Featuring The Spice Girls, Queen, Muse, David Bowie, The Who
David Renshaw

10:26 13th August 2012

The Olympic Games came to a spectacular, and at times baffling, close in London last night with the much talked about Symphony of British Music show.

Taking in a history of British music across three hours, the show featured performances from iconic rock bands such as Queen, Muse, The Who, Elbow, Oasis and One Direction as well as solo performances from Emeli Sande, Jessie J, Annie Lennox, Liam Gallagher, Ray Davies and George Michael.

Meanwhile, Liam Gallagher celebrated his performance by partying with The Spice Girls. See that amazing picture here.

To see the full setlist from the Olympic Stadium check the running order below.

1. Emeli Sande – Read All About It (Part III)
2. Stomp! Choir – “Because” by The Beatles
3. Julian Lloyd Webber playing to Timothy Spall as Winston Churchill.
4. UK national anthem “God Save The Queen”
5. Madness - ‘Our House’
6. Blur’s “Parklife”, performed by Queen’s Guard band
7. Pet Shop Boys – “West End Girls”
8. One Direction – “What Makes You Beautiful”
9. Stomp
10. Spelbound (Britain's Got Talent winners) – “A Day in the Life” by The Beatles
11. Ray Davies (The Kinks) – “Waterloo Sunset”
12. Emeli Sande – Read All About It (Part III)
13. National flags and the athletes
14. Elbow – “Open Arms” & “One Day Like This”
15. Men’s Marathon Victory Ceremony, Uganda’s NA
16. “Here Comes the Sun” by The Beatles, some appreciation for the volunteers
17. “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen, “Imagine” by John Lennon
18. George Michael – “Freedom” & “White Light
19. Kaiser Chiefs – “Pinball Wizard” (originally by The Who)
20. David Bowie musical montage + supermodels including Kate Moss, Naomi Campbell
21. Annie Lennox – “Little Bird”
22. Ed Sheeran – “Wish You Were Here” (originally by Pink Floyd)
23. Russell Brand sings “Pure Imagination” & “I Am The Walrus”
24. Fatboy Slim – “Right Here, Right Now” & Another Song
25. Jessie J – Price Tag
26. Tinie Tempah – Written In The Stars (feat. Jessie J)
27. Taio Cruz – “Dynamite”
28. Jessie J, Tinie Tempah and Taio Cruz – “You Should Be Dancing” (originally by Bee Gees)
29. Spice Girls – “Spice Up Your Life” & “Wannabe”
30. Liam Gallagher (Beady Eye) – “Wonderwall” (Oasis)
31. Electric Light Orchestra – Mr. Blue Sky
32. Eric Idle – “Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life”
33. Muse – “Survival”
34. Freddie Mercury (Old Wembley footage), Brian May on guitar, Queen – We Will Rock You (feat. Jessie J)
35. Speeches: Sebastian Coe, Jacques Rogge
36. Take That (minus Robbie Williams) – “Rule The World”
37. Darcey Bussell (ballerina) – “Spirit Of The Flame”
38. The Who – “Baba O’Riley” & “My Generation”

It's all over! Photos from Olympics closing ceremony

  • Victoria Beckham

  • Tinie Tempah

  • Pet Shop Boys

  • Victoria Beckham

  • Victoria Beckham

  • Spice Girls

  • Prince Harry and Kate Middleton

  • Take That

  • Queen and Jessie J

  • One Direction

  • Russell Brand

  • George Michael

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