New Muse Single Unveiled As Official Olympics Song
Frontman Matt Bellamy wrote the track with the sporting event in mind...
Musehave announced that new single Survival will be the official song for the London 2012 Olympic Games.
In a statement posted on their official website, the Devon rockers wrote: "We are very excited to announce that a Muse song, Survival, has been selected by the London Olympic committee to be the main official song for the London 2012 Olympic Games.
"Matt wrote the song with the Olympics in mind. It's about total conviction and pure determination to win."
They continued: "The song will be played throughout the Games including when athletes enter the stadium, in the lead up to the medal ceremony and also as the theme for all international TV coverage.
"The worldwide radio exclusive will be tonight on BBC Radio 1 around 19:30 and will be available to buy on iTunes and in the muse.mu store immediately afterwards."
The Uprising band added: "We are honoured that the Olympics have chosen our song to officially represent the London 2012 Olympic Games across the globe."
Earlier this month, Muse confirmed plans for a UK arena tour, kicking off in Glasgow on 24th October.
Muse's new album The 2nd Law is due for release on 17th September.