Hitmakers: Exec producer Rick Blaskey on Three Lions

Ben Homewood

World Cup glory may still escape England, but Three Lions broke big again this summer. Exec producer Rick Blaskey recounts uniting Frank Skinner, David Baddiel and Lightning Seeds back in ’96…

I said to the Football Association, ‘We need a national anthem of football’. Big words, but I give Frank, David and Ian the credit. We did it.

I remember phoning [Lightning Seeds frontman] Ian Broudie because his song Life Of Riley was used for Goal Of The Month on ...

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