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Sunday, October 31, 2010

"Wave Your Flag" New Breeders Cup Music Video

Are you excited about the Breeders Cup yet? This new take on the classic FIFA World Cup unofficial theme song from k'naan leaves me scratching my head, but it's fun to watch.

In case you were under a rock and missed the excitement from South Africa that was the biggest sporting event in the world, here's the Coca-Cola version of the song:

What are the lyrics, saying, anyway? Their sentiment could inspire hard-running young horses from outside the blueblood Bluegrass as much as they did the soccer-loving street kids in Soweto and Somalia, Asia and all the stops all over the world where this video was shot.

They'd inspire anyone, for that matter. Listen and read the lyrics here.

I never thought I'd hear African music on the Breeders Cup web site!

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

That was great, I have water coming out of my eyes now. Whoever did the editing was a master of the medium. The music is wonderful, I don't think I had heard it before, and I like how the clips were presented in different speeds.