City: Zürich, Switzerland
Venue: Hallenstadion
Date: April 17, 1982

Setlist:
Flash (tape), The Hero, Tie Your Mother Down, Action This Day, Play The Game, Staying Power, Get Down Make Love, Back Chat, Under Pressure, Love Of My Life, Mustapha (intro), Save Me, Fat Bottomed Girls, Crazy Little Thing Called Love, Bohemian Rhapsody, Now I'm Here, Dragon Attack, Now I'm Here (reprise), Another One Bites The Dust, Sheer Heart Attack, We Will Rock You, We Are The Champions, God Save The Queen


This was an experimental time for the band, so they were trying out many different approaches before eventually settling into a setlist that was very similar to 1981.

Tonight they perform Back Chat for the first time, and they leave out Somebody To Love and Liar. For this first performance of Back Chat, Brian plays the keyboard intro on the guitar, giving it a much different vibe.

Freddie then seems to be uncertain about the setlist: "What the hell are we doing next? One minute!" After he learns that the next song is Under Pressure, he says, "A while back we did a song with another musician called David Bowie. Do you know him? One of these days we might do it together on stage, but until then you've just got us."

The audience do the Mustapha chant even though Freddie has already introduced Save Me as the next song. He complies, and his voice sounds as pure as it did on the Jazz album opener.

In addition to the two dropped songs, Brian doesn't do his guitar solo tonight, so this is a short show, clocking in at just over 90 minutes.


Recording length: 92 minutes (2 CD, incomplete)
Quality: B-
Source: Audience
Lineage: AUD > ? > CDR (x)
Track listing:
Flash (tape), The Hero, Tie Your Mother Down, Action This Day, Play The Game, Staying Power, Get Down Make Love, Back Chat, Under Pressure, Love Of My Life, Mustapha (intro), Save Me, Fat Bottomed Girls, Crazy Little Thing Called Love [cut], Bohemian Rhapsody, Now I'm Here, Dragon Attack, Now I'm Here (reprise), Another One Bites The Dust, Sheer Heart Attack, We Will Rock You, We Are The Champions, God Save The Queen


This is an average recording from the second night in Zurich.


Recording length: 91 minutes (2 CD, complete)
Quality: B+
Source: Audience
Lineage: AUD > Master > 2nd generation tape > Aiwa Tape Deck TC-WE475 > Audiophile 2496 Soundblaster > HD > SoundForge 7.0 > CD Wave > FLAC Frontend (level 6)
Track listing:
Flash (tape), The Hero, Tie Your Mother Down, Action This Day, Play The Game, Staying Power, Get Down Make Love, Back Chat, Under Pressure, Love Of My Life, Mustapha (intro), Save Me, Fat Bottomed Girls, Crazy Little Thing Called Love, Bohemian Rhapsody, Now I'm Here, Dragon Attack, Now I'm Here (reprise), Another One Bites The Dust, Sheer Heart Attack, We Will Rock You, We Are The Champions, God Save The Queen


This second audience source emerged in 2012. It sounds much better than the previous source.

The recording begins with Bow Wow Wow's support set.


Recording length: 2 CD, complete
Quality: B+
Source: Audience
Lineage: "Complete Show From Zurich" (Breakdown)

 
Track listing:
Flash (tape), The Hero, Tie Your Mother Down, Action This Day, Play The Game, Staying Power, Get Down Make Love, Back Chat, Under Pressure, Love Of My Life, Mustapha (intro), Save Me, Fat Bottomed Girls, Crazy Little Thing Called Love, Bohemian Rhapsody, Now I'm Here, Dragon Attack, Now I'm Here (reprise), Another One Bites The Dust, Sheer Heart Attack, We Will Rock You, We Are The Champions, God Save The Queen


The second audience source was quickly bootlegged by Breakdown. Bow Wow Wow's set is tagged on at the end of disc 2.




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