The Guardian, one of the leading media outlets worldwide, recently dedicated a featured article to ‘Oliveira Dos Cen Anos’, the RC Celta anthem composed by C. Tangana on the occasion of our centenary. In its analysis, the newspaper praises its emotional artistic strength and its ability to connect with the audience, highlighting that it could be “the most artistically ambitious football anthem of all time.”
This recognition from The Guardian is a testament to the cultural and emotional impact that the composition has had and reinforces RC Celta’s commitment to honoring its history and traditions while transcending borders with a musically significant work of art.
Since its release, Oliveira Dos Cen Anos has generated incredible buzz both nationally and internationally. Our Centenary anthem has over three million plays on Spotify and YouTube platforms, where it even reached second place in music trends. This immense reach demonstrates the emotional impact the song has had on the global audience.
The recognition has not been limited to football fans only. Music critics from the New York Times selected the song as one of the ten best releases of the week, highlighting the originality and the unique fusion of tradition and modernity presented in the anthem.
Moreover, the influence of ‘Oliveira Dos Cen Anos’ has extended to the realm of Latin music. The renowned Billboard magazine selected it, by an overwhelming absolute majority of 89.79%, as the release of the week in the genre. This recognition highlights the powerful cultural impact of the song and its ability to transcend borders and connect with a diverse audience.