The question really shouldn’t be whether George Michael had the right to play and promote one of his new songs after rocking the house with Freedom. The question is whether that song was any good, or at least whether it’s the kind of song that would go over well in a large celebration.
Watching on the international feed, you could feel the stadium deflate.
Cutting this song was one decision NBC got right.
BBC News – George Michael defends Olympics closing ceremony song.