Somebody plays my song in tune...
The specially recorded version of "Heroes", for the
Empire is released in the physical world next month, but apparently the formats won't include "Heroes".
By all accounts,
The band's front man, Tom Meighan, explained to The Sun newspaper that the offer to write the official song did not really appeal but that this chance was too tempting to turn down.
"We never wanted to do the official song - it is too much of a burden. But it is wonderful to know our song will be part of the World Cup soundtrack. Bowie has heard it and told me it's like the Velvet Underground - but heavier."
Well, you can make up your own minds about that if you buy the full-length version of "Heroes". on the band's site: