London Olympics: Muse’s ‘Survival’ Served as the Lead Official Song

The 2012 London Olympic is getting closer. Proud that it will be held at the city, the trio English rocker, Muse, has announce that their song ‘Survival’ were selected by the London Olympic committee to served as the main official song for the games. It means that the song will be played during the olympic season (7/27-8/12), as well as athletes enter the venues and before medal ceremonies.

The song premiere on June 27 at  around 19:30 on BBC Radio 1 during Zane Lowe’s show, followed the release on iTunes and on muse.mu store.

There are four other songs to be released as the official song, each by Elton John, Delphic, Chemical Brothers and Dizzee Rascal. Those songs will be released between July 16 to Aug 6.

‘Survival’ is a new full-recorded song, written specially for Olympics. It was 4:17 in length (full version with about a minute prelude). The song will also be included to the trio’s new album “The 2nd Law”, which will be out on Sept 17, 2012. The official first single will be announced later.

The song (Survival) was written with the Olympics in mind and expresses a sense of conviction and determination to win. – M. Bellamy (singer)

Purchase the song here – UK ITunes / US ITunes

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