Pressure, pushing down on me
Pressing down on you, no man ask for
Under pressure, that burns a building down
Splits a family in two
Puts people on streets

That's o-kay
It's the terror of knowing
What this world is about
Watching some good friends
Screaming `Let me out'
Pray tomorrow takes me higher
Pressure on people, people on streets

O-kay
Chipping around, kick my brains around the floor
These are the days it never rains but it pours

People on streets, people on streets

It's the terror of knowing
What this world is about,
Watching some good friends
Screaming `Let me out'
Pray tomorrow takes me higher
Pressure on people, people on streets

Turned away from it all, like a blind man
Sat on a fence but it don't work
Keep coming up with love
But it's so slashed and torn
Why why why?
Love love love love love love love

Insanity laughs, under pressure we're cracking
Can't we give ourselves one more chance
Why can't we give love one more chance
Why can't we give love, give love, give love, give love, give love

Cause love's such an old fashioned word
And love dares you to care
For the people on the edge of the night
And love dares you to change our way of
Caring about ourselves

This is our last dance
This is our last dance
This is ourselves
Under pressure
Under pressure
Under Pressure



Lyrics submitted by ILoveGerardWay


Under Pressure (with My Chemical Romance) song meanings
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    General Comment:i love this song! bert is soooo fucking hot (I dont care what anyone else says..he is damn fine!) i saw them perform before at the warped tour and let me tell u...those 2 fucking bands will blow ur head off! great....this song is the greatest song performed by the two hottest bands out there today!
    -MyCollisionKiss-on March 29, 2005   Link
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    General Comment:The Used and My Chemical Romance Performed This At A Tsunami Relief Benefit And Then As An Encore At Shows On The Taste Of Chaso Tour. Amazing Song. It Is A Cover Of Freddie Mercury And David Bowie. Best Part "Can't We Give Ourselves One More Chance Why Cant We Give Love One More Chance"
    ILoveGerardWayon March 25, 2005   Link
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    General Comment:OMG! i saw them do this song on $2 bill... it was the most awesome thing i have ever seen! lol the bassist for MCR was playing tamberine
    NEbanditon March 25, 2005   Link
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    General Comment:Absolutely fantastic. The original is one of my all-time favourite songs. While I was reading the comments on the lyrics for that version I stumbled across the post that said the Used and MCR had done a cover. I was ESTATIC!!! Queen and Bowie killed the original and the cover is... well... it's just magical. When the studio version come out on the 12th, I definitely have to hear it! Excellent cover of a killer song!
    CocoSaintClairon April 01, 2005   Link
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    General Comment:I saw The Used & MCR perform this in Montreal at TOC. I had heard the original, so I knew the song..but definetly like this version a lot better.

    Anyway..

    CocoSaintClair - You said they're doing a studio version eh? Can't wait for it. I downloaded live video of it off the net, but can't wait for just an audio version!:) Thanks
    FreakishJunkon April 04, 2005   Link
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    General Comment:awww. this song is amazing. =) saw them preform it. it was greaaaaaat way to end the show. though with me i could of had them play all night.
    myintoxicationon April 07, 2005   Link
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    General Comment:this song is so good!!!! i saw them perform this at taste of chaos with MCR and it was amazing. i just bought the song on itunes and i listen to it ALLLL the time.
    iappreciatebrandnewon April 13, 2005   Link
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    General Comment:ok i had no idea they had a song together! they are two of my favorite bands. wtf?!?!?! how slow am i?
    anyways i will take it in mind that it rocks. it probly does seeing as these two bands rock.
    *-H-I-M-*girl789on April 17, 2005   Link
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    General Comment:I love this song... i heard it live at taste of chaos by them and it kicked ass!! i just got both versions a few days ago and i like the original but i like the one by MCR and the used sooooo much more... usally remakes are really bad but this one wasnt... i love it!!! if you dont have the song then find it!!! tis a great song!
    AndIfTheyGetMeon May 02, 2005   Link
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    General Comment:man this is awesome, one of the best remakes ever.
    as goood, if not better than the original.
    rock on.
    ninjamonkeyson May 05, 2005   Link

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