Muse – Survival (2012) [video]

It’s old news now that Muse were asked to record the Official Song for the London 2012 Olympics. Its release last week was met with equal love and hate, some saying it was too bombastic and silly. Others claiming it to be perfect for its purpose.

Me? I think it sounds even more like Queen than Muse ever managed on Origins of Symmetry. Today the video was released for the song, and when listened to with the images suddenly it all fits perfectly.

You can watch the video below after the jump 

Sadly the video can’t be embedded directly so you need to click play and then be directed to YouTube. Sorry, it is outside our control.


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2 comments on “Muse – Survival (2012) [video]

  1. [...] brooding and more than a little subdued compared to “crazy” Olympic song ‘Survival’, Muse release their new single ‘Madness’ [...]

  2. [...] surprised to hear that ‘Prelude’ is in fact the ‘warm up’ music used in the IOC official video for ‘Survival’.You know, the bit where the clock ticks backwards and looks at moments [...]

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