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Sending in the Lions
OTT Band

OTT Home Page
2 out of 5

Sending in the Lions ( England Expects!)
by: James Mitchell

With the world cup approaching more and more unofficial world cup anthems are coming thru our letter box, here is the latest one we received by a band called the OTT band.

In a nutshell this band is as lyrically competent as a young PJ and Duncan's (Ant and Dec) when they sung the 2002 world cup song entitled "On the ball". Although this is no Badiel and Skinner - Three lions (1996 or 1998) it is certainly more catchy than the official song "World at your feet" which sounds more like a Ballad and at least this can be shouted in the stands…

"Clap your hands … come on and sing…stamp your feet… were going to get the bling !" or the line "Cause we are sending in the lions , listen to the roar ! Its been forty years and we ain't waiting anymore !".

There is a myth surrounding football songs and World cup anthems. They can make or break a career, Ant and Dec lived on from their dreadful song and are now doing very well for themselves … I just hope that the career of this band can do the same!

The song was released on the 15th May , it can be downloaded from their website - www.ottband.co.uk , and listen out for it in a pub or world cup venue near you !