Under Pressure (A-Capella) - Only Vocals

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  1. chapped

    chapped Well-Known Member

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    Before auto-tune there was this thing called talent...




    1:58 is fucking amazing

    One day in 1981 Bowie reunited with Queen in a recording studio in Switzerland, with the intention of doing vocals for the song “Cool Cat” . David got bored and suggested writing a new song from scratch. According to Mark Blake, author of a biography of Freddie Mercury, they began a 24 hours marathon of wine and cocaine and ended up with this musical gem. This is incredible! Back in the day when auto-tune wasn’t needed. You’d never hear this from most ‘singers’ these days.



    http://www.superstarmagazine.com/ho...c-freddie-mercury-and-david-bowie-a-cappella/
     
  2. snowdog212

    snowdog212 Well-Known Member VIP

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    Song sucks any which way its sung
     
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    great song. particularly like bowie at the end ..

    '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
    Pressure

    and freddie's scatting
     
  4. chapped

    chapped Well-Known Member

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    it ain't no Tom Sawyer
     
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  5. chapped

    chapped Well-Known Member

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    chills...
     
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    Freddie is a fucking legend. What a fucking talent.
     
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    imissalison f**k Mutt

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    That's raw talent. Very rare nowadays. Great tune. Great find.
     
  8. chapped

    chapped Well-Known Member

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    IMO the best front man ever.....
     
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    TheMercenary Collecting Light Gold

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    Stumbled on this... maybe in here once.

    Kid's a bit of a flit, but he kills the song. Freddy would be proud. Worth 2 mins if in the vibe.

     
  10. Quality Control

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    Agreed!!! It honestly breaks my heart that he died before I was old enough to see him. Catch me on the right day and I could weep watching him sing Love of My Life live on YT. I love him so much.
     
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    I am in the same generation that was old enough to love his music but too young to ever see him live...

    I was so close too.... yea think there are many, many in our boat
     
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    Quality Control dove Gold

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    I get it.
    [​IMG]
     
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    That masterpiece then led the way for this masterpiece.....

     
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    chapped Well-Known Member

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    :nooo:
     
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    Oh my goodness - wine and cocaine with Freddie- you make me woozy.
     
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    Undeniable.
     
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    I am sure that David Bowie's ass was hurting for a week
     
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    Oh my that's so sad. Was blessed to see him five times. Started going at age twelve. Back in those days I could fight my skinny little self right over the crowds and rows of seats to press my flat little chest to the stage and have the experience. I don't listen to the music any more. It breaks my heart.
     
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    Through the sorrow all through our splendor
    Don't take offence at my innuendo

    If there's a God or any kind of justice under the sky
    If there's a point, if there's a reason to live or die


     
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    I liked the way it was used here. Just fit the moment.

     
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