We Have a Dream

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"We Have a Dream"
Single by The Scottish National Football Team
B-side"Remix"
FormatCD maxi, 7" single, 12" maxi
Songwriter(s)BA Robertson

"We Have A Dream" was a special single released as the official song of the Scotland national football team for their 1982 World Cup Campaign. When first released, it reached number 5 in the UK Singles Chart.[1]

2008 version[edit]

The single was re-released in 2008 to raise money for BBC Children In Need, featuring a host of celebrities and produced by original writer BA Robertson.[2] The celebrities included Samuel L. Jackson, Ashley Jensen, Dougray Scott, Billy Boyd, Chris Hoy, Ally McCoist, Fred MacAulay, Karen Dunbar and Elaine C. Smith, along with Gregory's Girl actor John Gordon Sinclair, who sang the original.[2] Scotland's 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification match against Norway also saw the Tartan Army play their part, as the fans were recorded roaring along to the track at half-time, helped by a karaoke-style prompt on the big screens at Hampden Park.[2] The single, and subsequent live performance on BBC Scotland's live Children in Need show, also included the vocals of The Gospel Truth Choir.[2]

Charts[edit]

1982 version
Chart Peak
position
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[3] 5
2008 version
Chart Peak
position
Scotland (Official Charts Company)[4] 2
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[5] 40

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Official Charts Company - We Have a Dream". The Official Charts Company. 17 September 2013.
  2. ^ a b c d Ferguson, John (7 October 2008). "Exclusive: Stars team up to remake Scottish World Cup anthem We Have A Dream". Daily Record. Trinity Mirror. Retrieved 15 September 2013.
  3. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 31 May 2018.
  4. ^ "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 31 May 2018.
  5. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 31 May 2018.

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