Live In Japan


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Queen 'Live In Japan'Queen 'Live In Japan'

Released in Japan only, on 3 October 1983.
Length 60 minutes.

Tracklisting:
1. Flash
2. The Hero
3. Now I'm Here
4. Put Out The Fire
5. Dragon Attack
6. Now I'm Here (reprise)
7. Love Of My Life
8. Save Me
9. Guitar Solo
10. Under Pressure
11. Crazy Little Thing Called Love
12. Bohemian Rhapsody
13. Tie Your Mother Down
14. Teo Torriatte (Let Us Cling Together)
15. We Will Rock You
16. We Are The Champions
17. God Save The Queen

 

Unknown director, producer etc, although the two tracks from this concert included on the 'Hot Space' 2011 reissue are credited as recorded by Mr Takanashi, assisted by K. Yakota.

Recorded at the Seibu Lions Stadium, Tokyo, Japan, on 3 November 1982.



At the start of 'Now I'm Here' and 'Under Pressure', there is additional footage of Queen's road crew preparing for concerts from 1981 and 1982. Selected tracks, namely Flash, The Hero, Now I'm Here, Put Out The Fire. Dragon Attack, Now I'm Here (reprise), Crazy Little Thing Called Love and Teo Torriatte, were later released on the Queen On Fire - Live At The Bowl DVD as the 'Tour Highlights From Tokyo' feature.

'Save Me' was later released as a bonus video on 'The Game' 2011 iTunes LP, while three tracks originally omitted from the release, 'We Will Rock You (fast version)', 'Action This Day' and 'Calling All Girls', were later released as audio tracks on the 2011 double disc reissues of 'News Of The World' and 'Hot Space'. 'Calling All Girls' had also previously appeared on the 'Queen On Fire - Live At The Bowl' DVD, as the audio track on the Photo Gallery. 'Love Of My Life' and 'We Will Rock You' were both later included as exclusive bonus features on the Japanese DVD and Blu-ray releases of the 'Days Of Our Lives' documentary.


Flash


Track 1. Length 0:57.
This is a backing track, similar to the album version, and segues into 'The Hero'. It was later included on the Queen On Fire - Live At The Bowl DVD.
Details of the original version can be found on the 'Flash Gordon' album page.

Lyrics:
Flash, a-ah

Flash, a-ah

The Hero


Track 2. Length 1:44.
This track segues from 'Flash's Theme', and was later included on the Queen On Fire - Live At The Bowl DVD.
Details of the original version can be found on the 'Flash Gordon' album page.

Lyrics:
Yeah

Hello
So you feel like you ain't nobody
But you needed to be somebody
Put your feet on the ground
Put your hand on your heart
Lift your head to the stars
The world's for your taking

So you feel like it's end of story
But you feel pretty satisfactory
But let me tell you my friends
This could be like the end
But the continuation is
Yours for the making
Hero

One, two baby
Hero, yeah

Now I'm Here


Track 3. Length 5:54.
This track segues into 'Put Out The Fire', and is preceded by a short guitar intro, during which there is footage of the road crew.
It was later included on the Queen On Fire - Live At The Bowl DVD, without the intro or road crew footage.
Details of the original version can be found on the 'Sheer Heart Attack' album page.

Lyrics:
Here I stand
Look around, around, around, around, around
But you won't see me

Now I'm here
Now I'm there
I'm just a
Yeah, just a new man
Yes, you made me live again

Come on
A baby I was when you took my hand
The light of the night burned bright
People all stared didn't understand
But you knew my name on sight

Ooh, whatever came of you and me
America's new bride to be
Don't worry babe I'm safe and sound
Down in the dungeon just Peaches 'n' me
Don't I love you so
'Cos you made me live again

Yeah
Ooh, a thin moon me in a smoke screen sky
Where beams of your lovelight chase
Don't move, don't speak, don't feel no pain
With rain running down my face
Your matches still light up the sky
Many a tear lives on in my eye
Down in the city just Hoople 'n' me
I got it, yeah

Yeah
Rock and roll, yeah, yeah
Ooh baby
Yeah
Yeah, ooh
Yeah, give it to me
Go, go Johnny
Rock and roll, baby
Ooh baby, yeah

Whatever comes of you and me
I love to leave my memory with you, yeah

I want you
I want you
I know I gotta leave it with you
Oooh, I gotta leave it with you, babe
You know it, you know it, you know it
Ohhhhh-ooh-oh-ooh-ooh-oooh
I gotta leave it with
I gotta leave it, I gotta leave it, I gotta leave it with you
Yes, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah

Yeah, yeah
I'm gonna leave it with you
Bom bum be bum, leave it with you
Um bum be bum, leave it with you, yeah
Um bum be bum, leave it, leave it, leave it, leave it, leave it with you, baby
Yeah, yeah, everybody

Yeah, yeah, yeah

(Ad-libbed vocal section)
Leave it, I'm gonna leave it with you
Leave it, I'm gonna leave it with you, yeah
Leave it, I'm gonna leave it with you, yeah
Leave it, I'm gonna leave it with you, yeah, yeah
I'm gonna leave it with you, yeah, yeah
I'm gonna leave it with you, yeah
Leave it, leave it with you, yeah
Leave it, leave it with you, yeah
Leave it, leave it with you, yeah
Leave it, leave it, leave it, ooh yeah
Come on baby

Yeah
Sock it to 'em
Let go
Beat that drum

Put Out The Fire


Track 4. Length 2:07.
This track segues from 'Now I'm Here' and into 'Dragon Attack', and was later released on the Queen On Fire - Live At The Bowl DVD.
Details of the original version can be found on the 'Hot Space' album page.

Lyrics:
(Ad-libbed vocals by Freddie)
Yeah

They called him a hero
In the land of the free
I wouldn't shake his hand boy
He disappointed me, yeah
So I got my handgun
And I blew him away
Critter was a bad guy
I had to make him pay

I don't care about reason
I don't care what they say
Look out baby it's the season
Mad masquerade
Put out the fire
Put out the fire
Put out the fire
You need a bullet like a whole in the head
Put out the fire
Put out the fire
Put out the fire
Listen what your grand-daddy said

She was my lover
It was a shame that she died
But the constitution right by my side
Caught my lover in my neighbour's bed
I got a retribution, I filled 'em all full of lead

A gun never killed nobody
You can ask anyone
People get shot by people
People with guns

Put out the fire
Put out the fire
Put out the fire
You need a weapon like a whole in the head
Put out the fire
Put out the fire
Put out the fire
That old fashioned gun law
Is dead, yeah

Dragon Attack


Track 5. Length 2:59.
This track segues from 'Put Out The Fire' and into the reprise of 'Now I'm Here', and was later released on the Queen On Fire - Live At The Bowl DVD.
Details of the original version can be found on the 'The Game' album page.

Lyrics:
Check out
Yeah, yeah
You gotta
Hit me

Oh, yeah
Take me to the room where the red's all red
Take me out of my head it's a what I said, ha
Take me to the room where the green's all green
And from what I've seen hot, it's mean

I'm gonna use my stack
It's gotta be Mack
Gonna get me on the track
Got a dragon on my back

Take me to the room where the beat's all round
Gonna eat the sound, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah
Take me to the room where the black's all white
White's all black, take me back to the shack

Gotta use no prisoners
Gotta give you the business
Got a dragon on my back
Hey, it's a dragon attack, attack, attack

Oooh-oh-oh-oh-ooh-oooh, hey

Yeah
Running around
Oh, baby

Now I'm Here

(reprise)


Track 6. Length 0:57.
This track segues from 'Dragon Attack' and was later released on the Queen On Fire - Live At The Bowl DVD.
Details of the original version can be found on the 'Sheer Heart Attack' album page.

Lyrics:
Down in the city justa you 'n' me
You and me babe
Oooh yeah

Hey
Blow it out your ass

Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah

Love Of My Life


Track 7. Length 3:51.
This track was later included on the Japanese 'Days Of Our Lives' DVD and Blu-ray releases.
Details of the original version can be found on the 'A Night At The Opera' album page.

Lyrics:
Brian: Easy

Love of my life - you've hurt me
You've broken my heart and now you leave me
Love of my life, can't you see
Bring it back, bring it back

Audience: Don't take it away from me, because you don't know
Audience: What it means to me

That's the way to do it
Brian: Beautiful

Love of my life - don't leave me
You've stolen my love, you now desert me

Audience: Love of my life, can't you see
Audience: Bring it back, bring it back
Audience: 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

Audience: I still love you
You, I still love you

Ooh, hurry back, hurry back
Don't take it away from me, because you don't know
What it means to me

Audience: Love of my life
Audience: Love of my life

Oooh, yeah

Freddie: Arigato. Right, this next song features Brian May on the piano right now

Save Me


Track 8. Length 3:56.
This track features a short piano intro by Brian, and was later released as a bonus video on 'The Game' 2011 iTunes LP.
Details of the original version can be found on the 'The Game' album page.

Lyrics:
It started off so well
They said we made a perfect pair
I clothed myself in your glory and your love
How I loved you
How I cried

Years of care and loyalty
Were nothing but a sham it seems
The years belie we lived the lie
I love you 'til I die

Save me, save me, save me
I can't face this life alone
Save me, save me, ooooh
I'm naked and I'm far from home

The slate will soon be clean
I'll erase the memories
To start again with somebody new
Was it all wasted
All that love

I hang my head and I advertise
A soul for sale or rent
I have no heart, I'm cold inside
I have no real intent

Save me, save me, save me
I can't face this life alone
Save me, save me, ohhh
I'm naked and I'm far from home
Freak out

Ooh, yeah
Each night I cry, I still believe the lie
I love you, 'til I die
Yes, ah

Save me, yeah (save me), oooh, save me
Don't let me face my life alone
Save me, save me, ooh, oh, oh, ooh
I'm naked and I'm far from home
From home
Yeah, yeah

Guitar Solo


Track 9. Length 5:04.
This track features Roger drumming towards the finale.
Details of other guitar solos can be found on the Live Solos & Improvisations page.

Under Pressure


Track 10. Length 3:19.
Details of the original version can be found on the 'Hot Space' album page.

Lyrics:
Um, boom, bah, bah
Um, boom, bah, bay
Doom, doom, bah, dah, doo, dah

Pressure pushing down on me
Pushing down on you, no man ask for
Under pressure
That burns a building down
Splits a family in two
Puts people on streets

Um, bah, bah, bay
Um, bah, bah, bay
Eh, day, dah
Eh, day, dah
That's OK

It's the terror of knowing
What this world is about
Watching some good friends screaming
Let me out
Pray tomorrow - gets me higher
Pressure on people - people on streets

Day, day, dah
Day, day, day, day, day
Uh, ha

Chipping around - kick my brains around the floor
These are the days, it never rains but it pours
Eh, doh, day, day
Eh, ba, ba, bop
Eh, doh, dop
Be, dop

People on streets
Eh, dah, dee, dah, day
People on streets
Eh, dah, dee, dah, dee, dah, dee, dah

It's the terror of knowing
What this world is about
Watching some good friends screaming
Let me out
Tomorrow - higher, higher, high

Turned away from it all like a blind man
Sat on a fence but it don't work
Keep coming up with love but it's so slashed and torn
Why - why?

Love, love
Insanity laughs under pressure we're cracking

Can't we give ourselves one more chance
Why can't we give love that one more chance
Why can't we give love, give love, give love
Give love, give love, give love, give love, give love
Cause love's such an old fashioned word
And love dares you to
Care for the people on the
Edge of the night
And love dares you to
Change our way of
Caring about ourselves
This is our last dance
This is our last dance
This is ourselves

Under pressure
Under pressure
Pressure


Freddie: OK, ladies and gentlemen. Let's just get crazy

Crazy Little Thing Called Love


Track 11. Length 4:54.
This track was later included on the 'Rare Live' video and 'Queen On Fire - Live At The Bowl' DVD.
Details of the original version can be found on the 'The Game' album page.

Lyrics:
A-this thing, yeah, called love, I just can't handle it
This thing called love I must get round to it
I ain't ready
Crazy little thing called love

This thing (this thing) called love (called love)
It cries (like a baby)
In a cradle all night
It swings (woo, woo)
It jives (woo, woo)
It shakes all over like a jelly fish
I kinda like it
Crazy little thing called love

There goes my baby
She knows how to rock 'n' roll
She drives me crazy
She gives me hot and cold fever
And she leaves me in a cool, cool sweat

I gotta be cool, relax, get hip
And get on my tracks
Take a back seat, hitch hike
Take a long ride on my motorbike
Until I'm ready
Crazy little thing called love

Gotta be cool, relax, come on, get hip
And get on my tracks
Take a back seat, hitch hike
And take a long ride on my motorbike
Until I'm ready (ready Freddie)
Crazy little thing called love

This thing called love I just can't handle it
This thing called love I must get round to it
I ain't ready
Crazy little thing called love
Crazy little thing called love
Crazy little thing called love, mama
Crazy little thing called love, take it, take it, take it
Wooh

Yeah

Yeah, yeah
Yeah, yeah
Crazy little thing called love
Crazy little thing called love
Crazy little thing called love, mama
Crazy little thing called love, yeah, yeah
Crazy little thing called love, yeah
Ah, crazy little thing called love, alright

Bohemian Rhapsody


Track 12. Length 5:22.
The above time includes a short piano intro.
Details of the original version can be found on the 'A Night At The Opera' album page.

Lyrics:
Mama, just killed a man
Put a gun against his head
Pulled my trigger now he's dead
Mama, life had just begun
But now I've gone and thrown it all away

Mama, oooh, ooh, ooh, ooh
Didn't mean to make you cry
If I'm not back again this time tomorrow
Carry on, carry on, as if nothing really matters

Too late, my time has come
Sends shivers down my spine
Body's aching all the time
Goodbye everybody, I've got to go
Gotta leave you all behind and face the truth

Mama, oooh, ooh, ooh, ooh
I don't want to die
I sometimes wish I'd never been born at all

I see a little silhouetto of a man
Scaramouche, Scaramouche will you do the fandango?
Thunderbolts and lightning - very, very frightening me
Gallileo, gallileo
Gallileo, gallileo
Gallileo, figaro - magnifico-o-o-o-oh
I'm just a poor boy, nobody loves me
He's just a poor boy from a poor family
Spare him his life from this monstrosity

Easy come, easy go, will you let me go
Bismillah! No - we will not let you go, let him go
Bismillah! We will not let you go, let him go
Bismillah! We will not let you go, let me go
Will not let you go, let me go
Never, never, never, never, never (never let you go)
Never let me go-o-o-o-oh
No, no, no, no, no, no, no
Oh, mama mia, mama mia
Mama mia let me go
Beelzebub has a devil put aside for me, for me, for me

So you think you can stone me and spit in my eye?
So you think you can love me and leave me to die?
Oh, baby, can't do this to me baby
Just gotta get out - just gotta get right outta here
Do it

Oooh yeah, oooh yeah

Nothing really matters
Anyone can see
Nothing really matters
Nothing really matters to me

Anyway the wind blows

Tie Your Mother Down


Track 13. Length 3:39.
Details of the original version can be found on the 'A Day At The Races' album page.

Lyrics:
Yeah
Alright

Get your party gown
Get your pigtail down
And get your heart beating, baby
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 won't
And I'm boiling up inside
Ain't no way I'm gonna lose out this time

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

You're such a dirty louse
Go get out of my house
That's all I ever get from you
And your family ties, in fact I never heard
A single little civil word from those guys
But you know I don't give a light
I'm gonna make out all right
Got a sweetheart hand
To put a stop to all that
Shouting and fighting
Going on

Tie your mother down
Tie your mother down
Take your little brother swimming
With a brick, that's all right
Tie your mother down, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah
Tie your mother down
She ain't no friend of mine
Ain't no friend of mine

Ahhh
Tie your mother down
Tie your mother down
Big, big, big, big, big, big daddy out of doors
Tie your mother down
Tie your mother down
Give me all your love tonight

All your love tonight
All your love tonight
Give it to me over here
All your love tonight
All your love tonight
Say it again


Freddie: Goodnight, thank you everybody.

Teo Torriatte

(Let Us Cling Together)


Track 14. Length 4:16.
This track was later included on the Queen On Fire - Live At The Bowl DVD.
Details of the original version can be found on the 'A Day At The Races' album page.

Lyrics:
When I'm gone
No need to wonder if I'll ever be with
The same moon shines
The same wind blows
For both of us, and time is but a paper moon
Be not gone

Though I'm gone
It's just as though I hold the flower that touches you
New life grows
Blossom knows
There's no-one else could warm my heart as much as you
Be not gone

Let us cling together as the years go by
Oh my love, my love
In the quiet of the night
Let our candle always burn
Let us never lose the lessons we have learned

Hear my song
Still think of me the way you've come to think of me
The night grows long
But dreams live on
Just close your pretty eyes and you can be with me
Dream on, dream on, dream on
Everybody

Teo torriatte konomama iko
Aisuruhito yo
Shizukana yoi ni
Hikario tomoshi
Itoshiki oshieo idaki

When I'm gone
They'll say we're all fools and we don't understand
Oh be strong
Don't turn your heart
My love
Be strong
For all
For always

Let us cling together as the years go by
Oh my love, my love
In the quiet of the night
Let our candle always burn
Let us never lose the lessons we have learned
One more time

Teo torriatte konomama iko, everybody
Aisuruhito yo
Shizukana yoi ni
Hikario tomoshi
Itoshiki oshieo idaki

We Will Rock You


Track 15. Length 2:19.
This track was later included on the Japanese 'Days Of Our Lives' DVD and Blu-ray releases.
Details of the original version can be found on the 'News Of The World' album page.

Lyrics:
Buddy you're a boy make a big noise
Playing in the street gonna be a big man some day
Mud on your face
Big disgrace
Kicking your can all over the place
Singing


Audience: We will, we will, rock you
Sing it louder
Audience: We will, we will, rock you

Buddy you're a young man, hard man
Shouting in the street gonna take on the world some day
Blood on your face
Big disgrace
Waving your banner all over the place
All yours


Audience: We will, we will, rock you
Audience: We will, we will, rock you

Yeah

Buddy you're an old man, poor man
Pleading with your eyes gonna get you some peace some day
Mud on your face
Big disgrace
Somebody better put you back into your place


Audience: We will, we will, rock you
Everybody sing it
Audience: We will, we will, rock you
Yeah
We will, we will, rock you, yeah, one more time
We will, we will, rock you

We Are The Champions


Track 16. Length 3:31.
Details of the original version can be found on the 'News Of The World' album page.

Lyrics:
I've paid my dues
Time after time
I've done my sentence
But committed no crime
And bad mistakes
I've made a few
I've had my share of sand
Kicked in my face
But I've come through

We are the champions, my friends
And we'll keep on fighting till the end
We are the champions
We are the champions
No time for losers
'Cos we are the champions
Of the world

I've taken my bows
And my curtain calls
You've brought me fame and fortune
And everything that goes with it, I thank you all
But it's been no bed of roses, I can tell you
No pleasure cruise
I consider it a challenge before the whole human race
And I ain't gonna lose
On, on, on

We are the champions, my friends
And we'll keep on fighting till the end
Ooh, we are the champions
We are the champions
No time for losers
'Cos we are the champions
Of the world

We are the champions, my friends
And we'll keep on fighting till the end
Oh, we are the champions
We are the champions
No time for losers
'Cos we are the champions
Of the world
Of the world
Of the world

God Save The Queen


Track 17. Length 1:13.
Details of the original version can be found on the 'A Night At The Opera' album page.

Dialogue:
Freddie: Thank you, goodnight. Goodnight, God bless you. (speaks in Japanese)