Watch Jimmy Fallon, Brendon Urie and The Roots Perform a Rockin' Remix of "Under Pressure"

Jimmy Fallon, Brendon Urie and The Roots performed a "social-distancing remix" of Queen and David Bowie's classic hit "Under Pressure" during Tuesday's at-home edition of The Tonight Show.
von Elyse Dupre Mai 13, 2020 14:09Tags
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You've never heard "Under Pressure" performed like this before. 

Jimmy Fallon, Brendon Urie and The Roots performed a "social-distancing remix" of Queen and David Bowie's classic hit during Tuesday's at-home edition of The Tonight Show

While some of the musicians used traditional instruments, others had to get creative and use everyday household items, like a toaster, pots and pans, utensils and water glasses. Meanwhile, the Panic! At The Disco star and the late-night host took the lead on the vocals. 

The original song was released as a single in 1981 and appeared on Queen's 1982 album Hot Space.

It's no surprise Fallon wanted Urie to be a part of this performance. After all, the 33-year-old singer is a major Queen fan. When asked which band he wished he'd been in during a 2017 chat with Interview, Urie replied, "Queen, obviously. I wish I was Freddie Mercury, straight up." He's also performed a number of the group's tracks during his concerts. In fact, Panic! At The Disco's rendition of "Bohemian Rhapsody" for the 2018 American Music Awards received praise from Brian May.

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This wasn't the only musical performance of the night. Maroon 5 also sang a remote version of "Memories."

In addition to rocking out to these tunes, Fallon spoke with a few celebrity guests, including Elle Fanning and Ethan Hawke. Although, the Saturday Night Live alum's daughters cutely crashed the 49-year-old actor's interview. Fallon has been hosting his show from his home since mid-March due to the global coronavirus pandemic.

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Watch the video to see the performance.

(E! and NBC are both part of NBCUniversal).