The groups provide the musical backdrop to soccer drama 'Mike Bassett: England Manager'...
SUPERGRASS, JARVIS COCKER, CERYS MATTHEWS and JUSTINE FRISCHMANN are amongst the musicians who have contributed to the soundtrack to the forthcoming football film ‘MIKE BASSETT: ENGLAND MANAGER’.
The film, which receives its premiere in the UK on September 28, follows the fortunes of the fictional football manager.
The soundtrack features a new, football themed track by Pulp singer Jarvis Cocker titled ‘Everybody Loves The Underdog’, Justine Frischmann plus various members of Primal Scream in the guise of British Meat Scene, performing ‘Too Old To Die Young’ and All Seeing I & Cerys Matthews covering ‘These Boots Are Made For Walking’.
Elsewhere, Supergrass provide a brand new instrumental titled ‘Oracle’ and Fat Les spin-off Sporting Les team up with Atomic Kitten members Elizabeth McLarnon and Jennifer Frost donate ‘On Me Head Son’.
The confirmed tracklisting is: Primal Scream – ‘When the Kingdom Comes’
All Kinds of People – ‘All Kinds of People’
Marcus Nikolai – ‘Bushes’
Robbie Williams – ‘Summertime’
Help! – ‘The Serious Business of Football’
British Meat Scene & Justine Frischmann – ‘Too Old To Die Young’
All Seeing I & Cerys Matthews – ‘These Boots Are Made for Walking’
Help! – ‘I’m In Trouble’
Supergrass – ‘Oracle’
Jarvis Cocker – ‘Everybody Loves the Underdog’
Sporting Les feat. Elizabeth McLarnon & Jennifer Frost – ‘On Me Head Son’
Backyard Dog – ‘Extra Extra’
Richard Ashcroft – ‘One More For the Lovers’
Omar – ‘Elevate Your Mind’
Spring Heel Jack – ‘Tube of Glass’
Dreem Team Vs. Artful Dodger – ‘It Aint Enuff’
Dirty Harry – ‘Surreal’
The soundtrack has been compiled by Ant Genn, who as well as featuring in Pulp as a bass player, became famous within the music industry for streaking during Elastica‘s performance at the Glastonbury Festival in 1995. He has now formed a new band, Help! .
The group make their live debut at the London Water Rats on September 20.