Archive for June, 2010
The 2010 FIFA World Cup officially kicks off in less than 2 weeks and every patriotic englishman and woman’s thoughts turn to one thing – will this be the year when England, against all the odds, fulfill our dreams… and release a good World Cup song?
We’ve had some solid efforts in the past, ‘Football’s Coming Home’, ‘Three Lions’ and ‘World in Motion’ but maybe this year is THE year. Back in February, the FA confirmed that there will be no official World Cup anthem for England this time around so it’s left to the great British public to come up with their own ideas. So, what have we come up with to cheer our team on?
Here’s a selection:
An element of star quality with this one as Rik Mayall has been drafted in to deliver a Henry V style call to arms, backed by a rousing chorus and some thoroughly unnecessary 3D computer graphics.
Take it all away
If you ever wondered what a football song would sound like if it was written in the style of an 80s action film training montage (e.g. The Karate Kid or Rocky), look no further…
We are Engerland
And here’s a more light-hearted effort from some local fans – they’re friends of Lucy’s, I’ll say nothing more than that…
So based on those efforts, maybe the 2014 World Cup in Brazil will be THE year…