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- Posted on Apr 7th 2010 9:00AM by Matt Glazebrook
Port Vale partisan Robbie Williams is also supposed to be involved in the latest interpretation of the hugely popular anthem, which officially backed England's 1996 hosting of the European Championships and was re-released to cash in on the team's bid for the 1998 World Cup and the subsequent 2002 and 2006 tournaments.
No word yet on how Brand and Williams' vocals will augment the original contributions of Broudie and comedian co-writers Frank Skinner and David Baddiel, but Spinner humbly suggests that Brand's passable singing voice (at least on the evidence of his turn in 'Forgetting Sarah Marshall') might be an ideal substitute for Baddiel's more grating tones. The comedian's flat-as-a-pancake "and all those oh-so-neeearrrs" was at least as painful as 44 years of pre-final tournament exits.