• Official Olympic Theme Songs Collection: Move to the Beat of London Olympics 2012

    Posted on July 25th, 2012 Irene | No comments

    Years of preparations, and it is time to harvest. 2012 London Summer Olympic Games is coming finally. Are you ready to be inspired and uplifted? Not yet? I have prepared something special for you all: complete music of the Olympic Games—official theme songs collection. It is one of the great things about the Olympic Games is the inspirational songs that form part of the Opening and Closing Ceremonies. There are also many great songs that are used to accompany the telecast.

    To get you into the mood of enthusiastic Olympics London 2012, there are also some tips: make iPhone ringtone out of these songs, transfer songs to devices for playback, etc. Or you just download songs in Olympic theme for pure listening. Check out in the following:

    2012 London Summer Olympics Theme Songs

    Anywhere in the World
    Anywhere in the World” is a collaborative single by English DJ, guitarist, music producer, artist Mark Ronson and English singer-songwriter Katy B. It was recorded as part of Coca-Cola’s Move to the Beat promotional campaign for the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.

    Spinnin’ for 2012
    Spinnin’ for 2012” is a song by British soul singer-songwriter Dionne Bromfield and recording artist Tinchy Stryder. It is the Official Olympic Torch Song for the London 2012 Olympic Games.

    Survival (Muse song)
    Survival” is a song by the English alternative rock band Muse. It was announced on 27 June that “Survival” would serve as the official song for the London 2012 Olympics and was released following its premiere on BBC Radio 1.

    2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics Theme Songs
    One World, One Flame
    Adams was asked by the German television network, ARD to write a song for them to use when broadcasting the 2010 Winter Olympics.

    Bang the Drum (Bryan Adams song)
    Bang the Drum” is a song co-written by Bryan Adams and Jim Vallance for the 2010 Winter Olympic Games. The song was recorded by Bryan Adams and Nelly Furtado, and featured as Track 3 on Sounds of Vancouver 2010: Opening Ceremony Commemorative Album. It was also performed by the duo at the 2010 Winter Olympics opening ceremony.

    I Believe (Nikki Yanofsky song)
    I Believe” is a song by Canadian jazz-pop singer Nikki Yanofsky. Written by Stephan Moccio and Alan Frew, it was used as CTV’s official promotional song for their coverage of the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, and instrumental cues based on the song were also used as CTV’s main theme for its coverage.

    2008 Beijing Summer Olympics Theme Songs
    Beijing Beijing, I Love Beijing
    “Beijing Beijing, I Love Beijing” is a Chinese song written by Kwan Ju and performed by Guan Zhe on the official Beijing 2008 album.

    Beijing Welcomes You
    Beijing Welcomes You is a feature song for the 100-day countdown of the 2008 Summer Olympics held in Beijing, China. The song comprises one hundred famous artists and entertainers from mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Japan and South Korea.

    Forever Friends (song)
    Forever Friends is a song written by Italian composer Giorgio Moroder and Chinese pianist Xiang-Dong Kong. It competed in the selection of the theme song for the 2008 Summer Olympics and was officially released on November 29, 2007.

    You and Me (Olympic theme song)
    You and Me is the theme song for the 2008 Summer Olympics held in Beijing, People’s Republic of China, which was performed in the opening ceremony of the Olympics by Liu Huan and Sarah Brightman.

    2006 Turin Winter Olympics Theme Songs
    Someday (Flipsyde song)
    Someday” is the debut hit single by the band Flipsyde and was also the theme song for NBC’s coverage of the 2006 Winter Olympic Games.

    2004 Athens Summer Olympics Theme Songs
    Yume ga Chikara
    Yume ga Chikara” is Kokia’s 12th single, released on June 23, 2004. It was the lead single from Kokia’s fourth studio album Uta ga Chikara, and was used as the official cheering song for the Japan team at the 2004 Summer Olympics.

    Oceania (song)
    Oceania” is a song by Icelandic singer Björk. It was formerly planned to be the first single release from Björk’s Medúlla album. Later it was just released as a promo. It was written for the 2004 Summer Olympics Opening Ceremony, where she performed immediately following the Parade of Nations.

    2000 Sydney Summer Olympics Theme Songs
    We’ll Be One
    We’ll Be One” is a pop song performed by Nikki Webster at the 2000 Summer Olympic Game’s Closing Ceremony. It was written by Kylie Foster and Philip Turcio, produced by Chong Lim and is featured on the 2000 Summer Olympic Game’s Closing Ceremony soundtrack.

    1996 Atlanta Summer Olympics Theme Songs
    The Power of the Dream
    The Power of the Dream” is a single by Céline Dion, released on August 20, 1996 in Japan.

    Reach (Gloria Estefan song)
    Reach” was one of two official songs of the 1996 Summer Olympics held in Atlanta in 1996.

    1992 Barcelona Summer Olympics Theme Songs
    Amigos Para Siempre
    Amigos Para Siempre (Friends for Life)” or “Amics per sempre” is a song written for the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona. The music was composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber.

    Barcelona (song)
    Barcelona” is a single released by Queen vocalist Freddie Mercury and operatic soprano Montserrat Caballé. A part of their collaborative album Barcelona, it also appeared on Queen’s Greatest Hits III.

    1988 Seoul Summer Olympics Theme Songs
    Hand in Hand (Olympics)
    Hand in Hand” (Korean name: Son-e Son Japgo (손에 손 잡고) ) was the theme song of the 1988 Summer Olympics.

    One Moment in Time
    One Moment in Time” is an Emmy Award winning[1] song written by Albert Hammond and John Bettis, produced by Narada Michael Walden and recorded by American singer Whitney Houston for the 1988 Summer Olympics and the 1988 Summer Paralympics held in Seoul, South Korea.

    These songs are pretty awesome and are guaranteed to get you feeling good! Add them to your playlist whenever you need a bit of inspiration! If needed, convert audio to the right format for various needs.


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