Under Pressure

Under Pressure by Queen and David Bowie was a UK number 1 hit on Saturday, November 21, 1981 spending 2 week(s) at the top of the UK charts. A collaboration with David Bowie, this is credited to "Queen with David Bowie" because the B-side of the single is Queen's "Soul Brother." It was recorded at an impromptu session in Montreaux, Switzerland in the summer of 1981. Freddie Mercury did most of the songwriting on this, although everyone contributed. The lyrics deal with how pressure can destroy lives, but love can be the answer. The lyrics are characteristic of Mercury's songwriting.

Under Pressure FAQs

Who sang Under Pressure?

Under Pressure was performed by Queen and David Bowie

What year did Under Pressure get to the UK number 1 spot?

Under Pressure first became a UK number 1 on Saturday, November 21, 1981

How long was Under Pressure at number 1 in the UK?

Under Pressure spent 2 week(s) at number 1 in the UK.