Brian May & Kerry Ellis 'The Candlelight Concerts'


Live At Montreux 2013


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Brian May & Kerry Ellis 'The Candlelight Concerts - Live At Montreux 2013'

Released on 31 March 2014. Length 87 minutes.

Tracklisting
1. I Who Have Nothing
2. Dust In The Wind
3. Born Free
4. Somebody To Love
5. Nothing Really Has Changed
6. Life Is Real
7. The Way We Were
8. '39
9. Something
10. Last Horizon
11. Love Of My Life
12. The Kissing Me Song
13. Tie Your Mother Down
14. We Will Rock You
15. No-One But You (Only The Good Die Young)
16. Crazy Little Thing Called Love
Bonus Video:
Nothing Really Has Changed (live in Shamwari Game Reserve)

 

All tracks performed by Brian May (vocals, acoustic and electric guitar), Kerry Ellis (vocals, except 'Last Horizon'), and Jeff Leach (keyboards, except 'I Who Have Nothing', and percussion on '39' and 'We Will Rock You').

Recorded at the Montreux Jazz Festival at the Stravinski Auditorium, Montreux, Switzerland, on 19 July 2013.

Directed by Julian Nicole-Kay
Executive producers Geoff Kempin, Terry Shand and Jim Beach
Sound recorded by Justin Shirley Smith and Jerome Blôndel in Le Voyageur I
Music mix produced by Justin Shirley Smith and Kris Fredrikkson
Audio mastering by Tim Young at Metropolis Studios
Guitar technician Pete Malandrone
Special thanks to David Richards and Zemfira

Cover photography by Francyne Carr
Cover design by Brian May and Richard Gray

'Nothing Really Has Changed' bonus video:
Directed by Mike Slee, produced by Mike and Georgina Slee
Photography by Paul Williams, sound by Richard Sprawson, edited by Robbie Morrison


This release features the complete concert performed at the Montreux Jazz Festival in 2013, and was available as a DVD and CD set, a Blu-ray and CD set, and digitally.

During the concert, various footage is shown on a videoscreen, including the promo videos during 'Born Free' and 'The Kissing Me Song', wildlife footage during 'Nothing Really Has Changed', photographs of Brian and Kerry's childhood during 'The Way We Were', skies, trees, rivers and horses during 'Something', planets and space travel during '39', and stars during 'Last Horizon'. 'No-One But You' features footage of Montreux, Freddie's statue, and paintings of Icarus (who, in Greek mythology, flew too close to the sun).

The physical releases include two main titles; title 1 is the entire concert, lasting 1:27:33 on the Blu-ray and 1:27:28 on the DVD, both divided into 18 chapters. Title 2 is a bonus video of Brian and Kerry performing 'Nothing Really Has Changed' as a surprise for Viriginia McKenna. It was recorded at the Shamwari Game Reserve, South Africa, in early 2012, during the filming of the 'Born Free' video.

The menus have simple options to play the entire concert, select a song, play the bonus feature, or change audio options (LPCM stereo or DTS-HD master audio). The DVD features a main menu, and sub-menus for song selection (split over two menus) and audio options. The Blu-ray also features a main menu, with pop-up menus for these two options; when accessed while the concert is playing, it is shown as a bar across the screen. All menus feature audience noise, rather than song excerpts.

Both DVD and Blu-ray releases include the 2013 live album 'Acoustic By Candlelight'. The releases feature eleven of the same tracks, with the DVD/Blu-ray adding four Queen tracks and one Brian solo track, while the CD adds three tracks from the 'Anthems' album, and one cover version. Both discs in the DVD set have a glossier finish and slightly richer colours than the Blu-ray equivalents, as well as different catalogue numbers and logos.


I Who Have Nothing


Chapter 2. Length 2:59.
This track is performed by Brian and Kerry alone, without Jeff Leach.
Details of this cover version can be found on the Live Only Songs page.

Lyrics:
I, I who have nothing
I, I who have no-one
Adore you and want you so
I'm just a no-one, with nothing to give you but oh
I love you

He, he buys you diamonds
Bright and sparkling diamonds
But believe me, dear, when I say
That he can give you the world
But he'll never love you the way
I love you

He can take you any place he wants
From fancy clubs and restaurants
But I can only watch you with
My nose pressed up against the window pane

I, I who have nothing
I, I who have no-one
Must watch you, go dancing by
Lost in the arms of somebody else
When darling it's I
Who loves you

I love you


Brian: Thank you, bonsoir, and guten abend, and buonasera, and um, buenos tardes, and um, thank you for being here in this beautiful, beautiful Stravinski Auditorium, um, I would like to introduce you straight away if I may to the favolosa Miss Kerry Ellis
Kerry: Thank you so much, thank you, it is such a pleasure to be here, it's my first time in Montreux, and I'm just honoured to be here so thank you for being here and supporting us. And I would like to introduce to you, well there is only one, the legend that is Doctor Brian May
Brian: Thank you very much. We'd like to do a song for you which is part of my history really, because in the old days I used to tour a lot all around the world with a group called Queen and um, and we played in a lot of beautiful places, met a lot of beautiful people, and we played with some wonderful musicians, one of those musicians was in a band called Kansas, and, yeah, great band, and um, he wrote this song, kind of prophetically really, because it's all about dust, which is kind of what I'm concerned about, dust is something (audience applauds), yeah. I don't have to tell you, dust is in all of us. I'm gonna introduce to you, ladies and gentlemen, a wonderful musician, Mr Jeff Leach. Flown in from England at enormous expense, and um, there's nobody quite like Mr Leach. So, we're gonna do this song, and it's, um, it's called 'Dust In The Wind'

Dust In The Wind


Chapter 3. Length 3:53.
Details of this cover version can be found on the Live Only Songs page.

Lyrics:
I close my eyes
Only for a moment, then the moment's gone
All my dreams
Pass before my eyes a curiosity

Dust in the wind
All they are is dust in the wind

Same old song
Just a drop of water in an endless sea
All we do
Crumbles to the ground, though we refuse to see

Dust in the wind
All we are is dust in the wind
Dust in the wind
All we are is dust in the wind

Don't hang on
Nothin' lasts forever but the earth and sky
It slips away
All your money won't another minute buy

Dust in the wind
All we are is dust in the wind
Dust in the wind
All we are is dust in the wind
Dust in the wind
All we are is dust in the wind


Kerry: Thank you so much. So, Brian and I have been on our 'Born Free' tour around the UK and Europe, and we recorded our own version of the song last year for the charity, which is headed by Virginia McKenna, we actually went out to South Africa at the beginning of last year, and did some work for her and the charity, and we made a video, which I hope you are going to enjoy, this is our version of 'Born Free'

Born Free


Chapter 4. Length 3:02.
Details of the original version can be found on the 'Anthems' album page.

Lyrics:
Born free, as free as the wind blows
As free as the grass grows
Born free to follow your heart

Live free and beauty surrounds you
The world still astounds you
Each time you look at a star

Stay free, where no walls divide you
You're free as a roaring tide
So there's no need to hide

Born free, and life is worth living
But only worth living
When you are free
Oooh, oooh

No man should choose your life for you
No man has the right to say you'll live or die today

Born free, and life is worth living
But only worth living
When you are free

Born free


Brian: Thank you. Now this is a very, very, very beautiful place, and er, our hope, our desire is that it will seem smaller and smaller and smaller as the evening goes on, and we would like you to all feel that we are inside your house, OK, so this will require you loosening up and maybe singing a little, a little bit of, little singing with us, man, you know. The best thing we find to get people singing, sometimes, is a Queen song. So we will be listening, OK. And we like to do things a little differently, so I'm gonna say to Jeff, please just take it away any way you fancy doing this, maybe like a little minuet or something, you know?

Somebody To Love


Chapter 5. Length 5:03.
This track features a slow piano and guitar introduction, lasting around 41 seconds, which is not included in the above time.
Details of the original version can be found on the 'A Day At The Races' album page.

Lyrics: (the lyrics in red are sung by Brian, while the lyrics in blue are jointly sung by Brian and Kerry)
Each morning I get up I die a little
Can barely stand on my feet
Take a look in the mirror and cry
Lord what you doing to me
Well I've spent all my years in believing you
But I just can't get no relief, Lord

Brian: I'm listening

Somebody (somebody), somebody (somebody)
Can anybody find me
Audience: Somebody to love
Alright

I work hard (he works hard) every day of my life
I work till I ache my bones
At the end
of the day
I take home my broken heart all on my own
I go down on my knees
And I start to pray
Till the tears run down from my eyes
(oooh, oooh, oooh)
Lord
Somebody
(Audience: somebody)
Somebody (Audience: somebody)
Can anybody find me
Audience: Somebody to love
Brian: Yeah, that's very nice
Wooh, I, I, I, I, I, yeah

He works hard
Everyday (everyday)
Oh I try and I try and I try
But everybody wants to put me down (oooooh)
They say I'm going crazy (oooooh)
They say I got a lot of water on my brain
I got no common sense
Got nobody left to believe in
Hey,
yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah
Kerry: Mr Jeff Leach

Oooh, oooh, oooh, Lord
Somebody
(Audience: somebody)
Somebody (Audience: somebody)
Can anybody find me
Audience: Somebody to love
Brian: Yeah
Kerry: Beautiful

Got no feel, I've got no rhythm
I just keep losing my beat
I'm OK, oh I'm alright
'Cos I ain't gonna face no defeat
I just gotta get out of this prison cell

Someday I'm gonna be free, Lord!

Audience: Find me somebody to love, find me somebody to love
(Audience: Find me)
somebody to love, find me somebody to love
Find me somebody to love, find me somebody to love
Find me somebody to love, find me somebody to love

Somebody, somebody, somebody, somebody
Somebody find me somebody to love
Can anybody find me

Audience: Somebody to love
Brian: You're very good. Magnifique. Three, four

Find me somebody (Audience: to) love
Find me somebody to love
Find me somebody to love
Find me
(oh yeah) somebody to love
Find me somebody to love

Brian: Thank you. Beautifully sung, beautifully sung. That's beautiful, thank you so much. You guys are great singers, it must be the festival atmosphere I think, very, very good singing. We're gonna sing you um, perform for you a little song which really gave rise to this whole thing, because we did some very small concerts in Africa in the jungle, very intimate, and we thought well how interesting it would be to take this kind of intimate approach, very simple approach, back into Europe. This song was written by the aforesaid Virginia McKenna, the most amazing, inspiring woman whose philosophy is that no animal should be caged, every animal should be born free, and should -ing stay free, so. We're gonna show you a little video with this song just to remind you that we too have wild animals all around us, which perhaps need a little respect.

Nothing Really Has Changed


Chapter 6. Length 3:37.
Brian plays electric guitar on this track. It was released as a single in October 2013, to raise funds for the Badger Vaccination Fund, with the video available on Youtube. It features additional text at the end of the track about the badger cull, accompanied by wildlife noises and gunshots, which extend the track to 4:26. It includes Brian's introduction at the end of the previous track from 'we're gonna show you a little video' onwards, and includes both Brian and Kerry's 'thank you' at the end.
Details of this cover version can be found on the Live Only Songs page.

Lyrics:
Nothing really has changed
I still feel the warmth of the sun
Nothing really has changed
The spiders spin and the children still run

Everything's really the same
The waves still break on the shore
But to me the world
Is a different place
Now you are here
No more

I can't get used to the day now
I miss the sound of your foot on the stair
I can't get used to the night now
I put out my hand and forget you're not there
Beside me to hold me
And tell me that you want me
And love me and need me

I can't get used to my life now
Now you are here
No more

Nothing really has changed
The rose still smells sweet and fair
Nothing really has changed
I feel the grey rain and the wind in my hair

Everything's really the same
My friends still knock at my door
But to me the world is a different place
Now you are here
No more

Now you are here
No more


Brian: Thank you
Kerry: Thank you

Brian: Ladies and gentlemen, Pete
Kerry: So, this next song was written by Freddie, (audience applauds) absolutely, and, um, Freddie actually wrote this song and dedicated it to John Lennon from The Beatles, but tonight we'd like to dedicate it to Freddie, so this is our version of 'Life Is Real'

Life Is Real


Chapter 7. Length 3:56.
Details of the original version can be found on the 'Hot Space' album page.

Lyrics:
Guilt stains on my pillow
Blood on my terraces
Torsos in my closet
Shadows from my past
Life is real
Life is real
Life is real, so real

Sleeping is my leisure
Waking up in a minefield
Dreaming's just a pleasure dome
Love is a roulette wheel
Life is real
Life is real
Life is real, oh yeah

Success is my breathing space
I bought it on myself
I will price it
I will cash it
I will take it or leave it

Loneliness is my hiding place
Breastfeeding myself
What more can I say
I have swallowed a bitter pill
I will taste it, I will taste it

Life is real
Life is real
Life is real

Music will be my mistress
Loving like a whore
Freddie is a genius
Living in every pore
Life is real
Life is real
Life is real, so real

Life is cruel
Life is a bitch
Life is real - so real

Life is real
Life is real
Oooh, life is real

Life is real


Kerry: Thank you very much
Brian: Thank you. Thank you, thank you, you're very kind (speaks in French), thank you so much. Um, that's a little piece of rock 'n' roll history I suppose, but this next song is a piece of history from somewhere completely different, and um, I guess when I was a kid I got this idea in my head that rock 'n' roll was the only kind of music in the world, which of course it is, right? But, you get to my age, you know, you start to grow up, I haven't quite made it yet, but um, but this song comes from just some place completely different. This is called 'The Way We Were'

The Way We Were


Chapter 8. Length 2:54.
Kerry later recorded this track for her solo album 'Kerry Ellis', with Brian on guitar, and details can be found on the 'Anthems' songs page.

Lyrics:
Memories
Light the corners of my mind
Misty water coloured memories
Of the way we were

Scattered pictures
Of the smiles we left behind
Smiles we gave to one another
Of the way we were

Can it be that it was all so simple then?
Or has time re-written every line?
If we had the chance to do it all again
Tell me, would we?
Could we?

Memories
May be beautiful and yet
What's too painful to remember
We simply choose to forget

So, it's the laughter
We will remember
Whenever we remember
The way we were

Ooooh
The way we were


Kerry: Thank you so much
Brian: You know, we were gonna play you 'Smoke On The Water' at this point but in the circumstances it didn't seem like such a good idea, so we thought of something else that we might play for you that maybe you wanma sing along to, it's a kind of science fiction song, and um, it's a long journey out to the edges of the cosmos, and I don't even know if we're gonna get back here but, it's a little dangerous but life has to be dangerous, OK? You wanna sing?

'39


Chapter 9. Length 3:32.
Jeff Leach plays tambourine on this track, in addition to keyboards.
Details of the original version can be found on the 'A Night At The Opera' album page.

Lyrics: (the lyrics in red are sung by Brian, while the lyrics in blue are jointly sung by Brian and Kerry)
Brian: Yeah, clapping is good, yeah

In the year of '39 assembled here the volunteers
In the days when lands were few
And the ship sailed out into the blue and sunny morn
The sweetest sight ever seen

And the night followed day
And the story tellers say
The score brave souls inside
For many a lonely day sailed across the milky seas
Never looked back, never feared, never cried


Don't you hear my call though you're many years away
Don't you hear me calling you
Write your letters in the sand
For the day I take your hand
In the land that our grandchildren knew


Brian: OK, here we go
(Various 'oooh's by Kerry and Brian)
Brian: Yeah, we're home

In the year of '39 came a ship in from the blue
The volunteers came home that day
And they bring good news of a world so newly born
Though their hearts so heavenly weigh
For the earth is old and grey, little darling we'll away
But my love this cannot be
For many years have gone though I'm older but a year
Your mothers eyes from your eyes cry to me


Don't you hear my call though you're many years away
Don't you hear me calling you
Write your letters in the sand
For the day I take your hand
In the land that our grandchildren knew


Don't you hear my call though you're many years away
Don't you hear me calling you

Write all your letters in the sand
Cannot heal me like your hand

For our lives still ahead
We'll be here in beautiful Montreux

Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah


Brian: Thank you, OK. (A member of the audience shouts out 'Defying Gravity'). You'll be lucky. Um, anybody here like The Beatles? Well, see, I don't like The Beatles, I love The Beatles, OK, and um, we decided that we love this song. I have to tell you, this is not the regular Lennon and McCartney blockbuster, you know, they wrote all those massive hits, this song was written in the later years, by the youngest boy of the band, a guy called George, George Harrison wrote this, and God bless him. It's called 'Something', just beautiful

Something


Chapter 10. Length 3:43.
Details of this cover version can be found on the Live Only Songs page.

Lyrics:
Brian: One, two, three, four

Something in the way he moves
Attracts me like no other lover
Something in the way he woos me
I don't want to leave him now
You know I believe and how

Somewhere in his smile he knows
That I don't need no other lover
Something in his style that shows me
I don't want to leave him now
You know I believe and how

You're asking me will my love grow
I don't know, I don't know
You stick around now, it may show
I don't know, I don't know

You're asking me will my love grow
I don't know, I don't know
You stick around now, it may show
I don't know, I don't know

Something in the way he knows
And all I have to do is think of him
Somewhere in the things he shows me
I don't want to leave him now
You know I believe and how

Ooooh
Yeah, yeah


Brian: Yeah, thank you
Kerry: Thank you very much, thank you. So I'm gonna leave you for a couple of moments in the very, very, very capable hands of Doctor Brian May
Brian: Ahh, I always, thank you, I always think it's a mistake to be unplugged for too long, you know what I mean? So um, let's see what kinda noise we can make with this little baby, OK?

Last Horizon


Chapter 11. Length 8:50.
This track is performed by Brian and Jeff Leach. Obviously, it is much longer than normal, due to a lengthy guitar intro and a solo in the middle of the track.
Details of the original version can be found on the 'Back To The Light' album page.

Dialogue:
Brian: OK, just one more opportunity to sing, OK, if you fancy a little sing. After all that noise, you probably need to sing. I've decided singing is very good for you, you know, it's very good for your fingernails, it's very good for you hair, you know, singing makes everything grow

Love Of My Life


Chapter 12. Length 4:09.
Details of the original version can be found on the 'A Night At The Opera' album page.

Lyrics: (the lyrics in red are sung by Brian)
Mmm, love of my life - you've hurt me
You've broken my heart and now you leave me

Audience: Love of my life, can't you see
Bring it back, bring it back
Don't take it away from me, because you don't know
What it means to me


Love of my life - don't leave me
You've stolen my heart and now desert me
Love of my life, can't you see
Bring it back, bring it back
Don't take it away from me, because you don't know
What it means to me


You will remember
When this is blown over
And everything's all by the way

When I grow older
I will be there at your side to remind you
How I still love you - I still love you

Hurry back, hurry back
Don't take it away from me, because you don't know
What it means to me
Love of my life

Love of my life
Oooh-ooh, yeah

Brian: OK
Kerry: So along our travels, Brian and I have written this little song, and we'd like to sing it for you, this is called 'The Kissing Me Song'

The Kissing Me Song


Chapter 13. Length 3:57.
Brian plays electric guitar on this track.
Details of the original version can be found on the 'Anthems' album page.

Lyrics: (the lyrics in red are sung by Brian, while the lyrics in blue are jointly sung by Brian and Kerry)
Brian: Loud is good

It was a stone cold night
And when the snow flakes fell
We had to hold on tight
Before our last farewell

And then the darkness took you from me
As you walked into the night
You said you'd never change
You'd never change your mind

And then I looked away
And I could see you kissing me, kissing me, kissing me, kissing me, kissing me
I could see you
I could see you
I could see you
kissing me, kissing me, kissing me
I could see you
I could see you
I could see you
kissing me, kissing me, kissing me, kissing me, kissing me
Alright?

It was a lonely night
When I was watching the TV
Lo and behold on tight
There you were singing about me

It was a lonely summer freedom
How you had to fly away
You said you'd never change
You'd never change your mind

And then I closed my eyes
And I could see you kissing me, kissing me, kissing me, kissing me, kissing me


I could see you
I could see you
I could see you kissing me, kissing me, kissing me
I could see you
I could see you
I could see you kissing me, kissing me, kissing me, kissing me, kissing me


Now as the years go by
I still dream the same dream
But I still wonder why
Things are not what they seem

But I still hear you saying baby
You will never stay the night
I guess you'll never change
You'll never change your mind

And then I closed my eyes
And I could see you kissing me, kissing me, kissing me, kissing me, kissing me, kissing me, kissing me, kissing me, kissing me, kissing me

I could see you
I could see you
I could see you kissing me, kissing me, kissing me

I could see you
I could see you
I could see you kissing me, kissing me, kissing me, kissing me, kissing me


Brian: One, two, three, four

I could see you
I could see you
I could see you
kissing me, kissing me, kissing me
I could see you
I could see you
I could see you
kissing me, kissing me, kissing me
I could see you
I could see you
I could see you kissing me, kissing me, kissing me, kissing me, kissing me,
yeah

Yeah, yeah, ow

Kerry: Thank you. Thank you
Brian: Yeah, I think we might just have time for a little hillbilly song now, OK, a little hillbilly, you wanna give me a little yee-haa?
Audience: Yee-haa
Brian: A little bigger, little bigger, little bigger, yeee-haaaa
Audience: Yeee-haaaa
Brian: That's good, it goes like this, it's pretty good that, this is Switzerland as well, you know, come on, not a lot of cowboys here

Tie Your Mother Down


Chapter 14. Length 7:07.
The first part of this track is a slow, country version, with Brian on acoustic guitar, while the second is a fast, rock version, with Brian on electric guitar.
Details of the original version can be found on the 'A Day At The Races' album page.

Lyrics: (the lyrics in red are sung by Brian, while the lyrics in blue are jointly sung by Brian and Kerry)
Brian: There are now. Yeah, wooh

Ooh, get your party gown
Get your party gown
Get your pigtail down, baby

I got my timing right
I've got my act all tight
It's gotta be tonight my little schoolbabe

Mamma says you don't
Daddy says you don't
And I'm boiling up inside
No way I'm gonna lose out this time, oh no

Brian: You've gotta sing it with us

Tie your mother down
Tie your mother down

Lock your daddy out of doors
I don't need him nosing around

Tie your mother down
Tie your mother down
Give me all your love tonight

Kerry: OK, give me another yeee-haaa. Yeah

Go get out of my house
You're such a dirty louse
That's all I ever get from your

You know our family ties, in fact I don't think I ever heard
A single little word from those guys
Oh, I don't give a light
I'm gonna make out all right
I've got a sweetheart hand
To put a stop to all that
Sniping and grousing
All night


Tie your mother down
Tie your mother down
yeah
Take your little brother swimming
With a brick, that's all right

Tie your mother down
Tie your mother down
'Cos you ain't no friend of mine


Yeah, yeah, yeah
Come on
Ooh, ooh, yeah
Oww, oww, yeah
Ooh, ooh, ooh, yeah
Ooooh, yeah

Oooh, your mumma and your daddy gonna
Plague me till I die
They can't understand
I'm a peace loving gal
Ooooh, yeah
Let me hear you Montreux


Audience: Tie your mother down
Audience: Tie your mother down

Lock your big, big, big, big, big, big daddy out of doors
Audience: Tie your mother down
Audience: Tie your mother down

Give me all your love tonight, yeah

All your love tonight
All your love tonight
All your love tonight
All your love tonight
All your love tonight
All your love tonight
All your love tonight
All your love tonight
Tonight, yeah
Ooh, oooh, oooh, oh-oh-ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh, yeah


Brian: Thank you. You're very kind, you make a beautiful noise here in the Stravinski Hall, I think this is the best noise I ever heard in the Stravinski Hall. I wanna discover something, do you have something to stamp on, what happens if you stamp, a little stamp a little here, do you have a little... nice, we, yeah, you see this is a good place, a little more stamping, a little more, more, more stamping. Up here too, you stamping up here? Ooh, that's pretty good, now we're gonna do something, if we can make this work this, this could be little magic, you know, if you could go like bom bom... stamp stamp... you never know what might happen. Shall we do it?

We Will Rock You


Chapter 15. Length 2:18.
Brian plays electric guitar on this track, while Jeff Leach provides percussion using a keyboard.
Details of the original version can be found on the 'News Of The World' album page.

Lyrics: (the lyrics in red are sung by Brian, while the lyrics in blue are jointly sung by Brian and Kerry)
Brian: Very nice

Buddy you're a boy make a big noise
Playing in the street gonna be a big man some day
You got mud on your face
You big disgrace
Kicking your can all over the place

Singing

(Audience: We will, we will, rock you) yeah, everybody
Audience: We will, we will, rock you
Brian: Beautiful

Hey, buddy you're a young man, hard man
Fighting in the street gonna take on the world some day
You got blood on your face
You big disgrace
Waving that banner all over the place, singing


(Audience: We will, we will, rock you) you sing good
Audience: We will, we will, rock you

Buddy you're an old man, poor man
Pleading with your eyes gonna make you some peace some day
You got blood on your face
You big disgrace
Somebody better put you back into your place, singing


(Audience: We will, we will, rock you) yes, everybody
(Audience: We will, we will, rock you) I know you can sing this louder
(Audience: We will, we will, rock you) one more time
Audience: We will, we will, rock you

No-One But You

(Only The Good Die Young)


Chapter 16. Length 4:51.
The first six verses are performed by Kerry and Jeff Leach, with Brian joining them on electric guitar from the seventh verse onwards. It features a lengthy piano introduction, lasting approximately 1:50, which is not included in the above time.
Details of the original version can be found on the 'Anthems' album page.

Lyrics:
A hand above the water
An angel reaching for the sky
Is it raining in heaven
Do you want us to cry?

And everywhere the broken hearted
On every lonely avenue
No-one could reach them
No-one but you

One by one
Only the good die young
They're only flying too close to the sun
And life goes on
Without you

Another tricky situation
I get to drowning in the blues
And I find myself thinking
Well, what would you do?

Yes, it was such an operation
Forever paying every due
You made a sensation
Ohh, you found a way through

One by one
Only the good die young
They're only flying too close to the sun
And we'll remember
Forever

And now the party must be over
I guess we'll never understand
The sense of your leaving
Was it the way it was planned?

And so we grace another table
And raise our glasses one more time
Oh, there's a face at the window
And I ain't never ever saying goodbye

Oh, one by one
Only the good die young
They're only flying too close to the sun
Crying for nothing
Crying for no-one
No-one but you
You


Kerry: One more?
Brian: We'd love to dedicate this one to er, a certain gentleman, a very dear friend of ours called Claude Nobs, sadly no longer with us, but boy, he was a crazy little thing

Crazy Little Thing Called Love


Chapter 17. Length 3:13.
Brian plays acoustic guitar for the first part of the track, and electric guitar for the second. He dedicates it to Claude Nobs, who founded the Montreux Jazz Festival and died earlier in the year.
Details of the original version can be found on the 'The Game' album page.

Lyrics:
A-this thing called love oh I just I can't handle it
This thing called love oh I must get around to it
I ain't ready

(Audience: Crazy little thing called love) yeah

A this thing called love
It cries
In a cradle all night
It swings
It jives
Ooh, it shakes all over like a jelly fish
I kinda like it, sing it

(Audience: Crazy little thing called love) yeah

A there goes my baby
He knows how to rock 'n' roll
He drives me crazy
He leaves me hot cold fever
He leaves me in a cool, cool sweat
Mmm, mm, mm, ha, ha

I've gotta be cool, a relax, a get hip
And get on my tracks
Take a back seat, a hitch hike
Ooh, and take a long ride on my motorbike
Until I'm ready
Crazy
(Audience: little thing called love) OK, your turn

I've gotta be cool

(Audience: Relax, get hip)
(Audience: Get on my tracks)
(Audience: Take a back seat, hitch hike)

Ooh, and take a long ride on my motorbike
Until I'm ready
(Audience: ready Freddie)
(Audience: Crazy little thing called love)
yeah

This thing a called love oh I just I can't handle it
This thing a called love oh I must, I just gotta get round to it
I ain't ready
Crazy little thing called love

Crazy little thing called love
Ooh, crazy little thing called love
Yeah, crazy little thing called love
Ooh, crazy little thing called love
Yeah, crazy little thing called love
Ooh, crazy little thing called love, alright


Kerry: Thank you so much, Montreux, you've been amazing, thank you very much

Nothing Really Has Changed

(live in Shamwari Game Reserve)


Bonus Track. Track length 4:00, song length 3:20.
This track was recorded at the Shamwari Game Reserve, Eastern Cape, South Africa, in early 2012. It was performed by Brian and Kerry as a surprise for Virginia McKenna, during the filming of the 'Born Free' promo video.
Details of this cover version can be found on the Live Only Songs page.

Lyrics:
Brian: You alright?
Kerry: A-ha


Nothing really has changed
I still feel the warmth of the sun
Nothing really has changed
The spiders spin and the children still run

Everything's really the same
The waves still break on the shore
But to me the world
Is a different place
Now you are here
No more

I can't get used to the day now
I miss the sound of your foot on the stair
I can't get used to the night now
I put out my hand and forget you're not there
Beside me to hold me
And tell me that you want me
And love me and need me

I can't get used to my life now
Now you are here
No more

Nothing really has changed
The rose still smells sweet and fair
Nothing really has changed
I feel the grey rain and the wind in my hair

Everything's really the same
My friends still knock at my door
But to me the world is a different place
Now you are here
No more

Now you are here
No more


Viriginia: Oh dear, just so beautifully done, thank you so much, what a gift. Oh, what a -
Brian: I hope it wasn't -
Virginia: You are naughty -
Kerry: I hope it wasn't -
Brian: I hope it wasn't the wrong thing to -
Kerry: Too much
Virginia: Oh, bless you. Goodness me

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