Rock supergroup Coldplay have leaped to the defence of pals Embrace, insisting their World Cup soccer anthem for the England team is brilliant. WORLD AT YOUR FEET has attracted a barrage of criticism from other musicians including SHAM 69, THE DARKNESS star Justin Hawkins and RICHARD ASHCROFT - who have all recorded rival tunes - as well as New Order. But Embrace frontman DANNY MCNAMARA is happy with the tune, especially after glowing feedback from Chris Martin. He says, "Chris likes it. I played it to him yesterday, actually. "He'd already heard it because I'd sung it to him down the phone a while back, and he remembered it word for word, which is pretty cool. "I suppose that means it's good to sing along to."