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For the second consecutive season Arsenal have reached the FA Cup final. One of the traditions of the FA Cup final has been for the finalists to release a song celebrating this achievement. It has been sorely missed by Arsenal fans, with the last song released by the club being in 1998 when Hot Stuff reached the top 10.

FIVE finals without a song since this

FIVE finals without a song since this

With it looking unlikely that Arsenal FC will record an official song, a group of fans have got together and re-recorded the classic “Good Old Arsenal” and released it for your aural pleasure.

On 1 May 2015 @shewore, @RoyalArsenalMRA, @AFC_GLEN, @BlackScarfAFC, @Gooner_AK, @DBerry1974 and @PieburyCorner met up with fellow Gooners Riders Of The Night at the Bona Fide recording studio in Muswell Hill, and twitter’s first “supergroup” did their stuff.

Arsenal's twitterati in Muswell Hill - 1 May 2015

Arsenal’s twitterati in Muswell Hill – 1 May 2015

We would also like to mention @ccooperuk, @HarlowGooner and @alsnotnutz who have also been involved but were unable to make it to the studio on the day.

Those who did “sing/shout” were split into two groups for the crowd chants, set against the Riders of the Night soundtrack. It was an exciting journey, with many tired and emotional gunners by the end of the evening.

We are a group of like-minded Arsenal fans who have done this so that an old tradition is revived, not to become the next 1 Direction. With this in mind, we have decided to donate profits made on the song to the Willow Foundation.

The song is now available to download via:

And now you can listen to the song and relive Arsenal’s route to Wembley 2015 on YouTube:

So, do your thing Gooners, download the song, get The Arsenal back into the charts and help out a worthwhile cause. Also, help spread the word by using the hashtag #GoodOldArsenal.

THE ARSENAL!

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A couple of surprise guests!

5 thoughts on “The (Unofficial) Arsenal 2015 FA Cup Final Song

  1. Carl Showalter on 7 May 2015 at 11:58 am said:

    Personally I like to hear things before I buy them.

  2. Maria on 7 May 2015 at 10:45 am said:

    Great job guys will download !! But for me it will aw always be she wore a yellow ribbon

  3. junky on 7 May 2015 at 9:06 am said:

    just one little thing, we bought a cup final record out in 2001. weve got patrick, dixon, silvinhio, weve got seaman, parlour and keown. to the tune of the french national anthem. might have the players in the wrong order but its close! 🙂

    this is a great idea…. hope it is succesful.

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