Friday, February 10, 2012 10:52am by London Newsdesk
Florence and the Machine, Ricky Martin, Wilco on Barack Obama Spotify playlist
The likes of Florence and Machine and Ricky Martin have been selected for a special Spotify playlist picked by Barack Obama and his staff as his 2012 campaign gains pace.
US President Obama unveiled the playlist through a tweet yesterday (February 9) - and it featured some surprising choices.
Other names on the list include No Doubt, U2, REO Speedwagon, Sugarland and Noah and the Whale.
Obama's tweet read: "A little Wilco, a bit of No Doubt - check out what else made it onto the new official #Obama2012 campaign playlist."
The full playlist is as follows:
No Doubt: 'Different People'
Earth Wind & Fire Experience featuring the Al McKay Allstars: 'Got To Get You Into My Life – (Live)'
Booker T. & the MG's: 'Green Onions'
Wilco: 'I Got You'
The Impressions: 'Keep On Pushing'
Jennifer Hudson: 'Love You I Do'
Ages and Ages: 'No Nostalgia'
Ledisi: 'Raise Up'
Sugarland: 'Stand Up'
Darius Rucker: 'This'
Arcade Fire: 'We Used to Wait'
Florence + the Machine: 'You've Got the Love'
James Taylor: 'Your Smiling Face'
REO Speedwagon: 'Roll With the Changes'
Raphael Saadiq: 'Keep Marchin''
Noah and the Whale: 'Tonight's the Kind of Night'
Zac Brown Band: 'Keep Me In Mind'
Aretha Franklin: 'The Weight'
U2: 'Even Better Than the Real Thing'
Dierks Bentley: 'Home'
Sugarland: 'Everyday America'
Darius Rucker: 'Learn to Live'
Al Green: 'Let's Stay Together'
Electric Light Orchestra: 'Mr. Blue Sky'
Montgomery Gentry: 'My Town'
Ricky Martin featuring Joss Stone: 'The Best Thing About Me Is You'
Ray LaMontagne: 'You Are the Best Thing'
Bruce Springsteen: 'We Take Care Of Our Own'
Watch the video for Florence and the Machine's 'You've Got The Love' below: