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TUNES USED EVERY WEEK

Match of the Day's theme tune, called Match of the Day, was specially composed for the show by Barry Stoller.

The Football Focus theme tune for the 2007/08 season is called Kill The Director, by The Wombats.

The Final Score and Score theme tune is called Theme From Sparta FC, by The Fall.

The music that accompanies Match of the Day's Goal of the Month this season is That's No Way To Tell A Lie, by James Dean Bradfield (same as last season).

And the track used on MOTD2's Saturday's goals round-up is called Eye Know, by De La Soul (from the album Three Feet High And Rising).


Qu: What is the music in the background playing when they show the premiership table? It was recently playing in MOTD 15th Sep
Lee, UK

Ans: It's the same track every week on both MOTD and MOTD2 - Icarus, by The Hours


Qu: During the current series of MOTD2, could you please tell what song is played during MOTD2's 2 Good 2 Bad please?
Shaun, England

Ans: Processed Beats, by Kasabian


Qu: Please can you tell me what the track used for Saturday goals round up on MOTD2 is?
Felicity Taylor, England

Ans: Eye Know, by De La Soul (from the album Three Feet High And Rising).


Qu: What's the name of the song used to advertise "other sports shows coming up" on Score? It's used regularly throughout the programme, including when Score becomes Final Score.
Matt Weeden, UK

Ans: Earlier in the season it was Shut Up And Drive, by Rihanna. Now it's called It's Not Ok, by The Enemy


Qu: Every week on Football Focus the presenter takes us through a list of the weekend fixtures. can you please tell me what the music is that is played in the background?
Martyn Mansfield, England

Ans: The music used on Focus when showing tables/fixtures/results is the same every week - So Low So High, by Maps (from album We Can Create).


Qu: What's the name of the song in the background at the start of football focus (not the theme tune) every week when going through what's on today's program? Thanks!
Andy King, United Kingdom

Ans: Our Velocity, by Maximo Park


Qu: In MOTD 2, what's the dance/techno track in the background when adrian tells us what else is coming up in the show, between match highlights ? - would love to know. thanks!
Alex Bland, UK

Qu: can you tell me the name of the song you play on MOTD in between of what's coming up next when gary says "still to come" that little vt he runs with the background music, what is it called please?
sajjad husan , uk

Ans: It's the same track on both programmes - The Way I Are, by Timbaland


Qu: what's the name of the song used to show "other sports shows coming up" on Score? It's used regularly throughout the programme, including when Score becomes Final Score. It's started to be used quite recently.
Ben, UK

Ans: Cheer-up Boys (Your Make-up Is Running), by Foo Fighters.


Qu: Hi could you tell me the name of the song they've started playing in the background in final score when they recap the days premier league news
Anthony, England

Ans: Away From Here, by The Enemy

31 MAY & 1 JUNE

Qu: hi,i wondered if you could tell me the name of the music at the end of football focus on 31/5/08.It sounded like a german dance track of some sort,thanks
stephen lowe, united kingdom

Ans: Keine Melodien, by Jeans Team & MJ Lan.


Qu: What was the music played in the Teddy Sheringham part of Football Focus shown on 31/5/08? With lyrics 'give it up, give it up etc.
Ben Holden, UK

Ans: Had Enough, by The Enemy

28 MAY

MATCH OF THE DAY LIVE - ENGLAND v USA

Qu: What's the name of the song/artist for the tune used during the goal of the season clips (28/5/08)?
Steve, UK

Ans: The same track as goal of the month - That's No Way To Tell A Lie, by James Dean Bradfield.

24 MAY

Qu: Please could you tell me what music was playing on Football Focus's Champions league article on the 24/5/08
derek howlett, England

Ans: Sacrifice, by Lisa Gerrard

17 MAY

FA CUP FINAL LIVE - CARDIFF CITY v PORTSMOUTH

Qu: Can you please let me know the name of the piece played at the beginning of the Match of the Day 2008 FA Cup Final coverage on the 17th May. It's the classical piece in the intro segment with little clips of both teams' previous matches and there's a Shakespeare quote in the middle of the segment which shows a bridge and boats.
Karim, UK

Ans: Madokara Miera, by Corner Stone Cues (featuring Christopher Tin). You'll find it on their album Eton Path.


Qu: Please could you tell me the piece of music that was used at the beginning of the feature during the build-up to the FA Cup Final where David James was interviewed in an art gallery. Thanks.
Chris, England

Ans: The track used at the beginning of that feature was called Electric Feel, by MGMT. Two other tracks were also used in the same feature - Little Green Bag, by George Baker Selection; and Future Reflections, by MGMT.


Qu: Just watching the FA Cup build up...what was the music playing when the guide to Cardiff City was on? The first part of the lyrics was "Nobody said it was gonna be easy"?
Dave778, UK

Ans: I Want You, by Inspiral Carpets


Qu: What was the piece of music used to accompany the highlights at the end of Match of the Day Live: FA Cup Final today (17 May).
Johann, UK

Ans: We had lots of request about this track - it was called One Day Like This, by Elbow (from their latest album The Seldom Seen Kid)


Qu: Please can you tell me the music that was on during pre fa cup when hasselbank was interviewed on his yacht thank you.
ian stewart, scotland

Ans: L'Appuntamento, by Ornella Vanoni (you'll find it on the Ocean's Twelve soundtrack)


Qu: What was the classical music playing during the trailer for Euro 2008 shown towards the end of MoTD FA Cup Final please?
Malachy O'Connell, UK

Ans: Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D major; Op. 35, performed by David Oistrakh & The Philadelphia Orchestra

10 & 11 MAY

Qu: There was a piece of classical music that was played beneath a feature on the premiership relegation battle on football focus on 10/05/08. Can you let me know what it is? Thanks Tony
Tony, England

Ans: Danse Macabre, performed by Orchestre Nationale de Lyon


Qu: At the end of motd on 11/05/08, could you tell the name of the music that was used - when highlights of the season were shown. thanks.
michael dickinson, england

Ans: Asturia, performed by Fruhbeck De Burgos conducting the New Philharmonia Orchestra.

5 MAY

FA WOMEN'S CUP FINAL

Qu: Just wondering what the name of the song played at the end of the Women's FA Cup Final 2008. Something like 'the girls are pretty'. Thanks
Brendan Gruffertybb, England

Ans: Who's That Girl, by Robyn

3 & 4 MAY

Qu: What was the song played at the end of football focus today? In the Teddy Sheringham and Dion Dublin clip...
Gareth Rees, UK

Ans:


Qu: What was the music played before the Arsenal v Everton highlights on MOTD2, 4th May, when displaying the clips of Arsenal's win over Derby? Cheers :)
Alex, England

Ans: Zero Zero, by Operator Please


Qu: What was the piece of music that accompanied the film about the Manchester Utd supporters barge on MOTD2 on 04/05/08? Thanks
Tim, UK

Ans: Two tracks were used on this feature - Taxi (Ave Maria) and In Paradisium, both by John Murphy and both from the 28 Days Later soundtrack.

19 & 20 APRIL

Qu: What's the old Skool dance tune that was playing on the MOTD2 on the 20th April when Adrian introduces he Sunderland Newcastle game...ripper track from way back.
Rob, UK

Ans: Something Good 08, by Utah Saints

12 & 13 APRIL

Qu: What was the piece of piano music used during Football Focus' piece on Cardiff's FA cup past? (12th April)
Sam Grigg, England

Ans: Moto Perpetuo, by Ludovico Einaudi


Qu: Could you possibly tell me what the music was that accompanied the section on Birmingham in Football Focus today (12th April 2008)?
CJ Gibson, UK

Ans: In The Bath, by Lemon Jelly


Qu: The song was being played while Adrian Chiles introduced the Liverpool v Blackburn highlights on Match of the Day 2
Ciaran, Aberdeen, Scotland

Ans: Erase/Replace, by Foo Fighters

5 & 6 APRIL

FA CUP LIVE - WEST BROM v PORTSMOUTH

Qu: Would love to know the name of the artist and song title played at the end of Match of the Day live - the FA Cup Semi Final between West Brom & Portsmouth...Many thanks.. Ben Jones
Ben Jones, England

Ans: All Or Nothing, by The Small Faces

Qu: Hi please can you tell me the name of the song played on Match of the Day on Sunday 6th April. It was played during a video showing Portsmouth fans getting up going to Wembley
Gregg Ellis, England

Ans: The Pretender, by Foo Fighters.

29 & 30 MARCH

Qu: What was the song used on Football Focus during Mark Schwarzer's interview on the 29th March 2008? Thanks, Martin Regan
Martin Regan, Scotland

Ans: The Urge, Maximo Park


Qu: You used a cover version of Pleasant Valley Sunday on today's Football Focus (29 March). Please, please please.. who was the artist?
Ian Mason, UK

Ans: The Wedding Present.


Qu: What was the classical music piece used when discussing the England team in today's Focus (March 29th 2008). Regards.
Henry McDade, UK

Ans: Gnossiennes, composed by Erik Satie with Joanna MacGregor


Qu: Can you tell me what the song was that was playing on 29th march before the bolton vs arsenal game while the montage including ronaldos freekick and anelka clapping. cheers!
Jolly Hale, UK

Ans: Signs, by Snoop Dogg, Charlie Wilson and Justin Timberlake


Qu: What song was playing in the background of the introduction to the Chelsea V Middlesbrough highlights on MOTD2 March 30th please?
GG, UK

Ans: Disappointed, by Electronic

22 & 23 MARCH

Qu: Could you please tell me what tune was playing over the buid up sequence to the Chelsea vs Arsenal match on MOTD 2 23/03/08? It was a slow hip-hop beat of some description. Thanks
Jim, UK

Ans: Pumpkin Soup, by Kate Nash.


Qu: Hi, could you tell me what the classical type music was on MOTD on 22nd march 2008 in the preview of the big four clubs matches the following day, thanks
Steve, UK

Ans: Invocation, by Killing Joke.


Qu: Hi, I was wondering what the piece of music used on the article about Footballers having a go at referees was on Football Focus, March 22nd, it was beautiful! Thanks
Jo Mortimer, UK

Ans: Suddenly, by Munk.

15 & 16 MARCH

Qu: What was the song playing on today's FF (15/3/08) during the FA Cup round up?
Rachel, England

Ans: Long Time Coming, by The Delays


Qu: Hi. Could you kindly help identify the track played in the background when the feature on Arsenal and Emmanuel Adebayor was on during this week's Football Focus (15 March 2008)?
Tony, UK/Canada

Ans: Angelica, by Lamb.

8 & 9 MARCH

Qu: What was the tune just before Everton v Sunderland on Sunday 9th march on MOTD2? all i heard was the guitar and i recognise the track...
Mel, UK

Ans: Situation's Heavy. by Sugababes


FA CUP LIVE - BRISTOL ROVERS v WEST BROM

Qu: Hello, I would like to know what the piece of music played at the end of the Bristol Rovers v West brom FA cup sixth round tie, sunday 9th March 2008 was, if that is possible. Many thanks
J.allis, uk

Ans: Fascination, by Alphabeat.


FA CUP LIVE - BARNSLEY v CHELSEA

Qu: Please can you tell me what is the name of the track and artist that MOTD Live closed the show with after the Barnsley Chelsea game?
Steve, Uk

Ans: Just For Tonight, by One Night Only

Qu: Could you please tell me what the name of the piece of music playing in the background whilst ian mcmillan read his barnsley poem out at the start of motd (barnsley v chelsea),8/3/08. Thanks
graham, UK

Ans: Glasspiece #2 (Facades), written and performed by Philip Glass


FA CUP LIVE - MIDDLESBROUGH v CARDIFF CITY

Qu: Please could you tell us the name of the music and artist you used for prologue used on the FA Cup game Middlesbrough v Cardiff in the FA Cup! It was used in the history film you put together of the FA Cup down the years!
Kevin, UK

Ans: Will You Follow Me, by Rob Dougan

Qu: what was the song you played at the end of match of the day in the game between middlesbrough and cardiff on sunday 9/03/08 afternoon. thanks
harry bond, england

Ans: No Compromise, by Paul Oakenfold

FA CUP: MIDDLESBROUGH v SHEFF UTD REPLAY (27 FEBRUARY)

Qu: Please could you tell me the track used at the end of the Boro/Sheffield United replay, which was heard briefly? Thank you
David Evans, Liverpool, UK

Ans: Song 4 Mutya (Out Of Control), by Groove Armada

23 & 24 FEBRUARY

Qu: What was the music used during the segment on Lawrie Sanchez's career on MOTD2 on Sunday 24th Feb?
Matt P, UK

Ans: History Song, by The Good, The Bad And The Queen

16 & 17 FEBRUARY

FA CUP LIVE - MAN UTD v ARSENAL

Qu: Could you please tell me the name of the song played at the end of the Man Utd v Arsenal FA Cup tie on the 16th Feb 2008? thanks
thom, N. Ireland

Ans: Fire With Fire, by Gossip

FA CUP LIVE - SHEFFIELD UTD v MIDDLESBROUGH

Qu: Please could you tell me what music was played at the end of the match of the day program which featured Sheffield Utd v Middlesbrough. The date was Sunday 17th February 2008. Thanks.
Richard Glover, England

Ans: Bring It On, by Lenny Kravitz

9 & 10 FEBRUARY

Qu: Hi, i would just like to know the name and artist of the song playing on tonight's (10.02.08) Match of the Day 2 during the Chelsea vs Liverpool pre-match credits. Cheers
Jack Lambert, England

Ans: Nightmare, by Pure State

ENGLAND v SWITZERLAND (3 FEBRUARY)

Qu: What was the music used on Match of the Day Live before the England vs Switzerland game on 6th Feb 2008? It was played during a montage about Fabio Capello's appointment as England manager.
Joe, England

Ans: Wonders Never Cease, by Morcheeba (on the album The Antidote).

2 & 3 FEBRUARY

Qu: On MOTD2, 3/2/08, what is the name of the first track @ the start of the Newcastle / boro game
rob, uk

Ans: Love Action, by Human League

26 & 27 JANUARY

FA CUP LIVE - TOTTENHAM v MAN UTD

Qu: Could you tell me what the music was that was used during match of the day live on 27th jan 2008 when you were playing footage of spurs and uniteds previous FA cup triumphs
Paul Halford

Ans: Chevaliers De Sangreal, from The Da Vinci Code soundtrack.

Qu: Hi! What was the UK Garage sounding track used during the Robbie Keane recorded interview on MOTD FA Cup Live, Man United Vs Spurs (27 January)?
Dan, England

Ans: Introduction, by MJ Cole

Qu: What was the music played at the end of today's Motd Man U v Spurs FA Cup tie (27th Jan 08)?
Gazza, UK

Ans: Hi Gazza, it was the Mark Ronson-produced version of Apply Some Pressure, by Maximo Park

FA CUP LIVE - MANSFIELD v MIDDLESBROUGH

Qu: Could you tell me what music was used for the end credits of the Mansfield v Middlesbrough FA Cup game on 26/01/2008 please? Thanks in advance!
jaxxx, UK

Ans: How Was It For You, by James

Qu: I was wondering what the piece of music used is during MOTD live coverage of mansfield v middlesbrough on 26/1/08. It was used in the background when people in mansfield where being asked what fa cup means to city and club. Thanks in advance
Leo, england

Ans: Triumphant, by Royksopp

SATURDAY 19 & SUNDAY 20 JANUARY

Qu: What was the song used before the Derby-Portsmouth game on MOTD on Saturday 19 January?
Heather, Glasgow

Ans: Kettles On, by The Feeling

SATURDAY 12 & SUNDAY 13 JANUARY

Qu: What was the music was used in the introduction to Bolton v Blackburn on MOTD2 aired on 13/01/08? Thanks!
Dave, England

Ans: Watch Me Fall Apart, by Hard-Fi

SATURDAY 5 & SUNDAY 6 JANUARY

FOOTBALL FOCUS

Qu: I've just watched an intro to the FA Cup 3rd round at the beginning of Football Focus (05/01/07), and they used a piece of background music which I'd like to identify. It was a "mournful" female vocal, and I believe it was also used back when Steve Redgrave won his 5th Olympic gold, when they showed the montage of the race. Pls could you let me know what this piece of music is? Many thanks.
Sharon Orr

Ans: Injection, by Hans Zimmer


Qu: Could you please tell me what the background music was for the Interview on today's football focus (05/01/08) with Cesc Fabregas.
David Watkin, UK

Ans: Bolero, by Craig Armstrong (from the Moulin Rouge soundtrack).


Qu: What was the music played on Football Focus on 5/01/08 during preview of Villa v Man Utd?
Adam Stacey, United Kingdom

Ans: Two songs were played - Tamacun, by Rodrigo Y Gabriela (during the Ronaldo interview); Second, Minute Or Hour, by Jack Penate (during the Martin O'Neill interview).


FA CUP LIVE - ASTON VILLA v MAN UTD

Qu: I watched the BBC Sport 2008 advert (of all the sport you had coming up in 2008) at half time during the Manchester United Aston Villa FA Cup third round tie (5th Jan 08)and would like to know what the background music is.
J.Stroud, UK

Ans: Whole Lotta Love, by Led Zeppelin.


FA CUP LIVE - BURNLEY v ARSENAL

Qu: What was the song played please at the end of the Burnley v Arsenal FA Cup match on 06/01/08......"like a rocket"
Kevin Perkins, England

Ans: It was called Like A Rocket, by Rev Horton Heat.


FA CUP LIVE - STOKE CITY v NEWCASTLE UTD

Qu: Please could you tell me the name of the song featured in the build-up to the Newcastle v Stoke city live FA Cup match, when they were showing a montage of Newcastle's history in the FA Cup.
Neil Sharp, England

Ans: Burning Benches, by Morning Runner (from the album Wilderness Is Paradise Now).

Qu: I would like to know what the song that was played at the end of the stoke vs newcastle show thanx
alex, england

Ans: That's No Way To Tell A Lie, by James Dean Bradfield (the same track we use on goal of the month).

SATURDAY 29 & SUNDAY 30 DECEMBER

Qu: Please can you list the music used in the '2007 football review' from Football Focus on the 29th December?
Chris Walker, UK

Ans: California Uber Alles, by The Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy; Mad World, by Michael Andrews feat. Gary Jules; I'm On Fire, by The Chromatics; Final Day, by Young Marble Giants; Les Soleils de Minuit, by Guy Chambers and Sophie Hunter; It's Not Over, by The Last Town Chorus; Modern Love, by The Last Town Chorus.


Qu: I was just wondering what song was playing at the start of the game between man city and liverpool at eastlands shown on MOTD2 on Sun 30 December.
david boyd, uk

Ans: Naraya, by The Prodigy (from the album The Fat Of The Land)

SATURDAY 22 & SUNDAY 23 DECEMBER

Qu: At the close of FF on Sat 22nd, there was a series of very short clips of Christmas songs. The first of those clips went "feliz navidad". What is that please?
Robert, UK

Ans: The song was called Feliz Navidad, by Briseyda


Qu: What was the piano piece of music that played throughout the article on Fabio Capello on Football Focus (22/12/07)?
Jason, UK

Ans: Una Mattina, by Ludivico Einaudi.

SATURDAY 15 & SUNDAY 16 DECEMBER

Qu: Can you tell me what the music was that played during 'the big four' round-up on Football Focus 15/12/07?
Ramsey, England

Ans: Ready For The Floor (radio edit), by Hot Chip


Qu: could you tell what was the music used on match of the day 2 on the 16th of december (I think it was on a clip showing the feature on portsmouth but not sure)...its well known funky type sound i think...thanks!
eamon, ireland

Ans: Hi Eamon, the track used on the Portsmouth feature was called What's The Difference, by Dr Dre feat. Eminem and Xzibit.


Qu: Hi. Yesterday there was a cover version of 'Light my Fire' on a MOTD trailer for Sunday's big games. Who was it by? and from what album? Cheers.
Arran Crawley, England

Ans: Hi Arran, it was a cover of The Doors song by Shirley Bassey - you'll find it on her album This Is My Life: The Greatest Hits.


Qu: What was the song that previewing the Portsmouth V Tottenham on MOTD on Saturday 15th Dec?
Alec Foord, England

Ans: All Things To All Men, by The Cinematic Orchestra

SATURDAY 8 & SUNDAY 9 DECEMBER

Qu: Hi, today's football focus (Sat 8th Dec) played a song I think it was towards the end of the programme, during clips of who could win the sports personality of the year. Can you tell me what the song was and who it was by. Many Thanks
chris humphrey, UK

Ans: Gotta Work, by Amarie

Qu: what was the background music you had playing just before the tottenham man city match on motd2 on the 9th of dec. it was on while gabby logan was talking through the games of the day just before the highlights of tottenham vs man city

Ans: Great Expectations, by Jurassic 5 (track 3 on the album Quality Control).

SATURDAY 24 & SUNDAY 25 NOVEMBER

Qu: Can you tell me the song that was played on MOTD2 25-11-07 which previewed West Ham v Spurs.
John, England

Ans: Weirdo, by The Charlatans

WEDNESDAY 21 NOVEMBER - ENGLAND v CROATIA

Qu:Please could you tell me the name of the song you played at the start of the England v Croatia football coverage on BBC1 on Wednesday night during the pre-match items. Thanks
William, England

Ans: Divenire, by Ludovico Einaudi/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; (Something Inside) So Strong, by Labi Siffre.

SATURDAY 17 & SUNDAY 18 NOVEMBER

Qu: Hi, what was the name of the piece of music used at the start of Football Focus today (Saturday 17th November 2007) - during the opening piece about Scotland and England's Euro 2008 qualification hopes? Thanks in advance.
Mike Parkin, UK

Ans: O Verona, written and performed by Craig Armstrong (from the Romeo and Juliet soundtrack, Vol. 2)

SATURDAY 10 & SUNDAY 11 NOVEMBER

Qu: What was the song used at the start of MOTD2 on 11/11/07 when previewing the Man Utd v Blackburn game? It had a Rick James sample in it.
Matt Wilson, England

Ans: Kingdom Come, by Jay Z


Qu: Could you please tell me the name of the song which appeared on the Mark Hughes interview on Football Focus on the 10th November 2007? Many Thanks.
James Pritchard, UK

Ans: So Low, So Low High, by Maps


Qu: On Your Football Focus Program on Sat Nov 10th, at the start of the program when Steve McClaren was being interviewed there was a music track being played in the background. Can you tell me the title of the song & who sang it. Thanks
Steven Harby, England

Ans: In This World, by Moby

SATURDAY 3 & SUNDAY 4 NOVEMBER

Qu: On Saturday 3 Nov there was a piece of instrumental music used soon after start of show accompanying previews, heavy beat - what was it? Chrome Hoof?
Patrick Codd, UK

Ans: If you mean the Arsenal v Man Utd preview, the three tracks were Hysteria, by Muse; Stockholm Syndrome, by Muse; and Blazing The Crop, by Rae & Christian (track 1 on their album Sleepwalking).


Qu: I was watching football focus on saturday the 3rd of nov, and when showing the 2nd round up of the previous weekends goals (started with the birmingham wigan game?) there was a song that had a bass line that sounded a bit like michael jackson's thriller - can you tell me what it is? Many Thanks.
Keith Marshall, UK

Ans: It was called The Way It Is, by The Prodigy (taken from the album Always Outnumbered, Never Outgunned).


Qu: What was the music used on Football Focus on 3rd November 2007 over the first set of highlights (I think it featured Blackburn v Liverpool)?
Katie, UK

Ans: The track used on the part one of the goals round-up was called Overpowered, by Roisin Murphy.

SATURDAY 27 & SUNDAY 28 OCTOBER

Qu: what was the music played at the very beginning of motd, just before the Liverpool V Arsenal highlights (28th october). please can you help me.
geraint, wales

Ans: Remember Me, by British Sea Power.


Qu: Could you please tell me the music that was played during Sol Campbell's interview on Football Focus today?
Chris Key, UK

Ans: Breath Me, by SIA (taken from the album Colour The Small One).


Qu: Football Focus, Saturday 27th October, 2007. There was a goal sequence with a 'beats' based tune and a male vocal. Sounded a bit like LCD Soundsystem. Could you shed some light? Thanks
Peter Green, England

Ans: It was indeed LCD Soundsystem. The track was called Us v Them (from the album Sound of Silver).

SATURDAY 20 & SUNDAY 21 OCTOBER

Qu: MOTD 2 on 21st OCt 2007 - What was the song name for the sports personality of the year compilation??
Ray Wong, UK

Ans: The Coast Is Clear/Impossible Ark, by Plumstead Radical Club


Qu: I was watching MOTD 2 on the 21st Oct, there was a song being played in the background of the Derby segment, I think it was originally released in 1995, though I think you are playing a remix could you tell me the name please.
Gary Dodds, England

Ans: Tom's Diner, by Suzanne Vega featuring DNA


Qu: what is the closing song used on football focus today (20 oct)?
graham colquhoun, england

Ans: The Impossible Dream, by Andy Williams


Qu: On Football Focus (20th October 2007) what was the music playing in the background when they showed the Euro 2008 qualifying tables?
Jonny Marrison, England

Ans: I Shall Overcome, by Hard-Fi


Qu: I was watching football focus on 20th october 2007 and i noticed a song on football focus. It was at the start of the video featuring the England, Russia game, set in Moscow. I would really like to know what song it was. Thanks, Paul
Paul, Ireland

Ans: Never Let Me Down Again, by Depeche Mode

SATURDAY 13 & SUNDAY 14 OCTOBER

Qu: What was the track you used on Saturday's Football Focus (13th Oct) when you were rounding up the groups without Home Nations in them?
Anthony, Republic of Bolton

Ans: The World Is Yours (reprise), by Ian Brown.

SATURDAY 6 & SUNDAY 7 OCTOBER

Qu: What was the name of the song played during the quick summary before the Liverpool vs Spurs match on the 7th of October?
Shafi Musaddique, u.k

Ans: Get Your Way, by Jamie Cullum (track one on the album Catching Tales).


Qu: What was the music playing on Football Focus 06/10/07 during the recap of last week's goals? Many thanks.
Jeece, UK

Ans: The goals round-up this week was in three parts. The tracks, in order, were: Ali In The Jungle, by The Hours; The Bomb, by New Young Pony Club; No Love Lost, by Joy Division.


Qu: What was the music played in the background when you showed the Champions League results on Football Focus today (Saturday 6th October)?
Julia Wells, UK

Ans: I Shall Overcome, by Hard-Fi.

SATURDAY 29 & SUNDAY 30 SEPTEMBER

Qu: could you please tell me the name and artist of the song that was used during a look back on 125 years of Tottenham Hotspurs, in Football Focus. That was the September 30, 2007 episode. Kind regards and thank you in advance.
Jef Vangaal, Belgium

Ans: Several tracks were used during this feature: Unfinished Sympathy, by Massive Attack; Ossie's Dream, by Chas and Dave; Carnival Of The Animals, performed by the Slovak Philharmonic (you'll find the latter on Classical Chillout - Platinum).


Qu: What was the music playing during the recap on Football Focus of Reading's 2-1 win over Wigan and Boro's 2-2 draw with Sunderland?
Sebastian, Ireland

Ans: Two tracks were used in the three goals round-up sequences - Golden Skans, by Klaxons; and Destiny Calling, by James.


Qu: During this week's Football Focus (Sat 29th September), what is the music in the background when you went through last week's premiership results?
Ross, England

Ans: Hi Ross, the music used on Focus when showing tables/fixtures/results is the same every week - it's called So Low So High, by Maps (from album "We Can Create").


Qu: Heard a song during match of the day (sat 29th September 07) during your montage of Arsenal's season before showing the Arsenal highlights. What was it please?
Nick Lucas, United Kingdom

Ans: 1234, by Feist (from the album The Reminder).


Qu: What was the name of the song played during the Scotland montage on Match of the Day 2 on 30/09/07, when Alex McLeish was in the studio?
Daniel Hughes, Ireland


Dan, Ireland

Ans: God Put A Smile On My Face, a remix of the Coldplay song by Mark Ronson


Qu: What was the song played in the preview of the birmingham fan going to St Andrews just before the Chelsea V Everton game on MOTD2 on 30/9/2007
Matt Perrin, UK

Ans: Mad Dogs And Englishman, by Noel Coward

WOMEN'S WORLD CUP

Qu: Can you please tell me the name of the artist and title to the song that was played at the end of the women's world cup 2007 highlights this evening (21/09/07)? It was a female singer and I have a feeling it is a dance tune. Thanks
Peter Menage, England

Ans: The closing music to all the Women's World Cup programmes was With Every Heart Beat, by Robyn.


Qu: The end of the Women's World Cup (30 Sept 2007) used 2 pieces of music, one classical and one contemporary/rock. They were a great contrast. Could you please tell me what they were? Thanks.
David Lamb, England

Ans: There were two classical tracks used in this feature, both performed by Myleene Klass and taken from her album Myleene's Music For Romance - Summer (from The Four Seasons, composed by Vivaldi); and Palladio (composed by Karl Jenkins). The contemporary track is called Truth Is No Words, by The Music (from their eponymous debut album).


Qu: Can you please give me details of the music played during half time of the women's world cup final 30 sept. the music accompanied footage of the england women's progress in the competition. Thanks.
john hobrough, england

Ans: This was another classical track taken from the Myleene Klass album Myleene's Music For Romance - Clair de Lune (composed by Debussy).


Qu: Can you tell me the themes please for the half-time interactive tune during the Women's World Cup and the theme used as the closing sequence to the BBC2 MOTD coverage? Thanks.
Andy, England

Ans: Nine Crimes, by Damien Rice

SATURDAY 22 & SUNDAY 23 SEPTEMBER

Qu: Hey guys, what was the tune used in the background to the preview of Man Utd v Chelsea on MOTD2 last week?
Zee, UK

Ans: Let Me Think About It (instrumental), by Ida Corr vs Fedde Le Grand.


Qu: what was the song played on match of the day 2 just before showing the newcastle v west ham game?
hajra, uk

Ans: Alive, by Pearl Jam (from the album Ten).


Qu: What was the song played immediately prior to the Spurs-Bolton match on MOTD2 on 23rd Sept as part of the match preview?
Ben, UK

Ans: Price You Pay, by Unkle. It's from the album War Stories.

SATURDAY 15 & SUNDAY 16 SEPTEMBER

Qu: Could you tell me the song that was used in the background to the Liverpool piece on MOTD 2 on Sunday 16th September?
Tim Bechervaise, England

Ans: Two songs were used in this feature - Further And Further Away, by Ghosts; and Heaven, by DJ Sammy & Yanou featuring Do.


Qu: Could you please tell me what the tune was on Saturday 15th September, when Gary was introducing the Portsmouth v Liverpool game. I think it is the same tune as used in the current Citroen advert! Thanks!
Dom, Shrewsbury, England

Ans: It's called Echo, by Luke Dzierzek


Qu: What is the music in the background playing when they show the premiership table? It was recently playing in MOTD 15th Sep
Lee, UK

Ans: It's the same track every week - Icarus, by The Hours

ENGLAND v RUSSIA (12 SEPTEMBER)

Qu: At half time during the England vs Russia football match, you showed a montage of highlights of the England vs Japan game in the women's world cup can you please tell me what song was in the background?
Matthew Stimpson, UK

Ans: The Might of Rome, by Hans Zimmer & Lisa Gerrard (from the Gladiator soundtrack)

SATURDAY 1 & SUNDAY 2 SEPTEMBER

Qu: Can you please tell me the music used to preview the Arsenal vs. Portsmouth game on MOTD 2 on the 2nd September?
Andrew Tsolaki UK

Ans: Take Her Back, by the Pigeon Detectives


Qu: what's the goal of the month backing track this season, as used on match of the day, 1 september?
ryan smith, england

Ans: That's No Way To Tell Lie, by James Dean Bradfield (the same track was used last season).


Qu: What's the track that was recently used during the trailer for the England/Germany friendly, and again on a trailer for England's forthcoming qualifier games shown on MOTD (01/09/07). Thanks.
Richard, UK

Ans: Loco, by The Ripps


Qu: Please can you tell me the name of the tune played today (1/9/07)on FF, that accompanied the montage of players shown as hall of fame contenders? Many thanks.
Denise, UK

Ans: Map Of The Problematique, by Muse.

SATURDAY 25 & SUNDAY 26 August

Qu: What was the name of the track that you used to introduce the piece on refereeing decisions on Football Focus on 25/08/07?
Jake Maun, UK

Ans: In This World, by Moby


Qu: What was the song played on football focus 25th August during the Man City bit, it sounded like oasis to me?
Rishi Ghelani

Ans: It was indeed by Oasis - Hello, the opening track on What's The Story Morning Glory?


Qu: Could you please tell me the tune heard on Football Focus (25/08/07), about the Tottenham Board crisis. Thanks in advance.
James, England

Ans: Stunt 101, by G Unit 50 Cent (track five on the album Beg For Mercy).

ENGLAND v GERMANY (22 AUGUST)

Qu: Please can you tell me the name of the music that accompanied the montage of England vs Germany at the beginning of Match of the day Live this evening (22/8/07) Many thanks
Sarah Hodge, UK

Ans: Nimrod, composed by Sir Edward William Elgar.

SATURDAY 18 & SUNDAY 19 AUGUST

Ans: What was the music playing on the previews to the Man City v Man U and the Liverpool v Chelsea games on MOTD2 sun 19 aug. thanks.
dan, england

Ans: Man City v Man U - Abdominal Workout (Instrumental Version), by Abdominal
Liverpool v Chelsea - Like This, by Mims


Qu: Last Year you used a song each time you showed the Premiership Table each week by Kate Havnevik called ''Not Fair''. I wanted to know what this years song is when you show the premiership league table (First used 18.8.07 on MOTD for the 07/08 season)
Taz Panghli, UK

Ans: Icarus, by The Hours


Qu: during blackpool's penalty shootout comp 18/8/07 there was a remix of harder better faster stronger by daft punk. what is the remix called?
joe morgan, wales

Ans: Hi Joe, it wasn't a remix, it was actually the original version of that track.


Qu: Football focus 18/8/07 highlight from midweek action tune playing in background...PLEASE who is it and title!! Many thanks
Andy, England

Ans: Hate To Say I Told You So, by The Hives

SATURDAY 11 & SUNDAY 12 AUGUST

Qu: I want to no the name of a tune that was on MOTD 2 on sunday 12th Aug just b4 the Man Utd Vs Reading game.
Andrew James, England

Ans: Not Fair, by Kate Havnevik (from the album Melankton)


Qu: Could you please tell me the name of the tune used as an introduction to the Chelsea vs Birmingham game on MOTD 2 last night (12 August 2007) Many thanks in advance.
Loren Holland, UK

Ans: Body Language, by Mandy v Booka Shade.


Qu: What is the music used during the preview of the West Ham v Man City game on the first MOTD (11 August).
Sam Ogunsakin, England

Ans: I Found Out, by The Pigeon Detectives (track 2 on the album Wait For Me).


Qu: What was the version of Blue Monday used to promote forthcoming programmes during Score on Saturday August 11th?
Paul Case, England

Ans: It's called Shut Up And Drive, by Rihanna.


Qu: Please can you tell me what the track used for Saturday goals round up on MOTD2 (12/08/07) was?
Felicity Taylor, England

Ans: Eye Know, by De La Soul (from the album Three Feet High And Rising).


Qu: What was the song playing at the end of football focus Aug 11 2007
Karl Robson, england

Ans: Rooftops, by Lost Prophets


Qu: During the piece about the first week of the SPL, on Football Focus (11 August) at about 12.45pm there was a piece that sounded awesome. Please tell me what it is so I can buy it. Many Thanks.
Monica Devereaux, England

Ans: Drifting Away, by Faithless. You'll find it on The Classic Chillout Album.


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