5 Best English Football Songs
The English love their sports, and they love these 5 best English football songs about the World Cup. Some of these songs hit the charts and stayed on the top ten for several weeks.
- "Back Home" performed by England World Cup Squad. Recorded for the 1970 World Cup, it made history by being the first time the players actually left the pitch and entered the recording studio. It is considered to be one of the best football songs ever recorded and stayed at the top of the charts for three weeks.
- "The Lightening Seeds—Three Lions (98)" performed by Baddiel and Skinner. A British pop-chant originally performed at the European Championships in 1996. It became popular during the 1998 World Cup. This song is considered one of the five best footballs songs because it will make any misty-eyed Brit overcome with nostalgia.
- "(How Does It Feel To Be) On Top Of The World?" Performed by England United, the Spice Girls and the Lightening Seeds. This song was recorded for the 1998 World Cup. Though not as popular as some of the other songs recorded that year, it is still considered to be one of the best English football songs.
- "England Crazy" performed by Terry Venables, and also recorded by Rider Feat. The Terry Venables version is the most popular recorded for the 2002 World Cup. His “Frank Sinatra” big band, Las Vegas style with show girls is almost a patriotic song. Who doesn’t love the glitz and glamour of this video? It will remain forever as one of the top five best English football songs.
- "We’re On The Ball" performed by Art and Dec for the 2002 World Cup. This imaginative duo reprised an old song to cheers the squad on to victory against Japan and Korea. This lively number is a favorite among the Brits and is definitely one of the five best English footballs songs.
Posted on: Dec. 17, 2010