Hear Shawn Mendes Cover Queen For A Great Cause

It benefits The Mercury Phoenix Trust in the fight against HIV/AIDS

October 12, 2018
Shawn Mendes

Kevin Winter / Staff

The rollout for Bohemian Rhapsody in on, and we keep getting gifts along the way.

In addition to the Panic! At The Disco's performance of the song at the 2018 American Music Awards, the biopic is getting several musical tributes before it hits theaters on November 2nd. 

Universal Music is releasing three different Queen covers in the weeks leading up to the Freddie Mercury film's release, all benefiting The Mercury Phoenix Trust. The MPT is an organization set up by members of the band and their management after Mercury's passing, that supports projects in the fight against HIV and AIDS. The first of these charity singles comes from Shawn Mendes, produced with guest vocals by Teddy Geiger.

"I am so honored to be able to support the amazing legacy of Freddie and Queen by doing a cover of one of my favorite songs" says Mendes in a press release. "It was so exciting to me to be able to do this with my close collaborator and one of my best friends, Teddy Geiger, for a cause that is very close to our hearts." 

All of the net profits for the acoustic take on "Under Pressure" will go to The Mercury Phoenix Trust. Listen below, and support the single here.