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Come off it Kanishk, it's Jerusalem we need not God Save the Queen

Anthony Barnett
Anthony Barnett
11 June 2010

Maybe Kanishk Tharoor is just missing London, but he has gone soft for a commercial version of God Save the Queen. Gareth Young reported on the real choice:

"As you may have heard England's victory anthem at the Commonwealth Games will be Jerusalem, thanks to a public vote which ended like this."

Survey by YouGov of 1,896 entrants
Jerusalem 52.5% Land of Hope and Glory 32.5% God Save the Queen 12%

I'm looking for the best world cup football video of it. How about this (hat tip Gareth):

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