Rock Royalty Reigns: The Official Coronation Soundtrack Unveiled

The Department for Culture, Media, and Sport has unveiled a playlist fit for royalty, with The Beatles, David Bowie, and Kate Bush headlining the list. As a suggested soundtrack for the coronation street parties of King Charles III, the playlist features 27 tracks to celebrate the British and Commonwealth artists.

Kicking off the playlist is the legendary “Come Together” by The Beatles, followed by Bowie’s classic hit “Let’s Dance.” Bush’s “Running Up That Hill (A Deal with God)” is also among the chosen tracks, along with modern hits from Coldplay, Ed Sheeran, Harry Styles, and more. The playlist also features old-time favorites from Queen, Madness, Spice Girls, The Kinks, The Who, and more.

Listen to the Coronation Celebration Playlist on Spotify

get ready to rock with royalty. A spokesperson from the DCMS stated that the playlist was created to celebrate the upcoming coronation and British and Commonwealth artists.

An earlier version of the playlist included a song by Dizzee Rascal, which was later removed due to the artist’s assault conviction. Meanwhile, rumors are swirling that the Spice Girls could reunite for a special performance at the coronation. If the reunion happens, it would mark the first time all five members of the group have performed together since the 2012 Olympics.

The coronation of King Charles III will be held at Westminster Abbey on May 6, and there will be a host of events over the weekend, including a concert and laser light show at Windsor Castle. Find more information about the celebrations on the DMCS coronation website.

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