Behind England’s “Three Lions” Football Chant | Genius News

Liverpool alt-rock band Baddiel, Skinner & The Lightning Seeds dropped its English football anthem “Three Lions” back in 1996, but the song’s appeal has proven to be timeless. The track has been adopted as one of England supporters’ most popular chants, and has seen periodic spikes in popularity tied to the team’s fortunes at any given time. Now, thanks to England’s successful run to the semi-finals of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, “Three Lions” is back.

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