Here at STT we love Slaven Bilic for so many reasons, not just because he has a cool name, speaks a hundred languages, and smokes. If you ever needed convincing though, look no further than his preparations for guiding his
“Bilic told us in January that he had a song that sounded good. The song is very catchy, a classic rock tune and I believe that fans will like it and that it will become their hymn,” Vlatka Bartulovic, a spokeswoman for song-producers Zagreb brewery, said today.
Unfortunately the track, geniusly titled Fiery Madness, will not be officially premiered until next month, but check out this ropey youtube clip of a recent live performance here, or alternatively peep Rawbau’s Myspace site for a tantilising glimpse of what the anthem might sound like properly mastered. Bilic himself is the writer and lead guitarist, drawing influences from a wide range of talent such as the Foo Fighters, the Rolling Stones and Finnish hard-rock monsters, Lordi. He claims the song captures the true spirit for
When asked by Sky whether he has plans to release the song as a single outside of his native country, Bilic modestly shook his head saying "we are not U2." I know which group i'd rather have play at my house party though; a load of Eastern Europeans who like booze and tattoos, or five has-beens who'd turn the music down and encourage me to recycle my shoes. Tough choice.