LISTEN: Muse Song 'Survival' Chosen As Official Theme Song Of London Olympics
British rock band Muse, helmed by frontman Matt Bellamy, 34, (pictured), also known as boyfriend to actress Kate Hudson, 33, will be getting a little clearer on the map this month, as their new single, "Survival," was just named the official anthem of the London Olympic games.
"We are very excited to announce that a Muse song, 'Survival,' has been selected by the London Olympic committee to be the main official song for the London 2012 Olympic games," the three-person band, which also consists of Christopher Wolstenholme and Dominic Howard, wrote on Muse's website.
"Survival" was written, says Bellamy, with "the Olympics in mind," reports USA Today. "It's about total conviction and pure determination to win," he said. After a long musical intro, the lyrics start in with "Race, life is a race / And I am gonna win / Yes, I am gonna win / I'll light the fuse / And I'll never lose."
Last month, Muse helped carry the Olympic torch through their hometown of Teignmouth, Devon, on its way to London. Muse, which formed in 1994, has previously released five other studio albums: The Resistance (2009), Black Holes and Revelations (2006), Absolution (2003), Origin of Symmetry (2001), and Showbiz (1999).
Hudson and Bellamy welcomed their first son together, Bingham Hawn Bellamy — whose middle name is in honor of Hudson's mom, Goldie Hawn, 66 — in July of 2011.
Listen to "Survival" by Muse here:
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