Corrigan Brother’s Song “There’s no one as Irish as Barack Obama” to feature in Movie about President Obama.
According to a press release sent out by The Corrigan Brothers, their recent novelty song ‘There’s No One As Irish As Barack Obama’ has been signed up for use by a major Hollywood studio.
The song is to feature on a movie soundtrack for an upcoming film about the life of President Obama. The Irish ditty was an online hit earlier this year and between cover versions and original performances has achieved over six million youtube hits. Click here to watch.
This makes it the most watched ever Irish Song on youtube. Irish Taoiseach Brian Cowen presented President Obama with a copy of the cd in the Whitehouse on Saint Patrick’s day , the band have received notes from the president that he loves the song also. Some academinc articles have also suggested that this song greatly helped President Obama win the election by broadening his appeal. Corrigan Brothers also performed at three events at the President’s inauguration
Ger Corrigan lead singer of the Corrigan Brothers is delighted with their first piece of Hollywood exposure, “this is incredible exposure for our band, we are delighted , to have a song of ours on a movie soundtrack about Pressident Obama is wonderful”.
The Corrigan Brothers have just released their first album “An Irish Man invented Rock and Roll” and will tour the UK, USA and Ireland in September and October.