See Muse's Olympics-Themed Video for Olympics Theme 'Survival'

See Muse's Olympics-Themed Video for Olympics Theme 'Survival'
Marc Hogan WRITTEN BY
Marc Hogan

The video for Muse's official 2012 Olympic Games theme "Survival" has hit YouTube, and it's a montage of footage featuring athletes from previous Olympics. In keeping with the song's Muse-ly grand scale, the video has an expansive scope, spanning from black-and-white footage of long-ago sprints to more recent clips of beach volleyball, Michael Phelps, and, yup, dressage. The images are well-chosen, quickly edited, and should keep your attention throughout the five-minute anthem. "I'm gonna win," Matthew Bellamy theatrically repeats on the Queen-echoing mini-epic, as the athletes express the fuller array of emotions associated with sports competition. Again appropriately, the video ends with a torch, not a gold medal — the London games are still weeks away.

00:00 00:00 No Song Selected More info
00:00 00:00
placeholder
Now Playing
  • 1 Stardeath and White Dwarfs — Luminous Veil " 04:40
  • 2 Tuatara — Snakecharmer " 02:56
  • 3 Sleep — The Clarity " 09:51
  • 4 The Weeknd — King Of The Fall " 05:02
  • 5 Unicorns — Rocketship " 02:50
  • 6 Valentino Khan — Make Some Noise " 03:43
  • 7 Christopher Denny — Watch Me Shine " 04:28

SPIN is a member of SPIN Music Group, a division of BUZZMEDIA