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UPDATED! Live Blog: Queen and Adam Lambert at Hammersmith Apollo 11 July

July 11, 2012

By Juneau and Xena Follow us on Twitter @JuneauXena@XenaPW & @AdamLambertBook

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Adam LambertAdam Lambert  Soundcheck soon w @QueenWillRock here at London’s Hammersmith Apollo!! Gonna be a great night !
“If it wasn’t for the amazing Adam Lambert we wouldn’t be here” – Brian May
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Twitter lists for all three Hammersmith Apollo shows:

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PHOTOS

Adam Lambert with Queen - Hammersmith 11 July 2012

Adam Lambert & Queen (Credit: Christie Goodwin)

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VIDEO

@mickivick: Bless you @TALCvids @Suz526 and all the VIDEO QUEENS at London Show.

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Go Brian! Never seen him so animated!
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Set List

Flash (intro)
Seven Seas Of Rhye
Keep Yourself Alive
We Will Rock You (Fast)
Fat Bottomed Girls
Don’t Stop Me Now
Under Pressure (Roger/Adam duet)
I Want It All
… Who Wants To Live Forever
A Kind Of Magic (Roger)
These Are Days Of Our Lives (Roger)
The Show Must Go On (part) (Brian)
Love Of My Life (Brian)
‘39 (Brian)
Dragon Attack
Drum Battle / Guitar Solo
I Want To Break Free
Another One Bites The Dust
Radio Ga Ga
Somebody To Love
Crazy Little Thing Called Love
Bohemian Rhapsody

Tie Your Mother Down (Brian)
We Will Rock You
We Are The Champions

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NEWS & VIEWS

Queen + Adam Lambert Rock London With “Queenbert” Concert
By Lyndsey Parker | Reality Rocks4 hours ago
 
Adam Lambert Enjoys Successful Week In UK
Submitted by Pip Ellwood on Thu, 07/12/2012 – 14:57
“Adam Lambert dazzled a sold out Hammersmith Apollo crowd last night, performing the first of his three highly-anticipated shows with Queen.”
 
Queen + Adam Lambert, HMV Hammersmith Apollo – review
London Evening Standard
“American Idol’s Adam Lambert gives tired old Queen a much needed shot in the arm, sizzling as the almost inimitable Mercury even as Brian May and Roger Taylor sag”
 
The Telegraph
“Adam Lambert can certainly handle the vocal range of Queen’s songs although he lacks Freddie Mercury’s rock grit and operatic bombast, writes Neil McCormick.”
 
Hammersmith Apollo, London
The Guardian
 “Queen and their temporary new singer Adam Lambert – a pairing that makes a good deal more sense than the earlier incarnation of Queen and blues-rock belter Paul Rodgers – were scheduled to make their British debut at the Sonisphere festival, but when that was cancelled they hastily booked three nights in Hammersmith. Thus, what was conceived as an outdoor show was brought indoors with all the trimmings intact, including fireworks, pyrotechnics and a lightshow designed to be seen for miles. “
 
 
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Adam Lambert Joins Queen Onstage in London
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By Becca LongmireOn July 12, 2012
Review: Queen Impress Crowds At London’s Hammersmith Apollo
The band debut their new line up to packed crowds…

n.b. sometimes I wonder if reviewers have even watched a Queen concert. On stage, Bohemian Rhapsody ALWAYS had the video of the second section – impossible to do live. ~ Xena

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PICK OF THE TWITTER

@DJBenCastanedaThese are the gays of our lives.
@Carenza_xThere are already folks outside the Apollo queuing… 0_0
@Starlight8AL I’m @ HA! Sooo excited! Thanx Adamtopians 4 the fab party the warm welcome & gorgeous flowers U guys rock! xx
@GlamTravler: Venue in London is filming for a DVD!” Really? Wait. U wouldn’t joke about this
@milestougeaux: Todays important UK lesson: those fat nickles R actually worth a buck sixty”
@milestougeaux: Off to see this local band called Queen with some young American bloke singing with them. Hope its a good show.” Who? : )))
@Arge1983Daily Telegraph Music Critic RT @ neil_mccormick Off to see the Queen. Well, not THE Queen. The Adam Lambert version.
@heatworld We’re on our way to Hammersmith to see Queen with new frontman Adam Lambert. ‘WEEEE ARE THE CHAMPIONSSSSS MY FRIENDSSSSS.’ #adamwillrockyou
@Magi_Cal Been told that they are filming at all 3 shows & will put them together for DVD!!!
@chunkeymonkey81 They r playing a lot of elvis pre show lmfao is this some weird synergy thing or by bert request jaaa
@markgilroymusicPossibly the most excited I’ve ever been for a gig here. #nailbiting

@Finnberta_: OMG! Bob f**** Geldof is sitting next to us!!

@vistadiva Sauli & Lelia behind us!
@klci101 Sitting next to hardcore Queen fans: “Who is this new boy?!” They have been well informed. #queen #adamlambert
@HooplaPF IT’S STARTING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!@ FLASH INTRO!!!!!!!!!!!!!
@SusieFierce Diamond earring covers
@Joannalizzy @Anzkuxxx @annelise_7609 @mgm918 SAULI SCREAMING LIKE A FANBOY !
@Featherglitz Did Adam just call everyone’s asses fat in a british accent? yes, yes he did
@moominbert: ooooh they have a camera rigged up on the neck of dr. may’s guitar :0000 soooo cool
@Pusishvr_Ninja I think I get as much of a kick out of Brian & Roger seeing how happy they are while playing. LOL
@teralex42 Adam reminds me of a baby duck followng its mama (Brian) LOL
 bekkynet: UNDERPRESSURE!!!!!!!!http://lockerz.com/s/224161917 http://lockerz.com/s/224161935
@Merrycello They’re filming on stage now!!!
markgilroymusic OK. ‘Who Wants To Live Forever’ just brought me to tears. #Queenbert
@GlamTravler Adam’s reeling in the Queen fans! He is spot on spectacular tonight!
@bekkynet @ADAMGASMIC you can’t imagine the screams!!! After who wants to live forever , i am deaf now!!!!
@cwm122 The audience ovation for Adam after WWTLF was tremendous. 😀
@Alex_Segal Queen and Adam Lambert are smashing this out of the park. What a gig so far!!
beckerina: Lambert – verdicts out: Boy. Can. Sing.#WhoWantsToLiveForever #nailedit
@chunkeymonkey81 Elmo coat in da house ahahaha
@coconutghost007 You know ur pretty good when Brian May basically stans you
@chunkeymonkey81 Omg he just did like a snake shoyulde roll omnfmnffnfnf
@vistadiva Awww. Dadbert & Neil clapping and singing along. How proud are they??!!
@WshUpnASta@JuneauXena @bonniedesa @virg1877 hubby came home & got ready for golf, he heard the stream & said lemme guess Adam, where is he now?
@ADAMGASMIC HAA!! the stream has double viewers than the crowd live in the concert!! / So we can say that the show was to 15.000 people!
@vistadiva It’s a dragon attack & he pats the GB. God I love his crazy ass!!!
@AliciaGlennCoco@adamlambert This is one of the bet concerts I’ve ever been to and it’s not even over yet. #Queenbert
@MilkySteve I have never seen @LeytonB so happy in all my life
@doktored May is making a good angry guitar noise we just need a few angry kids in audience now..
  

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5 Comments leave one →
  1. kat23morg permalink
    July 11, 2012 12:03 pm

    Is there a live stream of concert? Anyone know?

  2. becca112971 permalink
    July 11, 2012 1:40 pm

    thank you

  3. maasdam permalink
    July 11, 2012 1:45 pm

    I fly tomorrow to Londen for this amazing concert LOVE ADAM

  4. July 12, 2012 1:16 pm

    OMG, this concert must have been other-worldly, and there is more to come! Woo hoo!

    Off-topic but bear with me: I still have 2 tickets for sale for Adam’s show at the Winstar Casino in Thackerville, OK on July 27. Two seats together in B section, for what I paid, $63. Email me at knutsons61@att.net if interested.

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