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Synonyms for anthem

song of praise

Synonyms for anthem

a song of devotion or loyalty (as to a nation or school)

a song of praise (to God or to a saint or to a nation)

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The Sunday Times Culture gave The Wave Album Of The Week, describing it as "incredibly beautiful and affecting"; The Telegraph termed it, "the most gorgeous, anthemic, uplifting music of Chaplin's career", and the Standard, the Sun, Q and Mojo all awarded it 4* in their reviews.
And the result is this anthemic sounding song na hopefully kantahin din ng mga tao the same way they were singing those 1D songs.
A rousing call to arms that's as anthemic as it gets which is probably why it's leading Sky Sport's coverage of the Champions League.
Pitched somewhere between The Damned's anthemic punk and Pussy Galore's ramshackle distortion, the Japanese trio's music was basic but brilliant.
Musically, the 62-year-old rocker charts a course between his anthemic 2002 set The Rising and spit-and-sawdust folk arrangements of 2006's We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions, while Land Of Hope And Dreams hosts a final sax solo from the late legendary Clarence Clemons.
Best known for huge 1990s hit Linger, the Cranberries - fronted by Dolores O'Riordan, who is joined by Fergal Lawler and brothers Noel Hogan and Michael Hogan - still have the knack of knocking out anthemic pop tunes, which is clearly heard on Roses.
Nor is the band afraid to deploy old fashioned anthemic choruses.
Benjy Ferree's been working on one, blending elements of Detroit garage rock with anthemic choruses and cement thick riffs.
Rapped primarily in Spanish by Juan "Drastiko" Pacheco and Roberto 'Tercer Discipulo" Gomez, and laced with strong keyboard and string driven production by newcomers Player GC and Anomino Cinco, Uniendo veers wildly from playfulness ("La Pathetika") to eerily sweet mourning ("Lost Bullet") to anthemic made-for-your-car stereo bangers ("Loteria").
The lowdown: Formed in the early '90s, the Bouncing Souls make melodic punk rock with anthemic chants that rival Rancid and Pennywise (but not as angry as either of those bands).
The quartet - three parts North Wales, one part London - favour classic rock with anthemic choruses and rousing guitar riffs, as exemplified on new single Jamaica Beer Eyes which is released on Monday.
Momin's catalogue essay, the inspiration for the whole work was a "passage of distortion between two anthemic tracks on the Slayer album South of Heaven [1983].
A GROUP of thirty somethings who sang on the anthemic Pink Floyd hit Another Brick In The Wall as school children 25 years ago could pick up thousands of pounds in unpaid royalties, it has emerged.
This is a great listen, though, with some of the classic Fang stuff ("You're Cracked," "Skinheads Smoke Dope") but leaves out the anthemic "Berkeley Heathen Scum.
Go or Go Ahead" is an epic with an anthemic, cast-of-thousands chorus complete with an ecstatic guitar solo that would make Freddie Mercury proud.