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Chanel backs Spain with 2022 FIFA World Cup anthem ‘TOKE’

The long awaited follow up to 'SloMo' volleys into New Music Friday

Spain’s Eurovision 2022 sensation scores another winning hit as she follows up the global hit, ‘SloMo’ with new single ‘TOKE’ which is set to be the anthem for the Spanish national football team at the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar next month.

‘TOKE’ hits the back of the net at the 2022 FIFA World Cup

Since Turin, Chanel has taken ‘SloMo’ to the extreme, keeping everyone wanting more more more after achieving third place and Spain’s best result since the 1995 contest in Dublin. Now she delivers with new single, ‘TOKE’ along with a new music video that has already amassed almost 1 million views. The song evokes the sensual RnB and Latin rhythms that define Chanel, into an anthem to get every football fan up dancing. To stay on brand, the song references Spanish football legend Andres Iniesta.

During the video intro, we are reminded that football is for everyone from all walks of life. A strong message to the controversy surrounding the 2022 World Cup host nation Qatar. Before Chanel delivers an opening ceremony worthy routine choreographed by Kyle Hanagami, the dance expert behind ‘SloMo’. As well as being joined by her five dancers from Turin – Exon Arcos, Josh Huerta, Pol Soto, Raquel Caurin and María Perez. Main composer, Leroy Sanchez confirmed on social media, the concept was produced and recorded April 16, as part of a songwriting session for the upcoming album.

On whether Chanel would perform if invited to do so at the opening ceremony, she responded:

I am going to go with my message, with my team, where there are people from the LGBTQI+ collective, with my video clip where there are two women kissing, and where I am still me and there is a shot of my ‘booty hypnotic’ ass doing shaking.

Chanel speaking to El Mundo

Next Month Spain will be hoping ‘TOKE’ inspires the team to victory for a second time in the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Their campaign begins in Group E on November 23 against Costa Rica. Whilst the competition itself takes place from November 20 to December 18 in Qatar.

Does ‘TOKE’ make you feel booty hypnotic for Chanel to release even more music? Let us know! Be sure to stay updated by following @ESCXTRA on Twitter, @escxtra on Instagram, @escxtra on TikTok and liking our Facebook page for the latest updates! Also, be sure to follow us on Spotify for the latest music from your favourite Eurovision acts. As well as YouTube to see our reactions to the news in the run up to the new Eurovision season.

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