Not any more

How the musical part of the closing ceremonies should have gone

In Canada, Entertainment, Have to Laugh, Me Myself & I, Media, Music, Olympics, Pictures, The World, Them Kids, West Coast on March 3, 2010 at 15:33

Just a tad…

This goes out to everyone that watched the closing ceremonies of Vancouver’s 2010 Olympics:  On behalf of the many Canadian Twitters that enjoy and love Canadian Music, we just want to say sorry for the lack luster effort we put out for you, the WOLRD to see.  After Neil Young’s Long May You Run this is who you should have seen and what you should have heard.  Again sorry.

Cheers,

OCC

after the comedy montage and Michael Buble’s Maple Leaf Forever

Neil Young’s Long May You Run

From Quebec

Céline Dion  – any song as long as she’s only on stage for about 1.45 seconds 🙂

Rufus Wainwright’s Slideshow

Arcade Fire’s Wake Up

Sam Roberts’ Them Kids

The Dears’ Lights Off

West Coast

Swollen Members’ Pressure

Matthew Good’s Load Me Up

Bif Naked’s Tango Shoes

Mother Mother’s O My Heart

Rascalz and Friends’ Northern Touch

Central Canada

Nickelback’s Photograph (They don’t even have to take the stage…just play a huge photo montage of the last 17 days of Canada’s Athletes)

Feist’s I Feel It All

Ontario

Tragically Hip’s 50 Mission Cup

Metric’s Live It Out

Treble Chargers’ Hundred Million

Esthero’s Country Livin’ (The World I Know)

East Coast

Wintersleep’s Weighty Ghost

Great Big Sea’s When I’m Up (I can’t get down)

Joel Plaskett’s Rollin’ Rollin’ Rollin’

Classifed’s Oh Canada

Get Everyone Back On Stage To Finish With This Song

K’naan’s Waving Flag

So of course I’m missing some epic Northern Canadian Music so if you have some ideas send them my way.

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