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Posted: 02 Nov 04, 02:32 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

My apology if this topic has been discussed before.

I know Brian sang this song, but the last verse starts "Hot child..." sounds Freddie to me. Especially, I don't think Brian can sing that kind of falsetto between "...ahead of you" and "And you...".

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Posted: 02 Nov 04, 02:36 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Yes, it is Freddie indeed. Queen oftentimes splitted their vocals this way. See 'Rock it (prime Jive)', 'I want it all' etc...

It is nicely done though, even if Brian is also capable doing falsetto.


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Posted: 02 Nov 04, 02:58 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Thanks Scirocco:)


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Posted: 02 Nov 04, 04:01 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Brian is capable of doing falsetto, but not with that strength.


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Posted: 02 Nov 04, 05:23 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

No doubt about that, Sebastian. Everyone is capable of doing falsetto... But nearly no-one is capable of doing Freddie's range and strength.


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Posted: 02 Nov 04, 06:35 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Sebastian wrote:

Brian is capable of doing falsetto, but not with that strength.


Your quite right Seb, however there is a good live version that Brian did from 1998 over at Maki's site

http://timelily2.com/mp3.html

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Posted: 02 Nov 04, 09:02 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

They were trying both versions with Brian's and Freddie's lead vocals (as well as with 'Rock It') and later decided to make it as a duet.

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Posted: 02 Nov 04, 09:07 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

i love this song.it makes me think about my sister who died years ago.



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Posted: 02 Nov 04, 14:48 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Serry funster wrote:
They were trying both versions with Brian's and Freddie's lead vocals (as well as with 'Rock It') and later decided to make it as a duet.

i thought ROGER was in Rock IT


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Posted: 02 Nov 04, 22:20 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Sail Away Sweet Sister is one of my favs. on The Game.


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Posted: 03 Nov 04, 03:46 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Yes it is... Beginning with "Hot child, don't you know, you're young..." it is Freddie on lead vocals.




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Posted: 03 Nov 04, 03:47 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Actually the two version song was Rock It, Sail Away was always sung by Brian (except for the middle eight). Rock It is the one they tried in Fred and Rog`s versions and finally put the intro of one and the rest of the other


John hated HS. Fred's fave singer was not PR. Roger didn't compose 'Innuendo.' Witness testimonies are often inaccurate. Scotland's not in England. 'Bo Rhap' hasn't got 180 voices.
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Posted: 03 Nov 04, 16:04 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

<marquee><font color = green>Brenski wrote:

Serry funster wrote:
They were trying both versions with Brian's and Freddie's lead vocals (as well as with 'Rock It') and later decided to make it as a duet.

i thought ROGER was in Rock IT


Sorry, another one example of my bad English :( I meant that situation with 'Rock It' when they couldn't choose whose vocal would be lead was similar to 'Sail Away Sweet Sister'. Of course Roger sung it.

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Posted: 03 Nov 04, 16:36 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Serry Funster wrote:

<marquee><font color = green>Brenski wrote:

Serry funster wrote:
They were trying both versions with Brian's and Freddie's lead vocals (as well as with 'Rock It') and later decided to make it as a duet.

i thought ROGER was in Rock IT


Sorry, another one example of my bad English :( I meant that situation with 'Rock It' when they couldn't choose whose vocal would be lead was similar to 'Sail Away Sweet Sister'. Of course Roger sung it.


It's not your english. i understood exactly what you meant. Some people read what they want to read so they can reply in a degrading manner


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Posted: 25 Nov 04, 12:33 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Best song on The Game. At least it gives another band member of Queen to take the lead vocals.


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Posted: 25 Nov 04, 14:08 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

One of the underrated moments of this song is John's bass solo in the end, along with the piano. A small piece of talent from Mr. Deacon.

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Posted: 25 Nov 04, 19:53 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Brian wrote the song about wishing he had an older or younger sister that he could share the growing pains with as he was an oly child if you listen to the In The Studio episode on The Game! To my ears, it sounds like Brian singing the high note before "you can throw it away to soon" and the way too soon before going yeh before the guitar solo. Roger hit the highest aaaaaaaaahhhhhhhhh before the middle guitar solo.


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