City: Sapporo, Japan
Venue: Makomanai Indoor Stadium
Date: May 5, 1979

Setlist:
We Will Rock You (slow/fast), Let Me Entertain You, Somebody To Love, Death On Two Legs, Killer Queen, Bicycle Race, I'm In Love With My Car, Get Down Make Love, You're My Best Friend, Now I'm Here, Teo Torriatte, Don't Stop Me Now, Dreamers Ball, Love Of My Life, '39, It's Late, Brighton Rock, Keep Yourself Alive, Bohemian Rhapsody, Tie Your Mother Down, Sheer Heart Attack, We Will Rock You, We Are The Champions, God Save The Queen


After two nights off, Freddie puts in one of his better early 1979 performances. He delivers the songs with more ease and precision than he had in the past couple weeks.

Freddie pours water on the audience after a great version of Somebody To Love. "Just to wake you up a little," he insists. "Straight away we'd like to do a song from an album called A Night At The Opera, and..." Someone in the audience distracts him. "That's cute," he responds. "This song's about a dirty, nasty man. We call him Death On Two Legs."

Freddie forgets a couple lines in the second verse of Teo Torriatte. It's otherwise a very nice version of the song, with the audience singing along in Japanese as always.

This is the last ever performance of It's Late.


Recording length: 8 minutes (1 CD, incomplete)
Quality: B+
Source: Audience
Lineage: "Jazz Final" silvers

   
Track listing:
It's Late


This bootleg from the 1990s contains the complete show from the following night, and It's Late from this night is tagged on as a bonus track. The tape runs a half-semitone slow.


Recording length: 45 minutes (1 CD, incomplete)
Quality: C+
Source: Audience
Lineage: AUD > ? > CDR (x) > WAV (GoldWave speed correction) > FLAC
Track listing:
We Will Rock You (slow/fast), Let Me Entertain You, Somebody To Love, Death On Two Legs, Killer Queen, Bicycle Race [cut], I'm In Love With My Car, Now I'm Here, Teo Torriatte, Don't Stop Me Now [cut]


This second audience source isn't particularly great.

Although most copies are about 50 minutes long, at the correct speed it should be five minutes shorter, as it plays a whole tone too slow.


Recording length: 107 minutes (2 CD, complete)
Quality: B
Source: Audience
Lineage: "Up Field Tapes" (Soldier's Things) silvers

 
Track listing:
We Will Rock You (slow/fast), Let Me Entertain You, Somebody To Love, Death On Two Legs, Killer Queen, Bicycle Race, I'm In Love With My Car, Get Down Make Love, You're My Best Friend, Now I'm Here, Teo Torriatte, Don't Stop Me Now, Dreamers Ball, Love Of My Life, '39, It's Late, Brighton Rock, Keep Yourself Alive, Bohemian Rhapsody, Tie Your Mother Down, Sheer Heart Attack, We Will Rock You, We Are The Champions, God Save The Queen


This 2019 bootleg debuts a third audience source of the complete show in reasonably good quality. It was encoded to mp3 at some point.




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