The Brian May Band
Brian May: Vocals / Guitar
Cozy Powell: Drums
Neil Murray: Bass
Spike Edney: Keyboards
Jamie Moses: Guitar / Vocals
Cathy Porter: Vocals
Shelly Preseton: Vocals
We made an eleventh hour decision
to record our first London show,
Brixton Academy, and this is it.
There's no knowing what the gig
would have been like if we HADN'T
been filming, but in the circumstances
we think it came out not too bad.
This is how it was on the night, edited
down a little for various reasons,
those reasons being.
a) There's only so much running time
you can put on a CD or a
b) We lost one song for
c) You didn't REALLY want to
hear all that crappy stuff
where we couldn't get the
guitars to work, did
The Brian May Band worked its ass
off touring in 1993, and came of
age. We kicked ourselves into
shape the only way you ultimately
can; by doing it. We took chances.
Sometimes it was dazzling,
sometimes it was dodgy. It was
challenging; sometimes it was tough.
But it was FUN. This recording
shows us at a mid-way stage,
making our first appearance in our
Enjoy, and come with us to the
PS: By the way, if you
were there, THANKS!
You're on this record, and
without you, folks, there's
MANAGEMENT: JIM BEACH AND JULIE GLOVER.
TOUR MANAGER: FRANKIE ENFIELD.
PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT: PAUL 'STREAKY' HARRIS.
STAGE MANAGER: TONY BATEMAN.
CONCERT SOUND: CHRIS 'PRIVET' HEDGE.
MONITOR ENGINEER: JOHN 'GRUBBY' CALLIS.
LIGHTING: ALAN PARKER.
BRIAN MAY'S GUITAR TECHNICIAN: GEOFF 'BISON' BANKS.
GUITAR TECHNICIAN: JUSTIN CREW.
DRUM TECHNICIAN: EDDIE NAUGHTON.
WARDROBE: CHERYL 'DAISY' NICHOLLS.
SECURITY: JOHN 'TUNBRIDGE' WELLS.
CATERING: MARIAN, SALLY AND EMMA - EAT TO THE BEAT.
RECORDED LIVE AT THE BRIXTON ACADEMY, LONDON ON 15TH JUNE
SOUND RECORDING BY JUSTIN SHIRLEY-SMITH USING THE
ASSISTED BY WILL SHAPLAND AND DAVID POTTER.
SOUND PRODUCED BY BRIAN MAY AND JUSTIN SHIRLEY-SMITH.
ASSISTED BY NOEL HARIS, JAMIE CULLUM AND RUADHRL
CUSHAN AT METROPOLIS STUDIOS.
DIGITAL EDITING AND COMPILING: D.A.T. STUDIO WITH THANKS TO
MASTERED AT THE TOWNHOUSE STUDIOS BY KEVIN METCALFE.
RE-SEQUENCING BY JUSTIN SHIRLEY-SMITH WITH THANKS TO
SPECIAL THANKS TO:
SALLY HYATT (QUEEN PRODUCTIONS), JACKY SMITH AND VAL
MOSS (FAN CLUB), VICKY VOCAT AND ANNE MEYER
(MONTREUX FESTIVAL SERVICES), PETER CHANT, HARVEY
GOLDSMITH, ANDREW ZWECK, BRIAN 'JOBBY' ZELLIS,
GAVIN TAYLOR, LIZ TREADWAY, MATTHEW JUSTICE,
KAREN GOODMAN, GAY MARSHALL, TRAVEL BY
APPOINTMENT, GIANT MERCHANDISING, METEORLITES,
ROCK-IT CARGO, AND ALL AT EMI / PARLOPHONE.
DESIGN BY RICHARD GRAY.
PHOTOGRAPHY BY GENE KIRKLAND, RICHARD GRAY,
ROBERT JOHN AND STEPHEN MAY.
FAN CLUB: THE OLD BAKEHOUSE, 16A HIGH STREET, BARNES, LONDON SW13.