In December last year Australians became aware that the Glasgow Rangers Football Club had adopted Mental As Anything’s “Live It Up” as their unofficial anthem. The song shot to the top of the UK iTunes charts over Christmas – no mean feat. This was a bittersweet moment for Mental As Anything, coming on the first anniversary of the passing of front man Greedy Smith.
Overnight Glasgow Rangers win their first Scottish top-flight league title since 2010-11. Fans are understandably thrilled.
Reg Mombassa & Pete O’Doherty – original members of Mental As Anything – have recorded a video shout out to Rangers fans to congratulate them and also thank them for adopting the sing. Watch below: