Burberry Pays Tribute to 17 Years of Its Soundtrack

Music has influenced me profoundly from a very young age and has always been an emotive companion in my life. This passion has resulted in me having a wide and varying taste in music with a particular love for British artists, both new and old. It is something I go back to constantly as a source of inspiration – from providing the soundscapes to our shows, to live performances at our events, to recording music videos of the newest musicians at the very beginning of their careers.

’17 Years of Soundtracks’ is the perfect way to celebrate the incredible roster of musicians that have helped shape my time at Burberry, be it directly through exclusive recordings, or through lending their songs as the backdrop to our experiences. This patchwork of tracks is a musical tribute to Burberry’s past, present, and future, which I hope will not only introduce new music to audiences but also allow for some musical rediscovery.” – Christopher Bailey, Burberry President and Chief Creative Officer

Burberry is celebrating its long-standing relationship with music with a dedicated playlist, available on Apple Music, featuring over 200 tracks that have defined some of the brand’s most memorable moments over the last 17 years.

Since joining Burberry in 2001, Christopher Bailey has cemented music, and the support of musicians, at the heart of the brand’s retail experience, runway shows, global events, and campaigns. This new playlist on Apple Music allows subscribers to explore and enjoy the sounds that have shaped the brand over its recent history.

‘17 Years of Soundtracks’ has been curated by Christopher Bailey, and will include:

  • Songs featured on the soundtracks to Christopher’s runway shows for Burberry including Adele, Pet Shop Boys, Elton John, The Cure, Dusty Springfield, Elvis Costello, Birdy, and Marina and the Diamonds as well as Burberry Acoustic artists Misty Miller and Anna Calvi. 
  • Tracks from artists who performed live for Burberry’s most memorable events around the world including Benjamin Clementine, George Ezra, Jake Bugg, and Tom Odell.
  • Recorded interviews with some of Burberry’s most notable music collaborators whose songs also feature on the soundtrack, including Tom OdellJames Bay, Benjamin Clementine, Paloma Faith, Alison Moyet, George Ezra, Clare Maguire, George Craig, and Ilan Eshkeri. 

Take a Seat with James Bay for Burberry | 17 Years of Soundtracks

Take a Seat with Tom Odell for Burberry | 17 Years of Soundtracks

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