Now you can watch the band's Christmas gig at Hammersmith in 1975
Alexandra Pollard

16:55 12th October 2015

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Queen's 1975 Christmas show at Hammersmith Apollo - the most bootlegged gig of their career - is set to be released as a concert film.

The London show was the culmination of the band's 26-date Queen Invite You To A Night At The Opera UK tour, which took place 40 years ago. Because it was simulcast on both BBC Radio 1 and BBC 2, it became the most heavily bootlegged of the band's career.

Now though, you can watch a legal, legitimate version of the gig (aside from the second encore - the cameras packed up too early, hence 'Seven Seas Of Rhye' and 'See What A Fool I've Been' are only available on audio).

The concert film will be released next month on DVD, Blu-Ray, CD, vinyl and super deluxe box set, as well as digitally through Virgin EMI.

Watch the trailer for Queen A Night At The Odeon below

"This concert was very special because it was the first time we ever played a whole show completely live on TV … the Christmas Show," said Brian May in a press release. "The quality, after great rescue work and transfer into the digital domain, is amazing. And the energy we had comes across very forcefully."

Queen - A Night At The Odeon - Hammersmith 1975 is set for release on 20 November. See the full tracklisting below.

1. Now I'm Here
2. Ogre Battle
3. White Queen (As It Began)
4. Bohemian Rhapsody
5. Killer Queen
6. The March Of The Black Queen
7. Bohemian Rhapsody (Reprise)
8. Bring Back That Leroy Brown
9. Brighton Rock
10. Guitar Solo
11. Son And Daughter
12. Keep Yourself Alive
13. Liar
14. In The Lap Of The Gods... Revisited
15. Big Spender
16. Jailhouse Rock Medley
17. Seven Seas Of Rhye
18. See What A Fool I've Been
19. God Save The Queen

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