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Has “Africa” lost its charm as the Revolution anthem?

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Defend the 80’s hit—or post your pick for a replacement—in today’s open thread.

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During the halftime break of Saturday’s match at Gillette Stadium, something strange happened: the words of “Africa,” Toto’s famed 1982 song, never graced fans as they made their way to the concession stand.

The pop hit has served as the unofficial Revolution anthem since the fall of 2014, when the club made a run to the MLS Cup final.

But times have changed. The Revolution now start a forward with 88 MLS goals to his name, a goalkeeper not named Bobby Shuttleworth and a center back who became the first Slovenian player to don an MLS kit.

While it’s entirely possible that skipping “Africa” was simply an oversight by the Gillette Stadium crew, it got us thinking: is it time to move on from Toto? Do all good things really come to an end?

Or should the extraordinarily catchy pop hit follow the Revs forevermore?

Share your opinion below. And, if you’re ready for something new, post your pick for the next Revs anthem.