Playlist Feature
Winner's Circle
We'll have to wait to see how our athletes fare in London, but music fans definitely scored when the city was chosen to host this year's Summer Games.

Oscar-winning film director Danny Boyle has been chosen to helm the opening ceremonies and the media is already buzzing about his inspiring song choices. It's hard to fault Boyle for running with The Clash's "London Calling," a song that turns apocalyptic lyrics into a defiant celebration. The Verve's "Bitter Sweet Symphony" is an instant sports anthem, but the Scottish director also shows how well Eurythmics fit into the Games, the place where sweet dreams really can come true. Boyle warms the hearts of aging music geeks with classics by New Order and The Sex Pistols, then, ever youthful, he goes with new gems by Adele and Mark Ronson.

We've also added American anthems by Bruce Springsteen, Journey and Eminem, before heading back to London Town to hear David Bowie & Queen's timeless "Under Pressure" which illustrates what all the athletes are going through, while Coldplay's joyous "Viva la Vida" is a clarion call to those who strive for the gold.

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Songs Album
Artist
1
Under Pressure (Feat. Queen) Best of Bowie
3:55
David Bowie
2
Born In The U.S.A. Born In The U.S.A.
4:38
Bruce Springsteen
3
With A Little Luck (1993 Digital Remaster) London Town
5:44
Wings
4
The Reflex (2010 Digital Remaster) Seven And The Ragged Tiger
5:29
Duran Duran
5
The Star Spangled Banner Whitney: The Greatest Hits
2:15
Whitney Houston feat. The Florida Orchestra
6
Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This) (Hot Remix / Remastered Version) Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)
5:19
Eurythmics
7
Wavin' Flag Troubadour
3:40
K'NAAN
8
Bitter Sweet Symphony Urban Hymns
5:58
The Verve
9
All These Things That I've Done Hot Fuss
5:01
The Killers
10
Rolling in the Deep 21
3:48
Adele
11
Wonderwall Time Flies... 1994-2009
4:19
Oasis
12
Blue Monday Moog
7:29
New Order
13
You Can't Always Get What You Want Let It Bleed
7:28
The Rolling Stones
14
Enola Gay Organisation
3:33
Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark
15
Going Underground 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best Of The Jam
2:54
The Jam
16
Valerie (Feat. Amy Winehouse) Version
3:39
Mark Ronson
17
The Distance Fashion Nugget
2:59
Cake