The components of U2 Bono and The Edge and the Dutch DJ and producer Martin garrix have come together to create ‘We Are The People’, the official song of Euro 2020, which will be held from June 11 to July 11 in 11 cities across the continent.
The official song of the European appointment has been written “to celebrate the party and football” of the Eurocup. “‘We Are The People’ it is a song that analyzes the challenges facing the world, while seeking to find a unified answer to these problems, “UEFA said in a statement.
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“‘We Are The People’ hopes to reflect the positivity, hope and determination necessary for any team to succeed, as well as offering a feeling of togetherness, which fits with the theme of Euro 2020: unity,” he added.
The new anthem was unveiled on the giant screens at Wembley, the venue for the final on July 11, 2021, with the stadium arch lit up in the colors of Euro 2020.
Garrix, world-renowned DJ and producer and author of hits like ‘Animals’, ‘In the Name Of Love’ and ‘Scared to Be Lonely’, has also produced the official music for the teams’ departure to the field and the broadcast of the tournament.
The collaboration between the three evolved with Bono writing the lyrics and creating melodies, and The Edge adding the lead guitar riffs. “Creating the music for one of the biggest sporting events in the world with Bono and The Edge has been an incredible experience. I am so proud of what we have done together and excited to finally share it with the world!” Said Garrix.
In addition, the players participating in the tournament will contribute to the official ‘playlist’, which will be supervised by Garrix and will be available on the main music streaming platforms, in addition to the Euro 2020 own playlist of each participating national team. .
UEFA’s marketing director, Guy-Laurent Epstein, recalled that “football and music have the power to bring people together.” “They are vectors of passion and excitement, and their combination will expand the celebration of the tournament by fans, as well as reach new audiences. With the cast of stars that we have gathered to create the official music of the tournament, we are sure to achieve it.” , he pointed.
The Eurocup will be held for the first time in 11 host cities across the continent. Amsterdam, Baku, Bucharest, Budapest, Copenhagen, Glasgow, London, Munich, Rome, Saint Petersburg and Seville They will host matches this summer, with the first match at the Olímpico in Rome on June 11 – Turkey and Italy – and the final at London’s Wembley Stadium on July 11.