Jarvis Cocker's Running The World gets support for the 2019 Christmas Number 1 following election result

Jarvis Cocker's Running The World is being shared widely online by those unhappy with last week's election result.

A last-minute contender for this year's Official Christmas Number 1 has arrived from Jarvis Cocker, who is aiming for the festive top spot following the result of last week's General Election. 

The Pulp frontman's 2006 single Running The World is being pushed online for the Christmas Number 1 after being shared widely by those unhappy with the election result. 

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A Facebook group called 'Fancy Getting "C**ts Are Still Running The World" to UK Xmas No.1?' currently has just under 12,000 members. Their mission statement says: "In light of so much recent election horror, let's do this, eh? Bit of fun to focus on for the next week. Let's all make 'C**ts Are Still Running The World' the UK Xmas #1!" 

Lyrics to the song include: "If you thought things had changed Friend, you'd better think again/ Bluntly put, in the fewest of words: C**ts are still running the world." Listen below (warning - the song includes swearing):

Jarvis is up against LadBaby, Stormzy and Wham! in the battle for this year's Official Christmas Number 1, which is announced on Friday, December 20 at 5.45pm. View the full list of Christmas Number 1 contenders.

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