This Page Is Now Being Updated Over Here! Gooooooaaaaaaalllll!
Yep, we like nothing better than taking the month of June off every 4 years to watch all the World Cup action. Sometimes we even go through mental torture trying to decide whether football or music is our greatest love but the truth is we love them both equally. So with South Africa 2010 rapidly approaching we’ve taken it upon ourselves to give the 19th World Cup a soundtrack that is kind on the ears of those of the indie persuasion. What we’re planning is a compilation made up of songs written about each of the World Cup finalists. So that’ll be 32 songs in all! As you can imagine it’s a very tall order and with a not so grand indie tradition in several of the countries it may make for some interesting results.
If you are a band or solo artist and are interested in getting involved in this compilation please get in touch. It promises to give you decent exposure, a share of the royalties and will hopefully be a lot of fun. There is no limitation to which country you chose except that the song you write will need to be true to your adopted team.
Listed below is the growing list of countries which have already qualified for the tournament. This will be added to as more qualify. Each country will either have ‘Available’ or ‘Artist’ associated with them.
South Africa – Unsparing Sea
Australia – Sleep Good
Japan – Goatboy
South Korea – Walkperson
Holland – Burning Codes *
North Korea – Red Star Belgrade
Brazil – Available
Ghana – Polynya
England – Available
Spain – Available
Paraguay – Available
* = Recorded
You may wish to bookmark this page as it will be updated regularly. By early December we will know the full complement of World Cup finalists and we’ll also have made significant inroads in participating artists (hopefully!).