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Dons-daft songwriter releases Scottish Cup final anthem

Gavin Simpson, known as Sourfish, has released The Sheep Are On Fire for the big match.

Not sheepish: Cup final lyrics are based on popular fan chant.
Not sheepish: Cup final lyrics are based on popular fan chant. SNS

A singer-songwriter has released an official Aberdeen cup final song ahead of their Scottish Cup showdown with Celtic.

Gavin Simpson, known as Sourfish, has teamed up with the Dons to pen The Sheep Are On Fire as Derek McInnes' men prepare for the big game at Hampden on May 27.

All proceeds from the song will go to the Aberdeen FC Community Trust.

The inspiration for the tune came after Aberdeen's 7-0 win over Dundee in March with the lyrics comprised of popular chants.

AFC Community Trust chief executive Ally Prockter said: "The excitement is really beginning to build ahead of the Scottish Cup final and The Sheep Are On Fire is the perfect song to get all Aberdeen supporters in the mood for this big match.

"We're delighted Gavin has written such a fantastic song and kindly agreed to help raise funds for the AFC Community Trust."

Aberdeen are bidding to win the Scottish Cup for the first time since 1990.

The song is available to download on all digital stores and can be listened to on YouTube.

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