The Future Sound of Football
The man who penned England New Order’s World In Motion, Keith Allen, joins forces with his daughter Lily for easily the best Fat Les romp yet, complete with punk rock morris dancers (or are they extras from A Clockwork Orange?). The track was actually originally released in 2002, but will live on thanks to unrivalled lyrical passages like this…
“50% of the inventions inverted after the second world war have been English. Trains, Boats, Planes, Computers, Penicillin, Connect Four, Countdown, Generation Game, Telephones, Parliament, National Health, Luddites, Bessemer Converter, Spinning Jenny, Steam, Internal Combustion, Hovercraft, The Clash, Blur, Oasis, Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Capstan Full Strength, Navy Rum, Hipsters, Hippies, Flares, Vera Lynn and Chris Kamara.”
If my research is correct, the Top 10 best football-inspired songs ever would go like this. But what’s your favourite and why? Let us know.
2. Stephen Duffy – Holte End Hotel