As mentioned in the title. Thanks to Henry QueenLover for sharing this.
Here is the info he provided to me -
"Part of the Miracle sessions, probably recorded in 1988 as a study for Scandal. You can hear the chord progression is very similar, being in the key of E- . With influences of IWIA, especially for the rythm guitar.
It features a synth backing track, so no live drums. Probably due to the fact it's a rough guide to develop the song. Working Title seems to come from Brian's love affair and troubles with his wife at that time. Don't know if a Freddie take was ever recorded but don't think so. Got no idea which convention it was recorded at..." https://mega.nz/#!hM9y2RoB!lJrL5-yzz28MX1psTd2Vp-D42X-MuwF6PKTmj3an-XI
He asked me to make a quick (slideshow) video so here it is -
Thanks for this wonderful share. Thanks to Henry QueenLover and to Chief Mouse. It's very appreciated in different ways.
But there's something weird going on there:
Something QPL mixed into the song to make it a pain in the ass to record (or to hear, which doesn't surprise me after the inclusion of "PROPERTY OF QUEEN FUCKING PRODUCTIONS"),
a flaw properly from the recorder,
or some kind of distortion made by somebody who wants to keep the good version for himself.
Regardless of this, thank you very much for this share. I'm gonna upload it to my collection in case somebody deletes the MEGA link.
Thanks for the share...both of you :)
Do not know where to start...I'am not sure what there is in the background...a detuned bass or a synth ? Sounds more like a bass guitar to me imo.
And to the never ending discussion...what's left in the vaults. Short after Freddie's death, the press were speculating that about 200 unreleased Songs/ demos ( unsure wich status they were referring to) were left.
Of course that's a high number...but with every little piece we are moving closer and closer :)...
pittrek wrote: Is this genuine? Sounds like a home made fake to me.
I'm not as well versed in Brian May's sound and music theory to know for sure. Some say it's genuine, others say it's not. Apparently Jim Jenkins confirmed it as Henry stated on FB - "Jim Jenkins himself confirmed that this was a convention airing of the demo (btw, he did not appreciate too much the fact it had been taped...). This happened in another international group, called Kashoggi's Ship."
Edit: I just found it -
Yes, if a request not to record them is ignored then that's pretty poor form, but realistically these are the only way we're ever going to here any of these tracks...if they are going to publicly air them for people to hear at conventions, what difference does it make if a few hundred more of us hear them here? If they don't want them listened to, don't play them at all; it all smacks a bit of the band being persuaded to let snippets be aired just so those airing them can give a "look what we've heard properly and what you're missing out on" type sneer to the rest of us.
The 'Property of Queen Productions' could be fake. Greg Brooks himself showed a fake out-take of the recording of the sentence for comic effect in one of the Fan Club Conventions, so there's a 'clean' version of the line going around - that's for sure.
The title does not ring a bell for me, and I've compiled somewhere a list of everything Greg used to show in the Conventions. But, again, titles come and go...
Sorry for bumping an old thread, buuuuuut just stumbled upon the clean version and wanted to know how did it emerge. There was no single mention/discussion about that clean one so far on qz.
Could you upload that clean version you speak about? It would be great if you did it. Or link the source from where you got it.