Please don’t go searching for that video. Just… just don’t.
I’m glad to report that the F.A. Cup Final song is alive and well.
Well at least with Cardiff.
As you may have seen in the press they’ve found a semi-famous singer who decided to knock one out for them.
Snippet of an article via IcWales:
Cardiff City record FA Cup song
Apr 8 2008 By Simon Kendal-Williams, Media Wales
MOVE over Chas n Dave, Baddiel & Skinner and Englandneworder – Cardiff City are set to make an assault on the singles chart with their first-ever FA Cup record.
Broadway musical star James Fox has written and recorded the track, entitled ‘Bluebirds Flying High’, ahead of the FA Cup final against Portsmouth on May 17.
The lifelong City fan, who hails from Bargoed and is a season-ticket holder, decided to pen the song after Cardiff made it to the semi-final.
“It did cross my mind at Chasetown in the third round that we might need the traditional FA Cup song if we went all the way to Wembley,” said 32-year-old Fox, who represented the UK in the 2004 Eurovision Song Contest.
“But as soon as we beat Middlesbrough in the last eight, I decided to write and record it…
For your listening pleasure, a lower quality stream below. No download because this is a current single still for sale.
|James Fox and Cardiff FC – Bluebirds Flying High:|
There’s also an unofficial song done by Stephen Light, an unsigned artist from Caerleon in Wales. Have a listen below and again no download because this is a current song still for sale online.
|Stephen Light – The Bluebirds Stomp:|