City: Copenhagen, Denmark
Venue: Brøndby Hallen
Date: May 12, 1977

Presumed setlist:
A Day At The Races overture, Tie Your Mother Down, Ogre Battle, White Queen, Somebody To Love, Killer Queen, Good Old Fashioned Lover Boy, The Millionaire Waltz, You're My Best Friend, Bring Back That Leroy Brown, Death On Two Legs, Brighton Rock, '39, You Take My Breath Away, White Man, The Prophet's Song, Bohemian Rhapsody, Sweet Lady, Keep Yourself Alive, Stone Cold Crazy, In The Lap Of The Gods...Revisited, Now I'm Here, Liar, Big Spender, Jailhouse Rock, God Save The Queen


     

This is the first of only two Danish shows Queen would play (the second being in 1978). The four pics are most likely from this concert. They were taken from a 1977 issue of a Danish magazine called "Popexpres."

Freddie, after the first song: "Good evening, and welcome to the show in Copenhagen! You load of tarts."

As always, Brian introduces the medley. "It's hot in here. Ok, we have some more goodies for you, I hope. These are some of the old things we used to do. We've put 'em all together in a medley which we hope you'll like, and we hope you're recognize this." Freddie starts the familiar piano intro to Killer Queen. Afterward, Freddie says, "Thank you for listening to that medley intently."

He forgets the a few lyrics in Death On Two Legs, being only its third performance on stage. It is the only blemish in an otherwise superb concert.

Freddie, after '39: "Sometimes that number really gels, and I think we're gonna try and do some more acoustic songs next time we come back here. And we are gonna come back here for sure. Anyway, we'd like... I'd like to carry on with a simple little tune, just me and the piano. This is called You Take My Breath Away."

The band encore with a blistering version of Liar.

Here are some pro pictures from the show:

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Recording length: 100 minutes (2 LP, incomplete)
Quality: A-
Source: Audience
Lineage: "Invite You To A Night At The Warehouse" LP

 
Track listing:
A Day At The Races overture, Tie Your Mother Down, Ogre Battle, White Queen, Death On Two Legs, Somebody To Love, Killer Queen, Good Old Fashioned Lover Boy, The Millionaire Waltz, You're My Best Friend, Bring Back That Leroy Brown, Brighton Rock [cut], '39, You Take My Breath Away, White Man, The Prophet's Song, Bohemian Rhapsody, Stone Cold Crazy, Sweet Lady, Keep Yourself Alive, In The Lap Of The Gods...Revisited, Now I'm Here [cut], Liar


This Swedish bootleg was originally released in 1978. The artwork consists mostly of pictures taken in late 1974, with the exception of the bottom right two which are from Liverpool on this tour.

Recorded from the 15th row, this is most likely a transfer of the master tape to vinyl. The equalization is great, and along with the reverby sound, it captures the concert hall sound beautifully. The music is mostly unobstructed by the audience throughout.

Death On Two Legs and Stone Cold Crazy were relocated so that everything could fit onto 4 sides of vinyl (22 minutes is the general cut-off point, and three of the four sides here have nearly 26 minutes worth of music squeezed onto them). The second encore and the God Save The Queen exit music are missing (the bootleggers insist they left after Liar genuinely thinking the show was over), and there are cuts during Brighton Rock and at the beginning of Now I'm Here for tape flips.


Recording length: 100 minutes (2 LP, incomplete)
Quality: A-
Source: Audience
Lineage: "Invite You To A Night At The Warehouse" LP

 
Track listing:
A Day At The Races overture, Tie Your Mother Down, Ogre Battle, White Queen, Death On Two Legs, Somebody To Love, Killer Queen, Good Old Fashioned Lover Boy, The Millionaire Waltz, You're My Best Friend, Bring Back That Leroy Brown, Brighton Rock [cut], '39, You Take My Breath Away, White Man, The Prophet's Song, Bohemian Rhapsody, Stone Cold Crazy, Sweet Lady, Keep Yourself Alive, In The Lap Of The Gods...Revisited, Now I'm Here [cut], Liar


A reissue of the LP came out in The Netherlands in 1983, with a white cover that almost looks like gift wrap.


Recording length: 1 CD, incomplete
Quality: A-
Source: Audience
Lineage: "18 Greatest Hits Live From Queen" (STEN) silvers

 
Track listing:
Killer Queen, Now I‘m Here [cut], In The Lap Of The Gods...Revisited, Bohemian Rhapsody


This 1991 bootleg claims to be from Zurich '82 and '86. The truth of the matter is - four tracks come from Zurich '82, while the other tracks come from Copenhagen '77, Tokyo '85, Mannheim '86 and London '86.


Recording length: 100 minutes (2 CD, incomplete)
Quality: A-
Source: Audience
Lineage: "Invite You To A Night At The Warehouse" (Stoned 5) silvers

     
Track listing:
A Day At The Races overture, Tie Your Mother Down, Ogre Battle, White Queen, Death On Two Legs, Somebody To Love, Killer Queen, Good Old Fashioned Lover Boy, The Millionaire Waltz, You're My Best Friend, Bring Back That Leroy Brown, Brighton Rock [cut], '39, You Take My Breath Away, White Man, The Prophet's Song, Bohemian Rhapsody, Stone Cold Crazy, Sweet Lady, Keep Yourself Alive, In The Lap Of The Gods...Revisited, Now I'm Here [cut], Liar


The musical content of this 1997 Japanese bootleg is identical to the Swedish bootleg LP, as is the cover art. In fact, they even copied the name of the original bootleg label, but in reality it's unknown what company produced this bootleg.


Recording length: 100 minutes (2 CD, incomplete)
Quality: A-
Source: Audience
Lineage: "Invite You To A Night At The Warehouse" (Wardour) silvers

   
Track listing:
A Day At The Races overture, Tie Your Mother Down, Ogre Battle, White Queen, Somebody To Love, Killer Queen, Good Old Fashioned Lover Boy, The Millionaire Waltz, You're My Best Friend, Bring Back That Leroy Brown, Death On Two Legs, Brighton Rock [cut], '39, You Take My Breath Away, White Man, The Prophet's Song, Bohemian Rhapsody, Sweet Lady, Keep Yourself Alive, Stone Cold Crazy, In The Lap Of The Gods...Revisited, Now I'm Here [cut], Liar


Wardour's version has Death On Two Legs and Stone Cold Crazy shifted back to their correct places in the set.

Here is a fantastic review of this release: http://www.collectorsmusicreviews.com




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