Coldplay Asked to Open 2012 Olympics

British band Coldplay have been asked to present a special song "Welcome Song", at the 2012 Olympics opening ceremony, which will be held in London (UK) on 27 July next year.

The opening ceremony of the Olympics is one event that is watched by most viewers worldwide. Impressions of the opening ceremony of next year is expected to be watched by more than two billion people.

The organizers of charitable activities of The Dartington Hall Trust will handle the song and has called the printer vocalist hit In My Place it as their first choice to bring that song. A source told British newspaper The Daily Mirror, "Chris was on top of the list was to sing the song. He was a big star and an icon of British music that has an international reputation."

Continue the same source, ideally Martin will be presented along with other personnel Coldplay. "Coldplay is the greatest rockers to perform at the stadium in Britain today and their style of music in relation to nationality would be perfect for these Olympics," still said the source.

"It needs to be something that is inspirational," he added. "Hopefully they will perform during the opening ceremony, in addition to producing recordings that song, which can help raise funds for the activities of British sport," said the same source.

At present it is unclear whether Coldplay's song will create next menyuguhkannya or song will be created by another songwriter.

2012 Olympics opening ceremony will be held on July 27 next year and will be directed by film director Slumdog Millionaire, Danny Boyle. The other musical artists on the list, among others, Joss Stone, Muse, Gorillaz singer, Damon Albarn.

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