February 9, 2012 20:00

Noah and the Whale, Arcade Fire, Florence and the Machine feature on Barack Obama's Spotify playlist

Bruce Springsteen, Wilco, No Doubt and U2 also make the President's campaign soundtrack

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Noah And The Whale, Arcade Fire and Florence And The Machine are amongst the artists that have made it on to US President Barack Obama's Spotify playlist.

The official playlist for Obama's 2012 presidential campaign is said to "feature[s] picks by the campaign staff - including a few of President Obama's favorites."

The playlist also includes the new Bruce Springsteen single 'We Take Care Of Our Own', as well as Al Green's 'Let's Stay Together', which Obama sang a snippet of at a recent campaign fundraiser in New York.

Wilco, No Doubt and Aretha Franklin's version of The Band's 'The Weight' also appear on the playlist, as do REO Speedwagon, ELO, James Taylor and U2. To listen to the full playlist, go to Spotify.com.

UK Prime Minister David Cameron recently revealed that he is a big fan of Lana Del Rey and Band Of Horses. The Conservative Party leader previously expressed his love of Florence And The Machine, The Killers, The xx and, most famously, The Smiths.

His well known love of The Smiths was not welcomed by either Morrissey or Johnny Marr, with Marr saying that he would "forbid" the Prime Minister from liking his former band.

When he was Chancellor, Gordon Brown, who went on to become Prime Minister before Cameron, once admitted to a fondness for Arctic Monkeys saying that their music "really wakes you up in the mornings".

Barack Obama's campaign playlist tracklisting is:

Raphael Saadiq – 'Keep Marchin''
Noah And The Whale – 'Tonight's The Kind Of Night'
Bruce Springsteen – 'We Take Care Of Our Own'
Zac Brown Band – 'Keep Me In Mind'
Aretha Franklin – 'The Weight'
U2 – 'Even Better Than The Real Thing'
Dierks Bentley – 'Home'
No Doubt – 'Different People'
Earth Wind & Fire Experience feat. Al McKay Allstars – 'Got To Get You Into My Life (live)'
Booker T. & The MG's – 'Green Onions' (Single/LP Version)
Wilco – 'I Got You'
The Impressions – 'Keep On Pushing' (single version)
Performed by Jennifer Hudson ;Dreamgirls (Motion Picture Soundtrack) – 'Love You I Do'
AgesandAges – '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'
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 – 'The Best Thing About Me Is You' (Feat Joss Stone)
Ray LaMontagne – 'You Are The Best Thing'


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