The new Muse track set to be premiered on Zane Lowe’s BBC Radio 1 show this evening (June 27th) is set to be the official song for the forthcoming London Olympic Games, the band have revealed in a statement.
Initial reports suggested ‘Unsustainable‘ would be aired on Zane Lowe’s programme at 7.30pm, giving fans a first taste of Muse’s sixth studio album ‘The 2nd Law‘.
But a statement subsequently released today by the group has clarified the details, explaining the song in question is in fact ‘Survival‘, which was written ‘with the Olympics in mind’.
“We are very excited to announce that a Muse song, Survival, has been selected by the London Olympic committee to be the main official song for the London 2012 Olympic Games,” the statement reads. “Matt wrote the song with the Olympics in mind. It’s about total conviction and pure determination to win.”
“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 worldwide radio exclusive will be tonight on BBC Radio 1 during Zane Lowe’s show around 19:30 and will be available to buy on iTunes and in the muse.mu store immediately afterwards.”
“We are honoured that the Olympics have chosen our song to officially represent the London 2012 Olympic Games across the globe.”Just Published:
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