Today, Karen O and Willie Nelson unveiled their cover of the iconic David Bowie and Queen classic “Under Pressure.” Thematically, it’s a song for our pressure-filled times. But this version will keep you centered and calm. Put it on endless loop through next Tuesday.
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Listen to Freddie Mercury and David Bowie on the Isolated Vocal Track for the Queen Hit ‘Under Pressure,’ 1981
Watch David Bowie & Annie Lennox in Rehearsal, Singing “Under Pressure,” with Queen (1992)
Watch Queen’s Stunning Live Aid Performance: 20 Minutes Guaranteed to Give You Goose Bumps (July 13, 1985)
Not good. There’s no one who can come close to Queen and David Bowie.
I like Willie but…that was just awful. Much worse than I expected.
This is in the Top One or Two Worst covers or remakes EVER! Tried three times to make it to the end, and just couldn’t do it! Terrible, made me appreciate Vanilla Ice!! (I hope you get that 😁) Seriously, this is just aweful. Never heard of Karen O before – and likely won’t hear much of her after this monstrosity, but Willie is – or WAS a genuine star. All I can say to end this is “Willie, What The Hell??”
Well, Willie is Great, but he speak instead of sing. Karen unfortunately isn’t fantastic. Sadly, as a Queen fan I’m not satisfied :(