A NIGHT AT BUDOKAN

 2 CD

Label: Shakuntala STCD 165/ 166
Country: Japan
Released: December 2018
Recorded: Budokan Hall, Tokyo  Japan  March 31st. 1976.
Sound: Excellent audience recording.
Comments:  Looks like a nice release from the Japanese 'Shakuntala' label.
The concert has been released before on pro-cd's. Wardour label release it in December 2004 'Operatic Ecstasy', and a 'not on label' cdr release was out earlier as 'Royal Opera Comes To Japan'.
I have understand this release use a new & better tape source, which is better.
'Killer Queen' is not listed, but was normally played. I guess just forgot to be listed.
Roots: Audience recorded tape.
Time:  


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 DISC ONE
 01. Introduction ~
       Bohemian Rhapsody  (opera part, tape)
       Bohemian Rhapsody  (end part)
 02. Ogre Battle
 03. Sweet Lady
 04. White Queen
 05. Flick Of The Wrist
 06. Medley: Bohemian Rhapsody  (first part)
                     Killer Queen  (not listed)
                     The March Of The Black Queen
                     Bohemian Rhapsody  (ending)
 07. Bring Back That Leroy Brown
 08. Brighton Rock ~
 09. Son And Daughter  (end part)
 10. The Prophet's Song
 11. Stone Cold Crazy
 12. Doing Alright
 13. Lazing On A Sunday Afternoon
 14. Keep Yourself Alive
 DISC TWO
 01. Seven Of Rhye Seas
 02. Liar
 03. In The Lap Of The Gods....Revisited
 04. Now I'm Here
 05. Medley: Big Spender
                     Jailhouse Rock
 06. See What A Fool I've Been
 07. God Save The Queen












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From the NET

Queen second Japan tour, the performances Nippon Budokan March 31, 1976, was completely recorded in high-quality title. From the opening of the last to "God Save the Queen", it is fully recorded in ultra-high sound quality that I do not think 40 years ago.

Just met with the timing of the Japan tour that is popular has been boiling in Japan, the enthusiasm, even in the history of live Hakubi. The person who the popularity of height in Japan are also aware, in addition to the impassioned performance that does not disappoint, service the first time that you insert the MC of Japanese everywhere. "Queen and the Japanese fans are connected by a special bond," the word of Brian that originated at the time of the Great East Japan Earthquake, not just your affable, just, under the long-standing relationship of trust that has been nurtured from this era kill transmitted to vividly because were those of.

From Queen second time of the Japan tour, complete recording with high quality performances Nippon Budokan March 31, 1976. Permanent firmly press platen of the beautiful picture disc specification. With Japanese band.