Music on ESPN Wimbledon broadcasts

7/1/2010 - Tennis

ESPN's coverage of Wimbledon will have a distinctive English touch as the network will play music and footage of Sting with the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra during the network's coverage of the tennis championships from June 21 to July 4.

The footage from Sting's current tour with the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra will include songs from his upcoming album, "Symphonicities," and some old favorites not on the CD. "Symphonicities" will be released July 13 and you can preorder it at Amazon.com.

Here's a list of songs from the performers who will be featured on ESPN's Wimbledon coverage during the tennis tournament, links to the artists' websites, and links for you to download and buy the songs and/or albums:


  • "Next To You"* from the album "Outlandos d'Amour" (iTunes | Amazon)
  • "Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic" from the album "Ghost in the Machine" (iTunes | Amazon)
  • "When We Dance"* from the album "Fields of Gold: The Best of Sting 1984-1994" (iTunes | Amazon)
  • "End Of The Game"* from the album "Brand New Day" (iTunes | Amazon)
  • "I Burn For You"* from the album "Bring On The Night" (iTunes | Amazon)
  • "Straight To My Heart"* from the album "Nothing Like The Sun" (iTunes | Amazon)

* -- Versions of these songs from "Symphonicities" aren't yet available on iTunes, so links are for previous versions.

  • "Fields Of Gold"** from the album "Ten Summoner's Tales" (iTunes | Amazon)
  • "Every Breath You Take"** from the album "Synchronicity" (iTunes | Amazon)
  • "Desert Rose"** from the album "Brand New Day" (iTunes | Amazon)

** -- Songs are not on "Symphonicities"

30 Seconds to Mars

  • "Kings And Queens" from the album "This Is War" (iTunes | Amazon)

Fiction Plane

  • "Two Sisters" from the album "Left Side of the Brain" (iTunes | Amazon)

Foxy Shazam

  • "Unstoppable" from the album "Foxy Shazam" (iTunes | Amazon)

Brandi Carlile

  • "Dreams" from the album "Give Up the Ghost" (iTunes | Amazon)


  • "Lisztomania" from the album "Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix" (iTunes | Amazon)


Ryan Star

  • "This Could Be The Year" from the EP "Last Train Home" (iTunes | Amazon)