life - 3:36
18. Bohemian Rhapsody - 5:30
19. Crazy Little Thing Called Love [with Polar Bear guitar intro] - 2:59
20. I Want It All - 4:15
21. A Kind of Magic - 4:35
22. Hammer to Fall - 3:25
23. We Will Rock You - 2:19
24. We Are the Champions - 3:23
25. God Save the Queen [Originial ANATO track on Tape] - 1:20

While the list might seem haphazardous at times, it's a good brainwave, so I hope its appreciated
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I noticed you added the lengths of all the songs. Do you have asperger's?

All lame ass jokes aside, it's not the first time people have asked this, but I don't see any sense into letting my mind slip away and imagine a tour that hasn't happened and couldn't have happened, for the simple reason that Freddie would have dropped dead halfway through on the first night. It's just not my thing.

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Posted: 11 Feb 11, 03:36 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

The Miracle Express would be part of the stage construction. Roger would be playing with double bass drums on a rotating platform (as in the IWIA video). John would use his relatively new Giffin bass guitar. No changes in setup for Brian and Freddie.

They would start the show with an edited version of Party (on tape), which would segue into Khashoggi's Ship (which would be played live by the band). I'm not sure about the rest of the setlist yet.


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Posted: 11 Feb 11, 21:50 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

personally, i think the stage will be simular to IWIA

setlist
1 One Vision
2 Tie your Mother Down
3 Speech + The Miracle (into medley)
4 Seven Seas of Rhye (medley)
5 Lily of the Valley (medley)
6 Breakthru (end medley)
7 Freds interaction
8 Under Pressure
9 Now I'm Here (into solo)
10 Guitar solo  (into Khashoggi's ship)
11 Khashoggi's Ship
12 A Kind of Magic
13 BohRhap
14 I Want It All

Encore 1
15 Hammer To Fall (simular to Q+PR tour)
16 Crazy Little Thing Called Love
17 Band Speech (i.e Thanks for all the years, this is for you) + Love Of My Life (or 39)

Encore 2
18 We Will Rock You
19 Friends Will Be Friends
20 We Are The Champions

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Posted: 12 Feb 11, 04:12 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Isle0fRed wrote: personally, i think the stage will be simular to IWIA

setlist
1 One Vision
2 Tie your Mother Down
3 Speech + The Miracle (into medley)
4 Seven Seas of Rhye (medley)
5 Lily of the Valley (medley)
6 Breakthru (end medley)
7 Freds interaction
8 Under Pressure
9 Now I'm Here (into solo)
10 Guitar solo  (into Khashoggi's ship)
11 Khashoggi's Ship
12 A Kind of Magic
13 BohRhap
14 I Want It All

Encore 1
15 Hammer To Fall (simular to Q+PR tour)
16 Crazy Little Thing Called Love
17 Band Speech (i.e Thanks for all the years, this is for you) + Love Of My Life (or 39)

Encore 2
18 We Will Rock You
19 Friends Will Be Friends
20 We Are The Champions
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That would make it a very short show!  My own mind is buzzing - I kind of agree with YannickJoker, but I also want to work on a setlist haha.  That post will follow!


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Posted: 12 Feb 11, 10:50 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Of course it just accurred to me that they could actually do a tour for a particular album from the past.    In particular one that did not get a proper tour...things that make you go hmmm.   Thanks for the idea!    It might not be such a bad one!

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Posted: 16 Feb 11, 20:41 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

br5946 wrote: You have no idea how much my brain was buzzing when I read this. It is a horrible shame that none of the Miracle and Innuendo songs were never done live (with Freddie anyway) so this is extremely interesting. As for the setlist...

1. One Vision [the 'God works in mysterious ways' tape is the extended album intro on Magic] - 5:14
2. First two lines of It's A Hard Life, with the piano going into the first two verses of Doing All Right - 1:40
3. Play the Game, but with the first 17 seconds of piano from Death on Two Legs to open it - 3:36
4. Princes of the Universe - 3:30
5. Party & Khashoggi's Ship medley [no onstage drum programming for Party] - 5:15
6. Under Pressure, with John doing intro bass for 26 sec. instead of usual 13 sec., before Brian comes in) - 4:13
7. Breakthru - 4:04
8. Killer Queen [extended solo from Brian] - 3:16
9. Keep Yourself Alive - 3:51
10. The Invisible Man - 4:07
11. I Want To Break Free - 4:25
12. Brighton Rock [incoorperating bits of Let Me In (Your Heart Again), SWAFIB and Ogre Battle] - 6:53
13. Friends Will Be Friends - 4:14
14. Now I'm Here & Tie Your Mother Down medley - 6:36
15. Somebody to Love - 5:17
16. Seven Seas of Rhye, but the 'seaside' bit is replaced by the last verse of The Miracle - 2:54
17. Love of My Life - 3:36
18. Bohemian Rhapsody - 5:30
19. Crazy Little Thing Called Love [with Polar Bear guitar intro] - 2:59
20. I Want It All - 4:15
21. A Kind of Magic - 4:35
22. Hammer to Fall - 3:25
23. We Will Rock You - 2:19
24. We Are the Champions - 3:23
25. God Save the Queen [Originial ANATO track on Tape] - 1:20

While the list might seem haphazardous at times, it's a good brainwave, so I hope its appreciated

This is an awesome setlist and I can see you put a lot of thought into it!  You should create this playlist on your Ipod if you haven't already!


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Posted: 17 Feb 11, 02:27 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Man, imagine a giant steam train erupting from the side of stage for "Breakthru".  That would be so much better than a KISS show.


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Posted: 18 Feb 11, 10:33 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Hi All

Just for fun (and to avoid a sociology assignment!) I've come up with a Miracle tour setlist of my own. I tried to keep it realistic, but it's a dream setlist so there's a couple of my fantasies in there!

Party (taped intro)
Khashoggi's Ship
Tie Your Mother Down
I Want It All
First half of Liar / Tear It Up / A Kind of Magic Medley
The Miracle
Somebody To Love
It's A Hard Life
Vocal Improv
Under Pressure
The Invisible Man
I Want To Break Free
Now I'm Here
Bass Solo (LOL)
Brighton Rock (full version, with Brian Solo, incorporating bits of Chinese Torture)
Is This The World We Created
Love Of My Life
39
Breakthru (WITH the vocal intro, performed live)
Radio Gaga
Bohemian Rhapsody
Hammer To Fall
Crazy Little Thing Called Love

Encore Break

Who Wants To Live Forever
Another One Bites The Dust
We Will Rock You
We Are The Champions
God Save The Queen

Occasional extra Encore of the Rock N Roll Medley from Hammersmith, or just Jailhouse Rock

And of course, Queen would have had the second guitarist that they were so desperately missing on the Magic Tour!

I'd buy this as a live album!

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Posted: 06 Sep 11, 19:56 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I'm surprised no one put in Was It All Worth It! I think for sure that would be a closing number, either between or after Rock You and Champions.


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Posted: 06 Sep 11, 20:34 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

YannickJoker wrote: br5946 wrote: You have no idea how much my brain was buzzing when I read this. It is a horrible shame that none of the Miracle and Innuendo songs were never done live (with Freddie anyway) so this is extremely interesting. As for the setlist...

1. One Vision [the 'God works in mysterious ways' tape is the extended album intro on Magic] - 5:14
2. First two lines of It's A Hard Life, with the piano going into the first two verses of Doing All Right - 1:40
3. Play the Game, but with the first 17 seconds of piano from Death on Two Legs to open it - 3:36
4. Princes of the Universe - 3:30
5. Party & Khashoggi's Ship medley [no onstage drum programming for Party] - 5:15
6. Under Pressure, with John doing intro bass for 26 sec. instead of usual 13 sec., before Brian comes in) - 4:13
7. Breakthru - 4:04
8. Killer Queen [extended solo from Brian] - 3:16
9. Keep Yourself Alive - 3:51
10. The Invisible Man - 4:07
11. I Want To Break Free - 4:25
12. Brighton Rock [incoorperating bits of Let Me In (Your Heart Again), SWAFIB and Ogre Battle] - 6:53
13. Friends Will Be Friends - 4:14
14. Now I'm Here & Tie Your Mother Down medley - 6:36
15. Somebody to Love - 5:17
16. Seven Seas of Rhye, but the 'seaside' bit is replaced by the last verse of The Miracle - 2:54
17. Love of My Life - 3:36
18. Bohemian Rhapsody - 5:30
19. Crazy Little Thing Called Love [with Polar Bear guitar intro] - 2:59
20. I Want It All - 4:15
21. A Kind of Magic - 4:35
22. Hammer to Fall - 3:25
23. We Will Rock You - 2:19
24. We Are the Champions - 3:23
25. God Save the Queen [Originial ANATO track on Tape] - 1:20

While the list might seem haphazardous at times, it's a good brainwave, so I hope its appreciated
====

I noticed you added the lengths of all the songs. Do you have asperger's?

All lame ass jokes aside, it's not the first time people have asked this, but I don't see any sense into letting my mind slip away and imagine a tour that hasn't happened and couldn't have happened, for the simple reason that Freddie would have dropped dead halfway through on the first night. It's just not my thing.

"Do you have asperger's?" Hahaha! I seriously laughed for a good thirty seconds straight after reading that. It's always a good idea for me to come to this forum stoned.


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Posted: 07 Sep 11, 04:36 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I'm not feeling the Kashaoggis Ship intro. One Vision was a great opener, but I doubt they would've opened a '89 tour with it as generally they open with a new song to focus the 'concept' of the performance. I cannot picture a song off The Miracle being a good opener in a stadium - hence I guess the nature of this thread. They opened the '92 tibute with Tie Your Mother Down so I expect it would be that and the nature of the shows would be 'nostalgic' with only a couple of Miracle tracks in there.

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Posted: 07 Sep 11, 11:06 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

FOR THE MIRACLE TOUR I BELIEVE THAT THIS WOULD HAVE BEEN A GREAT SETLIST:

1. One Vision (Only intro voices without synths) + Party (tape)
2. Khashoggi's Ship
3. Tie Your Mother Down
4. I Want It All
5. Somebody to Love(Works Tour version) / The Miracle (final cutted) /Liar-Tear It Up (Magic Tour version)
6. A Kind Of Magic
7. Under Pressure
8. Vocal Improvisation
9. I Want to break free
10. Impromptu
11. Brighton Rock (with full band + Bri solo)
12. Breakthru
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13. Love Of My Life
14. Is This The World We Created?
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15. Was It All Worth It
16. Bohemian Rhapsody
17. Hammer To Fall
18. Crazy Little Thing Called Love
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19. Another One Bites The Dust
20. Radio Ga Ga
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21. We Will Rock You
22. Friends Will Be Friends
23. We Are The Champions
24. God Save The Queen

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Posted: 07 Sep 11, 11:41 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

something like this:

1. Breakthru (Tape untill "NOW!")
2. Tie Your Mother Down (seguing into...)
3. Tear It Up (the short version, played live)
4. I Want It All (like the studio version, seguing into...)
5. Keep Yourself Alive (with Drum Solo)
6. Somebody To Love (full version, without the vocal improvisation at the beggining)
7. A Kind Of Magic
8. Vocal Improvisation
9. Killer Queen (short version, seguing into...)
10. Seven Seas Of Rhye (short version, seguing into...)
11. Under Pressure (with David Bowie!!! :-) )
12. In The Lap Of The Gods...Revisited (the 1986 version)
13. Brighton Rock (with Guitar Solo with Chinese Torture)
14. Now I'm Here
15. Love Of My Life
16. Is This The World We Created
17. Who Wants To Live Forever
18. I Want To Break Free
19. Liar (full version)
20. (Band Jam at the beggining starting with the intro of Keep Yourself Alive from Montreal 1981) Another One Bites The Dust (with Bass Solo)
21. (with Mustapha intro at the beggining) Bohemian Rhapsody
22. Hammer To Fall
23. Crazy Little Thing Called Love

Encore 1

24. One Vision (without the intro, seguing into...)
25. Radio Ga Ga (seguing into...)
26. Was It All Worth It (without the intro)

Encore 2

27. We Will Rock You
28. Friedns Will Be Friends
29. We Are The Champions
30. God Save The Queen (Tape)

I think it's very possible that it would've looked like this :-))

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Posted: 07 Sep 11, 12:45 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Oh my God, just thinking about hearing Freddie singing Breakthru live...  :)))


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Posted: 07 Sep 11, 13:15 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Here is mine

1: Was It All Worth It (taped intro)
2: I want it All
3: Fat Bottomed Girls
4: It's a Hard Life
5: I want To Break Free
6: A Kind Of Magic
7: The Invisible Man
8: Under Pressure
9: Another One Bites The Dust
10: Breakthru
11 Flash/ The Hero
12: The usual boring Brian May solo
13:  Now I'm Here
12: Love Of My Life
13: Is This the World we Created
14: '39
15: Save Me
16: Somebody To Love
17: The Miracle
18: Bohemian Rhapsody
19: Hammer To Fall
20: Tie Your Mother Down
21: Who Wants To Live Forever
22: Radio Ga Ga
23: We Will Rock You
24: Lap Of The God's Revisited
25: We Are The Champions
26: God Save The Queen (taped outro)

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YannickJoker wrote: br5946 wrote: You have no idea how much my brain was buzzing when I read this. It is a horrible shame that none of the Miracle and Innuendo songs were never done live (with Freddie anyway) so this is extremely interesting. As for the setlist...

1. One Vision [the 'God works in mysterious ways' tape is the extended album intro on Magic] - 5:14
2. First two lines of It's A Hard Life, with the piano going into the first two verses of Doing All Right - 1:40
3. Play the Game, but with the first 17 seconds of piano from Death on Two Legs to open it - 3:36
4. Princes of the Universe - 3:30
5. Party & Khashoggi's Ship medley [no onstage drum programming for Party] - 5:15
6. Under Pressure, with John doing intro bass for 26 sec. instead of usual 13 sec., before Brian comes in) - 4:13
7. Breakthru - 4:04
8. Killer Queen [extended solo from Brian] - 3:16
9. Keep Yourself Alive - 3:51
10. The Invisible Man - 4:07
11. I Want To Break Free - 4:25
12. Brighton Rock [incoorperating bits of Let Me In (Your Heart Again), SWAFIB and Ogre Battle] - 6:53
13. Friends Will Be Friends - 4:14
14. Now I'm Here & Tie Your Mother Down medley - 6:36
15. Somebody to Love - 5:17
16. Seven Seas of Rhye, but the 'seaside' bit is replaced by the last verse of The Miracle - 2:54
17. Love of My Life - 3:36
18. Bohemian Rhapsody - 5:30
19. Crazy Little Thing Called Love [with Polar Bear guitar intro] - 2:59
20. I Want It All - 4:15
21. A Kind of Magic - 4:35
22. Hammer to Fall - 3:25
23. We Will Rock You - 2:19
24. We Are the Champions - 3:23
25. God Save the Queen [Originial ANATO track on Tape] - 1:20

While the list might seem haphazardous at times, it's a good brainwave, so I hope its appreciated
====

I noticed you added the lengths of all the songs. Do you have asperger's?

All lame ass jokes aside, it's not the first time people have asked this, but I don't see any sense into letting my mind slip away and imagine a tour that hasn't happened and couldn't have happened, for the simple reason that Freddie would have dropped dead halfway through on the first night. It's just not my thing.

LOL.... yeah, i hadn't considered it upon the initial reading (skim through while looking for something interesting)... but damn right!... that's something extremely exact and unusual. What surprises me is that Crazy Little Thing would be performed at only 2:59 and that's WITH the Polar Bear (highly unlikely) intro.

....i'd imagine it clocking in at somewhere along the lines of 7:58 (giving account for the time Fred would have to pick up his tele....and the ensuing jam that CLTCL becomes)

Aspergers lol.... Assburgers more like it. Anal Retention breeds assburgers.

(i dont know exactly what that means but it sounded like the right thing to say at the moment)

Setlist

1) Party (obviously)
2) Khashoggi's Ship (bit)/Hammer to Fall
3) I want It All
4) Tear It Up
5) Break, Intro Retro medley Seven Seas Of Rhye/Killer Queen/Crazy Little Thing Called Love
6) I want To Break Free
7) Scandal
 (Break)
8) Invisible Man
9) Rain Must Fall
10) Now I'm Here/Dragon Attack/Another One Bites the Dust/ Reprise/Solo
11) 39'
12) Love Of My Life
13) Somebody To Love
14) Breakthru
15) Keep Yourself Alive
16) Chinese Torture
17) Who Wants To Live Forever
18) The Miracle
(break)
18) Radio Ga Ga
19) Friends Will Be Friends
20) Was It All Worth It
21) Bohemian Rhapsody
22) We Will Rock You
23) Jailhouse Rock or Stone Cold Crazy
24) We Are the Champions

(rushed list... they'd probably have more old school songs in there like FBG)


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I am 99% sure that Princess Of The Universe wouldn't be played live - Freddie just wouldn't have been able to handle it. It's more demanding than it sounds, really.


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ThomasQuinn wrote:

I am 99% sure that Princess Of The Universe wouldn't be played live - Freddie just wouldn't have been able to handle it. It's more demanding than it sounds, really.


Of course Princess Of The Universe would not be played live - there is no such song.  Freddie only wrote Princes Of The Universe :-)

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tcc wrote:

ThomasQuinn wrote:

I am 99% sure that Princess Of The Universe wouldn't be played live - Freddie just wouldn't have been able to handle it. It's more demanding than it sounds, really.

Of course Princess Of The Universe would not be played live - there is no such song.  Freddie only wrote Princes Of The Universe :-)

LOL... right oh.

I always loved the intensity of that song, just didn't like how "off" the "born to be kings, princes of the universe, fighting and free eee... got your world in my hand, i'm here for your love and i'll make my stand" part...

sounded kinda rushed or forced...

like they couldn't figure out something better...

sounded like "Survivor" or something...

I'm just saying...

the rest of the song tears donkeys to pieces.

On that note, Princess of the Universe wouldn't have been played.... not even 99% probability... more like 100% cause that song does not exist.

Other examples of songs by known artists that do not exist:

Van Halen - Animal (Panama)
Chi Lites - Abesina (Have You Seen Her)
Clash - Rock the Dance Floor/Youre really gonna like it, Block The Taskbar, Rock the Cash Bar, Block the Asphalt (casbah)
Aerosmith - Do It Like a Lady
Adele - Chasing Penguins


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