Mark Ronson Records Song for London Olympics

Producer collaborating with British singer Katy B

September 30, 2011 8:45 AM ET
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Music producer Mark Ronson addresses the media during the launch of the Coca-Cola Move to the Beat campaign for the London 2012 Olympic Games in London.
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Mark Ronson is collaborating with singer Katy B on the theme song for the London 2012 Olypmic Games. The tune, which will be used in ads for Coca-Cola, as well as various other spots promoting the sporting event.

According to the Associated Press, the music will incorporate samples of athletes from around the world in action. In preparation for the track, Ronson traveled to five nations to record original sound clips for the song, in some cases attaching microphones to the arms and legs of Olympic hopefuls in order to capture the sound of their motions.

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