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Posted: 03 Nov 05, 18:24 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I was watching the Montreux Pop Festival from '84/'86 on the GVH2 dvd..and noticed that the music and Freddie's singing sounded more studio-like than live. This is probably some sort of misinterpretation, but could someone somehow explain this to me?

I mean, I know that Queen would never fake their concerts, but I just noticed some funny bits...I'm just naturally observant, it's quite a habit, and it's a pain in the arse sometimes...

anyway, explanation? :) thanks.


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Posted: 03 Nov 05, 18:39 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

you know i noticed that too-
i wonder the same, sorry that doesnt help lol


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Posted: 03 Nov 05, 18:44 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I Also Saw in the DvD

An it looks like a Playback =(



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Posted: 03 Nov 05, 21:28 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

He's lip-synching, you can totally tell, but who cares, he was Freddie. And I also remember Roger saying something about it somewhere. I think I read it in a magazine or something.


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Posted: 03 Nov 05, 22:37 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

It was overdubbed with the studio versions of the songs after the fact because they felt the Queen sound was not up to par.


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Posted: 04 Nov 05, 02:56 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Do none of you read the booklets anymore!?

It states very clearly in the Greatest Vids II booklet, that Freddie and the boys hated miming so they didnt take it too seriously, especially Freddie.

Simple. As. That. lol.

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Posted: 04 Nov 05, 05:39 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I really like those clips.

I get the impression that Freddie was having fun making it obvious to everyone that he was not singing live. Did not seem to worry the crowd they appear to be having a great time too.

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Posted: 04 Nov 05, 05:46 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I really enjoyed watching these on the DVD especially when Freddie gets the hoover out at the beginning of I Want To Break Free


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Posted: 04 Nov 05, 14:11 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

The Montreaux "concerts" were just album promotions, if I remember correctly (someone please correct me if I'm wrong... someone like ThomasQuinn or John S or someone else who knows their stuff). The band knew they'd have to lip-synch and because they hated doing that, they'd (Freddie) purposely do a screw-up or Freddie would hold the mic away from his face.

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Posted: 04 Nov 05, 16:05 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Its all mimed.


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Posted: 04 Nov 05, 19:33 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Thanks. This explains it all, and now the rotting feeling in my stomach is gone. Ha.


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Posted: 05 Nov 05, 05:40 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Yeah, I was getting worried that people were claiming the things they were... Thankfully the real info made it out.

It was a promotional gig that they wanted to do, but were forced to mime. And like others say, Freddie took the piss by hardly caring to sing into the mic at the right times.

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To Dear Friends,
I dont usally Swear But im Going to make the exeption here Sorry in advance!
DEAR FRIENDS YOU ARE A TOTAL FUCKING LITTLE SHIT YOU SHOULD DIE FOR ALL THE HORRIBLE THINGS YOU HAVE SAID ABOUT QUEEN, QUEEN ARE NOT FUCKING RACIST, GET THAT INTO YOUR FUCKING PEA-SISED HEAD YOUR SIMPLE BASTARD. QUEEN DID LOTS OF CHARITY EVENTS FOR BALCK PEOPLE AND I HIGHLY DOUBT THEY WERE RACIST YOU FUCKING SHIT HEAD. QUEEN MADE SONGS LIKE 'WHITE MAN' WHICH WHAT PORTRAYS WHAT BLACK LIFE WAS LIKE HAD HOW HARD THEY HAD IT!!! I DOUBT THAT IS RACIST. FUCK SAKE LISTEN TO THERE SONGS YOU LITTLE FUCKING NUB-NUTS. ROGER MADE A SONG CALLED 'NATZI'S' WHICH FEATURE LIRYCS LIKE
'WE HAVE TO STOP THESE STINKING NAZI'S'
AND IF YOUR AS THICK AS YOU SOUND YOU SHOULD'NT KNOW THAT NAZI'S WERE FACIST AND KILLED 1000,000'S OF JEWS. SO GET YOUR FACTS RIGHT YOUR NOT EVEN WORTH ME WRINGING ALL THIS YOU TOTAL FUCKING GIMP NOW GO BACK TO YOUR MA' AND FUCK OFF!!!!!!! (end caps lock)
Im sorry people for ranting But this guy has really pissed me off over the last couple of days saying Queen were racist!!! Is'nt there someone who we can tell to get this Fucking Prick Banned. sorry if I have upset anyone with this post but I had to say something.

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Posted: 05 Nov 05, 11:34 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

*releaved* ive been wondering the same thing also...

as for Tyfoon, i think we can throw Dear Friends in the banning bin along with BPP and Vivial...dont worry about the cursing, you just had to get it out before your head exploded ;) i know how that feels, though im rather against...erm...violence, i guess...*shrugs*


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Posted: 05 Nov 05, 11:52 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Zander05 wrote:

The Montreaux "concerts" were just album promotions, if I remember correctly (someone please correct me if I'm wrong... someone like ThomasQuinn or John S or someone else who knows their stuff). The band knew they'd have to lip-synch and because they hated doing that, they'd (Freddie) purposely do a screw-up or Freddie would hold the mic away from his face.



oh man i love that guy (freddie)!!
no one even knows fred went like 5 clicks up in my book for that


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Posted: 07 Dec 05, 10:24 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

There Miming it says so in the booklet but who cares its still queen


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Posted: 07 Dec 05, 13:04 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Another thing I like is the music during the menus. Instrumental I Want TO Break Free, Miracle, Under Pressure... all in DTS Surround!