♫ Women's football & music/chants

Discussion in 'Women's Fans and More' started by sbahnhof, Nov 16, 2018.

  1. sbahnhof

    sbahnhof Member+

    Nov 21, 2016
    Aotearoa
    Music and women's soccer are probably the best two things in the world, so together they can conquer the universe :D Or maybe just this thread.

    U should post

    - Songs about WoSo, as many bangers as possible

    - Chants that someone has made up

    - Music that's popular at the game

    - Footballers who make music, like Chelcee Grimes

    - Rapping commentators

    - Poetry and stuff(?)
     
  2. sbahnhof

    sbahnhof Member+

    Nov 21, 2016
    Aotearoa
  3. sbahnhof

    sbahnhof Member+

    Nov 21, 2016
    Aotearoa
    Beats & Rhymes FC has interviews with a lot of women's players about their favourite music, with Christian Brookes

    - http://beatsandrhymesfc.com/


    And the US women's national team gave away the secret music that helped them to become the World Cup champions. Make sure you're writing this down:

    - https://www.billboard.com/articles/...er-team-world-cup-2015-pregame-playlist-music

    "Usually we start with Coldplay's 'A Sky Full of Stars' or Ed Sheeran's 'Thinking Out Loud'"

    Hmm, maybe anyone can win it.
     
  4. sbahnhof

    sbahnhof Member+

    Nov 21, 2016
    Aotearoa
    [​IMG] The team with the most musical nickname, the Reggae Girlz, are Jamaica's national team.

    And they have their own song! It was made by three of the children of Bob Marley – Cedella, Stephen and Damian Marley

    Play it loud


     
  5. sbahnhof

    sbahnhof Member+

    Nov 21, 2016
    Aotearoa
    When national anthems go wrong (Part 1 of 700)


    1: [​IMG] Wales

    The PA system didn't work, they sang it themselves




    2: [​IMG] @Fureeku's Maldives

    "The second day of the tournament on Wednesday India and Maldives lined up for the national anthem. But the organisers could not play the national anthem of Maldives through sound systems citing technical reasons. Instead some of the Maldives players were handed over microphones to sing the anthem themselves. But FIFA and Indian national anthem went on as international practice, played though the sound systems."
    I know that many people would sympathize with John Lennon's "imagine there's no countries". But if they come to visit, you do have to get their music right...
     
  6. Fureeku

    Fureeku Member

    Feb 9, 2011
    Maldives
    Club:
    Liverpool FC
    Nat'l Team:
    Maldives
    I am genuinely curious to know how that went, considering that most of us never bother to learn the words and resort to mumbling along with the tune instead.
     
    blissett repped this.
  7. sbahnhof

    sbahnhof Member+

    Nov 21, 2016
    Aotearoa
    "Imagine there's no lyrics" :)

    Actually it was broadcast live, you can see it at this point in the match video (but we don't see a microphone as such). They did an OK job given they're not professional singers...
     
  8. sbahnhof

    sbahnhof Member+

    Nov 21, 2016
    Aotearoa
    [​IMG] The Lionesses' unofficial songwriter in recent years was Kendow, as he released two party pop hits near-misses, including "England Women, Come Together", because if you ACHIEVE then you can BELIEVE. But now he's gone off-piste and done an American one! With the same tune!
    - https://kendow.hearnow.com/usa-come-together

    Also, Kirsty Gallacher from the telly composed an England chant, although maybe it works better as a poem.
    - www.youtube.com/watch?v=wGxpORIS9WY&t=1m09s
    [​IMG]


    @BarryfromEastenders, as our main England expert, can you answer this very important musical question.... is there any word that rhymes with 'England'? The songwriters of the nation need to know.
     

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