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Posted: 09 Apr 05, 16:31 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

what a load of absolute tripe folks - mel c, get your mitts off that classic. G4, you ruined bo rhap so why come back again.
if you're fans of this group, **** right off


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Posted: 09 Apr 05, 16:33 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I think that the Coronation Street lot may actually achieve the awesome feat of making bigger arses of themselves than the EastEnders cast when they did exactly the same thing for Children in Need a few years back.

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Posted: 09 Apr 05, 16:36 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I have to admit, uhm.. its worse than i thought it would be.. uhm... but funny lol

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Posted: 09 Apr 05, 16:48 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Who'd shall Ball? lol

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Posted: 09 Apr 05, 16:49 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

sorry gg not ll

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Posted: 09 Apr 05, 16:49 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Toyah Wilcox... The horror, the horror...

And did Heather Small's backing singers not realise they actually had to sing as well as shuffle about a bit?

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Posted: 09 Apr 05, 16:51 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

If you have seen this program - do you think that the Mel C version of "One Vision" was REALLY live, or was the whole thing (band included) was mimed?

I thought that the "backing band" sounded very like the "Karaoke Greatest Hits", which they all mimed to, but then again, perhaps the band played along to the Karaoke backing tapes.

Any ideas?


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Posted: 09 Apr 05, 16:53 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Absolutely dire! The whole thing. No one will ever be able to do a Freddie - especially bloody Toyah Wilcox. How can they all stand there making all those magnificent Queen songs sounds so drab and uninspiring??!! And they say they are Queen fans - well leave well alone then!

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Posted: 09 Apr 05, 16:55 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

All pre-recorded and ready for the tie-in CD release, I suppose.

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Posted: 09 Apr 05, 16:58 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Is it me, or is Russell Watson asking "Who wants to leave forever?"

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Posted: 09 Apr 05, 17:01 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Taylor-Mayed wrote:

Is it me, or is Russell Watson asking "Who wants to leave forever?"


He's doing a fairly good job on WWTLF!!!

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Posted: 09 Apr 05, 17:02 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

and Myleen Klaas did better than Katy Melua did in S.A.

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Posted: 09 Apr 05, 17:05 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Good Lord, it's Madonna Mania next week... Is there no end to this?

Right, I'm off to re-watch "The Unquiet Dead"...

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Posted: 09 Apr 05, 17:11 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Queen Mania: Unreleased, ITV, Queen Mania
ITV 9 April 2005, Queen Tribute show introduced by Zoe Ball.
One Vision (Mel C), Barcelona (Leslie Garret & G4), I Want To Break Free (Corrie Queens), Somebody To Love (Heather Small), Don’t Stop Me Now (Toya Wilcox), Too Much Love Will Kill You (Myleene Klass), Who Wants To Live Forever (Russell Watson), You’re My Best Friend (Tony Christie), Bohemian Rhapsody (G4)

So who was the best (of a bad bunch) version?
Poor Freddie is now facing Australia!
As for the New CD "Now That's What I Call Underwhelming!"



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Posted: 09 Apr 05, 17:26 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I thought Leslie Garret & G4 were very good.

On the whole I thought it was a fun show and I really enjoyed it.

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Posted: 09 Apr 05, 17:30 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Were they miming? - I think so!
In the Russell Watson rendition of WWTLF, the lead guitar was blatantly not plugged in!






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Not just a fantasy?
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Posted: 09 Apr 05, 17:49 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

the second part on itv2 what a fuck up who's the wanker wiv the glasses and the beard slaggin queen all the time tosser who are these people talking bout a band like queen there just sad soap stars


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Posted: 09 Apr 05, 17:52 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

In one corner of heaven, Freddie is demanding to be let back on earth to show those talentless 'singers' how a queen song should be sang. They truly murdered every number

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Posted: 09 Apr 05, 18:00 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Ok, let's get this sorted. The song selection was bloody awful... I mean Mel C being given One Vision, Tony Christie - You're My Best Friend and worst of all was Toyah with Don't Stop Me Now.

I had to shut my eyes while watching to cut out the image of Freddie and the lads performing the songs. Why wasn't Russell Watson asked to join in on Bo Rap when he'd covered it before G4, why wasn't he asked to do Barcalona?? I mean he's song that at Old Trafford and the Nou Camp in 99 to great effect.

Toyah should have been give something from either Hot Space or The Game, which was around her time of pop stardum. Tony Christie should have been shown the way to the exit after his first verse of YMBF.

Credit to Heather Small, Russell Watson and Lesley Garratt. They did well with what they were asked to do, the backing for Heather Small wasn't good, but she performed that song as well as George Michael.

As for G4 they are doing Maddona Mania next week, WHY???? The little blond one sounds like he has a helium balloon fed to his vocals when singing. My mum was even crying at how bad they were. It was noticable, that at the end of Bo Rap when the audience joined in that some of them were laughing at the performance. Either something was going on in the studio elsewhere or G4 were that bad.

The Coronation Street lads could have smiled at least. None of them looked happy, which upset me more than the attempt at the song. Clearly they didn't want to be doing that, and were well paid for it.

The last question though, if doing a tribute to Queen, some songs can't be left out... Simple story. It's nice for us fans to want "other songs", but it's obvious that WWRY and WATC should always be included. Where were they? Why didn't they ask some "known" Queen fans to do the show?? This could have been, should have been much, much better.