Symphony of British Music: Music for the Closing Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Ga

Symphony of British Music: Music for the Closing Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Ga

     
 

Celebrating some of the biggest and most iconic acts that the British pop scene has ever produced, A Symphony of British Music: Music for the Closing Ceremony of London 2012 features 40 tracks that were performed at the Olympic Games spectacle. Alongside several pieces composedSee more details below

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Celebrating some of the biggest and most iconic acts that the British pop scene has ever produced, A Symphony of British Music: Music for the Closing Ceremony of London 2012 features 40 tracks that were performed at the Olympic Games spectacle. Alongside several pieces composed especially for the event by David Arnold ("Parade of the Athletes," "Medal Ceremony"), there are comedic turns from Eric Idle ("Always Look On the Bright Side of Life") and Russell Brand ("I Am the Walrus"), two collaborations between Jessie J, Taio Cruz, and Tinie Tempah, and headline-grabbing performances from Spice Girls, George Michael and Take That.

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Product Details

Release Date:
09/18/2012
Label:
Decca
UPC:
0600753403266
catalogNumber:
001780202
Rank:
191616

Tracks

Disc 1

  1. Because  -  Urban Voices Collective
  2. Salut d'Amour  -  LSO
  3. Our House  -  Madness
  4. Parklife  -  Massed Bands of the Household Cavalry
  5. West End Girls  -  Pet Shop Boys
  6. Waterloo Sunset  -  Urban Voices Collective
  7. Read All About It  - Emeli Sandé
  8. The Parade of Athletes  - David Arnold
  9. Open Arms  -  Urban Voices Collective
  10. One Day Like This  -  Urban Voices Collective
  11. Running Up That Hill  - Kate Bush
  12. Here Comes the Sun  -  Students of Smt. Chandrima Misra-Radha Mehta
  13. Medal Ceremony  - David Arnold
  14. Bohemian Rhapsody  -  Queen

Disc 2

  1. Imagine  -  Liverpool Philharmonic Youth Choir
  2. White Light  - George Michael
  3. Pinball Wizard  -  Kaiser Chiefs
  4. Fashion  - David Bowie
  5. Little Bird  - Annie Lennox
  6. Wish You Were Here  - Ed Sheeran
  7. Pure Imagination  -  LSO
  8. I Am the Walrus  -  Bond
  9. Right Here, Right Now  -  Fatboy Slim
  10. The Rockafeller Skank  -  Fatboy Slim
  11. Price Tag/Written in the Stars/Dynamite  - Jessie J
  12. You Should Be Dancing  - Jessie J
  13. Wannabe/Spice Up Your Life  -  Spice Girls
  14. Always Look on the Bright Side of Life  - Eric Idle
  15. Survival  -  Muse
  16. Queen Medley: Day-O/Brighton Rock  -  Queen
  17. We Will Rock You  - Jessie J
  18. Olympic Anthem  -  London Welsh Rugby Choir
  19. Extinguishing the Flame  -  LSO
  20. Rule the World  -  Take That
  21. Spirit of the Flame  - David Arnold
  22. Baba O'Riley  -  Who
  23. See Me, Feel Me  -  Who
  24. My Generation  -  Who

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Roger Daltrey   Vocals
Freddie Mercury   Piano,Vocals,Background Vocals
George Michael   Vocals
Pete Townshend   Guitar,Vocals
Brian May   Guitar,Background Vocals
Roger Taylor   Background Vocals
Annie Lennox   Vocals
Ray Davies   Guitar,Vocals
John Deacon   Bass Guitar
Eric Idle   Vocals
Julian Lloyd Webber   Cello
Steve Sidwell   Conductor
Guy Garvey   Vocals
Luke   Drums,Keyboards
Craig Potter   Keyboards
Mark Potter   Guitar
Pete Turner   Bass
Richard Jupp   Drums
Taio Cruz   Vocals
Russell Brand   Vocals
Butch Coleman   Bass Guitar
Benny Blanco   Drums,Keyboards
Emeli Sandé   Vocals
Jessie J   Vocals
Ed Sheeran   Vocals
Gavin Powell   Piano

Technical Credits

Edward Elgar   Composer
David Bowie   Composer
Kate Bush   Composer
George Harrison   Composer
John Lennon   Composer
Paul McCartney   Composer
Freddie Mercury   Composer
George Michael   Composer
Queen   Producer
Pete Townshend   Composer
Joe Walsh   Composer
Brian May   Composer
Robin Gibb   Composer
Annie Lennox   Composer
Ray Davies   Composer
Barry Gibb   Composer
Nicholas Dodd   Orchestration
Take That   Composer
Damon Albarn   Composer
David Arnold   Composer,Director,Producer,Liner Notes
Roy Thomas Baker   Producer
Leslie Bricusse   Composer
Norman Cook   Composer
Graham Coxon   Composer
Maurice Gibb   Composer
Alex James   Composer
Chris Lowe   Composer
Bob Ludwig   Mastering
Gary Lyons   Engineer
Anthony Newley   Composer
Dale Peters   Composer
Michael Price   Orchestration
Matt Rowe   Composer
Neil Tennant   Composer
Eric Turner   Composer
Dick Beetham   Mastering
John Edward   Composer
Rob Playford   Producer
Cathal Smyth   Composer
Ray Staff   Mastering
Geri Halliwell   Composer
Emily Wright   Engineer
Melanie Brown   Composer
Victoria Adams   Composer
Emma Bunton   Composer
Guy Garvey   Composer
Luke   Programming,Producer
Elbow   Composer
Craig Potter   Composer
Mark Potter   Composer
Richard Jupp   Composer
John Hanes   Engineer
Matthew Bellamy   Composer
Charlie Bernardo   Composer
Claude Kelly   Composer
Anthony Weedon   Orchestration
Benny Blanco   Programming,Producer
Kim Gavin   Liner Notes
Toby Pitman   Producer
Christopher Foreman   Composer
Sam Holland   Engineer
Ben Foster   Orchestration
Jessica Cornish   Composer
B. Levin   Composer
James Devlin   Composer
Richard "Biff" Stannard   Composer
David Rowntree   Composer
Kostis Palamas   Composer
Chris "Tek" O'Ryan   Engineer
Mike Stone   Engineer
Melanie Chisholm   Composer
Patrick Okogwu   Composer
Lukasz Gottwald   Composer
Bobby Ray Simmons   Composer
Peter James Turner   Composer
Shahid Khan   Composer
Spyridon Samaras   Composer
Adele Emily Sande   Composer
Eric Idele   Composer

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