City: Leiden, Netherlands
Venue: Groenoordhallen
Date: June 12, 1986

Setlist:
One Vision, Tie Your Mother Down, football song, In The Lap Of The Gods...Revisited, Seven Seas Of Rhye, Tear It Up, A Kind Of Magic, Under Pressure, Another One Bites The Dust, Who Wants To Live Forever, I Want To Break Free, impromptu, Gimme Some Lovin', guitar solo, Now I'm Here, Love Of My Life, Is This The World We Created?, (You're So Square) Baby I Don't Care, Hello Mary Lou, Tutti Frutti, Big Spender, Bohemian Rhapsody, Hammer To Fall, Crazy Little Thing Called Love, Radio Ga Ga, We Will Rock You, Friends Will Be Friends, We Are The Champions, God Save The Queen


                                               

After the second song, Freddie wants a repeat of last night. "Tell you what, why don't you sing us that football that song you know?" They start to sing it, but Freddie then says, "Let's do it together," and suddenly shouts, "Shut up!" They start it up again, and he joins them for a few bits of it.

The audience sing the football song again during the next break in the show, after A Kind Of Magic, and Freddie asks them, "Is everybody in a happy mood?" As if he needs an answer! "Would you like to play? What would you like to play?" The audience then start singing We Will Rock You, so Freddie foregoes the vocal exchange and the band jump into Under Pressure, after which he does the vocal exchange with them. At the end of it, he tells the audience in jest after they match his every note: "Fuck you!" The gag would stick for the rest of the tour.

After a huge reaction following Another One Bites The Dust, he says, "Thank you very much for being such a beautiful audience tonight, yeah! You people are always good to us." He then gets serious for a moment. "Let me see what you think. If you have been reading about stories about Queen in the press about us splitting up, it's a load of shit, okay?" He then shouts with enthusiasm, "You understand? Yes? Yes? Don't forget it!"

After the slower-than-usual impromptu, the band offer a partial version of the Spencer Davis Group's Gimme Some Lovin'. It's clearly improvised, and they don't even make it to the chorus. They would play similar versions in Mannheim and at Wembley later in the tour.

Brian, before Love Of My Life: "Thank you for having us back in Holland. You're the noisiest crowd in this world. You're great!"

Big Spender is performed tonight for the first time since 1979. The band play the intro, but it breaks down when the vocal is supposed to enter. Freddie says, "Do it again, c'mon!" and they do so. They play the verse and chorus as they did in the 70s. This cover probably wasn't rehearsed either, as the ending is pretty loose. "Is that about it?" asks Freddie just before they end it.

The band play a tighter version of the longer Friends Will Be Friends tonight, but nonetheless it would be reduced to two verses and choruses after a mere two performances.

Freddie, at the end of the show: "Good night, you lovely people. See you soon! You rock!"

Fred Mandel, Queen's auxiliary keyboardist for much of 1982 (and also appeared on The Works album), attended this show.

One Vision from this show was broadcast on Dutch TV later in the week, on a program called "Veronica's Countdown."

The first 24 pics were submitted by Alessio Rizzitelli.


Recording length: 116 minutes (2 CD, incomplete)
Quality: B
Source: Audience
Lineage: AUD > ? > CDR (x)
Track listing:
One Vision, Tie Your Mother Down, football song, In The Lap Of The Gods...Revisited, Seven Seas Of Rhye, Tear It Up, A Kind Of Magic, Under Pressure, Another One Bites The Dust [cut], Who Wants To Live Forever, I Want To Break Free, impromptu, Gimme Some Lovin', guitar solo [cut], Now I'm Here, Love Of My Life, Is This The World We Created?, (You're So Square) Baby I Don't Care, Hello Mary Lou, Tutti Frutti, Big Spender, Bohemian Rhapsody, Hammer To Fall, Crazy Little Thing Called Love, Radio Ga Ga, We Will Rock You, Friends Will Be Friends, We Are The Champions, God Save The Queen


This is a pretty good recording overall, although a bit distant. Every known copy of this audience source has some digital errors in Now I'm Here and Love Of My Life.


Recording length: 2 CD, complete?
Quality: B-
Source: Audience
Lineage: AUD > ? > CDR (x)
Track listing:
One Vision, Tie Your Mother Down, football song, In The Lap Of The Gods...Revisited, Seven Seas Of Rhye, Tear It Up, A Kind Of Magic, Under Pressure, Another One Bites The Dust, Who Wants To Live Forever, I Want To Break Free, impromptu, Gimme Some Lovin', guitar solo, Now I'm Here, Love Of My Life, Is This The World We Created?, (You're So Square) Baby I Don't Care, Hello Mary Lou, Tutti Frutti, Big Spender, Bohemian Rhapsody, Hammer To Fall, Crazy Little Thing Called Love, Radio Ga Ga, We Will Rock You, Friends Will Be Friends, We Are The Champions, God Save The Queen


This alternate source doesn't sound quite as good.




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