McDonald's Latest Jingle Is Sung By The Guy Who Wrote 'Buy The World A Coke'

McDonald's iconic Egg McMuffin is turning 45 this year, and the fast food chain is celebrating with an all-new breakfast jingle sung by a familiar voice: Songwriters Hall of Fame member Roger Greenaway. The 79-year-old English songwriter is also the brains behind the wildly successful 1971 jingle "I'd Like to Buy the World a Coke," which inspired a hit pop single months later called "I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing (In Perfect Harmony)."

The new minute-long song, which features eggs cracking and sausage sizzling in the background, can be found on YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

While times have changed and this jingle seems unlikely to turn into a chart-topping smash, the lyrics are charmingly straightforward, not unlike the legendary breakfast sandwich itself:

Canadian bacon is sizzling away
A freshly made Egg McMuffin is on the way
Wake up, wake up
To a McDonald's breakfast
So hot and delicious
You'll love it for sure
Come on, come
And get your made for you breakfast
Makes mornings a little better
You'll be back for more
McCafé drip coffee brews fresh in the pot
There's a tasty Sausage McMuffin
With egg piping hot (egg piping hot)
So wake up, wake up
To a McDonald's breakfast
Made specially for you in the McDonald's way
Come on, come on
And get your made for you breakfast
Makes mornings a little better
And a great way of starting your day

Now that is a jam. Fans who tag a friend and comment their favorite menu item on McDonald's new jingle will be entered for a chance to win free breakfast for an entire year. For more on the Illinois-based chain that's been selling you sausage, egg, and cheese on an English muffin for nearly half a century, here are 12 things you didn't know about McDonald's.