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Over wings and vodka sodas at Donnelly's Shopgirls Anna and Hannah threw this together, as the Girls All Around Gymnastics Finals played in the background. Just a few hits for you, just off the top of the dome. We like to think of this as Jock Jams for the Gold Metal Set.
Song 1: "Chariots of Fire" - Vangelis
Shopgirl Hannah: "We have to include that, you know, either first or last. It is what the Olympics sounds like."
Song 2: "London Calling" - The Clash
Shopgirl Anna: "Because the Olympics are in London, duh"
Song 3: "Viva La Vida" - Coldplay
Shopgirl Anna: "Because they are English and it sort of sounds like 'Chariots of Fire.'
Song 4: "My Generation" - The Who
Shopgirl Anna: "Once again they are English and they sound badass."
Song 5: "You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet" - Bachman-Turner Overdrive
Shopgirl Hannah: "I can just visualize all the athletes in their little outfits marching around to this."
Song 6: "Run this Town" - Jay-Z with Rihanna and Kanye West
Shopgirl Anna: "Because the Americans are going to run London. USA! USA! USA!"
Song 7: "We are the Champions" - Queen
Shopgirl Hannah: "Classic."
Song 8: "I Believe I Can Fly" - R. Kelly
Shopgirl Hannah: "Because we believe in the American girls gymnastics team, and I believe they can fly."
Song 9: "Uprising" - Muse
Shopgirl Anna: "I bet Michael Phelps has that song playing in his headphones AS WE SPEAK."
Song 10: "Jump Around" - House of Pain
Shopgirl Hannah: "Let's do this one because it is so peppy. You know, energetic."
Song 11: "Eye of the Tiger" - Survivor
Shopgirl Anna: "Classic II"
Song 12: "Gold on the Ceiling" - The Black Keys
Shopgirl Anna: "Let's get some indie rock up in this joint. Plus it was the best option when I googled 'songs about gold.'
Please enjoy our art. Happy Olympics.
Go for the Gold - Shopgirls Anna & Hannah