BBC F1 intro

You’ve got to love the internet, anything’s possible on it… Here, a guy on YouTube has imagined what the intro to the BBC’s F1 coverage might look like next year, and he’s done a very good job. Also illustrates how important using Fleetwood Mac’s The Chain is. Hear us BBC!

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its a plausible intro

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Yeah, it’ll be so much better once the ads have gone, reckon they should get rid of the white and yellow lines around the images if they do use it, but that’s a great effort even if its a copy

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Great idea “Your stigness”. Heard that song and its great for this.

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As all last years clips will probably be owned by ITV, will BBC be able to use any 2008 footage for their title sequence ??

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This is brilliant. Actually the BBC should give this guy his just rewards and pay him to use it! And if they don’t keep the chain I may stop paying my TV licence, it’s what F1 always should have been.

Oh, and to the guy who said the was just an updated copy of the “1999 Season RTE Formula One” in Ireland, are you not missing the fact that they have obviously just copied the BBC anyway, who used that song as long ago as between 20 and 30 years, I remember it as a kid.

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What the hell is that ? For god sake … That msuic makes me sick and it sound like a furneral!

Why can’t thier be sound of the F1 cars and proper music like Rock? (Meat Loaf) For instace

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fack yu mader

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I soooo hope they use the chain, it would bring in loads of fans that have left the sport over the last few years.

I don’t think they need a fresh idea or anything they need to revert back to when F1 was loved by many and try to shake down the current image F1 has.

Go back to sliks – excellent move
Go back to Mac – thats a no brainer!

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i’m too young to really remember F1 on BBC, but something in me remembers this song, whenever i hear it my skin get’s goosebumps, and i get excited.

this is the only song for the job.

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Nick (7) and Steve (25), you must realise that you are in a teeny weeny minority wanting to keep that torturous “Lift me up” noise that USED to eminate from our TVs.
“HEY DUDE” Kula Shaker is a good contender. Check it out and close your eyes while the track builds up, imagining the cars bulletting off the start when the music bursts into action. Oh yes!

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Would you have Match of the Day without ‘Offside’; Pot Black without ‘Black & White Rag’; Ski Sunday without ‘Pop Looks Bach’; Cricket without ‘Soul Limbo’; Wimbledon without ‘Light and Tuneful’ or golf without ‘Chaseside Shoot-up’? No of course not. And you can’t have Formula One without ‘The Chain’…..

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Ha, perfect comment! I would like to have a ringtone on my mobile with Chaseside Shoot-up, great suggestion.

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just watched it again, and damn! Goosebumps everytime.
First 30 seconds demonstrate why this track needs to used.

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This piece of music is synonymus with F1 and the mere fact that people are reporting goosebumps is why this track ought to be taken on board for the BBC’s coverage of the new 2009 F1 season. Anything else is most likely to disappoint the majority of F1 fans out there, and why would the BBC want to deliberately do that to people who pay for it’s existence.

Do the right thing BBC, listen to the people and give us an F1 coverage that is innovative and fresh, but don’t forget thats its just as important to draw on those aural memories that we all remember with great fondness (and by that i don’t mean the ITV theme tune).

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Not using the Chain would be like dropping the MOTD music when they got it back from ITV. It simply can’t be done. Refresh the broadcast approach, sure, I look forward to seeing what they’ve done, but if I get up at 7am to watch the first race and am not rewarded with a healthy amount of goosebumps, I, and millions of others, will be more than disappointed!

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If I had my way I would change the tune to all of the BBc sports shows..MOTD, Cricket, Wimbledon, all tedious, overplayed and boring, also I would change that dreadful dirge of a national anthem too.

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Whoever said that that was a rip-off of the one RTE Ireland used is an idiot, Irish coverage used Firestarter by The Prodigy and later used Right Here Right Now by Fatboy Slim.

Anyone think this is better than the one they’re actually using?

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WAY BETTER THAN ITV ANYDAY.

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the intro is good but it would be better if real f1 cars were in it

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