THE VAULTS DEMOS AND RARE STUFF 1971-1991

 4 CD BOX

Label: Magicland Records ‎– MLR-719
Country: Japan
Released: March 2019
Recorded: Various recording from 71-91. Some studio, some live.
Sound: For the most very good & excellent.
Comments:  A collection of recordings from 71 - 91. Some nice & interested, but some might be not so interested. See below for info.
I don't have the box, but it looks like the info behind the tracks is correct.
Roots: Various sources.
Time:
 CD 1 
 1 Silver Salmon (unreleased demo – version #1)
 2 Silver Salmon (unreleased demo – version #2)
 3 Silver Salmon (unreleased demo – version #3)
 4 Silver Salmon (unreleased demo – version #4 – remastered)
 5 Polar Bear (Queen studio demo version – unknown source)
 6 Keep Yourself Alive (acetate – Short Re-take – vinyl source)
 7 Keep Yourself Alive (acetate – Short Re-take – remastered by Stark)
 8 Keep Yourself Alive (Long-Lost Re-take – source: CD – trivial?)
 9 Funny How Love Is (take 5 – source: convention tape – remastered by Bobek)
 10 The March Of The Black Queen (take 3 – source: convention tape – remastered by Everly)
 11 The March Of The Black Queen (take 4 – source: convention tape – remastered by Everly)
 12 The March Of The Black Queen (take 5 – source: convention tape)
 13 Great King Rat (take 5 – source: convention tape)
 14 Killer Queen (HQ snippet) (demo version – unknown source)
 15 Doing Alright (instrumental mix – vocals removed – fake, but very nicely made)
 16 Liar (1991 HR off. release – source: CD – trivial?)
 17 Mad The Swine (1991 HR off. release – source: CD – trivial?)
 18 Immigrant Song (Led Zeppelin cover – recorded live – source: tape – trivial?)
 19 Bama Lama Bama Loo (73 Studio rehearsal – unknown source)
 20 Hangman (recorded live in Birmingham – source: tape – trivial?)
 21 Somebody To Love (alternative chorus intro – snippet – source: convention tape)
 22 Love Of My Life (acapella version – source: 5.1 DTS disc)
 23 Good Company (alternative version – source: « A Night At The Opera » DTS promo)
 24 Death On Two Legs (instrumental version)
 25 Bohemian Rhapsody (french vinyl edit – source: vinyl)
 26 Feelings (1977 unreleased demo)
 27 The Hero (rare Flash Gordon end credits version)
 28 Imagine (John Lennen feat. Freddie Mercury – fan made)
  CD 2
 1 Play The Game (alternative acapella ‘scratch’ version – source unknown)
 2 Sail Away Sweet Sister (demo version – source: convention tape)
 3 Sandbox (demo version – source: convention tape)
 4 Calling All Girls (acapella version – source unknown)
 5 Save Me (the complete synth version – so-called ‘complete demo’ – Brian’s midi source)
 6 Action This Day (demo version – source: leaked studio tape)
 7 Staying Power (demo version – source: leaked studio tape)
 8 Back Chat (demo version – source: leaked studio tape)
 9 Las Palabras De Amor (demo version – source: leaked studio tape)
 10 Cool cat (take 2 – with David Bowie on vocals – source unknown)
 11 Under Pressure (improvisation – session out-take – unknown source)
 12 Feel Like (demo version – pre Under-pressure – source: leaked studio tape)
 13 Under Pressure (instrumental version)
 14 Under Pressure (vocals only)
 15 The Machines (demo version – intro improvistation – unknown source)
 16 The Machines (instrumental version – unknown source) (5:08)
 17 Keep Passing The Open Windows (Freddie’s home tape demo – source: leaked private tape)
 18 keep Passing The Open Windows (early studio take – source: leaked studio tape)
 19 I Want To Break Free (instrumental version – source: probably Greatest Karaoke Hits)
 20 Hammer To Fall (instrumental version – source: probably Greatest Karaoke Hits)
 21 It’s A Hard Life (early take – alternate intro – source: convention tape)
 22 It’s A Hard Life (nicely made instrumental with backing vocals – fanmix)

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 CD 3
 1 Radio Ga-Ga (instrumental version – source: probably Greatest Karaoke Hits)
 2 Is This The World We Created (piano + guitar alt mix – fake, but nicely made)
 3 Thank God It’s Christmas (never released ‘Peace In The Middle East Mix’)
 4 We Are The Champions (1985 experiment for the Highlander movie, source: leaked tape) (snippet)
 5 Who Wants To Live Forever (Mini-disc Skip Demo 1)
 6 Who Wants To Live Forever (Mini-disc Skip Demo 2)
 7 Who Wants To Live Forever (Highlander Alternative Version – source: Highlander movie)
 8 Gimme The Prize (Kurgan’s Theme)
 9 A New Life Is Born (unreleased demo)
 10 Hang On In There (fiddly jam – demo version – source: leaked studio tape)
 11 I Guess We’re Fallin’ Out (unreleased demo – source: leaked studio tape)
 12 The Miracle (alternate take – source unknown)
 13 The Invisible Man (alternate take – source unknown)
 14 I Want It All (alternate take – source unknown)
 15 I Want It All (alternate instrumental version – source unknown)
 16 My Baby Loves Me (demo version – source: leaked studio tape)
 17 Breakthrough (instrumental version – source: probably Greatest Karaoke Hits)
 18 Scandal (alternate take – source unknown)
 19 Stealin’ (12 minutes demo version – source: leaked studio tape)
 20 Stealin’ (alternate version – source: leaked studio tape)
 21 Hijack My Heart (demo version – drum overdub – source: leaked studio tape)
 22 Too Much Love Will Kill You (alternate take – source: leaked studio tape)
 23 Too Much Love Will Kill You (Brian vocals – Bell Boy demo tape)
 CD 4
 1 Too Much Love Will Kill You (piano instrumental – source unknown)
 2 Dog With A Bone (1989 convention song – source: convention soundboard recording)
 3 Dog With A Bone (1989 convention song – audience tape)
 4 The Invisible Man (instrumental version)
 5 Innuendo (explosive version – source: rare single release)
 6 I’m Going Slighly Mad (Promo edit from the Innuendo Hints Tape)
 7 Headlong (Promo edit from the Innuendo Hints – alternate version)
 8 Headlong (alternate version – vocal, drum, bass)
 9 My Secret Fantasy (unreleased demo – source: leaked studio tape)
 10 Freedom Train (demo version – out-take – source: leaked studio tape)
 11 Robbery (unreleased demo – source: leaked studio tape)
 12 Ride The Wild Wind (alternate instrumental version – source unknown)
 13 Hitman (alternate version – Brian on vocals – source: leaked studio tape)
 14 Delilah (demo version – source: leaked studio tape)
 15 Delilah (Promo edit from the Innuendo Hints – alternate version)
 16 Self Made Man (unreleased demo – source: leaked studio tape)
 17 Self Made Man (Irish Club Mix)
 18 Face It Alone (out-take 1 – source: convention tape)
 19 Face It Alone (out-take 2 – source: convention tape)
 20 Mother Love (alternate version – nicely made fanmix)
 21 You Don’t Fool Me (Roger’s vocal demo – out-take – source: leaked studio tape)
 22 Let Me Live (banned version – source: banned single CD)
 23 The Show Must Go On (Remember fanmix)
 24 The Show Must Go On (instrumental version)


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