In Celebration Of Muse’s Olympic Anthem, Here Are Four To Compare It To

By Jordan Valinsky

Yesterday, alt-rockers Muse announced that they’d be providing the official song of the upcoming 2012 Summer Games in London. The song, “Survival,” premiered last night and was, according to the band, written “with the Olympics in mind. It’s about total conviction and pure determination to win.”

>> New Muse Track ’Survival’ Chosen As Official Song Of The 2012 London Summer Olympic Games

“The song will be played throughout the Games including when athletes enter the stadium, in the lead up to the medal ceremony and also as the theme for all international TV coverage,” the band continued on its website. “We are honoured that the Olympics have chosen our song to officially represent the London 2012 Olympic Games across the globe.”

With people everywhere weighing in on the track, we wondered what other Olympic-themed songs were out there.

Here are four of the more recent and notable:

“Spinnin’ for 2012”

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