'Hungarian Rhapsody - Queen Live In Budapest' Released

Queen "Hungarian Rhapsody Live In Budapest" was released on DVD, Blu-Ray and deluxe editions for the first time!

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"Hungarian Rhapsody: Queen Live In Budapest" is a mustsee concert experience by legends of rock, Queen is released on DVD, Blu-Ray, 2CD+DVD Deluxe Edition and a 2CD+Blu-ray Deluxe Edition.

Originally filmed in 1986, this momentous concert movie has been re-mastered in high definition and superb 5.1 surround sound. An amazing performance is now available to be seen in crystal clear HD clarity.

Also included on the DVD and Blu-ray is a new 25 minute documentary feature entitled "A Magic Year". This follows Queen from just after their historic showstealing performance at Live Aid, London, on July 13, 1985, through the year leading up to the epic concert in Budapest. Using archive footage from rehearsals, interviews with the band in the studio and on the road during the Magic Tour - some of which has never been seen before - this fascinating feature has been specially created for this new release.

As part of the hugely successful 1986 Magic Tour that, poignantly, was the last to be played by the band with Freddie Mercury, Queen were for the first time able to include Hungary on the tour schedule. With three years to go before the fall of the Berlin Wall, this was the largest concert ever staged at the Népstadion, Budapest, and the first Western Rock Concert staged in a stadium behind the then Iron Curtain. It was of such significance to the Hungarian authorities and film industry that a group of the country's top film cameramen and technicians were brought together to film it for posterity.

Staged for 80, 000 ecstatic fans, the concert set includes favorite hits like "Bohemian Rhapsody", "Crazy Little Thing Called Love", "I Want To Break Free", and "We Are The Champions".

"We're delighted that Queen fans across the world will finally have the chance to relive this amazing moment for the band. We knew a stadium concert in Budapest was groundbreaking, but hadn't quite anticipated what a historic night it would turn out to be. The concert looks fantastic on the screen in all its digitally re-mastered glory and the documentary does a great job of setting the scene it really was an extraordinary time in the band's history." Brian May and Roger Taylor

Eagle Rock Entertainment is the largest producer and distributor of music programming for DVD, Blu-Ray, TV, Audio and Digital Media in the world. Eagle works directly alongside talent to produce top quality, High Definition and 3D programs, both concerts and documentaries, including The Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd, The Who, Queen, The Doors, Jeff Beck, U2, Peter Gabriel, Paul McCartney and Ozzy Osbourne. Eagle is a Grammy Award winning company and has received over 30 multi-platinum, over 50 platinum and over 90 gold discs, worldwide. Eagle Rock Entertainment has offices in London, New York, Toronto, Paris and Hamburg.

Watch trailer below:

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DVD and Blu Ray Tracklisting:

01. One Vision 02. Tie Your Mother Down 03. In The Lap Of The Gods 04. Seven Seas Of Rhye 05. Tear It Up 06. A Kind Of Magic 07. Under Pressure 08. Who Wants To Live Forever 09. I Want To Break Free 10. Guitar Solo 11. Now I'm Here 12. Love Of My Life 13. Tavaszi Szél Vizet Áraszt 14. Is This The World We Created...? 15. Tutti Frutti 16. Bohemian Rhapsody 17. Hammer To Fall 18. Crazy Little Thing Called Love 19. Radio Ga Ga 20. We Will Rock You 21. Friends Will Be Friends 22. We Are The Champions

Extras: "A Magic Year" documentary Deluxe Package CD Tracklisting 1:

01. One Vision 02. Tie Your Mother Down 03. In The Lap Of The Gods... Revisited 04. Seven Seas Of Rhye 05. Tear It Up 06. A Kind Of Magic 07. Under Pressure 08. Another One Bites The Dust 09. Who Wants To Live Forever 10. I Want To Break Free 11. Looks Like It's Gonna Be A Good Night - Improv 12. Guitar Solo 13. Now I'm Here

CD Tracklisting 2:

01. Love Of My Life 02. Tavaszi Szel Vizet Araszt 03. Is This The World We Created...? 04. (You're So Square) Baby I Don't Care 05. Hello Mary Lou (Goodbye Heart) 06. Tutti Frutti 07. Bohemian Rhapsody 08. Hammer To Fall 09. Crazy Little Thing Called Love 10. Radio Ga Ga 11. We Will Rock You 12. Friends Will Be Friends 13. We Are The Champions 14. God Save The Queen

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    I am a huuuuge Queen fan, but I can't help but wonder why they're releasing another recording from 1986. "Live At Wembley" already exists, and that's a spectacular recording. The documentary is an excellent edition, but I would have much rather seen a pro-recording of the "Live At Earl's Court" show or something early like that.
    BUdapest was better than Wembley thats why... wembley had the hype of the event, but freddie was in poor vocal shape
    Simple; The Budapest gig was actually filmed on film . This is probably the highest definition Queen release we'll ever see. I agree that I want to see some '70s shows though. They were an incredible live act back then, and it's sad that they have consistently ignored those shows.