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The Manic Street Preachers Welsh Euros Anthem Has Set The Euros Anthem Bar Low

The Manic Street Preachers Welsh Euros Anthem Has Set The Euros Anthem Bar Low
By Donny Mahoney Updated

You're Wales. You've got Gareth Bale. You've got Aaron Ramsey. You've got yourself in an international tournament for the first time in yonks. You've got to record an anthem. Who do you turn to?

Super Furry Animals?

Charlotte Church?

Catatonia?

Nope, they've gone for the Manics, and the song is woeful.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PmHnnkzgjCI

It's called 'Together Stronger' and it's an ambitious undertaking. Verse one tells the modern Welsh football. Verse two explains why today's Welsh players are so good ("with ashley williams we can win any fight"). Verse three...well I didn't make it do verse three.

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Look, the major tournament anthem is a pretty limiting genre so our expectations weren't too high. Ireland's anthem surely can't be too far away, though we'd need a squad first to record the video. We're hoping for Hozier.

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