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Live Killers [Live]

QueenAudio CD
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (81 customer reviews)

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listen  3. Death On Two Legs 3:33$1.29  Buy MP3 
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listen  5. Bicycle Race (Live) 1:29$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  6. I'm In Love With My Car (Live) 2:01$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  7. Get Down, Make Love (Live) 4:31$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  8. You're My Best Friend (Live) 2:10$1.29  Buy MP3 
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listen11. Love Of My Life (Live) 4:59$1.29  Buy MP3 
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listen  3. Brighton Rock (Live)12:15Album Only
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listen  5. Tie Your Mother Down (Live) 3:41$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  6. Sheer Heart Attack (Live) 3:35$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  7. We Will Rock You (Live) 2:48$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  8. We Are The Champions (Live) 3:27$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  9. God Save The Queen (Live) 1:32$1.29  Buy MP3 


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Product Details

  • Audio CD (October 22, 1991)
  • Original Release Date: 2000
  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Format: Live
  • Label: Hollywood Records
  • ASIN: B000000OAP
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (81 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #22,155 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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From Bohemian Rhapsody to Bicycle Race , enjoy 22 tracks live on this hot 1979 album!

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31 of 31 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Queen Live...simply amazing November 24, 2003
Format:Audio CD
4 1/2 stars!!!
Queen Live Killers is perhaps the best Queen live album, for those fans who prefer Queen in their pre-synth years (Jazz and earlier). The band was not at their heaviest during this tour, but still rocked with many interesting selections for their sets, like Death On Two Legs, Brighton Rock, Keep Yourself Alive, and Don't Stop Me Now. This album is a bit of a curiosity, as the band has never admitted where each particular track had been recorded. It's rumoured through the examination of Bootleg recordings that many of the tracks were pieced together from various recordings on the tour. For example, the first half of Get Down Make Love appears to have been recorded at one concert, yet the second half of the song shows all the hallmarks for a version that was recorded in a different country. This seems apparent with many of the songs. Strangely enough, with so much intricate editing taking place, it's strange that the producer wouldn't have segued audience noises between all the tracks. There's some distracting moments, where Freddie's foul comment is bleeped out (I've heard the boot of this, and Freddie says alot more that those bleeps fill--so why not splice this as they had the songs?
There are some killer versions of many Queen songs, but it's also evident that the band cleaned up their act in the studio--I've heard dozens of Queen live recordings and never have they played this tightly, this clean. Of course, this is no distraction to the power of the songs here. Queen is by far one the greatest rock bands ever, and it shows in these recordings. Like Led Zeppelin, Queen didn't film or record many concerts during their illustrious career, so we have to make adieu with what we have, and Killers is no bad offering.
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14 of 14 people found the following review helpful
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Format:Audio CD
I don't know what the last reviewer was listening to, it couldn't have been LIVE KILLERS! This was Queen when they were in their prime, so Live at Wembley isn't near as good as LIVE KILLERS.
Also, a note to the last reviewer: the reason you can barely hear the voices in the middle of Bohemian Rhapsody is because it is a tape that is being played. Try reading the liner notes!
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15 of 16 people found the following review helpful
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Throughout the annals of history regarding rock music, no artist, band, or whatever has ever or will ever live up to Queen in terms of combining a great studio work with great live presence. Sure, Kiss is a tremendous live band, and the Beatles were masters of the studio, but Queen combines both elements and does it with their own flair.
Spanning the first seven or so albums of the band's career (which I consider to be their musical, if not always popular, prime), Live Killers is the best representation of Queen's stage power that can be obtained without going through unauthorized and unreleased material. More than just a "Greatest Hits" album with bad sound, Live Killers also digs deep into the albums and pulls out songs that the average music fan may have never heard, e.g. 'Love of My Life,' 'Death On Two Legs,' 'I'm In Love With My Car,' etc.
The entire Queen live experience is highly intimate, as Freddie Mercury plays to the crowd and tries to connect with them throughout the show. The acoustic set is especially this way, as the boys go 'unplugged' and do an almost sing-along type thing. Interestingly enough, all the songs in the acoustic set are drastically different than their studio counterparts.
But, all acoustic intimacy put aside, the true power of Queen's live shows is their energy, unique sound, and ability to serenade you one second and blow you away with something vile or vulgar or just plain heavy the next. Queen delivers the highly sexual 'Get Down, Make Love' and then follows it with the soft sentimental ballad 'You're My Best Friend.'
Throughout the show we learn of just how great Freddie Mercury is as a singer, pianist, and showman.
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars my fav queen cd August 5, 2000
By "uebs"
Format:Audio CD
this is my favorite queen cd, because it contains many non-greatest hits songs, as well as songs like bohemian rhapsody, don't stop me now or bycicle race. it's a good choice if you just feel like "bit listening to some queen songs no matter which album". most of the songs are way faster than the studio versions (don't stop me now, death on two legs, i'm in love with my car,..). another interessting song is we will rock you on the first cd. this version is absolutely different from the studio version, the only thing both have in common are the lyrics. brian's brighton rock solo is waaaay to long, nevertheless it's a great track. i also have live at wembley, but i prefer live killers because freddie's voice sounds better and it does not contain funny but useless tracks like tutti frutti, hello mary lou etc. some people may think different, but in general i like 70's queen more than 80's.
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars This is what a rock concet sounds like! December 8, 2003
Format:Audio CD
This is what a rock concert is supposed to be, and anyone in a rock band should use this as a primer.
The poor mixing job actually ended up being a plus: unlike many live recordings where the audience is "mixed-out", you can HEAR the audience...and the excitement. It is exactly like being at a show, and the liner notes are a great guide through it.
The only bad part is that the great pictures inside the original album have been severely shrunk to fit the CD case.
"Live At Wembley" is okay, but "Live Killers" is a classic.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Queen music is fabulous
Good listen with audience interaction; all of Queen music is fabulous
Published 3 days ago by Betty Wiley
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
all good
Published 14 days ago by Flavio C. Pitanga
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
excellent,
Published 20 days ago by jorge
1.0 out of 5 stars WTF??
I just downloaded this on autorip after buying the real cd..
On the 3rd song, DEATH ON 2 LEGS, Freddy is speaking before the song and suddenly you hear BEEEEEEEEEEEEP... Read more
Published 7 months ago by Grant Sanders
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent show and concert
The sound quality is great. This represent Queen during , what I think, is one of their finest periods. The band sounds great!
Published 12 months ago by J. Kelley
5.0 out of 5 stars legends
this 2 disk set has about 20 songs on these disks. some of the songs are we will rock you, we are the champions, get down make love. Read more
Published 12 months ago by al
5.0 out of 5 stars Classic Queen!
Reminded me of seeing them when I was a teenager. Queen with Freddie at their best. Great live sound in concert.
Published 14 months ago by Mark S Miller
1.0 out of 5 stars Buyer Beware
I buy a lot of digital music, but this album and the remainder of the Queen discography are unlistenable in this format. It's not just that the sound quality is bad, it's horrid. Read more
Published 14 months ago by Robert Koehl
5.0 out of 5 stars awesome
I had this on 8-track 30+ years ago. As fantastic as I remember. Live double album just don't gets no better.
Published 14 months ago by Kevin James
3.0 out of 5 stars They bleep the swearing ?
Is this the way it was recorded ? There are long very annoying bleeps a couple times when freddie curses . Read more
Published 21 months ago by S. Antipas
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