United (Judas Priest song)

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"United"
Judas Priest United.jpg
Single by Judas Priest
from the album British Steel
B-side "Grinder"
Released 15 August 1980
Recorded January–February 1980
Startling Studios
Ascot, Berkshire
Genre Hard rock, heavy metal
Length 3:34
Label CBS
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s) Tom Allom
Judas Priest singles chronology
"Breaking the Law"
(1980)
"United"
(1980)
"Don't Go"
(1981)

"Breaking the Law"
(1980)
"United"
(1980)
"Don't Go"
(1981)

"United" is the fifth track and last single to be released from the album British Steel by heavy metal group Judas Priest. The song was written very much in the same vein as "Take On the World" from Killing Machine (Hell Bent for Leather in the U.S.) and meant to be a crowd shout-along. It is the fifth track and final song on the first side on the LP version.

The single, with "Grinder" on the B-side, peaked at number 26 on the UK Singles Chart and spent a total of eight weeks on the chart.[1] The crowd noise on the live version was enhanced by dub overlay using family members and friends.

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  1. ^ "Judas Priest", Official Charts Company. Retrieved 30 April 2015

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