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WATCH: Ronan Keating acts, runs and cries in new video for Fires

If this isn’t the best thing you see today, we’ll give you your money back.
Aug 2nd 2012, 9:14 AM 5,673 44

HE ACTS. HE cries. He runs. He drives a Bentley. He wears Madonna’s gloves.

There is almost nothing that Ronan Keating doesn’t do in his latest solo offering. Except that growly-singing thing of his, he doesn’t do much of that in the ‘NOT-autobiographical’ Fires, his first song after a bout of writers’ block. We feel you, Ro-K.

It is recommended that viewers watch right through to the end to experience the most masterful of the man’s acting exploits.

Welcome back, Ro-K (can we make that name happen?).

Update:

A commenter had the following observations after watching the video, and we enjoyed them so much we thought we should share*. Take a bow Chris Dunphy:

- He could do with a dab of Oil of Olay:  Ro-K is starting to age rapidly.
- His bathroom tiles are nice – I wonder where he got them.
- All the stage-school angst and over-emoting in the world won’t make us feel sorry for you – not while you’re nipping around in a Bently that would wipe out a lottery win.
- The video producer seems to have been a little squeamish about including fire to illustrate fires.
- The song is vaguely tolerable in a “was-that-in-the-Eurovision?” kinda way.

*With a slight edit, for taste purposes.

Related: Ronan and Yvonne Keating confirm reports of marriage split>

Previously: Ronan says ‘shorry’ and wins back his wife >

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