Euro 2012 Playlist

19 Jun 2012

On Radio 4 there was an interesting programme about the relationship between music and athletes and the role that it plays in their preparation and training. Music is well documented to reduce the perception of effort and desensitise pain, but it’s also useful for its rhythmic and motivational qualities. With that in mind, and Englands final Euro 2012 group game kicking off today, we’ve put together a list of tunes the England squad should be listening to ahead of the game. So Krakow’t those headphones, shut your eyes and get in the zone with these beauties. Eat my goal, three lion’s on the shirt, the referee’s a…and all that.

The Lightning Seeds ft Baddiel & Skinner – Three Lions

Fat Les – Vindaloo

Shout for England ft Dizzee Rascal & James Corden – Shout

K’Naan ft Nancy Ajram – Waving Flag

Dario G – Carnival De Paris

Shakira – Waka Waka

Eminem – Lose Yourself

Rob Dougan – Clubbed to Death

Doves – Pounding

Leftfield – Phat Planet