How Everton Fans got ‘Spirit of the Blues to the top of the iTunes chart

Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti

The popular Everton song ‘Spirit of the Blues’ got to the top of the iTunes chart on Sunday night after their fans had some fun on Social Media. Twitter use FinKitch started putting the song over classic film scenes and the process soon went viral amongst Blues supporters.

Everton beat Crystal Palace on Saturday to continue their 100% winning start to the season, with Carlo Ancelotti capturing the imagination of the Everton fans once more. The campaign has even been picked up by Everton’s official Twitter account, who have posted a video of Richarlison and Yerry Mina visiting a school and dancing with the kids, now to the tune of the iTunes chart-topping Singing the Blues.


The Best Spirit of the Blues Videos

This is the video from FinKitch on Twitter that started off the whole campaign.

Once that video started doing the rounds amongst Everton fans, it was not long before more and more videos appeared on Twitter and Singing the Blues started making it’s way up the iTunes chart.

Diego Maradona also got in on the act, and The Inbetweeners.

It was not long before the Official Everton Twitter account threw their hat into the ring, starring Yerry Mina and Richarlison. The Brazilian even pulled out his famous pigeon dance for the youngsters.

This classic scene from Ross in Friends has been used on numerous occasions for this type of thing, now the Everton fans have taken it over with Singing the Blues.

One of the most popular videos to be posted on Twitter yesterday was this clip from the classic film The Shawshank Redemption. It has been liked over 1400 times.

Even the former Liverpool players were getting involved, with the Everton fans sabotaging this famous clip of Steven Gerrard leading the Liverpool players in song in Dubai.

Another famous film was just asking to be taken over and this was another of the videos that has helped Everton fans get Spirit of the Blues to the top of the iTunes chart.


Everton’s Spirit of the Blues goes top of the iTunes chart

Throughout Sunday, the song was climbing the charts and as the campaign gathered momentum, it was only a matter of time before the Everton fans succeeded in knocking Miley Cyrus off the top spot.

Everton top of the iTunes chart

The Everton official Twitter account was also quick to mark the occasion with a nod to singer Miley Cyrus, who was knocked off the top of the iTunes chart by this Everton campaign to get Singing the Blues going viral.



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At this moment in time, Everton sit joint top of the Premier League with Leicester City on 9 points. It has been a dream start for Ancelotti’s side who picked up a hard-fought win on Saturday afternoon at Crystal Palace.

They now face a home match against Brighton next weekend before the Merseyside Derby at Anfield on October 17th.

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