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Posted: 21 Oct 04, 12:26 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Hello, sorry if this has been asked before;

My friend asked me if I knew any Queen/David Bowie duets apart from 'Under Pressure', and I said that I didn't. He mentioned that according to some site there was unreleased one called 'Ali', is this true? And if its true, is there anywhere I can possibly get it?

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Posted: 21 Oct 04, 12:28 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

there's the "cool cat" demo - but thought everyone knew about that?


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Posted: 21 Oct 04, 12:29 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I think that was a song which sampled Under Pressure.

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Posted: 21 Oct 04, 12:31 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Well I knew there was the Cool Cat demo, but all David Bowie does is 'dum dum dum' in the background, so I didnt really count that, but thanks so far anyway guys.


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Posted: 21 Oct 04, 12:31 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

the cool cat demo is simply bowie who says "Ah...Ah...Ah"

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Posted: 21 Oct 04, 12:33 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Well I aint listened to that demo in years lol :S


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Posted: 21 Oct 04, 14:13 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

there's also a lot of bowier talkover on that track - he does a lot of "talk-repeating" what freddie sings


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Posted: 21 Oct 04, 14:38 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Right, to answer your question, which I believe somebody already did (this is just to reiterate): there are a few tracks which showed up on a BMI database a few years ago:

'Ali' (Bowie/Deacon/May/Mercury/Rogers/Taylor)
'It's Alright' (Bowie/May/St Gian/Warren)
'Knowledge' (Bowie/Deacon/May/Harris/Taylor)

These contain no actual Queen or Bowie involvement, other than the sampling of 'Under Pressure'. Unfortunately, I have not heard any of these songs - or even heard OF them - but I'm highly doubting that they were very popular, if they were even released as singles.