City: Cologne, Germany
Venue: Sporthalle
Date: May 6, 1982

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


Freddie messes up some words in the first verse of The Hero and mumbles his way through them. But it is a small blemish in an otherwise flawless night. The band steamroll through the high-energy set.

After Play The Game, he finally greets the audience (he did a vocal exchange with them after Tie Your Mother Down): "Hello everybody! I forgot to say hello." He laughs to himself and continues, "We feel like a good mood. You're a good crowd tonight. We really feel good, and we're gonna do our best tonight, huh? We're also gonna play a few songs from our new album which is just about out, I guess."

After Under Pressure, Freddie dedicates the next song to David Bowie.

Freddie is in superb voice tonight. In Bohemian Rhapsody, he even hits the high C on "die" during the rock section.


Recording length: 90 minutes (2 CD, incomplete)
Quality: C+
Source: Audience
Lineage: AUD > Cassette (x) > WAV > FLAC level 8
Track listing:
Flash (tape), The Hero, Tie Your Mother Down, Action This Day, Play The Game, Staying Power, Somebody To Love, Love Of My Life, Save Me, Get Down Make Love, guitar solo [cut], Under Pressure, Fat Bottomed Girls [cut], Crazy Little Thing Called Love, Mustapha (intro), Bohemian Rhapsody, Now I'm Here, Dragon Attack, Now I'm Here (reprise), Another One Bites The Dust [cut], We Will Rock You, We Are The Champions, God Save The Queen [cut]


This copy has 30 extra seconds of tape at the beginning of the show compared to previous copies. There are also panning issues (primarily in Love Of My Life and Bohemian Rhapsody) which a previously circulating digital copy attempted to fix, but it just added tape hiss in the affected channel.




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