They may be on a tropical island, but these songs are definitely desert island discs.
Survivor – ‘Eye of the Tiger’
OK, this one is easy: the clue is in the band name. But via its inclusion in the first ‘Rocky’ film, it’s also become synonymous with “the fight”.
Aaliyah – ‘Rock the Boat’
For not only the nautical reference and tropical vibes, but for the sentiment: rocking the boat is what players like Ace, Palesa and Tevin do best.
Herbie Hancock – ‘Cantaloupe Island’
A breezy instrumental perfect for downtime at the Luzon or Mindanao beaches.
Eric Carmen – ‘Hungry Eyes’
Food is scarce on Survivor!
Daniel Bedingfield – ‘Gotta Get Thru This’
Because. Perseverance is important.
Sheryl Crow – ‘The First Cut is the Deepest’
A song about betrayal. This could be Ace’s theme tune.
Justin Bieber – ‘Sorry’
Should anyone bother to apologise!
Gloria Gaynor – ‘I Will Survive’
Unless you’re Stacey-Lee, of course!
Destiny’s Child – ‘Survivor’
“I'm a Survivor
I'm not gon' give up
I'm not gon' stop
I'm gon' work harder
I'm a Survivor
I'm gonna make it
I will survive
Keep on Survivin'”