Label: Uxbridge 436
Country: Japan
Released: March 2012
Recorded: Sportshall, Cologne, Germany  February 1st. 1979.
Sound: Audience recording.
Comments:  Claimed to be more complete than previously pro-bootlegs of this show. Might be true.
Queen Production pro-recorded several concerts on this European tour, to use for a live album production.
Later in 1979 EMI released released a double album "Live Killers" on vinyl & tape, and now on 2cd.
Some tracks or part of, from this Cologne concert, has been used on the officially live album.
Uxbridge label re-release this 2cdr in 2016, using the same cover etc, only different is the disc which is white printed.
Roots: From audience recorded tapes.
Time: 66:31 / 52:30

Front cover

 CDR 1
 Intro 'Thunder & Lighting'  (tape)
 We Will Rock You  (fast)
 Let Me Entertain You
 Somebody To Love
 If You Can't Beat Them
 Death On Two Legs
 Killer Queen
 Bicycle Races
 I'm In Love With My Car
 Get Down Make Love
 You're My Best Friend
 Now I'm Here
 Don't Stop Me Now
 Spread Your Wings
 Dreamers Ball
 Love Of My life             
 CDR 2
 It's Late
 Brighton Rock
 Keep Yourself Alive
 Bohemian Rhapsody
 Tie Your Mother Down
 Sheer Heart Attack
 We Will Rock You
 We Are The Champions
 God Save The Queen....


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Back cover

Review from Internet page.

From the European tour accompanying "Jazz" in 1979, Germany on February 1st completely recorded the Cologne performance with high-quality audience recording.
The 1979 performance in Cologne, which is famous as his dience recording, which is superior to the analog era. It has been a very popular performance since it was made into a CD with the title "Live In Cologne" from "Golden Stars" in 1990. "Live In Cologne" was recorded for 74 minutes on one CD, but this edition is a complete version of about 2 hours including the latter half of the show. He has already corrected the high pitches.
By using the original master, the sound quality has been improved, and it is a high-grade gem that should be released on a press CD. You're My Best Friend, Dreamers Ball, It's Late, and the second half of the show from Bohemian Rhapsody to God Save The Queen are included in this take.
Dreamers Ball is from another master of the same Cologne performance, and in the latter half of the show, it connects the original take of the sound source used already, and is currently the longest and best version.

Especially, the sound quality of the sound source used in the main is very good, and it can be enjoyed by fans of any level. More than the content, the jacket uses the image of that "Live In Cologne" that gave the viewer an unforgettable in-his pact, making it a happy and fun piece for collectors. Freddy on that day seems to be in good shape among the many "JAZZ" tours, showing off a dynamic singing voice full of speed and a sense of drive.
If You Can't Beat Them, which was performed after a long time, is one of the highlights. Introducing an upgraded and more complete version of the Cologne performance version, which is one of the representatives of the 1979 European tour.
Sound quality and content, the best piece. This is recommended!

★ This is a review summary of Beatleg magazine vol.143 (June 2012 issue). For your reference.

Recorded the performance in Cologne on February 1, 1979. The bootleg that captured this performance is the European 2LP "Save Me (-)" and the European CD "Live In Cologne (PRCD 1033)" which is a copy of it. "Save Me" includes "Keep Yourself Alive" excluding "It's Late" from the opening, but "Now I'm Here" spans two sides and "Dreamer's Ball"
There is a defect such as a missing part on the way. "Live In Cologne" does not include "You're My Best Friend" and "Dreamer's Ball" in order to pack it into one CD, and "Now I'm Here" contains only one side. The second half is not recorded. In this way, bootlegs have been caught only halfway up to now, but as the title of "Live Cologne '79" was taken up in the special feature of this magazine vol.135, there are multiple sources on the net The edited full version is on the market.
Judging by listening to the edited parts, it seems that what is recorded here is probably a mastering process based on "Live Cologne '79". There are many cases where the sound quality of what is recorded on the record is better than that of the tape copy, and this seems to be no exception, and most of them are based on "Save Me", but the unrecorded " "It's Late," "Bohemian Rhapsody," "Tie Your Mother Down," "Sheer Heart Attack," "We Will Rock You," "We Are The Champions," and "God Save The Queen" are recorded from a tape copy of the same source with poor sound quality.
It has become. The track time of "Dreamer's Ball" is from 3 minutes and 42 seconds to the track time of 0 minutes and 15 seconds, which is the MC before "Love Of My Life", and the track of "We Are The Champions" with a missing tape copy.・
From 2 minutes 12 seconds to 2 minutes 46 seconds, the time is supplemented by a different audience source. In "Save Me", "Now I'm Here", which spans two sides, is also an exquisite edit. The point is that not only proper mastering but also pitch correction is applied.
Freddy's song introduction can be heard rarely in "Bohemian Rhapsody".