A leaked set list for the Olympic closing ceremony has revealed a star-studded line-up - with the likes of Take That, Jessie J, One Direction and Tinie Tempah taking to the stage for London 2012
A leaked set list for the Olympic closing ceremony has revealed a star-studded line-up – with the likes of Take That, Jessie J, One Direction and Tinie Tempah taking to the stage for London 2012.
We’re getting very excited about London 2012, especially now that we’ve seen the mega star line-up for the Olympics closing ceremony!
According to a leaked setlist for the closing ceremony on August 12, the likes of Take That, One Direction, Ed Sheeran, Tinie Tempah, and Jessie J will be performing.
Jessie J will perform two of her own tracks and collaborate with rapper Tinie Tempah and rock legends Queen at the event, according to reports.
According to the Daily Mail, The Who, George Michael and Queen will take to the main stage for the two-hour musical and theatrical event.
But the starry list doesn’t stop there, with other legendary stars including Annie Lennox, Madness and the Pet Shop Boys also tipped to appear.
And if that wasn’t enough, the extravagant end to the games will also be marked by performances from Kaiser Chiefs, Emeli Sandé, Elbow, and Fatboy Slim.
Katy Perry’s ex husband Russell Brand will also be attending the music spectacular and is set to perform The Beatles’ ‘I Am The Walrus’ with Emeli Sande.
The closing event will see a total of 300 performers involved in a London rush-hour routine which will include lollipop ladies wearing union jack swimsuits as well as a reenactment of the Notting Hill Carnival.
The Who will close the show, while Darcey Bussell and 300 Royal Ballet members will dance as the Olympic flame dies out.
Creative director of the event, Kim Gavin said: ‘We want to create a fabulous emotional experience, something people will remember for years’.
The reported line-up is as follows:
Opening scene – ‘Rush Hour’
Emeli Sandé – ‘Read All About It’
Julian Lloyd Webber – Elgar on Cello
Street Party ‘Notting Hill’ theme
Madness – ‘Our House’
Parade of 160 Coldstream Guards to Blur’s ‘Parklife’, led by Ray Winstone and/or Phil Daniels
Pet Shop Boys – ‘West End Girls’
One Direction – ‘What Makes You Beautiful’
Ray Davies – ‘Waterloo Sunset’
Entrance of National Flags and 10,000 athletes
Victory Ceremony – with footage of Olympic highlights
Elbow – ‘One Day Like This’ and ‘Open Arms’
Symphony of British Music
George Michael – ‘Freedom’ and ‘White Light’
Kaiser Chiefs – ‘Pinball Wizard’
Tribute to British Fashion – Kate Moss, Naomi Campbell, Stella Tennant, Lily Cole and Georgia May Jagger to David Bowie’s ‘Fashion’
Annie Lennox – ‘Little Bird’
The Clash – ‘Should I Stay or Should I Go’
Ed Sheeran – ‘Wish You Were Here’
Russell Brand with French and Saunders – ‘Pretty Vacant’
Fatboy Slim – ‘Right Here, Right Now’
Jessie J – ‘Price Tag’
Tinie Tempah – ‘Written in the Stars’
Taio Cruz – ‘Dynamite’
Tinie Tempah and Jessie J – ‘You Should Be Dancing’
Liam Gallagher OR Manic Street Preachers – To Be Confirmed
Eric Idle – ‘Always Look on the Bright Side of Life’
Russell Brand – ‘I Am the Walrus’
Queen and Jessie J – ‘We Will Rock You’
Take That – ‘Rule the World’
Flag Handover Ceremony
Darcey Bussell dancing to ‘Spirit of the Flame’ – Flame is extinguished
‘The Who’ finale
Fireworks display from roof of Olympic stadium