GENEVA, March 24 (Agencies): Football's global governing body FIFA and Indonesian singers on Friday released a preview of Glorious, the official song of the 2023 FIFA Under-20 World Cup on Friday.
Indonesian electronic trio Weird Genius produced the song and singers Lyodra, Tiara Andinini and Ziva Magnolya featured in the official audio track of the tournament, with the full track to be released on March 31.
Glorious, an uplifting and energetic track that embodies the essence of triumph and victory, will be the official audio track of the tournament and will accompany the energy, electricity and entertainment on show on the pitch.
On the meusicians behind th catchy tune, Weird Genius, the rising stars of Asia, have accumulated more than 2.2 million subscribers on YouTube and regularly hit more than 1 million listeners on Spotify every month.
They are three-time Anugerah Musik Indonesia award winners, and their hit Lathi was Indonesia’s most-searched-for song on Google last year.
Lyodra, Tiara Andini and Ziva Magnolya were the three finalists in season 10 of “Indonesian Idol” and they are currently trending among the top young superstars in Indonesia.
All three have distinctive vocal characters and identities, and their albums and singles have often gone viral, reaching the top of various music and digital-streaming platform charts numerous times.
Between them, they boast over 4.5 million subscribers on YouTube and 17.2 million monthly listeners on Spotify. They have also won an assortment of local and international music awards, such as an Anugerah Musik Indonesia award and a Mnet Asian Music Award.
24 teams will contest the U20 World Cup on May 20 when the tournament returns to South-East Asia for the first time since Malaysia in 1997.
The teaser is available now on FIFA+ as well as on FIFA and the artists’ social channels, with the full launch to follow on 31 March, the day of the tournament draw. - Agencies