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The Grandstand theme tune was specially composed for the show by Keith Mansfield, registered to KPM music Ltd.


Qu: Hello - I've been wondering what the music being used in the current BBC trailers for the 2005 Six Nations Rugby coverage is taken from? It sounds quite like a film soundtrack but I don't know which one - Edward Scissorhands came to mind. Thank you!

Hester, Scotland

Ans: No - it's not Edward Scissorhands, it's actually track one of the soundtrack from the film Elephant Man.


Qu: Could you please tell me the name of the theme tune to the boxing programmes?

Simon Atkinson, England

Ans: It's Finished symphony by Hybrid


Qu: Hello, I've been looking for the music used in the promotional trailers for "The Fight" on BBC2 (shown 9pm, Sun 24th Oct) - please could you help? Many thanks.

Duncan Childs, England

Ans: It's a Pink Floyd track from their album Dark Side of the Moon. We think it's called "Breathe."


Qu: Could you tell me what the theme music to this year's Paralympics coverage was?

Nick King, England

Ans: Lola's Theme - Shapeshifters


Qu: Hello, plse, plse, plse, put me out of my misery. I need to know the artist & title to the music played at the close of the Grand National Coverage 2004. This is driving me mad. Desperate in Basingstoke, Hants.

Liz Slawson, UK.

Ans: Liz, the music is the theme from Champions. Composer: Davis. Publisher: Sundergrade Music. Performer: The Philharmonica Orchestra. Label: Island Records.


Qu: Please could you tell me the name of the instrumental saxophone piece played at the end of the coverage of the Great North Run today (Sun 26/09/2004)?

Sam, UK

Ans: Sam, we think the track you're referring to is Local Hero by Mark Knopfler.


Qu: Could you tell me what the closing song on your Paralympics coverage was?

Terry Oatham, UK

Ans: The band are called 3 Doors Down and it was track 6 from the album called "Away from the Sun". The track was called "Here without you".


Qu: Which music track played over the closing credits to the England/Wales game on Sat 9th Oct - what was it and who was the group. Thank you.

Declan Gormley

Ans: Hi Declan, the song was called Ashes - it's the first track on the new Embrace album, Out of Nothing. The song will be released as a single on 15 November.


Qu: Could you please give me information regarding the catchy tune playing as last night's [2 Oct] Match of the Day ended? Thank you.

Paul Bailey

Ans: Not sure what song you mean Paul - the closing credits were accompanied by the MOTD theme tune. But if you mean the piece of music used when the Premiership table was shown at the end of the programme, then the song you're after is Silent Movie, by Natasha Bedingfield.


Qu: Can you tell me which music they where playing during September's Goal of the Month competition?

Herm Kuilenberg

Ans: The song is called Ashes - it's the first track on the new Embrace album, Out of Nothing. Ashes will be released as a single on 15 November.


Qu: Hi I'm looking for some help. I was watching Match of the Day on Saturday night [2 Oct] and they ran an advert for MOTD 2. I am very interested in the music that was played in this advert. Any help would be gratefully received.

Colin Brown

Ans: Hi Colin, the song is called Let Your Heart Go Free (Judge Jules mix), by Titan 3 (track 3 on the cd single).


The opening tune for the BBC's Olympic coverage is Olympia: Eternal Flame, by Amici Forever. Their debut album "The Opera Band" will be in the shops from August 23rd.


Qu: Please could you tell me the name of the track being used currently on the Olympic trailer. The one featuring Greek Gods and an athlete running/swimming.

Andy Kerry, UK

Ans: The song is Hate to say I told you so from the Veni Vidi Vicious Album by The Hives.


Qu: Could you tell me the name of the track played as background music at the end of the Euro 2004 final please? It was the penultimate track as the credits were rolling - female singer - but I did not recognise who it was.

Fran Thomas, UK

Ans: Hi Fran, the song is called 'We Just Can't Make It' by Gloria Gaynor.


Qu: Could tell me what the song was that was played during the highlights/recap of the Czech Republic v Denmark quarter-final at the end of the game?

Alistair, UK

Ans: Hi, the song is called Nearer Than Heaven by The Delays


Qu: You had a brilliant Wayne Rooney sequence during Euro 2004. The background music/soundtrack seemed to be in the style of a movie soundtrack. Can you please tell me what the song was?

Chris, UK

Ans: Hi Chris, the song is called God's Footballer by Billy Bragg, from the 1991 album Don't Try This At Home.


Qu: What song played during the Six best ever goals of the European Championships? The tune has the lyrics "the supermen"?

Paul, England

Ans: The tune is called Superman, by Holy Ghost.


Qu: Could you tell me the name of the song and artist that was played in the recap of England's performance at Euro 2004, at the end of their last game against Portugal.

Saqib, UK

Ans: The track is called He's A Pirate, which you will find on the Pirates Of The Caribbean: Volume One soundtrack.


Qu: What is the backing music for the goal of the tournament section? It's quality.

Jim, UK

Ans: The song was called Whatever's Left by Snow Patrol.


Qu: What song was playing at the very beginning of Sue Barker's interview with Jimmy Connors (26/6)?

Richard, UK

Ans: Step Into My World by Hurricane #1.


Qu: Hundreds of you have emailed in asking about the music on the BBC's Euro 2004 trails - and we're happy to clear this up!

Ans: The track is Scene from the Balcony, by Craig Armstrong. It's on the Romeo and Juliet soundtrack, Volume Two.


Qu: I am a football widow, and care nothing for the beautiful game, except that I love the music that accompanies the BBC's Euro 2004 coverage.

Ans: It is my only reason for tolerating it on the telly - that and Gary Lineker's gorgeous face!! Can you put me out of my misery and tell me what the theme music is?

Jo Jones, Kent

Hi Jo, the music song that accompanies Match of the Day's Euro 2004 credits is a special edit of Basement Jaxx's 'Good Luck'.


Qu: Can you please tell me the name of the track you played right at the beginning of the triathlon piece aired on Saturday 15 May?

James Sayer, England

Ans: It was Mozart's concerto for violin, then 'I just wanna say', by Michelle Lawson.


Qu: What was the music used at the end of the FA Cup final? Sounds a bit like Jesus Christ Superstar meets a Coke advert done by the Polyphonic Spree!!!!. Put me out of my misery quickly please????

Dave Goldring, UK

Ans: Hi Dave, glad you liked the track - it is called Les Fleurs, by a band called 4hero.


Qu: What is the name, artist & record label of the tune used when showing the Premier League table on Football Focus on the 15th of May 2004?

Mark Solomon, England

Ans: Glad you like the tune - it's a track called As The Rush Comes (Sweeping Strings Mix) by Motorcycle, and is available on Positiva Records.


Qu: Could you please tell me the tune you used in the Thierry Henry piece last Saturday on Football Focus (8 May)?

Ans: The name of the tune is Don't Bring Me Down, by Sia.


Qu: What was the very catchy tune that was the soundtrack to the Henrik Larsson item on Sat 8th May on Football Focus? I wanted to hear more.

Chris Horn, UK

Ans: Hi Chris, the song is called Golden Touch, by Razor Light, and is available on Mercury Records.


Qu: On Sunday Grandstand (09/05/2004) there was a track with a female vocal played during the feature on the British female gymnastics team, who is it by?

Paul, Ireland

Ans: The track is Season Song, by Blue States and is from their album Man Mountain.


Qu: Could somebody please tell me what the background music was on Sue Barker's interview with John McEnroe interview on Sunday 18th April?

Jon, UK

Ans: The song was 'Thinking of You' by The Coral.





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