Queen play full 1985 Live Aid setlist “for first time in history” at Australian bushfire concert
17 February 2020, 10:41 | Updated: 5 October 2023, 11:31
Queen and Adam Lambert played the band’s iconic setlist from their 1985 Live Aid concert for Fire Fight Australia, a huge Australian bushfire benefit show held in Sydney at the weekend.
This marked the first time the band performed the famous 22-minute set, with Queen saying it was being staged “for the first time in its history”.
Watch the moment take place below:
Brian May had described Fire Fight Australia as a benefit concert “a bit like Live Aid”, when he first revealed that Queen had been approached to play the event.
Watch other clips of Queen’s show:
Fire Fight Australia will be shown in the UK on Sky One HD from 8pm on Monday, February 17.
Other artists on the night included Alice Cooper, Olivia Newton-John, k.d. Lang, Ronan Keating and Michael Buble.