The 2012 Olympics kicked off in London, and they couldn't have crammed more snippets of U.K. hits into their musical montage if they had tried.
Wondering which alt-rock riff they crammed between Blur and Muse, or which bygone hit of 1967 they played between Mud and David Bowie? Have no fear! YouTube user tisyupaperpoet helpfully compiled a playlist of the songs played during the opening ceremony.
Listen to the songs in full in this four-part playlist: Part 1
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The Queen jumping out of a helicopter was pretty cool, but it's hard to beat Rowan Atkinson demonstrating how hellishly boring it is to be stuck playing the synths during the Chariots of Fire theme.
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Of the star-studded performances at last night's Olympics closing ceremony, one of the most understated was Ed Sheeran's cover of "Wish You Were Here," by Pink Floyd. Unfortunately, the song selection might have been too obscure for some: more than a few of Ed Sheeran's fans thought he was playing a new song, and freaked out accordingly. Oh well, not everyone's dads can teach them about the '70s.