Martin Garrix and U2’s Bono and The Edge have launched their official UEFA Euro 2020 tune, ‘We Are The Folks’.
The EDM star and the Irish rockers teamed up on the uplifting anthem, which premiered on big screens at Wembley Stadium on Thursday (13.05.21).
In an announcement, the Dutch DJ mentioned: “Creating the music for one of many greatest sports activities occasions on this planet along with Bono and The Edge has been an unbelievable expertise.
“I am very happy with what we did collectively and excited to lastly share it with the world!”
Garrix began the observe, earlier than Bono added lyrics and melodies, and The Edge provided the main guitar riffs.
‘We Are The Folks’ goals to get everybody within the spirit for the most important soccer event, which was delayed for a 12 months as a result of coronavirus pandemic.
What’s extra, gamers are contributing to the official UEFA EURO 2020 playlist, which can be curated by Garrix and can be out there on all main streaming providers.
Soccer followers also can get entangled by posting their footage with the hashtag #EUROHyped on social media.
UEFA advertising and marketing director, Man-Laurent Epstein, added: “The lengthy wait is nearly over and we’re delighted to formally unveil the official tune for UEFA EURO 2020 ‘We Are The Folks’, which options among the world’s most celebrated artists in Martin Garrix, Bono and The Edge.
“Soccer and music have the facility of bringing individuals collectively. They’re vectors of ardour and emotion and mixing them will prolong additional the fan celebration of the event, in addition to reaching out to new audiences. With the star-studded line-up now we have pulled collectively to create the event’s official music, we’re assured of doing simply this.”
The primary match takes place on the Stadio Olimpico in Rome on June 11, when Turkey will face Italy, and the ultimate can be held at London’s Wembley Stadium on July 11.