Forward of England’s loss to Croatia, George Ezra posted a video on Twitter asking followers to purchase and stream soccer anthem Three Lions to knock his personal track from the highest of the charts.
He stated it was “wonderful” his track Shotgun had been primary for 2 weeks however “I feel it is time we knock it off the highest spot with Three Lions”.
Nonetheless, following England’s defeat he wasn’t so certain, telling Sky News: “Generosity goes thus far. I am straightforward, we’ll see. The truth that I used to be primary for every week, not to mention two, is simply mind-blowing.”
A eager soccer fan, he’s managing to remain optimistic over the semi-final loss: “There was a degree the place I used to be not a contented bunny final evening, however the factor I used to be enthusiastic about was simply the match as a complete, reminding me each 4 years when it comes round that it brings everybody collectively.”
He went on to explain this yr’s competitors as “so gratifying as a result of there was such an air of calm… For me personally, it was good to put on the St George’s flag once more and be assured about it”.
Ezra additionally instructed Sky News that writing a soccer anthem is “solely straightforward when you get it proper”.
He isn’t certain he’d ever do it himself, saying: “It is so exhausting – it is like a Christmas track. It is solely straightforward when you get it proper.”
The clean-living pop star admitted to being lower than demanding when on tour, confirming that his rider is commonly merely a kettle, lemon and honey.
However he went on: “Frustratingly I do flip right into a diva as a result of the kettle typically is not there.”
As regards to dealing with sudden success, he stated: “Whenever you’re in the midst of it, it is exhausting to take all of it in, and my day without work is so valuable as a result of it is few and much between. Right away I am going and see my buddies, and never a lot adjustments.”
Ezra’s new album, Staying At Tamara’s, is out now.