Irish Son

Album: Irish Son (2004)
Charted: 6

Songfacts®:

  • This song is about the warped education McFadden received at a Christian brothers school in Dublin. In the November 26, 2004 edition of the London Daily Mail, McFadden said: "Irish Son is me looking back on a Catholic upbringing. I still have faith in God, but I've lost my faith in the Catholic Church. There are some great priests in Ireland, but there are some bad apples, too."
  • This was co-written by Robbie Williams' former songwriting partner Guy Chambers.
  • The video caused controversy as it showed a Christian Brothers school in Sutton, which was inadvertently named as a hotbed of brutality. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Edward Pearce - Ashford, Kent, England, for all above

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  • Jessica Payo from Makati City PhilippinesI love you Brian Mcfadden. I'm you loyal fan. I really love your songs, wish to see you in person.
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