ICC releases official theme song of ICC World Cup 2019
The ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 is reaching its hype and with thirteen days to go, International Cricket Council (ICC) on Friday released the official theme song titled ‘Stand By’ sung by Loryn featuring Rudimental.
This a collaboration between the new artist Loryn and one of the UK’s most successful and influential acts, Rudimental will be played in ground and city events across the tournament when the showpiece event begins on May 30.
The ICC stated that the newly released World Cup theme song,
“celebrates the cultural diversity of the United Kingdom and was announced earlier in May at an exclusive event hosted by Radio 1 Breakfast DJ, Greg James in discussion with Cricket World Cup Ambassador Freddie Flintoff and LORYN.”
Piers Aggett of Rudimental said, “Celebrating our diversity is a key message of the band. Obviously, we’ve all got different heritages, we’re from London – one of the most diverse cities in the world and we like to celebrate our differences. That’s our vibe.”
Fellow band member Locksmith added, “the key message of this single is about togetherness, bringing people from all walks of life through the music that we create.”
ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019, Managing Director, Steve Elworthy said, “It is important to acknowledge the power of music in sporting environments – from a motivational platform for players to providing a common voice for fans to celebrate together I am sure we will see the Official Song at the absolute heart of this tournament.”