Manics' Wales anthem 'took 20 years'
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Manic Street Preachers' Wales Euro 2016 anthem 'took 20 years'

Welsh rock band Manic Street Preachers has released an official anthem for Wales' appearance at Euro 2016.

Together Stronger (C'mon Wales) celebrates the team qualifying for a major football championship for the first time in more than 50 years. All profits from the song will go to the Welsh charities Princes Gate Trust and Tenovus Cancer Care.

Nicky Wire, lyricist, bassist and vocalist with the Manic Street Preachers, spoke to Today programme presenter Nick Robinson about the task of creating a football anthem.

  • 16 Jun 2016