The Sugababes, Push The Button provided an urban soundtrack to modern day life along with OMD's Enola Gay.
The 60's, a crucial time for British musical development featured My Generation by The Who, Satisfaction by The Stones, the ska classic My Boy Lollipop by Millie, All Day And All Of The Night by The Kinks and She Loves You from the Fab Four.
On to the 70's and Tiger Feet by Mud, A Message To You Rudy from The Specials, David Bowie's Starman (Bowie appeared again as the British team marched around the stadium to the strains of Heroes), Bohemian Rhapsody with a multi-generational family of headbangers, Pretty Vacant by the Sex Pistols.
Relax by Frankie Goes To Hollywood, Back To Life by Soul II Soul, Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This) from the Eurythmics and New Order's Blue Monday represented the 80's.
Firestarter by The Prodigy, Danny Boyle's Trainspotting anthem Born Slippy by Underworld and Song 2 by Blur were all 90's hits.
Valerie by Mark Ronson and Amy Winehouse heralded a sombre section with the atmospheric funeral hymn Abide With Me completing a section for deceased love ones of members of the audience.