Return of The Champions (2-CD)

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Format: CD  (2 Discs)
Item:  UNI 162526

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  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 2005
  • Label: Hollywood Records

Tracks on Disc 1:

  • Buy for $1.291.Reaching Out
  • Buy for $1.292.Tie Your Mother Down
  • Buy for $1.293.I Want To Break Free
  • Buy for $1.294.Fat Bottomed Girls
  • Buy for $1.295.Wishing Well
  • Buy for $1.296.Another One Bites The Dust
  • Buy for $1.297.Crazy Little Thing Called Love
  • Buy for $1.298.Say It's Not True
  • Buy for $1.299.39
  • Buy for $1.2910.Love Of My Life
  • Buy for $1.2911.Hammer To Fall
  • Buy for $1.2912.Feel Like Making Love
  • Buy for $1.2913.Let There Be Gene
  • Buy for $1.2914.I'm In Love With My Car
  • Buy for $1.2915.Guitar Solo
  • Buy for $1.2916.Last Horizon

Tracks on Disc 2:

  • Buy for $1.291.These Are The Days Of Our Lives
  • Buy for $1.292.Radio Ga Ga
  • Buy for $1.293.Can't Get Enough
  • Buy for $1.294.A Kind Of Magic
  • Buy for $1.295.I Want It All
  • Buy for $1.296.Bohemian Rhapsody
  • Buy for $1.297.The Show Must Go On
  • Buy for $1.298.All Right Now
  • Buy for $1.299.We Will Rock You
  • Buy for $1.2910.We Are The Champions
  • Buy for $1.2911.God Save The Queen

Product Description:

Paul Rodgers/Queen: Paul Rodgers (vocals, guitar); Brian May (vocals, guitar); Roger Taylor (vocals, drums).
Additional personnel: Spike Edney (vocals, keyboards); Danny Miranda (vocals, bass guitar); Jamie Moses (guitar).
When thinking of suitable replacements for Freddie Mercury in Queen, Paul Rodgers is not a name that immediately leaps to mind. As the former lead singer for Free and Bad Company, Rodgers roughly belongs to the same '70s British hard rock pack as Queen, but Rodgers is pretty much the polar opposite of Mercury: a gruff, bluesy, barrel-chested macho blues-rock belter opposed to Freddie's grandly flamboyant, eccentric glam rock showman. Yet when Queen -- or more accurately, Brian May and Roger Taylor, since John Deacon decided to stay retired -- reunited in 2005, they picked Rodgers as their frontman, perhaps because he was one of the few marquee-level names from the '70s left who wasn't working steadily. The double-disc Return of the Champions documents their concert at the Hallam FM Arena in Sheffield on May 9, 2005. The set list is pretty heavy on Queen standards, with a few Bad Company and Free songs, such as "Feel Like Makin' Love" and "All Right Now," thrown in for good measure. Queen sounds big, tight, and professional, and there's even a sense of excitement to some of the performances, as if May and Taylor are invigorated to be out on-stage again, playing these songs for an adoring crowd, while Rodgers gives a spirited performance. Listening to the album, you get the sense that it probably was a fun night out. ~ Stephen Thomas Erlewine

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  • Sales Rank: 39,802
  • UPC: 720616252623
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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