City: Brussels, Belgium
Venue: Forest National
Date: April 23, 1982

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


       
                             

The fast We Will Rock You is performed for the first time this year. It would return to the number two spot for many more shows in May and June. Tie Your Mother Down is moved to the end of the set proper.

After Action This Day, Freddie says, "That was a song from an album called Hot Space. I'm sure you've all got it already." A few people shout "No!" and Freddie corrects himself. "It's not in the shelves yet." He then recovers by hastily introducing Play The Game, something which he usually didn't do.

Liar has also returned to the set (at the expense of Somebody To Love this evening), but it has less than a week to live. Freddie once again weaves bits of Back Chat into the breakdown, but there is a little surprise toward the end of it. Brian May plays a chord progression a couple times that is similar to For Your Love by The Yardbirds. He even plays it with the coin's edge and close to the bridge to best emulate the tone of the original. Overall, it's an incredible and energetic offering of the song, surely surpassing many versions from the previous decade.

Afterward, Brian explains, "For those of you who don't know, that was a very, very old song by the way. Liar is probably the first song we ever played together." He then asks the audience in French, "Voulez-vous chanter?" as they're about to cool things down with Love Of My Life.

Before Save Me, Freddie leads the audience through yet another fun improvisation of Back Chat, and Roger even joins in.

Freddie does some Back Chat improv again in the section between Now I'm Here and Dragon Attack.

The first two pics were taken by Martin de Jong, pics 3 through 18 were submitted by Ducksoup, pic 19 is from Alessio Rizzitelli, and pic 21 is from Fabio Tosti.

There are a few more pictures from this concert at www.imparato.be. Thanks to Raf Foubert for the link.


Recording length: 78 minutes (1 CD, incomplete)
Quality: B+
Source: Audience
Lineage: AUD > ? > CDR (x)
Track listing:
Flash (tape), The Hero, We Will Rock You (fast), Action This Day, Play The Game, Staying Power, Get Down Make Love, guitar solo, Under Pressure, Liar, Love Of My Life, Save Me, Fat Bottomed Girls, Crazy Little Thing Called Love, Bohemian Rhapsody, Now I'm Here, Dragon Attack, Now I'm Here (reprise)


The tape starts speeding up a bit during Bohemian Rhapsody, and ends up playing more than a whole tone too fast by the end.


Recording length: 17 minutes (1 CD, incomplete)
Quality: B
Source: Audience
Lineage: AUD > Sanyo TRC-2300 > [BASF FeCr90] Master Cassette > WAV > FLAC
transfer: Nakamichi CR-4 > Grace Lunatec V3 > S/PDIF > HD
Track listing:
Tie Your Mother Down [cut], Another One Bites The Dust, Sheer Heart Attack, We Will Rock You, We Are The Champions, God Save The Queen


This is an alternate source in very good sound quality, although slightly distorted.. Tie Your Mother Down is cut from the beginning.

The taper only let out the second of the two tapes because the first one is reportedly much worse quality.




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