Label: Breakdown 75  
Country: Japan
Released: March 2006
Recorded: The Forum, Montreal, Canada  July 21st. 1982.             
Sound: Very Good ~ excellent audience recording.
Comments:  'Hot Space Tour' 1982. On this night Queen played 6 tracks from their latest album 'Hot Space'. Normally they played 4~5 tracks from the new album. Original CDR bootleg. Previously un-released show.
Roots: Tape source. I haven't come across any other tape source of this show.

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 Intro: Flash's Theme (tape) 
 Rock It ~ 
 We Will Rock You  (fast)
 Action This Day
 Play The Game
 Saying Power
 Medley: Now I'm Here
               Dragon Attack
               Now I'm Here  (end part)          
 Save Me
 Calling All Girls
 Back Chat
 Get Down Make Love
 Instrumental Inferno
 Under Pressure
 Fat Bottomed Girls
 Crazy Little Thing Called Love           
 Bohemian Rhapsody
 Tie Your Mother Down
 Body Language
 Another One Bites The Dust
 We Will Rock You
 We Are The Champions
 God Save The Queen...(tape)

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Flash In Space
 documents the first concert on Queen's Hot Space tour in North American.  Breakdown use the two-source mix that is commonly traded.  The main tape is a very good stereo recording bordering on excellent.  It is a bit fuzzy especially in the lower frequencies.  The second source is very good mono and is used to fix the gaps in the first source.  These edits are in "Now I'm Here", "Calling All Girls" and several smaller bits in "Under Pressure", "Crazy Little Thing Called Love" and "Bohemian Rhapsody".   The edits are handled very well and there is no loss of enjoyment of the show.

This was a couple of weeks after the famous Milton Keynes show and they sound a little rusty.  They play six songs from the new album with "Calling All Girls" making its live debut.  "Hello Montreal" Freddie says before "Play The Game".  "It's good to see you back so soon" referring to Queen's two gig appearance in Montreal the previous November to film We Will Rock You.  (Incidentally those concerts are the live debut of "Under Pressure").  Before "Staying Power" Freddie says, "We're gonna play some new things tonight...if you want to come on stage and boogie, we' won't hurt you".  Freddie experiments with a harmonizer on "Body Language" and they cut the duration of the song on this tour.   

Breakdown is a prolific label.  They really like to crank these titles out.  The cdrs have a label attached to the discs and the artwork is printed on only one side.  The overall production values look like shit but this is an essential concert for fans of Hot Space (like me).  Not only are these shows the only live source for most of that album.  In subsequent tours only "Under Pressure" would be retained in its entirety while half of "Staying Power" was used early in The Works tour before being dropped, never to surface again.  The early medley and acoustic set was also dropped.  This is a great sounding tape and the beginning of their final tour of this continent which makes it special.  (GS)