Bob Stanley of Saint Etienne checked in with fans on the group’s blog at MySpace (@saintetienne) on Wednesday (April 7), revealing that they won’t be submitting a song to be the World Cup theme. He writes:
Well, we’re pulling out of the race to record a World Cup song. Bit late, too many rivals, struggling to think of something that rhymes with Fabio. And it’s hard to feel much kinship with the cuddly likes of Defoe, Terry, Lampard, the ex Mr Cheryl Cole etc. Besides, we did it once before, 20 years ago (deary me, is it really that long?).