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Listen up: London’s lyrical landmarks

Posted at 5:45 pm, May 12, 2012 in Music & Nightlife
The Thames © Jonathan Perugia

Like any iconic city worth its salt, London has inspired songwriters for literally hundreds of years. And it’s usually the city’s treasured landmarks that loom large lyrically. We’ve compiled a jukebox of the best, stretching beyond the obvious likes of ‘White Man in Hammersmith Palais’ to songs that celebrate – or even vilify – the capital’s less touristy landmarks. Read about them, listen to the songs – and tell us what you think.

Hear all the London Landmarks in Song.

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