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Justin Timberlake sings The Auld Triangle in Irish accent for new film

He’s teamed up with a Mumford for the version of the Irish classic.

Image: CBS Films

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE HAS donned an Irish accent to record a version of the Irish folk song The Auld Triangle for his new film.

Timberlake stars alongside Oscar Isaac, Carey Mulligan and John Goodman in the Coen Brothers’ Inside Llewyn Davis.

The film focuses on a folk singer-songwriter who’s trying to make it in the music scene in the 1960s

The soundtrack also features Marcus Mumford (lead singer of Mumford and Sons and Carey Mulligan’s husband) and bluegrass band Punch Brothers.

Three members of Punch Brothers, along with Mumford and Timberlake sing together for the film’s version of The Auld Triangle.

In this video Mumford performs the song with Punch Brothers just a week after learning it:

Source: Valerio Formato

The Auld Triangle was written by Dominic Behan in the 1950s and has been recorded by Tommy Makem and The Clancy Brothers, The Pogues, The Dubliners, U2 and many more.

The full Inside Llewyn Davis soundtrack is currently streaming on NPR.com and you can hear The Auld Triangle here (song number 10).   

Source: CBSFilms

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via @DarraghDoyle/@CliodhnaL

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