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Posted: 28 Oct 05, 22:56 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I mean with a thoroughly healthy Freddie, of course.

YOU are the production manager!

Innuendo
I'm going slightly mad
Headlong
I can't live with you
Don't try so hard
Ride the wild wind
All God's people
These are the days of our lives
Delilah
The hitman
Bijou
The show must go on

Would the show must go on replace the usual we are the champions finale?
What would Freddie be wearing?
What "old" Queen songs would you add?
I don't think die-hard rock and roll fans would like these songs in concert unless it was in a small venue/theater, although I think dedicated Queen fans would. Headlong is really the only R'nR song, although who says Queen has to be R'nR? Freddie could wear a tie and lie in a horizontal box for the hoop diddy part, or better yet, just lie on the stage during the "hoop..."
It would be a hoot to see/hear Roger meowing in Delilah. Freddie could have all of his cats on stage and have catnip in his cat vest pockets to keep them close by. Peter Freestone would manage the kitty litter box.
I'm going slightly mad would have to be done with stuffed penguins (less poopy) and plastic bananas (less heavy.) Freddie could sit on a gorilla's lap, and the gorilla could lose his head and run off stage. Roger could ride his trike and wear his steaming kettle hat, and John could wear his joker's hat. Brian could wear his penguin beak.
Ride the wild wind is so intense, I would probably have a cardiac arrest hearing it live. I would have a lot of swirling, flashing, blinking lights increasing in intensity and size and speed until you thought your head and heart were going to burst. That low, gravelly Freddie voice - Geez!
Innuendo with that guitar Flamenco solo would have to have a lot of red and some white stage lights. Freddie could learn to do the Flamenco.
For some of the softer songs, I can see Freddie sitting on a stool on the stage similar to Live Aid, kind of in a crooning, Tony Bennett style.
What song(s) would be done with Freddie at the piano through the whole song(s)?

Hmm....

Now it's your turn.


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Posted: 28 Oct 05, 23:03 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

If Freddie had lived, The Miracle and Innuendo never would have been written or recorded.

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Posted: 28 Oct 05, 23:25 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Lester Burnham wrote:

If Freddie had lived, The Miracle and Innuendo never would have been written or recorded.


I was gonna say that..:-P

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Posted: 28 Oct 05, 23:30 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Nyah nyah!

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Posted: 02 Nov 05, 15:14 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Lester Burnham wrote:

If Freddie had lived, The Miracle and Innuendo never would have been written or recorded.


You know i wonder what kind of shit they could record if Freddie did not have HIV/AIDS more the works or a kind of magic albums.

So in a way this illness helped him in recording better quaility songs just imagine he lived a little long maybe till this day just amagine more Queen albums with Innuendo or Miracle style and quility

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Posted: 02 Nov 05, 15:57 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Rider32 wrote:

Lester Burnham wrote:

If Freddie had lived, The Miracle and Innuendo never would have been written or recorded.


You know i wonder what kind of shit they could record if Freddie did not have HIV/AIDS more the works or a kind of magic albums.

So in a way this illness helped him in recording better quaility songs just imagine he lived a little long maybe till this day just amagine more Queen albums with Innuendo or Miracle style and quility


I have the Freddie Mercury solo cd/dvd set, and the copyright reads 2000. The cd of him and Montserrat Caballe is stunning! (I should know the years when all that was done, and I do have the books to look it up.)

The song, Barcelona, and the other songs are pure musical genius. Caballe has said she had never had anyone write music just for her. The cd with her was an extraordinarily ambitous project for him and a long labor of love. I get chills through some of it. Have you heard it? To write songs for one of the world's best opera singers is astonishing!


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

Let me get serious for a minute...

When Freddie discovered he had Aids he decided, I assume, to be more introspectious and to reconsider what was more important in life...Obviously sex had destroyed his life like it has destroyed lives of many others and it will still do. Freddie was extremly promiscuious in the 80s and once Aids entered the scene, his songwriting changed as we can clearly see on The Miracle and Innuendo and MIH.

Freddie didn't want to talk about it or do interviews because his physique was changing, but clearly Aids had changed his way of seeing life.

I don't condemn sex. Sex his one of the best thing human nature can do. But at the same time, when done in excess and unprotected, it can kill as it sadly did. Freddie once said to one of his friend: "Darling, I'm doing everything with everybody." I have a girlfriend who's really promiscuious and has the same mentality has Freddie. You can't help people like them because "they know what they do". If someone had said to Freddie, "Freddie you should calm down", he would have said, "Darling this is none of your business".

What I'm trying to say is, of course if it hadn't been for the illness, The Miracle and Innuendo wouldn't have existed. But sometimes, life has a hard way of telling people they exagerated. Freddie said he didn't have regrets, but when he was in Montreux near the lake, thinking, I'm not sure he said to himself that everything was cool.

When you hear songs like TATDOOL, The Show Must Go On, A Winter's Tale and Mother Love, you don't see a guy that's thinking about partying and fucking!

So in spite of the disease, it showed us a more human, more introspective Freddie who had clearly understood that fucking 1000 men wouldn't make him happy. He had a man that loved him and that was it. Freddie had finally found what he had long looked for and return to the essential.

Finally, in a way, I'm happy we had to hear The Miracle & Innuendo & MIH. We had the chance to hear a different Freddie and a different Queen.

People have the right to do whatever they like and they want, but life & nature are the only masters who pull the plug...





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Posted: 05 Nov 05, 18:57 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

PainPleasure wrote:

Let me get serious for a minute...

When Freddie discovered he had Aids he decided, I assume, to be more introspectious and to reconsider what was more important in life...Obviously sex had destroyed his life like it has destroyed lives of many others and it will still do. Freddie was extremly promiscuious in the 80s and once Aids entered the scene, his songwriting changed as we can clearly see on The Miracle and Innuendo and MIH.

Freddie didn't want to talk about it or do interviews because his physique was changing, but clearly Aids had changed his way of seeing life.

I don't condemn sex. Sex his one of the best thing human nature can do. But at the same time, when done in excess and unprotected, it can kill as it sadly did. Freddie once said to one of his friend: "Darling, I'm doing everything with everybody." I have a girlfriend who's really promiscuious and has the same mentality has Freddie. You can't help people like them because "they know what they do". If someone had said to Freddie, "Freddie you should calm down", he would have said, "Darling this is none of your business".

What I'm trying to say is, of course if it hadn't been for the illness, The Miracle and Innuendo wouldn't have existed. But sometimes, life has a hard way of telling people they exagerated. Freddie said he didn't have regrets, but when he was in Montreux near the lake, thinking, I'm not sure he said to himself that everything was cool.

When you hear songs like TATDOOL, The Show Must Go On, A Winter's Tale and Mother Love, you don't see a guy that's thinking about partying and fucking!

So in spite of the disease, it showed us a more human, more introspective Freddie who had clearly understood that fucking 1000 men wouldn't make him happy. He had a man that loved him and that was it. Freddie had finally found what he had long looked for and return to the essential.

Finally, in a way, I'm happy we had to hear The Miracle & Innuendo & MIH. We had the chance to hear a different Freddie and a different Queen.

People have the right to do whatever they like and they want, but life & nature are the only masters who pull the plug...





Nothing to add there.. you are one clever and righteous human being.. I salute you brother :)


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