British Sea Power record World Cup anthem for England

'Football (Kick It In The Goal)' is available to download for free

British Sea Power have recorded their own World Cup anthem for the England football team.

Called ‘Football (Kick It In The Goal)’, the track takes inspiration from a calypso song written to commemorate the opening of the Maurice Bishop International Airport in Grenada.

Featuring British Sea Power‘s Martin Noble, BrakesMarc Beatty and Eamon Hamilton and The Modern OvensDarren Moon and Matt Eaton, the group have released the song under the name The Bench Warmers.

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Available for free, you can download the track via BritishSeaPower.co.uk.

The song is the latest in a long list of unofficial World Cup anthems, including Dizzee Rascal and James Corden‘s ‘Shout For England’, Weezer’s ‘Represent!’ and We Are Scientists’ ‘Goal! England’.

Head to NME.COM/worldcupspecial for more on the tournament, including a regular blog from The HorrorsFaris Badwan.

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