City: London, UK
Venue: Wembley Arena
Date: September 8, 1984

Setlist:
Machines (tape), Tear It Up, Tie Your Mother Down, Under Pressure, Somebody To Love, Killer Queen, Seven Seas Of Rhye, Keep Yourself Alive, Liar, It's A Hard Life, Staying Power, Dragon Attack, Now I'm Here, Is This The World We Created?, Love Of My Life, Stone Cold Crazy, Great King Rat, keyboard/guitar solos, Brighton Rock (ending), Another One Bites The Dust, Hammer To Fall, Crazy Little Thing Called Love, Saturday Night's Alright For Fighting, Bohemian Rhapsody, Radio Ga Ga, I Want To Break Free, Jailhouse Rock, We Will Rock You, We Are The Champions, God Save The Queen


     

Freddie's voice sounds a bit better tonight than it did at the last few shows. At the beginning of Now I'm Here, he sings "And she made me live again" in a straight rhythm - a small but unique twist.

Before Love Of My Life, Brian says, "You probably know that this is the musical interlude, you see," before diddling on his 12-string for a bit. "I would like to dedicate this song to all the children in the audience... of any age at all." Roger Taylor's son is in the audience. "And especially to young Felix because it's his first concert. He's gonna be the drummer in the band one day."

It now seems to be a normal thing that the song stops half way through. In reponse to the usual choir of voices, Freddie says, "See, if you buggers don't sing, it puts me off! That was perfect until now, and we've fucking ruined it. Where the fuck are we? Is this London, England?"

Freddie once again misconstrues the meaning of a song for his own amusement. "John came up with a song a couple of years ago and it's all about biting. But it means you can bite anything you want. Another one bites the balls. That's the way I call it."

Brian really lets it rip in the end improv of Hammer To Fall.

The first set of pictures were taken by Dave Matkin, and the last one was taken by Gary Taylor during We Are The Champions.


Recording length: 75 minutes (1 CD, incomplete)
Quality: B+
Source: Audience
Lineage: AUD > ? > CDR (x) > WAV (EQ) > FLAC level 8
Track listing:
Machines (tape), Tear It Up, Tie Your Mother Down, Under Pressure, Somebody To Love, Is This The World We Created?, Love Of My Life, Stone Cold Crazy, Great King Rat, keyboard/guitar solos, Brighton Rock (ending), Another One Bites The Dust, Hammer To Fall, Crazy Little Thing Called Love, Saturday Night's Alright For Fighting, Bohemian Rhapsody, Radio Ga Ga, I Want To Break Free, Jailhouse Rock, We Will Rock You, We Are The Champions, God Save The Queen


This has been EQ'd a bit to add some bass.

For some reason Somebody To Love through Now I'm Here on these two CDRs was from the September 4 show. The September 8 source cuts back in part way through Brian's noodle at the top of the acoustic section.


Recording length: 2 CDR, complete
Quality: ?
Source: Audience
Lineage: "Last Show In The Arena (Breakdown)

 
Track listing:
Machines (tape), Tear It Up, Tie Your Mother Down, Under Pressure, Somebody To Love, Killer Queen, Seven Seas Of Rhye, Keep Yourself Alive, Liar, It's A Hard Life, Staying Power, Dragon Attack, Now I'm Here, Is This The World We Created?, Love Of My Life, Stone Cold Crazy, Great King Rat, keyboard/guitar solos, Brighton Rock (ending), Another One Bites The Dust, Hammer To Fall, Crazy Little Thing Called Love, Saturday Night's Alright For Fighting, Bohemian Rhapsody, Radio Ga Ga, I Want To Break Free, Jailhouse Rock, We Will Rock You, We Are The Champions, God Save The Queen


Breakdown's 2006 bootleg may well be the two show mash-up.


Recording length: 111 minutes (2 CD, complete)
Quality: B+
Source: Audience
Lineage: AUD > Master Cassette > Cassette > DAT (0) > WAV > FLAC level 8
transfer: Nakamichi Dragon>Tascam DA-20 Mk2>Coax Cable>M-Audio Audiophile 24/96>Cool Edit Pro 2.0>CD Wave
Track listing:
Machines (tape), Tear It Up, Tie Your Mother Down, Under Pressure, Somebody To Love, Killer Queen, Seven Seas Of Rhye, Keep Yourself Alive, Liar, It's A Hard Life, Staying Power, Dragon Attack, Now I'm Here, Is This The World We Created?, Love Of My Life, Stone Cold Crazy, Great King Rat, keyboard/guitar solos, Brighton Rock (ending), Another One Bites The Dust, Hammer To Fall, Crazy Little Thing Called Love, Saturday Night's Alright For Fighting, Bohemian Rhapsody, Radio Ga Ga, I Want To Break Free, Jailhouse Rock, We Will Rock You, We Are The Champions, God Save The Queen


This alternate source, taped by Tummell, emerged in 2006. It has some hiss since it's from a first gen tape (compared to last night's master clone), but it was surely taped closer to the stage.

Like the last few tracks of his recording of the previous night, his master was lost but luckily it was backed up to a first gen tape. This show, too, plays a half-semitone too slow.


Recording length: 2 CD, incomplete
Quality: ?
Source: Audience
Lineage: "Trust In One Another" (Trial)

 
Track listing:
Machines (tape), Tear It Up, Tie Your Mother Down, Under Pressure, Somebody To Love, Killer Queen, Seven Seas Of Rhye, Keep Yourself Alive, Liar, It's A Hard Life, Staying Power, Dragon Attack, Now I'm Here, Is This The World We Created?, Love Of My Life / Lullaby, Stone Cold Crazy, Great King Rat, keyboard/guitar solos, Brighton Rock (ending), Another One Bites The Dust, Hammer To Fall, Crazy Little Thing Called Love, Saturday Night's Alright For Fighting, Bohemian Rhapsody, Radio Ga Ga, I Want To Break Free, Jailhouse Rock [cut]


Tummell's recordings of these two Wembley Arena shows were bootlegged by Trial.




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