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Posted: 18 Nov 11, 05:01 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Queen Orb USB Gift Box and Queen Live At Wembley Super Deluxe Box Set

Two Royal Ways to Remember Queen 40th AnniversaryLimited Editions Available from November 21.
As Queen’s 40th Anniversary year celebrations -  begun earlier this year with the spectacular Stormtroopers in Stilettos exhibition – draw to a close, the band is to launch two limited edition 40th year commemorative sets which are certain to become among the most highly desired collectables among fans and gatherers of rock memorabilia. Available from November 21 in limited edition and individually numbered sets of  only 5000 units worldwide – in reality 4,999 as in each case number 1 is being held back for charity auction, the two pieces are designed to be timeless reminders of Queen’s iconic imagery and historic achievements as performers and recording artists. Defining Queen’s regal rule over the music record books of the past 40 years is the Queen Orb USB Gift Box: a luxurious black velvet lined gift box inside which is found a majestic golden orb emblazoned with a Queen logo and gothic designs. The top crest, modelled on the famous Queen logo, removes to reveal a USB drive containing all of Queen’s 15 remastered studio albums in audiophile quality, and a photo gallery. Inside the orb lies a gold-plated Queen crest pendant necklace resting in a red velvet collector’s bag.  Audio content is provided in 48kHz 24bit WAV (better than CD quality!) and MP3 (320kbps) formats, fully compatible with PC and Mac.
Album audio content: 
Queen (1973)
Queen II (1974)
Sheer Heart Attack (1974)
A Night at the Opera (1975)
A Day at the Races (1976)
News of the World (1977)
Jazz (1978)
The Game (1980)
Flash Gordon (1980)
Hot Space (1982)
The Works (1984)
A Kind of Magic (1986)
The Miracle (1989)
Innuendo (1991)
Made In Heaven (1995)

For further images and to order go to: http://store.universal-music.co.uk/restofworld/rock/queen-queen-orb-usb-gift-box/invt/32779755

The Queen Live At Wembley Super Deluxe Gift Box Set is for anyone who has ever wished they might have been part of the back-stage crew at Queen’s final and most famous London concerts,  Wembley Stadium July 11 and 12, 1986, played towards the end of the band’s the Magic Tour which finished with the band’s very last ever concert – Stevenage Knebworth Park , 9 August, ‘86 .This box set comes in the form of a typical touring flight case, packed as full as your standard roadie’s tour survival kit, with replica concert tickets and VIP passes, official touring shirt -in this case the “Magic characters” Hawaiian shirt, crew passes and stickers, regulation scarf for waving during the show,  an inflatable Freddie cartoon character (based on the giant inflatable used in the stage show),  and in case you might be an apprentice roadie learning the way, even a tour map,  this one a 1986 tour map replica from the original hand-drawn by Brian May’s father, Harold May.And lest we forget why these Wembley shows are considered among Queens finest moments, the main attraction lays in 2 DVDs  - the full shows each night July 11 and 12 with plenty of previously unseen bonus footage including secretly filmed footage of the band’s tour rehearsals, plus two CDs of live recordings of the Saturday night show.
An instant kit to becoming a Queen roadie and to relive some of Queen’s most glorious moments.
Gift Box includes:·         
Photo book featuring rare photos from the Magic Tour·         
Queen- Live At Wembley Stadium 2-Disc DVD Set- NTSC multi region·         
Queen - Live at Wembley Stadium 2-Disc CD Set·         
Replica Concert Tickets and VIP Passes·         
Full Page Tour Ad·         
Hand-Drawn 1986 Tour Map Replica Poster by Harold May (Brian's father)·         
"Friends Will Be Friends" Scarf·         
“Magic characters” Hawaiian shirt (available in two sizes S/M and L/XL)·         
Inflatable Freddie cartoon character doll·         
Flight case style packaging

Disc One: Live At Wembley Stadium Saturday, 12th July, 1986
1. One Vision
2. Tie Your Mother Down
3. In The Lap Of The Gods ... Revisited
4. Seven Seas Of Rhye
5. Tear It Up
6. A Kind Of Magic
7. Under Pressure
8. Another One Bites The Dust
9. Who Wants To Live Forever
10. I Want To Break Free
11. Impromptu
12. Brighton Rock Solo
13. Now I’m Here
14. Love Of My Life
15. Is This The World We Created
16. (You’re So Square) Baby I Don’t Care
17. Hello Mary Lou (Goodbye Heart)
18. Tutti Frutti
19. Gimme Some Lovin’
20. Bohemian Rhapsody
21. Hammer To Fall
22. Crazy Little Thing Called Love
23. Big Spender
24. Radio Ga Ga
25. We Will Rock You
26. Friends Will Be Friends
27. We Are The Champions
28. God Save The Queen 

Disc Two: Live At Wembley Stadium Friday, 11th July, 1986
1. One Vision
2. Tie Your Mother Down
3. In The Lap Of The Gods ... Revisited
4. Seven Seas Of Rhye
5. Tear It Up
6. A Kind Of Magic
7. Under Pressure
8. Another One Bites The Dust
9. Who Wants To Live Forever
10. I Want To Break Free
11. Impromptu
12. Brighton Rock Solo
13. Now I’m Here
14. Love Of My Life
15. Is This The World We Created
16. (You’re So Square) Baby I Don’t Care
17. Hello Mary Lou (Goodbye Heart)
18. Tutti Frutti
19. Bohemian Rhapsody
20. Hammer To Fall
21. Crazy Little Thing Called Love
22. Radio Ga Ga
23. We Will Rock You
24. Friends Will Be Friends
25. We Are The Champions
26. God Save The Queen

Bonus Features:
The Magic Tour: Approx 12min feature containing new interview filmed with Brian and Roger in 2011.
The Wembley Weekend: Approx 25min feature where Brian and Roger describe what went into these legendary concerts filmed in 2003  
Rehearsal: Secretly filmed footage from the bands rehearsal for the Magic Tour 
CD Tracklistings
CD One:
1. One Vision
2. Tie Your Mother Down
3. In The Lap Of The Gods... Revisited
4. Seven Seas Of Rhye
5. Tear It Up
6. A Kind Of Magic
7. Under Pressure
8. Another One Bites The Dust
9. Who Wants To Live Forever
10. I Want To Break Free
11. Impromptu
12. Brighton Rock Solo
13. Now I'm Here CD Two:
1. Love Of My Life
2. Is This The World We Created...?
3. (You're So Square) Baby I Don't Care
4. Hello Mary Lou (Goodbye Heart)
5. Tutti Frutti
6. Gimme Some Lovin'
7. Bohemian Rhapsody
8. Hammer To Fall
9. Crazy Little Thing Called Love
10. Big Spender
11. Radio Ga Ga
12. We Will Rock You
13. Friends Will Be Friends
14. We Are The Champions
15. God Save The Queen

For further product information and to order go to: 
http://store.universal-music.co.uk/restofworld/rock/queen-queen-live-at-wembley-super-deluxe-gift-box-set/invt/32779756/

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Posted: 18 Nov 11, 05:06 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Wembley box set image.

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Posted: 18 Nov 11, 07:04 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

LOL ! How tacky is that!

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Posted: 18 Nov 11, 08:16 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Can't say the orb is something I'd be interested in, but the wembley box set does look rather nice. If the stuff inside the box is of good quality and and the box itself isn't flimsy, then I may get this.

On a side note: if Universal are taking the chance of releasing these 2 expensive items which let's be honest, no average Joe is going to buy. Just the dedicated die hard Queen fans that can afford it. Then maybe Universal will very soon bring us some new concerts and rarities that we all deserve.


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Posted: 19 Nov 11, 08:02 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote



KevoM wrote: LOL ! How tacky is that!


It could have been worse - they could have called it "Freddie's Orb"..... imagine the  *cough* discussions on here if that was the case :)


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Posted: 19 Nov 11, 12:00 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I would get the USB in a second if I knew whether the files are louder under the "loudness war". 24 bit or not, when it's compressed for the sake of being loud like the new remasters then the extra bits don't make a difference. Does anyone know the details of the mastering? It could be potentially amazing IF it isn't loud.

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Posted: 22 Feb 12, 02:51 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I purchased that Wembley stuff...
Lots of stuff at an almost reasonable price...BUT...

...MADE IN CHINA...

...that doesn't affect much the dvds and the extra goodies, but the photos in the book are really terrible and grainy...
...I'm not a photographer, but either it's that they were taken from scans or poor negatives (which I seriously doubt!) or the print is pure chinese shite!

The orb sounded appealing...But my wallet said no!


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Posted: 22 Feb 12, 05:06 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Money money money, friggin' money. That's all what they care about. Fuck Queen, QP and all others involved.




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