2 CD

Label: Wardour 473
Country: Japan.
Released: May 2021.
Recorded: Live at  Johanneshovs Isstadion, Stockholm, Sweden on April 10th, 1982.
Sound: Excellent audience recording.
Comments:  This 2cd comes from 2 sources mixed together. I don't have the cd, so I don't know all details but it's some bites here and there which is fixed. "Now I'm Here" missing the early beginning, which both sources did.
Looks like a ok 'Wardour' if you collect bootlegs. The concert has previously been released by 'Breakdown 27' cdr label in October 2003.

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Roots: Audience recorded tape.
Time: 53:06 / 60:33

Front cover
 CD 1
1. Intro: Flash's Theme  (tape)
2. The Hero
3. Tie Your Mother Down
4. Action This Day
5. Play The Game
6. Somebody To Love
7. Staying Power
8. Get Down, Make Love
9. We Will Rock You  (improvisation jam)
10. Fat Bottomed Girls
11. Love Of My Life
12. Save Me

 CD 2
1. Keyboard ~ Guitar Solo
2. Liar
3. Not Fade Away
4. Crazy Little Thing Called Love
5. Bohemian Rhapsody
6. Under Pressure
7. Now I'm Here  (missing the early beginning)
8. Dragon Attack
9. Now I'm Here (reprise)
10. Another One Bites The Dust
11. Sheer Heart Attack
12. We Will Rock You
13. We Are The Champions
14. God Save The Queen

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Back cover

Review from Internet.

In contrast to the pros and cons of the studio work, "HOT SPACE Tour" has reached its peak as a live act. Among them, the famous recording that conveys the scene known as "Happening Show" has evolved. It will be an enlarged version and will be permanently preserved!

It was "April 10, 1982 Stockholm performance" that was imbued with such a work. That audience recording. If you're a collector, you'll realize that the “HOT SPACE Tour” is at its peak, which is the opposite of the general image, but the whole world tour wasn't great either. In order to explain the situation in that area, let's first unravel the schedule at that time and also confirm the position of the show.

<< March "HOT SPACE" completed >>
・ April 9-May 22: Europe (26 performances)
May 21st release of “HOT SPACE”
・ May 29-June 5: UK (4 performances)
-One and a half months later-
・ July 21-September 15: North America (33 performances)
-One month later-
・ October 19th-November 3rd: Japan (6 performances)

[First record of "HOT SPACE Tour" which was a miracle spring]
This is 1982 QUEEN. The flow is rather orthodox, "Europe (+ UK)-> North America-> Japan", but "Europe" and "UK" are given special attention. It was a miracle spring where every day and every night was a great performance. There are various theories as to why this happened, but first of all, it was a period of physical fulfillment. In particular, Freddie's ability as a vocalist has been reached, and the frequency of favorable days was higher than that of "THE WORKS Tour", which had been suspended, and the peak was also high.

Secondly, we have a support keyboardist. Spike Edney regularly participates in the restart word, but the first support was "HOT SPACE Tour". Fred Mandel in North America / Japan and former MOTT THE HOOPLE Morgan Fisher in Europe participated. This gives Freddie more freedom. Not only does he not play the piano, he is also free from the consciousness of "I have to go back to the piano". He was able to roam the stage freely, creating an explosive tension that made him happy and irresistible, and that explosive Freddie was a virtuous cycle that lifted the tension of the audience and three others.

And the third is confidence in "HOT SPACE". As you can see above, the "Europe / UK" tour is before and after the album is released. In "Europe" before the release, he showed confidence, and in "UK" after the release, he showed the spirit of repelling the pros and cons. After "North America", he seemed to be depressed by the decisive unpopularity, but at the time of "Europe / UK", he was full of vitality to open up a new chapter. And the Stockholm performance of this work is also in the early stages. It is the very early stage of the second performance of the tour, and it is the oldest live album of "HOT SPACE Tour" with a record of sound.

[Overview of the happening show where you don't know what will happen]
Although the introduction has become long, this work that recorded such a show is also the first complete version in history. The recording itself has been known for a long time, but it was an incomplete version with many cuts in the middle. Moreover, it was a disappointing recording that the sound was cut off at the important point of the show (as will be described later).
However, recently, another recording different from the conventional one has been newly discovered. Due to the different cut points, I was able to enjoy almost the entire view of the show in combination (however, only the intro of "Now I'm Here" was missed on both sound sources. 99.99 ……% It's not 100%, so it's "almost").

There are enthusiasts who think about the same thing, and the full version of the combination is actually getting a lot of attention on the internet, but this was not good enough. The connection is sloppy, and there is no desire to match the sound. The tone and phase were out of sync, and there was a sense of incongruity just "just connected." This work appeared there. The two sound sources are traced back to the original and carefully re-edited. As it is a separate recording, I do not say "I do not know the switching at all", but I realized a natural finish at the level of "unknowingly changed". It has been sublimated into a musical piece that allows you to immerse yourself in a full show without any discomfort.