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Posted: 30 Jun 11, 20:03 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Note Top of the Pops videos do not count as proper videos

Best
1 Save Me
2 Princess Of the Universe
3 These are the Days of our Lives
4 I'm Going Slightly Mad
5 One Vision

Worst
1 Under Pressure
2 Flash
3 (or 4) We Will Rock You
4 (or 3) Spread your Wings
5 Back Chat

What is your best and worst Queen Music Video

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Posted: 30 Jun 11, 22:17 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

the ideas for the video of the miracle album are all brilliant:
the children for the miracle, the videogame for the invisible man and the miracle express for breakthru are my favourites

I don't like body language and under pressure

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Posted: 01 Jul 11, 00:33 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

My Favorites:-

1. Princes Of The Universe
2. The Miracle
3. Breakthru
4. A Kind Of Magic
5. These Are The Days Of Our Lives

My Dislikes:-

1. Heaven For Everyone
2. Innuendo
3. Show Must Go On
4. Too Much Love Will Kill You
5. Under Pressure


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Posted: 01 Jul 11, 04:35 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Top 5

1) Its a hard life
2) The show must go on
3) I Want to break free
4) These are the days of our lives
5) Im going slightly mad

Worst

can only think of 1 that dont really like and thats Body Language

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Posted: 01 Jul 11, 06:55 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

hammer to fall
It's a hard life
a kind of magic
princes of the universe
who wants to live forever

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Posted: 01 Jul 11, 07:11 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

BEST QUEEN
Play The Game.
Freddie looked cool and the bit where he comes out the fire singing bout "blood pumping through his veins" was well cool!

I also love the Winter's Tale vid for sentimental reasons.

WORST QUEEN
WWRY.
So boring, that song deseved a much bigger production imo. How did they end up in Roger's back garden singing a crowd anthem?

I hate Scandal vid too. Freddie looks evil.

Best Freddie
The Great Pretender.
Cool that he merges with old Queen videos, especially CLTCL part. Lots of fun.

WOrst Freddie
Love Kills.
Boring old footage from a crap movie. Another song which deserved "hyper" Freddie, like IWBTLY or LOMO

Roger and Brian
Heaven For Everyone? Nonsense. Star Fleet. Do cI need to remark on this?

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Posted: 01 Jul 11, 07:16 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Made in Heaven VHS! videos suck!!!

Hot Space! FTW!

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Posted: 01 Jul 11, 07:35 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Best Videos:

Radio Ga Ga
A Kind of Magic
I Want to Break Free
Save Me
Crazy Little Thing Called Love

Worst Videos:

Body Language
We Will Rock You
It's a Hard Life (because of Freddie's outfit)
Under Pressure
Flash (because of the film scenes)

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Posted: 01 Jul 11, 07:55 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I love Breakthru. I've loved it since I was 9 years old, when I even didn´t know the name of the band (I got into Queen like 3 yrs later). Despite that wall of fake bricks, it's an amazing video! Playing the drums in that train would be heaven for me,
I also like The Miracle, Scandal, Princes of the Universe, Headlong and I Want It All.

Dislikes: Calling All Girls and Body Language.

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Posted: 01 Jul 11, 07:57 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

A Word In Your Ear wrote:

My Hates:-

2. Innuendo

wtf?????????????


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Posted: 01 Jul 11, 08:27 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I really DON'T like the Innuendo video.  Never cared for it.  That said, it's one of the VERY few I don't like.  To me, most of their videos are great - can watch 'em over and over again.

Favorites:

- I'm Going Slightly Mad
- One Vision
- Breakthru
- The Invisible Man
- Friends Will Be Friends
- Somebody To Love
- Scandal
- Radio Ga-Ga
- I Want It All
- The Show Must Go On

:)


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Posted: 01 Jul 11, 12:15 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I'm sure I haven't seen all the Queen videos, a number of them were probably never played in the US
Top 5:
Bohemian Rhapsody
I Want to Break Free
It's a Hard Life
I'm Going Slightly Mad
Killer Queen

Worst:
We Will Rock You / Spread Your Wings (tie) which is a shame, SYW is such a great song, it deserved something much more creative

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Posted: 01 Jul 11, 12:25 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Best (And yes TOTP do count)

1. Bohemian Rhapsody
2. Save Me
3. Good Old Fashioned Lover Boy
4. I'm Going Slightly Mad
5. Somebody to Love

Worst:
1. Spread Your Wings 
2. The Miracle
3. Calling All Girls
4. Fat Bottomed Girls
5. I Want it All


It's late, but it's time to set me free

It's late, yes I know but there's no way it has to be

Too late, so let the fire take our bodies this night

So late, so let the waters take our guilt in the t
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Posted: 01 Jul 11, 12:33 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

The Fairy King wrote: A Word In Your Ear wrote:

My Dislikes:-

2. Innuendo

wtf?????????????

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The Video!!!!    Not the song.   The song is Queen at their best, where-as the Video is absolute "Do-Ro" shite.  Horrible, Clay stop motion figures & Masks, intercut with stock footage of Biddys dancing & Stock footage of  Queen, overlayed with special effects to try to make it different.  (+ one bit of Roger hitting his drum, isn't even Roger, It's the Kid from the Miracle Video footage)    but wtf????????? that's just my opinion.


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Posted: 01 Jul 11, 12:56 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I think the video and song are just ace. I like the style and the message. Can't believe that anyone can dislike the video.


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Posted: 01 Jul 11, 23:06 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

BEST:
1. Hammer To Fall
2. I Want To Break Free
3. Killer Queen
4. Breakthru
5. Princes Of The Universe
(6. Under Pressure)

Hammer To Fall rocks me.
I wonder why people don't like Under Pressure..
The video gives a horror impression to me, but I guess it is not so bad.

WORST
1. We Will Rock You (Spread Your Wings isn't too bad)
2. Flash
3. Body Language
4. Scandal

No comment!!


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Posted: 01 Jul 11, 23:20 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

The best video ever is Body Language!


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Posted: 02 Jul 11, 04:33 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Best:
Scandal - no idea why
Innuendo - just amazing video
I'm Going Slightly Mad
Breakthrough
Invisible Man

Worst:
Body Language - sometimes i love this, but normally i hate it lol
Calling All Girls - don't get it...
We Will Rock You - on a different song, this might have been great, but it just doesnt work right for this song
Its a Hard Life - just really don't like it, except the bit where Brian holds up the skull, that bit is awesome
Bicycle Race - PLEASE!!!
Kind of Magic - i know its great, but i personally just dont like it

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Posted: 02 Jul 11, 12:25 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Best:
01) Radio Ga Ga
02) A Kind Of Magic
03) I Want To Break Free
04) I'm Going Slightly Mad
05) Breakthru

Worst
01) We Will Rock You / Spread Your Wings
02) Back Chat
03) Calling All Girls
04) Flash
05) Body Language

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Posted: 02 Jul 11, 12:47 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

"Calling all Girls" for me is the worst video taking away any magic of the band and let them look like some amateur musicians.

I'd like to defend the "Innuendo" video. I think they couldn't do a real one due to Freddie's health at that time.
And what seems to have been forgotten is, that this video is made in 3D for a technique, that was tried in the early 90s to achieve a 3D effect on TV with glasses, that were given away for free with several magazines.
Those glasses were basically taking away more light on one eye, making it "slower" in it's perception. And this "tricks" the mind into seeing a 3D effect as long as you have a movement in the pictures either with moving objects or with a moving camera. And this happens in "Innuendo" from the beginning to the end. When you have one of those "glasses" this video has some very nice effects.