God's Footballer

by Minnie Birch

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God's Footballer is the first single from Minnie's upcoming record "You're not singing anymore" a rearrangement of Billy Bragg's original track which is based on Wolves Player Peter Knowles.

Minnie's upcoming record explores the relationship between folk music and football.
Enticed by the communal singing on the terraces (which is often only found in folk clubs and places of worship) Minnie began "collecting" football songs. 
She weaves her passion for folk and football in to songs that are sprinkled with memories of football fans she has been collecting as part of this project.

Minnie presents a side to the beautiful game we often overlook to show the social, political and historical impacts football has on the people who play it, watch it and live it. 

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released November 29, 2019
Rearranged by Minnie Birch with Permission from Billy Bragg
Featuring Lukas Drinkwater on Double Bass
Parts were Recorded and Produced by Nick Harris at Spare Room Recording
Memories contributed by Robert Rhead, John Reed and Aly Bart

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Sometimes I sing alone. Sometimes I sing with my friends but writing songs and singing them is what I love to do xx

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