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Bohemian Rhapsody Movie Re-Created Queen’s Entire Live Aid Performance

The cast of Bohemian Rhapsody filmed a straight run-through of the entire Live Aid performance, and it could be released on the movie’s home release. Originally Queen played a six-song set on that day: ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’, Radio Ga Ga’, ‘Hammer to Fall’, ‘Crazy Little Thing Called Love’, ‘We Will Rock You’ and closer ‘We Are the Champions’. The movie only played four recreated songs from the live Aid event. Interestingly they performed all six songs so that they could edit…

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Happy Halloween

Steven Wilson – The Holy Drinker Mike Oldfield – Tubular Bells Rush – Witch Hunt Released 12 years apart, The Musical Box and Home by the Sea both contain ghostly themes. Plus these are two amazing songs from quite different musical eras of Genesis. The Musical Box From the album Nursery Cryme. Released 12 November 1971 The song is based on a story of two Victorian children one called Henry and the other called Cynthia. Poor Henry is beheaded by his friend Cynthia…

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18 Fish era Marillion songs Steve Hogarth performed live

Here are 18 Fish era Marillion songs which were sung by Steve Hogarth after 1988. The list includes: Script For A Jester’s Tear Garden Party Market Square Heroes Cinderella Search Pseudo Silk Kimono Kayleigh Lavender Heart of Lothian Lords of the Backstage Blind Curve Freaks Hotel Hobbies Warm Wet Circles That Time Of The Night White Russian Incommunicado Slainte Mhath Sugar Mice The clips are in album chronological order: 1983. Script For A Jester’s Tear Script For A Jester’s Tear Civic…

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Awesome Customer Lego Ideas

The fun aspect of LEGO is the wealth of creativity it can inspire in people all over the world. With the focus of Musical Brick’s custom LEGO models and minifigures it has been a joy to receive pictures of various creations. Michael Pellerin (USA) has customised the Live 1973 stage set to include lights! Wow!   Brett Pangburn (USA) used the Shock the Monkey minifigures to create this amazing shadow box frame. Peter Marcoux (Canada) used a fantastic graphic created by…

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15 Gabriel era Genesis songs Phil Collins performed live

Here are 15 Peter Gabriel era Genesis songs which were sung by Phil Collins after 1975. Many songs remained in the set list over the years, including In the Cage, The Musical Box, Firth of Fifth, I Know What I Like and Carpet Crawlers. The list includes: White Mountain The Knife The Musical Box Fountain of Salmacis Supper’s Ready Dancing With the Moonlit Knight I Know What I Like Firth of Fifth The Cinema Show The Lamb Lies Down on…

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Queen and Marillion Live 1986

21 June 1986 – Maimarktgelände, Mannheim, Germany Both Queen and Marillion played this open air festival over 32 years ago. It was broadcast live on the German radio station “SWR 3.” As a result, this would be one of Queen’s most bootlegged shows. Brian May from Queen joins Marillion for Let’s Twist Again.   Fish from Marillion joins Queen for Tutti Frutti. Only few seconds of concert footage have been seen – an aerial shot, and Freddie kicking a ball…

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Prog Songs that Mention the Time of Day

“Ticking away the moments that make up a dull day” Time, Pink Floyd These lyrics contain a reference to a particular hour of the day. The list created by The Human Clock was invaluable. 12:00am “Midnight suns bid moors farewell, retreats from charging dusk” Grendel, Marillion “Then it’s twelve o’clock And the last bus is gone” The Party, Marillion “Midnight: she sing praises in the hall to saintly faces hallowed be thy names she can’t recall” Suite Sister Mary, Queensryche “And…

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Marillion are Out of this World

In October 2017, 5000 fans, from all over the world, descended upon the iconic Royal Albert Hall in London to watch Marillion play there for the first time ever. This extraordinary event was captured on video and now it is available to order on CD, DVD, and Blu-Ray The Space Live At The Royal Albert Hall Go! – Live At The Royal Albert Hall The Leavers: V. One Tonight Live At The Royal Albert Hall Live At The Royal Albert…

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10 Songs that Mention Lego

Citizens of Legoland This is Musical Brick and we love music and Lego bricks. So here we list 10 songs that mention Lego in the lyrics. This list is not exhaustive, as there are many more artists using Lego in their lyrics. We have included artists such as XTC, The Housemartins, Marillion, Beastie Boys, Black Eyed Peas, and Ed Sheeran. XTC – Helicopter (1979) I’m crouching here with a telescope in hand Looking out across our Legoland I really think…

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I’m a citizen of Legoland travellin’ incommunicado

Apparently, according to Marillion/Fish lyrics, Torch is a citizen of Legoland travellin’ incommunicado. Incommunicado Introduction: From an unnamed article in No1 Magazine written by Debbie Voller on 30 May 1987 (Provided by Kristie English). Full article here Fish: “This is a necessary diversion from ‘Russians’ and it’s a sort of macho-gung-ho approach! Torch really wants to be famous but he doesn’t want the responsibilities that go with fame. ‘Incommunicado’ is another word for ‘pissed’!” ‘Legoland’ Legoland being the theme park in…

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