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Boston Red Sox ‘Dancing on My Own’ Playoff Song, Explained

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Robyn’s “Dancing on My Own” has a reasonably particular use as among the best crying-in-the-club anthems of this century. Unless you’re the 2021 Boston Red Sox, that’s. The workforce has been utilizing a Tiësto remix of the Calum Scott cover as its signature celebration track all through its playoff run. Per a New York Times story on the workforce’s new anthem, the love stemmed from just a few gamers dwelling collectively at first of the 2020 season. Andrew Benintendi, who now performs for the Kansas City Royals, launched the track to Red Sox catcher Kevin Plawecki, who grew to become an instantaneous fan. “The beat of it, the flow of it, puts you in a good mood,” Plawecki instructed the Times. (Yes, he is aware of the lyrics “don’t make sense at all” in a baseball context.) The track grew to become his 2020 walk-on, then his personal anthem, and it will definitely caught on with the workforce. “Now it’s become a little bit of a joke, but deep down, everybody thinks it’s a little catchy,” stated Travis Shaw, an infielder. When the workforce scream-sang the track to have fun its American League Division Series win towards the Tampa Bay Rays, it even caught the eye of Robyn herself, who tweeted, “Bonkers.” The Red Sox subsequent take on the Houston Astros, starting tonight, October 15, within the American League Championship Series — when you possibly can count on to listen to an entire lot extra of “Dancing on My Own.”

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