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Is this song about eternal friendship, the indomitable human spirit, or the competitive drive within us all? None. It’s an ocean singing about human evolution.
So Björk went and flipped the script on the whole Olympic theme song with “Oceania”? I mean, when she sang “Every pearl is a lynx is a girl” we think you could hear the world collectively sigh, “Where’s Celine Dion?”
Björk’s dress is a: Humongous piece of fabric that stretches across the floor of an entire stadium then has a map of the world projected on it, obviously.
If it weren’t for the fireworks at the end of the song: I’m legitimately unsure if people would have cheered.
But is this the best Olympic theme song? Yes.
Choice YouTube Comment: “I like it and I don’t like it. It kinda is the kinda song that plays in a schizophrenics head.” —ForeverPassionate2
Relevant Olympic Moment tied to this song: Iceland won exactly zero medals in 2004 Summer Olympics.