Survival (4:17)

Cover of The 2nd Law

From The 2nd Law and 2 other releases

Matt wrote the song with the Olympics in mind. It’s about total conviction and pure determination to win. According to the Survival Songfacts, Matt Bellamy told BBC Radio 1 DJ Zane Lowe that he had been approached to write a song about the Olympics in 2011, but the project “went away.” “Then when we were asked to play the ending ceremony,” he continued, “the song had developed so we got the Olympic people in to hear it and they said they’d love to use it as the official tune.”


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  • misterpockets

    Wow that is a very "Queen"-ish song. Kinda crazy and over the top!

    28 Jan 12:26am Reply
  • ezkutharitz

    Best song in T2L with Animals.

    11 Jan 6:09pm Reply
  • juliendu48

    Very Great Song !!!

    27 Dec 2014 Reply
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    16 Dec 2014 Reply
  • Schnienche

    BEST Song to start into Life. YES, I´m Gonna WIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiin

    7 Nov 2014 Reply
  • AnachronicCrow

    This song always makes me laugh. (3) but in a good way, lately. It has an absurd sense of humour that I've warmed up to.

    29 Oct 2014 Reply
  • geunommi

    This song always makes me laugh. (2)

    27 Oct 2014 Reply
  • Black-Cherry

    What did I listen to!?

    15 Oct 2014 Reply
  • Harry_01

    This song always makes me laugh.

    15 Oct 2014 Reply
  • renantim

    Epic Song

    10 Sep 2014 Reply
  • SamuelEllmer

    Epic would be an understatement.

    21 Jul 2014 Reply
  • TheLongshot

    It's Muse's take on "We Are The Champions" with full awareness of how cheesy it is.

    27 Jun 2014 Reply

    As pretentious as a dancing liam gallagher

    6 Mar 2014 Reply
  • Leifdistad

    Holy shit this is awful. Banhammer. Painful to even hear. Trying to forget that I did listen to it...

    6 Feb 2014 Reply
  • Elmircheg

    This is inspiring as fuck

    18 Dec 2013 Reply
  • WiggleWithMirth

    Somehow this song manages to light a fire under my ass and have a sense of humor about it at the same time. xD

    11 Dec 2013 Reply
  • mad6all

    it's just awful

    21 Oct 2013 Reply
  • Time_Q

    I really don't get the Muse fans who think this song is horrible. It just has everything that made Muse special in the past. I loved it the first time I heard it and I still love it. In other words: EPIC. (And yeah, forget about the lyrics.)

    6 Oct 2013 Reply
  • pogoshrooms

    No, you're not going to win.

    13 Sep 2013 Reply
  • XMagicaller

    With prelude this song makes mediocre (С прелюдией эта песня становится посредственной)

    11 Aug 2013 Reply
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