The five iconic notes represent the five Olympic rings. Guy also goes on to say that the theme should purely accompany the Olympics and should mainly go unnoticed. I think this is probably the only point he has failed on. This song is so well written I’ve been whistling it since Friday evening. I was a big fan of Elbow in the first place but this kind of composing really shows off how talented they are as a band and how unique Guy is as a director. If you want to hear more of it go to one of the dedicated Olympic channels.

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