Producer Dan Weller and LostAlone frontman Steven Battelle have teamed up to pen World Cup charity single ‘Football United The World’, featuring the musical prowess of Enter Shikari, Kids in Glass Houses, Skindred, Marmozets, Baby Godzilla, Blitz Kids, Itch, Verses, Natives, The First, Fearless Vampire Killers, Beasts, Rob Lynch and Only Rivals.
All profits from sales of the track will be donated to Street Child World Cup as everyone involved has given their time for free to help Street Child World Cup with our work around the world. Preorder the track on iTunes now ahead of its release on June 16th here!
With World Cup fever set to take hold in the coming weeks, Weller and Battelle saw an opportunity to bring the UK rock scene together with one voice, to celebrate the occasion and achieve something positive for underprivileged children around the World.
Weller said: “There are few events that unite the World like the World Cup, it’s a time that everyone can forget their differences and unite through celebration and competition. Many rock bands I work with are passionate about football, and this is a great opportunity to come together and raise some money for a very important cause.”
John Wroe, CEO of SCWC commented “Football United is an inspirational anthem representing the very best of the beautiful game and we are delighted to be a part of this project. At the Street Child World Cup we believe in the power of football to unite the world in support of street children’s rights. Our partnership with Football United will help this message reach people not only in the UK but across the world.”
Get involved and raise awareness on social media by using the hashtag #FootballUnitedTheWorld
No child should have to live or work on the streets.
“No child should have to live on the streets and I fully endorse this campaign giving street children a voice to claim their rights”
“When ever people come across me they laugh. It seems like my mouth is zipped because they talk for us. I wish they could give us a chance to talk for ourselves.”
“No child should have to live on the streets. I commend the Street Child World Cup for providing a platform for the rights of street children to be heard.”