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Is this song about eternal friendship, the indomitable human spirit, or the competitive drive within us all? The indomitable human spirit, and the competitive drive within us all.
Is this the most quintessential Muse song? Almost — it doesn’t mention anything about outer space.
Questionable lyric for an Olympic theme song: “Vengeance is mine.”
Notable: It’s the first song about individualism and “winning” as opposed to “here we all are together let’s do this while we’re hugging if possible.”
Best Olympic events in this montage juxtaposed with the song: Footage of table tennis and dressage.
In 20 years will we listen to this song and laugh at it like we did with the songs from the ’80’? Oh my goodness yes.
Choice YouTube comment: “does anyone else think this is about rowing”—sufman100
Relevant Olympic Moment tied to this song: Literally will be really supportive of athletes winning races.