Monday, September 26, 2016

Cameroonians give RED CARD to AFCON2016 theme song by Charlotte Dipanda and Richard Kings


AFCON2016 anthem Cameroon

Cameroonians were so exited about hosting AFCON 2016, and even more exited when it was announced that Music pros Charlotte Dipanda and Richard Kings will be working on the Anthem of the Event. Their expectations were cut short as they received a song they could not even identify with culturally.
The choice of these two gave the impression that it was going to be a cultural blend from English speaking and french speaking Cameroon. Eager Cameroonians can not help but express their disappointment in this anthem that has helped to kill the ambiance of the game.
In all of history in Football, i have never heard an Anthem with so much mixed ideas, lack of cultural representation, poor instrumentals, low sound quality and low spirit. when it comes to celebration the song does not represent it, when it comes to trendy, its  not even around it, talking about sportive, it is way out of place. Some blame it to the fact that Cameroon is in the business of using the old for everything.
This is quite true because we have young talented musicians who could have done great trendy songs and get the world dancing.  Therefore right now the rules of the game have changed: Th supporters can now give red cards to third party actors in the game.
Comments below are a real expression of how Cameroonians feel
AFCON2016 anthem Cameroon

AFCON2016 anthem Cameroon


AFCON2016 anthem Cameroon


AFCON2016 anthem Cameroon

2 comments:

  1. That's no song please, it doesn't even look like anything similar to what those two musicians can do individually... now of what use is such a 'come together' if everybody just feels disappointed ? the song is not good and that is a fact,even songs which have not been chosen as official anthem for competitions sound better than this..... so Cameroon now fails at all levels huh ?

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  2. Well, I like it, though the live performance wasn't impressive.

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