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Posted: 30 Aug 11, 09:57 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

maybe your friend meant that Bohemian Rhapsody was the longest 7"... before innuendo! :-)

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Posted: 30 Aug 11, 10:16 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

you forgot father to son. other then that youre preety acurate

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Posted: 30 Aug 11, 10:53 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Maybe you forgot "Stealin" (demo) - 11:44?

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Posted: 30 Aug 11, 11:16 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

what about 

 - track 13 Made In Heaven  22:13 
 -  it's late    6:28
 -  radio ga ga  5:49
 - was it all worth it? 5:46
 ...and heaven for everyone breaks the 5½ minute barrier too


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Posted: 30 Aug 11, 11:53 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

@ DJGreg - it's a demo, and not on any of the studio albums, which is what the criteria is set out in the OP.
@ Brenski - he already covered that.....and it's hardly a song anyway :)

According to my iTunes list, the following tracks make up the top 10.  All of these were ripped from the 2001 Toshiba Japanese remasters....

1 - The Prophet's Song: 8.21
2 - March Of The Black Queen: 6.34
3 - Innuendo: 6.31
4= Liar: 6.27
4= It's Late: 6.27
5 - Father To Son: 6.14
6 - We Believe: 6.08
7= Bohemian Rhapsody: 5.55
7=Surf's Up...School's Out: 5.55
8= Radio Ga Ga: 5.49
8= Teo Torriatte: 5.49
9 - Was It All Worth It?: 5.46
10 - Great King Rat: 5.42

The next closest, over 5.10, were:

11 - Heaven For Everyone: 5.36
12 - Made In Heaven: 5.26
13 - You Don't Fool Me: 5.25
14 - Keep Passing The Open Windows: 5.23
15 - Who Wants To Live Forever: 5.17
16 - Brighton Rock: 5.11

Apart from remixes, 12" versions, demos and such like, I can't see anything that beats the above list(s)...and it would be verging on the silly to include them:)


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Posted: 31 Aug 11, 11:33 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

but i still managed to add three valid entries
 gaga, late and was it all worth it

to the list...plus heaven for everyone


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Posted: 31 Aug 11, 14:44 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Bohemian Rhapsody is 5:52


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Posted: 31 Aug 11, 14:59 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Yes, but the 5:52 version cuts the three seconds at the end where Fred confesses it's all about being gay. Something like "I'm so ga-ay.  You should probably think this song is about me".  Actually maybe that's Carly Simon.  But for sure he definitely confesses.

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Posted: 31 Aug 11, 16:15 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Talking about the longest Queen songs... now I am curious what the shortest Queen songs are.
Must be a studio recording (no live versions), and not a remix or whatever.
You may add Flash Gordon tracks if you like, but they are a different story because they're not really songs IMO, they are moviescores.

(Oh, and "Yeah"  from 'Made in heaven' is NOT a song in my book)

I can think of two that are very short:
Lazing on a Sunday afternoon 1'07
Dear friends 1'07

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Posted: 31 Aug 11, 20:49 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

paulosham wrote: Bohemian Rhapsody is 5:52

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Not according to my iTunes or any other machine I've played it on....and it doesn't make much difference to the list anyway :) 

And Brenski, yes, you did make a few valid suggestions lol

Does anyone else's top 10 differ from mine?


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Posted: 01 Sep 11, 02:26 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

God Save The Queen and The Wedding March must be in amongst the shortest songs.


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Posted: 01 Sep 11, 02:41 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Track 13 on MIH is a joke.

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Posted: 01 Sep 11, 04:58 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

According to my iTunes, the top 10 shortest songs are: (excluding Flash and Live)

1. Lazing On A Sunday Afternoon 1:07
2. Dear Friends 1:09
3. Seven Seas Of Rhye 1:10
4. Procession 1:13
5. God Save The Queen 1:16
6. Nevermore 1:19
7. Lily Of The Valley 1:43
8. Chinese Torture 1:46
9. Modern Times Rock 'n' Roll !:48
10. Misfire 1:50

I chose to exclude "Yeah" (0.02).


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Posted: 01 Sep 11, 06:32 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

dagi wrote: Track 13 on MIH is a joke.

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Do explain.


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Posted: 01 Sep 11, 09:09 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I think what he was trying to say is: "I don't like soundscapes"

You see, he's trying to pass of his opinion as a fact.


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Posted: 01 Sep 11, 11:21 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

FriedChicken wrote: I think what he was trying to say is: "I don't like soundscapes"

You see, he's trying to pass of his opinion as a fact.
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Probably so, but I'd still like to hear his explanation, it might be interesting in a Treasure Moment-sort of way...

I do agree that Track 13 is not a *song*. Song = Lied, Lied = classical concept of a vocal melody accompanied by instruments and/or other voices. Also, it was never officially identified as a composition (hence the name, or lack thereof), and so it definitely should not be listed in the top 10, but it is worth mentioning. And it's certainly not bad as a soundscape.


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Posted: 01 Sep 11, 12:06 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

BR5946 WROTE:  I'm also omitting Track 13 on MiH, although it is a good instrumental piece


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Posted: 01 Sep 11, 17:12 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Thistleboy 1980 wrote: paulosham wrote: Bohemian Rhapsody is 5:52

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Not according to my iTunes or any other machine I've played it on....and it doesn't make much difference to the list anyway :) 

And Brenski, yes, you did make a few valid suggestions lol

Does anyone else's top 10 differ from mine?
Fucking itunes! I'm going from what it says on my vinyl.


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Posted: 01 Sep 11, 18:59 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

paulosham wrote:

Fucking itunes! I'm going from what it says on my vinyl.

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LOL - not just iTunes, but every other machine I've played it on, remember :)

Your vinyl is probably 5.52 because it skips hehehe

Seriously, though - I know that iTunes could be a little out, but it doesn't really make a difference to the list!!!


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Posted: 02 Sep 11, 03:05 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

One Year Of Love is a pretty long time.

In Only 7 Days is about a week.