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07th Jul 2017

WATCH: An Irish Politician Has Released A Summer Track And It’s Actually A Banger


Brace yourselves people, we hope you’re sitting in, ready for some fine Friday evening listening.

The below is a new mystery to behold, perhaps one that could even make it into the Irish pop-culture history books. Who knows? Stranger things have happened.

Things like, oh, an Irish politician releasing a MUSIC ALBUM.

Dublin based Fianna Fáil Cllr Trevor Gilligan has released three summer tracks, enlisting the help of vocalists and engineers from LA, Texas and London.

The self-taught music lover used “the internet”, to record the music “at home using a PC & a digital keyboard.”

And you know what? It’s not bad lads…

Kevin (and no, that’s not him in the video) said about his musical debut: 

“I wrote the 2nd song ‘Summer Sun’ after watching an episode of ‘A place in the sun’. The synth intro to ‘Addicted 2 U’ has a summery Calvin Harris vibe to it. 

“I’ve been playing & making music since my early teens, so I should have done this a lot sooner. I suppose the fear of failure held me back, which is strange considering I have ran for election three times since I was 20.”

Trevor Gilligan My 1St Album

Who knew those political fellas had this in them? You can download the album here, if you so wish.

P.S It’s €2. But the novelty of listening to an Irish politician’s hopes and dreams is priceless.

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