City: Montreal, QC, Canada
Venue: Montreal Forum
Date: November 25, 1981

Setlist:
We Will Rock You (fast), Let Me Entertain You, Play The Game, Somebody To Love, Killer Queen, I'm In Love With My Car, Get Down Make Love, Save Me, Now I'm Here, Dragon Attack, Now I'm Here (reprise), Love Of My Life, Under Pressure, Keep Yourself Alive, drum/guitar solos, Flash, The Hero, Crazy Little Thing Called Love, Bohemian Rhapsody, Tie Your Mother Down, Another One Bites The Dust, Sheer Heart Attack, Jailhouse Rock, We Will Rock You, We Are The Champions, God Save The Queen


           

The "Queen Rock Montreal" CD release includes new Freddie banter from the second night, after Somebody To Love: "Let me tell you what we're doing here. This is the last show in this series. It sounds like a television game. We're having it filmed as you know, but if you forget the cameras it's just you and us, right?"

Queen show off their newfound funky tendencies in the jam before Keep Yourself Alive. Brian plays the riff from what would soon become Back Chat on the Hot Space album, a piece he later revealed as being named "Sex Show" by Freddie during an earlier studio session.

Freddie, as the band leave the stage: "Let's go get fucked!"

The following songs on the various official releases are surely from the second night: Play The Game, Somebody To Love, Save Me, Now I'm Here, Under Pressure, Keep Yourself Alive, tympani solo, guitar solo (one minute of it), Tie Your Mother Down, Another One Bites The Dust, Sheer Heart Attack, We Will Rock You, We Are The Champions and God Save The Queen. Dragon Attack, the Now I'm Here reprise and Love Of My Life are still uncertain.

These would be the final performances of Let Me Entertain You, I'm In Love With My Car, and Flash. Flash would be used as the pre-recorded opening music throughout 1982. Killer Queen and Keep Yourself Alive would be dropped as well, but revived in 1984.

Also, much more importantly, this is the final live performance of Queen as a four-piece band. All subsequent tours would have a hired gun on keyboards, which would greatly change the band's sound and overall musical approach in concert. For one thing, Freddie would then be free to roam the stage for greater lengths of time, giving him more time and space to connect with the audience.

At this point in their career, Queen were arguably the biggest band in the UK, becoming the first artists to simultaneously top the album charts (with Greatest Hits), singles charts (with Under Pressure), and video charts (with Greatest Flix).

The photos were taken by Pete Dove.




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