Survival (4:17)

Cover of The 2nd Law

From The 2nd Law and 1 other release

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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  • S4EEDR3ZA

    As pretentious as a dancing liam gallagher

    6 Mar 7:34am Reply
  • Leifdistad

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

    6 Feb 7:28pm Reply
  • TheInfiniteVoid

    I didn't like that much, but then it started to grow on me... Now i think is one of the best tracks in the album

    4 Feb 3:09pm 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
  • Dj_Pavlusha

    Pink Floyd - Atom Heart Mother with lyrics.

    22 Nov 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
  • corpsetastic

    Horrible? What the actual FUCK. This is an absolute legendary epic of a song. How can you not like the insane wailing and devastating bellerz riff-fest? It is pure magic.

    6 Jun 2013 Reply
  • niespodziewanka

    just horrible :(

    20 May 2013 Reply
  • rikj99

    I want to ride my bike (to this) fast!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    14 May 2013 Reply
  • Plastoludek

    Intro reminds me of Electric Light Orchestra; Great song!

    1 May 2013 Reply
  • JaFO_NL

    Listened to this song after playing the new 'Tomb Raider' game. I kept seeing a trailer highlighting what had happened to Lara during that game in my head.

    30 Apr 2013 Reply
  • Maquina_Muerte

    THE SHOW MUST GO OOOOooOOOooOOOOoOOONNNNNNN

    12 Apr 2013 Reply
  • SPRmassiveZETA

    Q Innuendo. similar riff, but faster here

    10 Apr 2013 Reply
  • glluch

    Мега!

    9 Apr 2013 Reply
  • The_Groove_Girl

    epic.

    5 Apr 2013 Reply
  • matt_hawro

    this one is a real motivator !

    31 Mar 2013 Reply
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