The games are over and done with. No more gawking at the male divers in their micro speedo’s or watching the fantastic gymnasts twirl through the air in their sparkly outfits.. But just as with the opening ceremony, the closing show was definitely worth watching. Here’s a look at some of the highlights that got the queer seal of approval.
British Pop band Madness performed their 1982 hit “Our House”
British models Lily Cole, Stella Tennant, Karen Elson, Kate Moss, Lily Donaldson, Naomi Campbell, Georgia May Jagger, Jourdan Dunn & David Gandy graced the stage in some stunning ensembles from Alexander McQueen, Victoria Beckham, Paul Smith, Vivienne Westwood’s Gold Label, Erdem, Jonathan Saunders, Burberry and Christopher Kane.
Pet Shop Boys (Neil Tennant in photo) performed “West End Girls” in some fiercely futuristic get-ups
John Lennon was not to be forgotten as video footage of him singing his hit “Imagine” was flashed across Olympic Stadium along with an image of his face assembled centre stage
Wham singer George Michael sang his classic “Freedom” along with new material- White Light- His first performance since his near fatal bout of pneumonia late last year
Annie Lennox gave a theatrical performance of “Little Bird” atop a wooden ship
Late Queen vocalist Freddie Mercury’s
spirit soared as a hologram of his famous 1985 Live Aid performance appeared. Along with his bandmates he was accompanied by pop artist Jessie J for a stellar rendition of the classic “We will rock you”
The Spice Girls(Posh, Ginger, Baby, Mel C & Mel B) were back together for one night only performing mega hits “Wannabe” and “Spice up your life” Their appearance was one of the biggest attractions of the night.
Many more British acts graced the stage, like The Who, DJ Fatboy Slim, One Direction, Monty Phython, Muse etc
What was your favorite closing ceremony moment?