Three Lions rework out today

By | Published on Monday 17 May 2010

Robbie Williams, Russell Brand, Trevor Horn, John Motson and soprano Olivia Safe have all teamed up with David Baddiel, Frank Skinner and The Lightning Seeds’ Ian Broudie to record a new version of the England football anthem ‘Three Lions’, which is out today. As well as being released as a single, ‘Three Lions 2010’ will also appear on a World Cup-themed compilation album released by EMI next week, called ‘England The Album 2010’.

Commenting on his involvement in the re-work of the track, the Robster told reporters: “I’ve always been approached to write football songs but have always declined as I thought ‘Three Lions’ could never be beaten – so I am really happy to be part of this record. I am counting down the days until the start of the World Cup”.

As previously reported, there is no official England team song this year, but various artists have recorded unofficial ones. Sadly, there is to be no re-worked version of this for the 2010 World Cup: