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    Playlist leaked for Olympics 2012 opening ceremony

    Shortie861 Jun 18, 2012

    1. Shortie861

      Shortie861 Administrator Staff Member

      Mar 24, 2011
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      The playlist for the opening of the London 2012 Olympics has been leaked.

      There is a long list of a total of 86 tracks to be run down during the opening.

      Is there anyone missing that you feel should be in there to celebrate the best of British music?

      Here is the playlist

      Captain Algernon Drummond/William Johnson Cory - 'Eton Boating Song'
      Elgar/AC Benson - 'Land of Hope and Glory'
      The Jam - 'Going Underground'
      Muse - 'Map of the Problematique'
      Big Ben Chimes
      Sex Pistols - 'God Save the Queen'
      The Clash - 'London Calling'
      Simon May - EastEnders Theme
      The Shipping Forecast
      Sir Hubert Parry/William Blake - 'Jerusalem'
      Elgar - 'Nimrod'
      Handel - 'Arrival of the Queen of Sheba'
      Eric Coates - 'Dambusters March'
      Handel - 'Music for the Royal Fireworks'
      Monty Norman - James Bond Theme
      Mike Oldfield - 'Tubular Bells'
      Mike Oldfield - 'In Dulci Jubilo'
      Vangelis - 'Chariots of Fire'
      BBC News 1954
      Arthur Wood - The Archers Theme
      Winifred Atwell - 'Black and White Rag'
      Sugababes - 'Push the Button'
      OMD - 'Enola Gay'
      David Rose - 'The Stripper'
      Lionel Bart - 'Food Glorious Food'
      Irwin Kostal, Richard Sherman, Robert Sherman - 'Bedknobs and Broomsticks'
      Rizzle Kicks - 'When I Was a Youngster'
      Eric Clapton - 'Wonderful Tonight'
      Colin Tully - Gregory's Girl Theme
      William Pitt - 'City Lights'
      The Who - 'My Generation'
      The Rolling Stones - 'Satisfaction'
      Millie Small - 'My Boy Lollipop'
      The Kinks - 'All Day and All of the Night'
      The Beatles - 'She Loves You'
      Mud - 'Tiger Feet'
      Led Zeppelin - 'Trampled Under Foot'
      The Specials - 'A Message to You Rudy'
      David Bowie - 'Starman'
      Queen - 'Bohemian Rhapsody'
      Sex Pistols - 'Pretty Vacant'
      Duran Duran - 'The Reflex'
      New Order - 'Blue Monday'
      Frankie Goes to Hollywood - 'Relax'
      Soul II Soul - 'Back To Life'
      Happy Mondays - 'Step On'
      Eurythmics - 'Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)
      The Verve - 'Bittersweet Symphony'
      Prodigy - 'Firestarter'
      Underworld - 'Born Slippy'
      Jaan Kenbrovin, John William Kellette - 'I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles'
      Blur - 'Song 2'
      Dizzee Rascal - 'Bonkers'
      Tigerstyle - 'Nacnha Onda Nei' (contains Michael Jackson - 'Billie Jean', Queen & David Bowie - 'Under Pressure' and Ilaiyaraaja - 'Naanthaan Ungappanda')
      Arctic Monkeys - 'I Bet You Look Good on the Dancefloor'
      Mark Ronson & Amy Winehouse - 'Valerie'
      Radiohead - 'Creep'
      Muse - 'Uprising'
      Kano & Mikey J - 'Random Antics'
      Tinie Tempah - 'Pass Out'
      MIA - 'Paper Planes'
      Coldplay - 'Viva La Vida'
      The Chemical Brothers - 'Galvanize'
      Franz Ferdinand - 'Take Me Out'
      Kaiser Chiefs - 'I Predict a Riot'
      Roll Deep - 'Shake a Leg'
      Adele - 'Rolling in the Deep'
      Oasis - 'The Hindu Times'
      Oasis - 'Wonderwall'
      Emeli Sande - 'Heaven'
      William Monk/Henry Francis - 'Abide With Me'
      Pink Floyd - 'Eclipse'
      The Beatles - 'The End'
      The Beatles - 'Hey Jude'
      David Bowie - 'Heroes'
      Eric Spear - Coronation Street Theme
      Ron Grainer - Doctor Who Theme
      John Philip Sousa - Monty Python Theme/'The Liberty Bell'
      David Bowie - 'Absolute Beginners'
    2. APS

      APS Administrator Staff Member

      Jun 24, 2011
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      What the hell are the Sex Pistols doing in there
    3. Shortie861

      Shortie861 Administrator Staff Member

      Mar 24, 2011
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      Not sure, could think of a few other people that could have replaced them to be honest. Think it is because they are a British band so it fits.
    4. Demon_skeith

      Demon_skeith Chataholic

      Nov 15, 2011
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      Nothing good on there, I probably fall asleep during the open.