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A Symphony of British Music (album)

A Symphony of British Music is the official soundtrack album of the 2012 Summer Olympics closing ceremony. It became available as digital download on 12 August 2012 and as a two-disc CD on 20 August 2012.[1][2] It features studio recordings of the performances at the closing ceremony for the London Games.[citation needed]

A Symphony of British Music
A Symphony of British Music album cover
Soundtrack album by
Various artists
Released12 August 2012 (2012-08-12)
LabelDecca Music Group
London 2012 Olympic Games chronology
Isles of Wonder
A Symphony of British Music

Track listingEdit

A Symphony of British Music – Disc 1
1."Because"Urban Voices Collective0:38
2."Salut D'Amour"Julian Lloyd Webber, London Symphony Orchestra & STOMP2:57
3."Our House"Madness2:29
4."Parklife (Excerpt)"Massed Bands of the Household Division1:14
5."West End Girls"Pet Shop Boys2:13
6."Waterloo Sunset"Ray Davies, London Symphony Orchestra & Urban Voices Collective3:22
7."Read All About It"Emeli Sandé5:56
8."Parade of the Athletes"David Arnold4:11
9."Open Arms"Elbow, London Symphony Orchestra & Urban Voices Collective4:47
10."One Day Like This"Elbow, London Symphony Orchestra & Urban Voices Collective6:44
11."Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God Remix)"Kate Bush5:32
12."Here Comes the Sun"Urban Voices Collective, Pete Lockett, Students of Smt.Chandrima Misra -Radha Mehta, Prabhat Rao, Varun Verma, Toby Pitman, David Arnold, Bilwal Iyer, Eos Chater, Tania Davis, Elspeth Hanson & Gay-Yee Westerhoff2:36
13."Medal Ceremony"David Arnold2:29
14."Bohemian Rhapsody (Excerpt)"Queen0:51

A Symphony of British Music – Disc 2
1."Imagine"John Lennon & Liverpool Philharmonic Youth Choir4:25
2."White Light"George Michael4:44
3."Pinball Wizard"Kaiser Chiefs3:02
4."Fashion"David Bowie3:33
5."Little Bird"Annie Lennox5:52
6."Wish You Were Here"Ed Sheeran, Richard Jones, Nick Mason, Mike Rutherford, David Arnold3:31
7."Pure Imagination"Russell Brand & London Symphony Orchestra0:58
8."I Am the Walrus"Russell Brand & Bond4:13
9."Right Here, Right Now (Excerpt)"Fatboy Slim1:28
10."The Rockafeller Skank (Excerpt)"Fatboy Slim1:45
11."Price Tag / Written in the Stars / Dynamite"Jessie J, Tinie Tempah, Taio Cruz5:07
12."You Should Be Dancing (Feat. Jessie J, Tinie Tempah, Taio Cruz)"Bee Gees2:02
13."Wannabe / Spice Up Your Life"Spice Girls3:34
14."Always Look On the Bright Side of Life"Eric Idle4:38
16."Queen Medley: Day-O/Brighton Rock"Queen1:48
17."We Will Rock You (Feat. Jessie J)"Queen2.41
18."Olympic Anthem"The London Welsh Male Voice Choir, The London Welsh Rugby Choir & London Symphony Orchestra2:48
19."Extinguishing the Flame"London Symphony Orchestra0:58
20."Rule the World"Take That4:14
21."Spirit of the Flame"David Arnold4:26
22."Baba O'Riley (Edited Version)"The Who2:44
23."See Me, Feel Me (Edited Version)"The Who2:38
24."My Generation (Excerpt)"The Who1:37

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "iTunes – Music – A Symphony of British Music: Music for the Closing Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games by Various Artists". Apple. Retrieved 14 August 2012.
  2. ^ "A Symphony Of British Music – Music For The Closing Ceremony Of The London 2012 Olympic Games: Music"., Inc. Retrieved 14 August 2012.