Sporty Sounds on the Grounds
The IPL and the Champions League are in full flow. FIFA 2014 is also around the corner. But where does music play a role in all of this? Believe it or not there are loads of songs composed for said sports and many others.You may have even heard some of them. Like the iconic number from Queen - We are the Champions or K'naan's Wavin Flag !
Let's take a look at some of these songs.
Kicking off with the top of the charts with this gem.
Queen - We Are The Champions
The official theme song for the 1994 FIFA World Cup has become an anthem at all sporting events and has been called the catchiest song ever! If you haven't heard this one yet, colour me surprised, but if you have, let's hear it one more time.
Survivor - Eye of the Tiger
The Rocky theme song is perfect for boxing matches, workouts and much much more. The high energy riffs just make you want jump up and run around. Are you ready to ROCK it like Rocky? Give it a shot.
Tinie Tempah - Written in the Stars
WWE Wrestlemania is an auspicious day for wrestling fans all over the world and every year the theme song gets better and better. But there was nothing like Written in the Stars by Tinie Tempah. It gave everyone the true feeling of watching their stars in the ring.
Check it out.
Seven Nation Army - The White Stripes
Arguably one of the best songs from this band became a chant for the Italian Football fans after their World Cup win in 2006. It soon became a chant for many other football events namely the Euro Cup and the UEFA Champions League.
Bang the Drum - Bryan Adams and Nelly Furtado
When two amazing artistes come together, only magic can be made! This track was composed by Nelly Furtado and Bryan Adams for the Winter Games in Canada in 2010. We just say WOW!
Chak De India
Our national sport just cannot be left behind! Chak De India was an iconic movie with some killer tracks. But the title song surely stands out. It's one of those songs that you can’t stop humming while watching a match.
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Article by: Neville Mathews