Music for Olympics athletes

Written for Kurrent Music
Published August 9th 2016


Music for Olympics

Currently, many sports fans are enjoying the 50th Olympics edition. Even though the event has just started, it sounds like a lot has already happened. Yes, you’ve sensed it correctly, I’m not much of a sports fan, so I don’t follow the Games at all. I look forward to hearing the wrap up on the news sometime during my day, but nevertheless, there’s one interesting side to the Olympics: The music that comes with it.

Of course, I should be highlighting Katy Perry’s official Olympics anthem, “Rise”, for which she’s just released an official video a few days ago. The video is as grand as the song. The song already reminded me of a great soundtrack song for a movie. It’s got that kind of feel about it: It’s a statement, but it’s also slow and athletes need some action… so they have actually favored another song; one much older.

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