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Posted: 31 Jul 04, 17:29 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Great song, I guess we all agree.

There are though two things that bother me. The synth intro is very haunting, but is starting to sound terribly outdated :-( Do you think that the song would work with a guitar intro (same melody).

The ending of the song also sounds bad in my opinion. Any ideas to improve that?

Are there any fan mixers who would eb interested to replace the parts I mentioned and make a TSMGO 2004 mix?


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Posted: 31 Jul 04, 18:51 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

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Posted: 31 Jul 04, 18:58 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I don't hear anything wrong with the intro. Although it does sound a bit haunting, it doesn't seem to be outdated at all.
Maybe other Queenzoners could accept or dismiss your findings.

But I disagree.


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Posted: 31 Jul 04, 19:33 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

U have to admit it was perfect for the time. I love it, but a different 'instrument; may have been better- id like to piano for freddie :)


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Posted: 31 Jul 04, 20:14 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

As far as I'm concerned, The song is absolutely perfect as is.

*It IS my all time favorite song (tied with These Are The Days...) after all!


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Posted: 31 Jul 04, 20:28 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I agree with Dan. Perfect.


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Posted: 31 Jul 04, 20:31 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Perfect for me.

And as strange as it could seems, any Queen song sounds outdated. Even Hot Space ones.


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Posted: 31 Jul 04, 21:23 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I've always liked the intro. It's haunting, but sets the stage perfectly for the rest of the song.


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Posted: 01 Aug 04, 00:40 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Yeah, so what's your point? I don't get why people want to change the past. That's the way the song was made. You wont go back and fuck around with the masters of "imagine" because part of it might sound "dated". Just leave it be.

It's a great song anyway.


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

The thing is that the synth-hook of `Show` is not only in the intro, it`s in 80% of the song (everything except the "butterflies" section).


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Posted: 01 Aug 04, 03:40 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

TSMGO is my favourite song too. In my opinion very many Queen songs sound timeless. That's why I thought it would be great update TSMGO a little and make it "immortal". It's a fabulous song!


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Posted: 01 Aug 04, 03:41 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Yes Sebastian, but it isn't heard so clearly when the song starts.


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Posted: 01 Aug 04, 08:31 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

The good Dan. ;) wrote:

As far as I'm concerned, The song is absolutely perfect as is.

*It IS my all time favorite song (tied with These Are The Days...) after all!


Totally agreed Dan :) think TATDOOL just pips it at the post for my fav Queen song


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Posted: 01 Aug 04, 08:52 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

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Posted: 01 Aug 04, 13:52 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

There isn't much outdated about Queen music, and the intro to TSMGO isnt outdated. And the end isnt that bad either, although i would have ended it differant. The worst endings on songs come from Guns n' Roses. The ends of Since I Dont Have you and Dont Cry are particulary annoying in my opinion.


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Posted: 01 Aug 04, 15:10 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Lord Blackadder wrote:

I Dont Have you and Dont Cry are particulary annoying in my opinion.
Amen on the "Don't Cry" comment. Rubbish end to a decent song.


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Posted: 01 Aug 04, 15:36 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Great song, great song. Doesn't need any tweaking, but any change to the intro I would suggest is replace the keyboard with a full orchestra, champagne, caviar, and crackers.


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Posted: 01 Aug 04, 15:40 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

"The worst endings on songs come from Guns n' Roses. The ends of Since I Dont Have you and Dont Cry are particulary annoying in my opinion."

The ending of Don't Cry bothers me very much and I'll tell you why: that extended note. Does he really hold the note for that long or is it on a loop?


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Posted: 01 Aug 04, 16:03 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Well, Of COURSE there would have to be crackers! ;)


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Posted: 01 Aug 04, 16:04 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

rhapsody__87 wrote:

The ending of Don't Cry bothers me very much and I'll tell you why: that extended note. Does he really hold the note for that long or is it on a loop?
Either way, it sounds horrid. LOL!


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