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lelemaple' date='Aug 26th 2014, 10:22 AM

What is this about lip synching that I'm reading? No freaking way.

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vampfever @ Aug 26th 2014, 10:24 AM

Hehehehe
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GO, ADAM, GO !!! GO! GO!~ GO! Take them all in !

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madamimadam' date='Aug 26th 2014, 5:15 PM

The OP has been updated...

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madamimadam' date='Aug 26th 2014, 6:55 PM

Lierre_Vert · 11h
Adam fans: 4 candids: Leaving hotel to show in Sydney: http://adam-hq.livejournal.com/7394.html
Enjoy :-)

Byroncooke · 14h
ROCK HISTORY TONIGHT \m/ @QueenWillRock live in Sydney for first time in 3 decades#SeeYouInMelbourne @AdamLambert @DaintyGroup

weezie1383 · 13h
Thanks @DrBrianMay & @adamlambert for letting my pregnant self sit a little closer for tonight's show! Much appreciated.

babyjesusfilms · 13h
I'm very happy to report we're back on track in the pre-show banana department. #queen #adamlambert #glamberts

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TrendsSydney · 12h
#queen is now trending in #Sydney http://trendsmap.com/au/sydney

Claudsdee · 11h
For those who doubted @adamlambert as front runner for Queen are a bunch of non believers and should be shunned! He is amazingly awesome!

imogen_anthony · 10h
Adam Lambert you are a freaking legend, Freddy would be proud... #QUEEN
@ Allphones Arena http://instagram.com/p/sKUqvSPa_I/

anjaypee · 10h
Impromptu decision to buy tickets to the Queen/Adam Lambert concert an hour before it began. I make great life choices

kateinoz · 10h
Never before have I been brought to tears in a concert. Goosebumps. Feels. The lot. @adamlambert #Queen #Thankyou

abbiboz · 10h
Single most emotional concert of my life. Never cried quite like this whilst trying to sing. #queen… http://instagram.com/p/sKWwvLMZEx/

Jones40J · 10h
@adamlambert totally rocking interview with the legendary queen you are born to sing and doing queen justice the legendary

@rosie6172 · 10h
2 years ago @adamlambert sang to 300 at Take40 gig in Sydney!!! 2nite he freaking rocked 20,000 ppl!!! So damn proud Adam <333 love Rosie xxx

xIIHY4lyfx · 10h
LADIES WALKING PAST US: "WHY DID HE AUDITION FOR IDOL IF HE WAS THIS AMAZING?!?!?!"

MsPhenom · 10h
I just saw Bohemian Rhapsody performed live, by Queen, with Adam Lambert. And I will never, ever, be the same again.

adamlambert · 10h
Thank u Sydney!


@djmeehan17 · 10h
@adamlambert just left the Sydney show and you were amazing. Charisma, swag and ridiculous vocals #Queen

rubyreddress30 · 10h
Dear everyone. I f*cking TOLD YOU HE COULD SING! Ping @adamlambert @QueenWillRock

TigesGal · 10h
Boy CAN sing! Not just a gorgeous face.... Wow, incredible @adamlambert @QueenWillRock

TBTBangkok · 10h
What an amazing concert queen really do rock you and now I have a bit of a man crush on Adam Lambert! — at Queen... http://fb.me/6Y3znSpZm

scott0u812 · 10h
Holllllllllly sh!tballs queen and especially adam lambert did not dissapoint tonight wowza

dihendy · 10h
Holy cats,vivacious Versace,jewelled crowns,riveting riffs & bewitching beats @adamlambert @QueenWillRock was a life altering experience!!!

Mel_Tea · 10h
Rarely swear on twitter but all u gorgeous bastards are f*cking amazing! @DrBrianMay @adamlambert @QueenWillRock & Roger! Sydney Thanks U!

dihendy · 10h
@RichardWilkins was right if u don't have @adamlambert @QueenWillRock tickets steal them-pure musical mastery & those vocals Adam-holy cats!

ScorpioBert · 10h
RT @rosie6172: RT @RaniJollies: I feel like I just had awesome sex with @adamlambert and #QUEEN for two hours! Sheer freaking brilliance.

MrsG_ · 10h
@adamlambert you sexy bitch...you were amazing tonight. Sydney loves you!! #Queen I danced my ass off and im 37 weeks pregnant!!

Mel_Tea · 9h
Their age to shame! Amazing talents and such passion. And Adam Lambert is so perfect with them. Amazing powerhouse vocals, cheeky, funny.

broncook76 · 9h
The Prince of Queen @adamlambert #queen http://instagram.com/p/sKagWIuUjl/

dihendy · 9h
@adamlambert @QueenWillRock had reached the maximum enjoyment possible from yr combined genius then-somebody to love-WOW!! Nothing but tears

SimonBurke · 9h
best night #queen + the freakishly brilliant @adamlambert thx to richard gavin & all @AudiCanberra

CarmaOfficial · 9h
"he is a good looking guy" said one guy on the train on @adamlambert , And a random girl nodded with a smile. #anotherglambertisborn

@akalexander5050 · 9h
"@lisa_glambert1: OHMYWORLDDDD WOOWWASFGHJL http://Instagram.com/p/sKY7JpJZ3J/ pic.twitter.com/VcpEhg3bDL" wht a nite @adamlambert @DrBrianMay @OfficialRMT

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Kezstar87 · 9h
@adamlambert stop stop stop you're making my ovaries burst! I need them I want more babies! How can one man be so amazing (sorry hubby)


VeroniqueORCEL · 9h
ticketekaustralia: Sounds even better than he looks! Flamboyant,naughty, energetic,killer vocals & killer dance moves http://instagram.com/p/sKcODULmgK/?modal=true

hannagrace_xx · 9h
Oh my god. That was seriously the BEST 2 hours of my life!!! Thankyou @QueenWillRock (@DrBrianMay @adamlambert) for an AMAZING show!!! <3

@Jules_2302 · 9h
OMG @adamlambert just the best and Ur respect for Freddie fantastic. The best concert I have ever seen!!!!!!!!!

moonchild0628 · 9h
Via gemmaameera IG: So I'm #currently at a #coven and @jimimay is #hanging with #adamlambert ... ©.. http://instagram.com/p/sKckC6MWmg/
ScorpioBert · 9h
jimimay is a tattoo artist in Sydney
http://instagram.com/p/sKckC6MWmg/?modal=true

Jimi_may · 9h
Witnessed myself some queen with Adam Lambert tonight. What a show! I love QUEEN. And what an amazing job by... http://fb.me/2KGqfQZkh

JessStrawbs · 9h
@adamlambert @QueenWillRock YOU KILLED IT TONIGHT!!!! Thank you for the music and a night I will never forget

brettoz · 9h
@adamlambert You blew me to smithereens Mr Lambert!!! #freddiewouldbeproud

@abbiboz · 9h
@adamlambert I am now a HUGE fan! Thx for one hell of an amazing show tonight. You sang the sh!t out of those songs. you = f*cking awesome!

MichaeISOS5 · 8h
Queen and Adam Lambert were actually so amazing holy sh!t

karry4harry · 8h
If you ever get the chance to see @adamlambert and @QueenWillRock take it! Their concert in Sydney was the best that I've ever experienced.

genuine_m_ · 8h
No words to describe the majesty of Queen + Adam Lambert. Experiencing the Red Special guided by @DrBrianMay - one of those "life moments".

nickdye91 · 8h
Adam Lambert absolutely killed it tonight....best voice i have ever heard live! Would of done Freddy proud if not impressed #Queen

VeroniqueORCEL · 8h
WOW close Radio Gaga IG vid
natskib:
Adam Lambert...I will always
you! http://instagram.com/p/sKhQDxB_tt/?modal=true


adam_wilkinson · 8h
Can't believe I just saw @QueenWillRock live. Didn't think that would ever happen. @adamlambert was the nicest guy!

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kajacko · 8h
Sydney concert by #Queen and @adamlambert was filmed so hopefully we will see it soon. Great show. Moving, entertaining and just great fun

@adam_wilkinson · 8h
@olivia_Sandberg @QueenWillRock @adamlambert do It!! I was a little sceptical at first but it completely blew me away


@CuckooBert · 7h
Aussie accent? So cute. xoxo RT @xIIHY4lyfx @elysenzglambert's video omg check it out hahahahahha http://instagram.com/p/sKeQFtCVm5/


TALCvids · 7h
THIS! RT @katiemelb: WORD. "@pomegranate02: You know, I think @adamlambert fills his own shoes pretty damn well.”

Mel_Tea · 6h
Adam in all his crowning glory ;) :) ....my friend said "I want that freakng crown!" lol #QueenSydney

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VeroniqueORCEL · 6h
adamwilkinson IG:
Seriously the nicest guy. (...) Adam Lambert did a damn good job. http://instagram.com/p/sKjryUTY0_/

EMES79 · 5h
" Never got to see the great Freddie in concert, but this Lambert guy was brilliant " https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=101...e=1&theater

Kalebert_ · 4h
"Nobody wants to go see Adam Lambert sing for Queen!!1!
Wow you're so right!!!1!1! pic.twitter.com/10TgE4r7FU

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JWIAdvisory · 2h
#Queen last night in Sydney were simply magnificent. Adam Lambert was dynamic, wonderful tribute to Freddie. Brian and Roger, great!

@kittybaroque · 2h
@Byroncooke @adamlambert is a ridiculously talented & extraordinarily fierce kick-a Ninja. The vocals were off-the-chart RIDIC last night

VeroniqueORCEL · 39m
@RuTTaylor1 MT @BRUNOSOZGRL: what an amazing night with queen last night !! WOW!! I met Rufus ,roger Taylor's son

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mmadamimadamm · 11h
PRO PICS: The Big Picture: Queen Down Under
http://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-28937185

lovesummer22 · 10h
RT @feraltwirler: without watermark https://scontent-a-nrt.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos...895120288_n.jpg

AdamLambert_INA · 10h
15 photos now from Getty: QUEEN And Adam Lambert Tour - Sydney http://www.gettyimages.com/Search/Search.a...our+-++Sydney#1

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ScorpioBert · 9h
Nice pics on here http://instagram.com/broncook76/

ScorpioBert · 9h
nice pics on here: https://twitter.com/elysenzglambert/media

@LambritsUK · 8h
Super pics from tonight's Queen + Adam Lambert show by @broncook76 on Instagram http://instagram.com/broncook76

funkNNsoul · 8h
Getty pics of QAL. http://gettyimages.com/Search/Search.aspx?...Tour+-++Sydney# … …

Lynneville · 7h
Queen Concert Tour Pictures in Australia with American Idol’s Adam Lambert « Q105 http://cbsloc.al/1BYUkcD

_coma_berenices · 7h
https://scontent-b-vie.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos...512169549_o.jpghttp://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=102...2534&type=1https://scontent-a-vie.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos...753904214_o.jpghttp://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=102...0127&type=1https://fbcdn-sphotos-d-a.akamaihd.net/hpho...885165055_n.jpghttp://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=102...9553&type=1

TALCvids · 7h
Queen Concert Tour Pictures in Australia with American Idol’s Adam Lambert « Q105 http://cbsloc.al/1BYUkcD
VeroniqueORCEL · 6h
AWESOME pics https://twitter.com/Mel_Tea

TALCvids · 5h
Scroll down for photo: Brian May and Adam Lambert perform ... in Sydney > Photo highlights of the day http://gu.com/p/4x2nj/tw via @guardian

newzcard · 5h
You want more Adam Lambert? You got it! Tons of brand new photos of Adam with Brian May and the rest of Queen here! http://newzcard.com/#!/celebrities/aCZlA/adam-lambert

Jadelle1 · 3h
Added all new off stage pics here http://imgur.com/a/El2QE/all

ScorpioBert · 3h
27 pictures
QAL Tour - Sydney http://www.zimbio.com/pictures/Z3v3yyArXaz...J4/Adam+Lambert

VAlilac · 2h
Adam Lambert & Queen Work To Crowd In Sydney, Australia http://www.fashionmagazine247.com/photos/1...y-australia.php … via @fasmag247

VeroniqueORCEL · 1h
GREAT pics uploading => shelikeshairbands IG http://instagram.com/shelikeshairbands

TALCvids · 22m
Rockstars @DrBrianMay & @adamlambert slaying in Sydney! http://maytherockbewithyou.com/mtrbwy/wp-c...-327-MTRBWY.jpg … Credit: Inside Edge Photography via @MTRBWY
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madamimadam' date='Aug 26th 2014, 7:07 PM

REVIEWS:

terra_zephead · 5h
Why are AAP concert reviewers (7 News) so terrible? https://au.news.yahoo.com/entertainment/a/2...agic-to-sydney/

mmadamimadamm · 3h
RT @TheRealDuckBert: .@devenlane @mmadamimadamm anon Sydney review 4 #Queen: http://www.smh.com.au/entertainment/music/...827-108tiv.html … #anotheroldfart

socialitelife · 2h
Adam Lambert And Queen Rock It Out In Sydney, Adam Gets ‘Ambushed’ By A Fan http://soclfe.it/VPOxod

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madamimadam' date='Aug 26th 2014, 7:25 PM

ComunitaQueenIT · 7h
Fans from Sydney are reporting @DrBrianMay told the show was being filmed for hopefully soon release in home video which we can buy! @OIQFC

whoalirryy · 1h
Hands down, Adam lambert is the BEST male vocalist of his generation!!

MargaretLomasAU · 39m
I think I'm in love with @adamlambert

prettyswagger · 37m
Greatest suit ever #queen #adamlambert @ Allphones Arena http://instagram.com/p/sLcATfvQa8/

@sydneydreamer · 33m
@adamlambert amazing concert last night in Sydney - what a voice!

GypsysGift · 31m
Witnessed some #Queen with @adamlambert tonight. Massive Queen fan. What a show! And what an amazing job by Adam.

DiffBum · 27m
@adamlambert you are now one of my favourite humans can't wait for tonight's show!

Kerstinnnn_no5 · 25m
So I saw @adamlambert @DrBrianMay @QueenWillRock last night at All Phones Arena. IT WAS THE MOST INCREDIBLE THING I'VE EVER SEEN! SO AMAZING

Jadelle1 · 25m
Queen & Adam Lambert – Allphones Arena, Sydney – August 26, 2014 http://maytherockbewithyou.com/mtrbwy/2014...-august-26-2014

drkerrynphelps · 16m
@adamlambert and @QueenWillRock utterly brilliant last night in Sydney

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chrissieroper · 8m
Seen queen on you tube with adam lambert what a guy and what a voice blew me away !

VeroniqueORCEL · 3m
fannaa_ : Allphones Arena Syd Olympic Pk
Queen from UK & The "

Jadelle1 · 25m
Queen & Adam Lambert – Allphones Arena, Sydney – August 26, 2014 http://maytherockbewithyou.com/mtrbwy/2014...-august-26-2014

@Jadelle1 · 14m
RT @Cecycat1 : I posted 78 photos on Facebook in the album "8-26-14 Queen + Adam Lambert: Sydney, Australia Day 1" http://fb.me/6Jbo6Jfca


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Postby Tiki » Wed Apr 29, 2015 10:25 pm

madamimadam' date='Aug 26th 2014, 7:46 PM

The OP has been updated!

:)


bebeg' date='Aug 26th 2014, 8:44 PM

Did anyone here actually hear what Brian said about video taping the show? Or has this become a twitter rumor that's getting bigger with each tweet.



leothelion' date='Aug 26th 2014, 8:44 PM

Dr Kerryn Phelps is a celebrity doctor in Australia. She is the Aussie equivalent of Dr Oz. I can't believe what a complete wanker that Sydney Morning Herald reviewer is. Aussies hate whingers and he is a class A whinger

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Postby Tiki » Wed Apr 29, 2015 10:31 pm

madamimadam' date='Aug 26th 2014, 8:50 PM

bebeg @ Aug 26th 2014, 8:44 PM

Did anyone here actually hear what Brian said about video taping the show? Or has this become a twitter rumor that's getting bigger with each tweet.


I'm not sure, Bebeg... Time will tell, I guess.

leothelion @ Aug 26th 2014, 8:44 PM

Dr Kerryn Phelps is a celebrity doctor in Australia. She is the Aussie equivalent of Dr Oz. I can't believe what a complete wanker that Sydney Morning Herald reviewer is. Aussies hate whingers and he is a class A whinger


You lost me... What does Dr. Phelps have to do with the class A whinger?

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leothelion' date='Aug 26th 2014, 8:53 PM


Madamimadam @ Aug 26th 2014, 7:50 PM

I'm not sure, Bebeg... Time will tell, I guess.
You lost me... What does Dr. Phelps have to do with the class A whinger?



nothing at all! :bleh: I was just letting people know she is a big celebrity in Australia, and then having a moan about the smh reviewer. he is the worst kind of reviewer imo. two separate issues. sorry! :D

leothelion @ Aug 26th 2014, 7:52 PM

nothing at all! bleh.gif I was just letting people know she is a big celebrity in Australia, and then having a moan about the smh reviewer. he is the worst kind of reviewer imo. two separate issues. sorry! grin.gif


(you bought in a tweet from her up the page a tad)

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leothelion @ Aug 26th 2014, 8:53 PM

nothing at all! bleh.gif I was just letting people know she is a big celebrity in Australia, and then having a moan about the smh reviewer. he is the worst kind of reviewer imo. two separate issues. sorry! grin.gif
(you bought in a tweet from her up the page a tad)



madamimadam' date='Aug 26th 2014, 9:02 PM4

Oh, OK. Got it.... DUHHH!!!! My brain is going to sleep faster than my body...

I'm going to bed early. I'm really wiped from the getting up at 5:00 a.m. bit!

:sleep: :sleep: :sleep:

See you guys in the next thread! :bleh:

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Queen and Adam Lambert Found Me “Somebody to Love” During Oz Tour Stop
by Sarah Goddard · August 26, 2014

When I was growing up, my dad and I used to spend our Sunday’s watching movies and listening to music. Not the movies and music of the time, but what my dad liked to call “the classics” or “the greats”. From my earliest memory, these father – daughter dates were the highlight of my week. It wasn’t so much the movies I looked forward to, that’s not to say that I didn’t enjoy them, but the music… Oh, the music.

My dad’s all time, number one, most favourite band in the world, is Queen. We would sit in the living room playing record after record, not saying a word, just enjoying each other’s company and the music as it enveloped us.

In 1985, my dad got to live out one of his ultimate dreams. Seeing Queen live. And to this day, he tells the story of the time he was in the same room as Freddie Mercury, Brian May, Roger Taylor, John Deacon and Spike Edney. It’s a story he now tells my son, as the two of them have now begun their journey into “the classics”, devoting a part of their Saturday’s to sitting around listening to music. And yes, my dad still gets his records out.

When Freddie Mercury passed away in 1991, I think a part of my dad died with him. I was 12 at the time and can remember my dad’s eyes losing a little bit of their sparkle, and I can vividly remember the utter sadness in my dad’s voice when he told me that Freddie was gone, and that I would never get the chance to see Queen live on stage, for myself.

Well dad, I did.

Last night (August 26) I got to live out one of my ultimate dreams. Seeing Queen live. I have been to hundreds of concerts in my life, from tiny little pub gigs, to big scale theatrical productions. But nothing will ever compare to what I witnessed last night.

From the moment the night began, from meeting my friends at the train station, to taking our seats, I was in awe. As we walked along the corridor to find the entrance to our section, I refused to look in the other doors as we passed, not wanting to see the stage until we were seated. I needed that moment, that “ GASP. IS THIS REALLY HAPPENING?” moment. And I got it.

The Allphones Arena in Sydney is huge (for an Australian venue), seating approximately 21, 000 people. The stage was set at the end, shrouded by curtain, with a curved runway to one side and mini stage at the end. At 8:05pm, the crowd began chanting and clapping, waiting for the curtain to drop.

Not long after, the first licks of a guitar could be heard, the first beats of the drum, and from our vantage point, we could see Adam Lambert make his way up the stairs.

I just want to take a moment to say a few things about Adam. Firstly, I adore him. I am the kind of person who greatly dislikes any form of “reality” television. However, one of my secret pleasures is watching the auditions on American Idol. I enjoy watching people make asses of themselves on international television and usually, that’s all I watch. Once they move on to the actual competition, I tune out. That was until Adam Lambert came along.

On the 8th season of AI in 2009, Lambert auditioned with “Bohemian Rhapsody”, he only sang 5 lines, but that was enough. I was hooked, and I still am.

That being said, let’s get back to matters at hand.

I can’t tell you from memory, the songs they played, they were on stage for just over two and a half hours. Combining my sheer joy, my tears (of which there were many) and the whole being overwhelmed thing, it will most likely be several days until I can form a clear picture in my mind of the entire night.

Luckily, thanks to the promoter, Dainty Group, they have provided a copy of the set list via their Facebook, which I have included at the end of the article.

The entire arena sang along to some of their biggest hits. “Killer Queen”, “Fat Bottomed Girls”, “Somebody to Love”, “Radio Gaga”, “Crazy Little Thing Called Love” and of course “Bohemian Rhapsody”.

Brian May performed one of the most incredible guitar solos I have ever seen, he literally made his guitar sing. It was something truly incredible to witness.

Roger Taylor and his son Rufus had a drum battle of epic proportions, and it’s clear to see the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree in regards to musical talent. The two of them performed together before launching into “Under Pressure”.

As I said before, I did shed a few tears at the enormity of what I was seeing, but I was unprepared for the emotions I felt during “Bohemian Rhapsody”. I knew I had to capture it on video, and unfortunately I missed the beginning because I couldn’t see my phone clearly through my unshed tears.

Those unshed tears didn’t remain unshed for long. At the start of the third verse, Lambert stepped aside and pointed to the big screen as a recording of Freddie Mercury took over on vocals, and I bawled, and I’m not ashamed to admit it. For the remained of the song, Lambert and Mercury shared the stage. And it was magical.

Once the song came to an end, I was a mess, and Queen left the stage. There was thunderous applause filling the arena and it was over. Well, not quite. After a minute or so of applause and screaming and cheering from the audience, Lambert and Queen returned to the stage for their encore, and two of their biggest and best known songs, “We Will Rock You” and “We Are The Champions”.

The stage lit up, the glitter cannons went off, Adam, Brian, Roger and John took centre stage for their applause, and it was done.

When I finally arrived home, I knew my dad would be waiting for me to call, despite the fact that it was well after midnight. He answered on the second ring and when he asked how it was all I could say was “Daddy, I did it. I saw Freddie” and I burst into tears again. We sat there together on the phone, just listening to each other’s sobs, and after ten or so minutes, my dad said goodnight and hung up.

I had grown up listening to their music, with a knowing that I would never get the chance to see it for myself. I never expected to be writing this, having actually done it.

Before I sign off, I need to make an acknowledgement. Last night would never have happened were it not for two of my closest friends, who conspired and schemed behind my back to purchase my ticket. To Clare and Camilla, you will never truly understand the gift you have given me and I will never, ever forget it. Thank You.

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barb4Adam' date='Aug 26th 2014, 11:56 PM

Perfection again!! The look of genuine awe on Brian's face speaks volumes..4:15 til the end!!!
Somebody to Love Sydney :thumbs: :hug: :wub:


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Postby Tiki » Wed Apr 29, 2015 10:40 pm

barb4Adam' date='Aug 27th 2014, 12:07 AM

Live Review: Queen – 26th August 2014
– Allphones Arena, Sydney, Australia
:thumbs: :w00twave:
Arriving at Sydney’s Allphones Arena last night, you had the instant feeling that you were about to witness something pretty epic and special. The stage was set out in the shape a an enormous letter Q, allowing for a multifunctional circular backdrop to lower throughout the show and a walkway out to the crowd for the band to deliver acoustic performances and for Lambert to strut his stuff in truly iconic and flamboyant bravura.

..... the singer led the band spectacularly last night in Sydney with hits that may not have been penned by him but that he made his own nonetheless. Dressed in black leather with golden studs and clutching a golden microphone, the singer’s fabulously camp strut up and down the decked out stage fit with laser beams and lights displayed a glam rocker in his element, jamming with one of the staples of the genre as if it were always his destiny to be doing so. His vocals rose above the 20,000 strong punters that flocked to the venue to catch the bands return to Australian shores since the The Works World Tour of April 1985.

The night was a solid hit fuelled spectacle with the set delivering the bands greatest hits and peppered with some tracks perhaps less well known by the casual Queen fans in the crowd. Everything that you could want in a show from this band was found at some point or another and Lambert’s seemingly effortless ability and confidence in delivering some of the most significant songs in history was evident throughout tracks like Another One Bites The Bust, I Want It All, Fat Bottomed Girl, We Will Rock You and We Are The Champions.

Among the highlights of the night was Lambert’s extravagant performance of Killer Queen. Donning a camp, golden spiked and tasselled top and killer heels, the singer pranced around the stage every bit the glamourous entertainer that he has become known as over these past few years. Setting to the end of the runway to be met by a lavish purple velvet couch, the singer delivered a powerful performance of the track clutching a bottle of champagne and making quirky faces to the crowd and the band before he took back to the main stage and delivered an exceptional rendition of the bands roof-raising power ballad, Somebody To Love, hitting all the high notes and doing so with ease.


Last night’s performance was everything we could have expected from a Queen show and more. We were offered all of the bands major hits and a truly memorable performance from icons of the industry and one of the greatest vocalists around today. It was visually stunning, it was nostalgic and it was musically epic to its core.
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Postby Tiki » Wed Apr 29, 2015 10:40 pm

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Great Sydney audience last night - thanks Guys ! Expect a big surprise tonight ! Bri :w00twave:

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Sorry no tweet of last night's video selfie stick epic. I messed up ! No vid. But we recorded the whole show so you may still see it ! Bri x

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Sorry no tweet of last night's video selfie stick epic. I messed up ! No vid. But we recorded the whole show so you may still see it ! Bri x


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