Liam Nee­son: ‘I want to be in the film of the San Pa­tri­cios’

The Irish Times - Friday - The Ticket - - Cover Story -

One of the al­bum’s high­lights is stir­ring nar­ra­tion of the song With mu­sic by Paddy Moloney and

Nee­son was en­thralled by the song, ac­cord­ing to Moloney.

“The lyrics go: ‘We are the San Pa­tri­cios, a brave and gal­lant band. There’ll be no white flag fly­ing within this green com­mand. We are the San Pa­tri­cios, we have but one de­mand, to see the Yan­kees safely home across the Rio Grande . . . We’ve dis­ap­peared from his­tory like foot­prints in the sand, but our song is in the tum­ble­weeds and our love is in this land. But if in the desert moon­light, you see a ghostly band, We are the men who died for free­dom across the Rio Grande.’

“Liam gave it his all when nar­rat­ing it, and when he was fin­ished it, he shouted out ‘ He also said that if ever there was a film made of the story – which there re­ally should be – he wants


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