World Cup 2014: Aloe Blacc and David Correy join forces to perform official 2014 Fifa World Cup anthem 'The World is Ours'

The song will be performed during the opening ceremony in Brazil

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Chart-topping artist Aloe Blacc has collaborated with American X Factor finalist David Correy to record the official 2014 Fifa World Cup anthem, ‘The World is Ours’.

The two artist have joined forces on the Coca-Cola soundtrack for the showpiece tournament in Brazil, which is set to get underway on June 12 as the hosts take on Croatia at the Arena de Sao Paulo.

The track is a mixture of newly written and recorded material from Aloe Blacc and lyrics and sounds from the original version of ‘The World is Ours’ by David Correy and Monobloco, and aims to capture the spirit and excitement of the World Cup as it returns to Brazil for the first time since 1950, as well as the messages of inclusivity, celebration and happiness.

As part of the Fifa World Cup Trophy Tour by Coca-Cola, the song has been performed across over 175markets in 24 specially adapted versions, with each location adding its own twist on ‘The World is Ours’. The original version was written by world class songwriting/producer team Rock Mafia, and co-produced by Brazilian collaborator Mario Caldato Jr, with rhythmic samba, baile funk and technobrega percussion band Monobloco completing the line-up.

The album, ‘One Love, One Rhythm: The Official 2014 Fifa World Cup Album’ is due to be released on May 13 by Sony Music Entertainment.