2 CD 

Label: Wardour 049 
Country: Japan
Released: February 2007
Recorded: Stadthalle, Vienna, Austria  May 2nd. 1978.  
Sound: Very good & excellent audience recording..
Comments:  From European 'News Of The World' tour. Complete show. Also available on another bootleg called 'Last European News' (Gypsy Eye).
Roots: Original bootleg. From a audience recorded tape.

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 We Will Rock You (slow/ fast)
 Brighton Rock
 Somebody To Love
 Medley: Death On Two Legs
              Killer Queen
              Good Old Fashioned Lover Boy
              I'm In Love With My Car
              Get Down, Make Love
              The Millionaire Waltz
              You're My Best Friend
 Spread Your Wings
 It's Late
 Now I'm Here
 Love Of My Life

 ' 39
 My Melancholy Blues
 White Man
 The Prophet's Song
 Guitar Solo
 The Prophet's Song
 Stone Cold Crazy
 Bohemian Rhapsody
 Keep Yourself Alive
 Tie Your Mother Down
 We Will Rock You
 We Are The Champions
- - - - - - encore - - - - - - 
 Sheer Heart Attack
 Jailhouse Rock
 God Save The Queen

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Review by Collectors music reviews

Wardour presents Queen’s second to last night from the European News Of The World tour with Vienna Waltz. The recording is a very good to sometimes excellent audience source that sounds very lively. This also captures the surrounding crowd reactions to the show but the band is loud and powerful and the taper sounds close to the stage. The music is so clear at times that the audience yells and chatter are hardly a distraction.


Surprisingly, this is the first time in Vienna for Queen. Their performance tonight is on and Freddie’s voice is strong. The medley, starting with “Death On Two Legs”, has somewhat of a loose feel with Freddie taking his time getting into “The Millionaire Waltz” and Brian teasing the crowd with a bit of “The Blue Danube” by Johan Strauss before the solo section (thanks gs). This would also be the last tour to contain tracks like “Good Old Fashioned Lover Boy”, “The Millionaire Waltz”, “White Man/Prophet’s Song” and “My Melancholy Blues” before being retired forever. “Spread Your Wings” is dedicated to Vienna.


Audience members can be heard trying to sing along in places including the opera section of “Bohemian Rhapsody” and crowd participation is at its highest during “We Will Rock You” as both this and “We Are The Champions” are overcome by singing. The recording is virtually complete except for a few very minor cuts and also captures most of the anticipation waiting for the encores. For the Viennese audience, the wait must have been well worth it as Queen is in great form.


This show was issued in 2002 on Gypsy Eye’s Last European News and claimed to be the last show from the European tour but they must have meant last recorded document as Queen played the following night in Munich. Gypsy Eye’s title was missing “Keep Yourself Alive” and is now sold out so Vienna Waltz gives Queen fans another chance to pick up this great show in a more complete version and better sound quality from what I’ve read. It’s good to see Wardour releasing more Queen shows again and their emphasis on 1978 lately is refreshing(WGPSEC)