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:: Flash Gordon
February - May:
, Queen also start off some basic ideas for the
Most of the album is recorded at various studios in London.
Orchestral sessions take place at Anvil Studio.
Brian ties loose ends and comes up with a new song for the closing credits, which is recorded at Utopia in London.
Monday 24th November:
The lead single, 'Flash' / 'Football Fight', is released in Britain.
Friday 5th December:
Film premieres in America.
Monday 8th December:
The album is released in Britain.
Thursday 1st January:
'Flash', the single, is certified Silver in Britain for having sold 250,000 copies in that territory.
Wednesday 21st January:
The album is simultaneously certified Silver and Gold in the UK for having sold 60,000 and 100,000 copies in that territory.
Documented Recording Venues:
in Denham, Uxbridge, Hillingdon, Greater London UB9 5HQ, England.
in the Arabella House Basement, Munich, Bavaria 81925, West Germany.
The Music Centre
on Engineers Way, Wembley, Brent, Greater London HA9, England.
The Town House
on 150 Goldhawk Road, Shepherd's Bush, Royal Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham, Greater London W12 8EN, England.
on 7 Chalcot Road, Primrose Hill, Camden Town, Greater London NW1 8LH, England.
Electric bass, electric guitar, analogue synthesiser.
Lead and backing vocals, electric guitars, acoustic piano, analogue synthesiser.
Lead and backing vocals, analogue synthesiser, acoustic piano (demo sessions).
Backing vocals, acoustic drums, analogue synthesiser, timpani.
National Philharmonic Orchestra:
Deputy producer, mixing engineer.
: John had three of them, he could've used any, including different ones for different tracks.
Music Man Stingray:
Possibly a spare.
Used for the solo at the end of 'The Hero'.
Oberheim OB-X Analogue Synthesiser.
Yamaha C-7 7' 5" Acoustic Piano:
'Football Fight' and 'The Kiss' demos.
Unknown Acoustic Piano:
'Flash's Theme' and its reprises.
Ludwig Bespoke Drums:
Ludwig Ringer Timpani.
Spare, possibly used for some demos.
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