In their boots before the GIANTS, We take the longest strides We’re greater than the rest. You can find out more about our policy and your choices, including how to opt-out I thought Dean was going to give me the fairy tale story of how he has barracked for GWS all of his life, he has never missed a game and has all of the players’ autographs – until he sent me this message: “Hey Col, being a Western Sydney boy. And to the powers that be at Freo, just in case you missed it, both gentlemen used the word "monstrosity" when talking about your song. You cant go anywhere this week without hearing the Russian-inspired GWS Giants theme song as hilarious memes flood social media. Register, Join the conversation, you are commenting as Logout. Sorry we couldn't find a match for that, please try again. And finally, a few more Aussies might be streaming this Bollywood film: FEAST ON THE DIVERSITY OF FREMANTLE BUSINESS, ‘I’d steal food’: Binge-eater’s weight loss, © West Australian Newspapers Limited 2020. Fair dinkum – what is he on? The patriotic song of Down Under has become an iconic Australian song across the world, topping the music charts in the 1980s in many countries, including Australia, Britain and the US. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. Like Quote Reply. We’ll fight until the end r/AFL: AFL: The home of Australian football on reddit, including the Australian Football League, and all other aspects of the game. Here’s a sample of both songs.
Self-aggrandizing these days is the domain of rappers, telling anyone who will listen how incredible they are. Press J to jump to the feed. What is so special about the Collingwood bloke not receiving an offer? ‘The Office’ has been featured, as has a scene from a well-loved Indian film and, like all meme trends, The Simpsons have made an appearance too. TIPSMASTER’s NOTE: I reckon this irate Talkback radio caller is like the rest of us, he has simply never heard the Poor ols’ song often enough because it is very, very rarely sung! The Greater Western Comrades will defeat those imperialist Tigers! Invalid postcode. ( Log Out /
Hiring Harry Angus from the Cat Empire to write it was a masterstroke. All other AFL clubs combined amassed a total of 4 articles, one of Geelong (of which Collingwood got a mention), one of Greater Western Sydney’s Israel Folau (of which Collingwood got a mention), one about a comment from Hawthorn’s Alistair Clarkson, and one from Brad (I have the biggest face in footy) Ebert.
Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. At least the likelihood is the players won't have to regularly put themselves on centre stage before the Fox Footy cameras too often, given GWS's predicted winter of discontent. pics: fnwb.com.au, eccentric-cinema.com, dgesfootytalk.com.
A NOTE ABOUT RELEVANT ADVERTISING: We collect information about the content (including ads) you use across this site and use it to make both advertising and content more relevant to you on our network and other sites. Australia has GWS fever after memes started circulating pairing the club’s song with famous dance numbers in film and television.
This is something I didn't know I needed, but now I can't live without, The fact that it synchronises not once but twice on the “highest leap” while the dancer is leaping is... just freaky... . The song is to Richmond supporters what rakes were to Sideshow Bob in this infamous gag. My turn! “But they liked my one that’s what we ended up with. The surge in popularity has sparked debate on whether Saturday’s AFL Grand Final will feature not only the competition’s best two teams, but also the game’s best two theme songs?
He submitted it to the club and they liked it.He consulted Sheedy, coaches, players and club management about the song.``I wasn't an advertising guy following a brief. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Reactions: por_please_ya and ChappyUK. It would be like watching a Footy Show Revue every week. Some have even argued the song has surpassed Richmond’s “Oh, We’re from Tigerland”, long regarded as the best club tune in the AFL. ``They asked for the same energy in their theme. This is still my go to soviet dancing soldiers remix. ``I disagree with the critics,'' musician Angus said on Saturday.``I have made a song that pays respect to the cultural tradition of the great old footy songs sound.``Any criticism about it not being rock 'n' roll enough is ridiculous.``That is the reason why nobody has connected with theme songs of the modern day - because they are too rock 'n' roll. But I agree.”. But while the GWS Giants have been a slow burn for some AFL fans, their theme song, There’s a Big, Big Sound, might just be rocketing up the charts. This is also known as Online Behavioural Advertising.
How about marching through the banner Goose Step style? ( Log Out / GWS's Russian-like team song is defended by writer, Harry Angus Nui Te Koha, HeraldSun February 17, 2012 1:23pm CAT Empire star Harry Angus has defended the theme song he wrote for Greater Western Sydney. But GWS is a fair dinkum song that tests the vocal chords. The unveiling of the GWS GIANTS’ new theme song, written by Harry Angus. ''Angus said he followed traditional footy song themes.``I walked a fine line of not copying, but using things that are typical,'' he said.``It's a footy song. A NOTE ABOUT RELEVANT ADVERTISING: We collect information about the content (including ads) you use across this site and use it to make both advertising and content more relevant to you on our network and other sites. But I seriously hope they do win so we can see the players try and remember the words, to rekindle memories of those Brisbane Bears footballers signing from sheets when they won their first VFL match back in Round 1 of the 1987 season. We're not trying to be cool here,'' Angus said.``I wanted to pay respect to the history of the game with structures that are timeless - a bit of oom-pah, brass and a choir of men.``I didn't want to be modern.``If you chuck electric guitar all over your footy songs, the way some clubs have, it might sound modern now, but in 10 years time, it will sound dated. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -, New case may be a reinfection, Andrews hints at early easing, O'Brien shrugs off Camelot's 'overrated' wide draw, Trade buzz: Giants target young guns to sweeten Cameron deal. It has a genuine point of difference, having a Russian Cossack feel about it. Stop writing about Collingwood because no one is interested and the ones who are can’t read anyway. ''Lyrically, Angus aimed for themes of size.``It's not a Shakespearean sonnet,'' he said.``It has to be simple and ballsy and get the team pumped up.``At the end of the day, it's the team song. The GWS song led me to imagine the feel in the rooms of GWS if they ever win a game. here. #bigbigsound pic.twitter.com/NTofXbaM8x, I like to think they were singing about something so beautiful it can’t be expressed in words, and it makes your heart ache because of it #bigbigsound pic.twitter.com/NvCP4zyvRs, Okay, okay! We’re the biggest and the best, And we will never surrender All hail the immortal science of Marxism-Leninism-Sheedyism! #NeverSurrender pic.twitter.com/tqYyxGolJq, To join the conversation, please log in. Would their supporters look something like this?
Don't have an account? *Half page spread on the back page about a Collingwood player with possible mental issues. When Greater Western Sydney introduced its theme the general response was: "more Cossack than class".
CAT Empire star Harry Angus has defended the theme song he wrote for Greater Western Sydney. There's a #bigbigsound from Peppa's town pic.twitter.com/OMtXjCezFJ, Well there's a big, big sound.#AFLGF pic.twitter.com/efg9OesUnw, #bigbigsound #AFLGF #NeverSurrender pic.twitter.com/OV7MUWrskh, Important safety announcement re #bigbigsound pic.twitter.com/CPPP4PYe4y, has this been done? This little dittie has a real Russian feel about it with more oomph and gusto than Freo’s ‘Song of the Vulgar Boatman’ (Hi Ho Heave Ho) The GWS song led me to imagine the feel in the rooms of GWS if they ever win a game. *Collingwood mentioned on the front page. My only criticism is those of us who lean towards the tone deaf category would find it hard to sing.
It’s a great pity none of these questions will be answered in the short term because GWS have about as much chance of winning a game as the Tsars have of making a royal comeback. For GWS theme song lyrics, keep scrolling Scenes from the Simpsons, Friends and The Office have been suddenly interrupted with the unlikely sound of the Russian-sounding song, which was written by The Cat Empire’s trumpet player Harry James Angus. The song has been embraced by AFL fans ahead of Saturday’s grand final between the Giants and Richmond, being dubbed over footage from The Simpsons, Peppa Pig and earning its own hashtag #bigbigsound. The GWS song is a cracker and I can’t wait to hear it again – (unless it is against Essendon). Will their mascot be Misha the 1980 Moscow Olympics bear? Since the Giants qualified for the Grand Final, the internet has been flooded with hilarious clips set to the distinctive tune of the Giants theme song “There’s a big, big sound”. It does everything a club theme needs to. We asked Herald Sun reporters if Richmond or the Giants had the better theme song. Pisser SW – pisser! Oh We’re From Tigerland has been a favourite among footy fans — not just those of the yellow and black persuasion — for decades.
“Then it just kind of slips in with the others because it sounds right.”. Well there's a big big soundFrom the West of the townIt's the sound of the mighty GIANTS, You feel the ground A-SHAKINGThe other teams are quakingIn their boots before the GIANTS, We take the longest stridesAnd the highest leapWe're stronger than the rest, We're the Greater Western Sydney GIANTSWe're the biggest and the best, And we will never surrenderWe'll fight until the endWe're greater than the rest, Originally published as It's not rock 'n' roll but I like it. r/AFL: AFL: The home of Australian football on reddit, including the Australian Football League, and all other aspects of the game.
I can vocally handle "We Are Geelong'' and "We Are the Navy Blues'' because you can just about get away with speaking the words. When the Giants get up on Saturday #bigbigsound #AFLGF #neversurrender pic.twitter.com/pHIfzzim4h, Trying to get to sleep and all I can hear in my head is: #bigbigsound pic.twitter.com/WxtiuqxSgg. I almost nommed the Daniel Craig/the Queen scene even though there isn't really a song. Yes folks, Aberfeldie- St Johns Cricket Club star Dean Harris from team DEANOSKA is a first year tipster in the DGES WORLD FAMOUS FOOTY TIPPING COMP and has nominated his AFL team of choice as GWS- Great Western Sydney. Rhyming "ground a-quaking'' with "other teams are shaking'' is a nice educational nod to ye-olde language too for kids who spend their time texting ROTFLMAO (rolling on the floor laughing my arse off). The unveiling of the GWS GIANTS’ new theme song, written by Harry Angus. You’re welcome, Gil. That song sounds like a B-side from a hair metal band like Warrant or Poison.
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