Saturday, July 28, 2012

Olympic opener showed music is best of British


LONDON -- It's not a concert, Danny Boyle stressed. It's about the athletes.
In a very real way, though, the director of the Olympic opening ceremony was wrong.
While sports are the heart of the Olympics, music -- loud, bold, world-conquering British music, amplified in the most global of settings -- was the booming beat Friday night.