"Take On the World" is a song by British heavy metal band Judas Priest, originally released on their 1978 album Killing Machine, and released as a single in January 1979. It was the first Judas Priest single to chart in the UK Top 40, reaching number 14. The song was an attempt at producing a stadium shoutalong tune in the mould of Queen's "We Will Rock You". It was also covered by new wave band The Human League on their 1980 tour. According to guitarist K. K. Downing, the song was used by Wolverhampton Wanderers football club as their club song. As a single it sold around 400,000 copies.more »
Judas Priest are a British heavy metal band formed in Birmingham, England in 1969. Known for twin lead guitars, a wide operatic vocal style, and for introducing the S&M leather-and-studs look into heavy metal, they have sold over 50 million albums worldwide. more »
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