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David Bowie: Under Pressure Meaning

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Song Released: 1981


Covered By: My Chemical Romance (2005)


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    anonymous
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    Nov 14th, 11:43am report


    This song is about the victims of a horrible Tsunami,(I'm not sure when it was...). I know this because when The Used and My Chemical Romance performed this live back in 2005 or 2004, Bert stated that it was about a Tsunami.



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    anonymous
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    Nov 5th, 2017 11:30pm report


    That since the lead singer was struggling with depression and a drug addiction and a



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    anonymous
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    Nov 4th, 2017 11:41pm report


    Since every my chemical Romance fan knows that the lead singer was struggling with drugs and alcohol adicsion and depression so I think that he was under pressure.



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    anonymous
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    Sep 20th, 2017 9:49pm report


    This was done by MCR and The Used.

    This was a cover of Queen's song.



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    anonymous
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    Aug 18th, 2017 8:18pm report


    The lyrics deal with how pressure can destroy lives, but love can be the answer.



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    Ziggy
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    Sep 12th, 2016 9:17pm report


    Maybe it's about the pressure of being yourself? Or maybe about peace.
    I am not so sure.



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    anonymous
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    Jun 18th, 2011 6:50am report


    Hey, this is a QUEEN song. But it's still brilliant when MCR is doing it.
    I think it's all about how fast life is passing nowadays, without any time for individuals.
    Love MCR!
    Livie_Way



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    anonymous
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    May 4th, 2010 5:15pm report


    This is a song they did a cover of, it was originally by Queen and David Bowie.



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    kaykracke
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    Nov 25th, 2008 11:29pm report


    This is about the Tsumani and was to show support for all the people who lost loved ones, their homes and their possestions.
    It was performed by the used and my chemical romance live at a show some years back.



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    anonymous
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    Dec 4th, 2007 12:02am report


    Yeah, I knew it was originally by david bowie and queen, but I think that my chemical romance and the used, both being my favorite bands, did a much better job performing it...



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    EmoRocker
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    Jun 6th, 2007 6:17pm report


    I agree with Angelmisty and the person above them. It was originally performed by Queen and David Bowie, and was covered for charity.



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    anonymous
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    Jun 5th, 2007 6:26pm report


    Yea this is a cover



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    breakfast_monkey
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    May 22nd, 2007 5:39pm report


    I agree with pronggs666. Its talking about how we are under pressure of the sorrows of the word and if we gave a bit more love, we'd all be better off



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    Angelmisty
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    Feb 24th, 2007 2:58pm report


    It's a cover version they did for charity.



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    anonymous
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    Feb 5th, 2007 2:36am report


    Does no one realize that this song (though performed wonderfully by The Used and mcr) is actually a song by David Bowie and Queen from a long time ago?



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