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It’s down to Bryan Adams and Loverboy

VANCOUVER 2010


 

Don’t mess with the Fost – It seems that the nice people at Vanoc have misplaced David Foster’s phone number, and he’s kind of pissed. The multi-Grammy-winning producer and composer was sure that his services would be needed when it came time to write the 2010 Games theme. It “seems like a no-brainer,” the Malibu-resident told the Canadian Press. (Foster wrote the theme for the 1998 Calgary Games, and co-wrote Atlanta’s 1996 ditty, memorably warbled by Celine Dion.)

It’s not clear what Vanoc is up to. After the mind-blowing Opening Ceremonies in Beijing this past summer, John Furlong was telling anyone who would listen that his organization wasn’t even going to attempt to match such a spectacle. And another obvious choice for all the visual and aural hoopla—Cirque du Soleil—let it slip in September that they are “too busy” to commit to either the Opening or Closing extravaganzas. (Although some have suggested the decision had more to do with struggles over creative control.)

Here’s hoping that this guy is part of the plan:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-zLhFIzzqts


 

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