Sony snaps up singing Catholic priests trio for PS1m!

April 24th, 2008 - 1:44 pm ICT by admin  

London, Apr 24 (ANI): Music company Sony BMG has signed up a trio of singing Catholic priests for a whopping 1 million pounds.

Fathers Eugene OHagen, Martin OHagen and David Delargy sealed the deal by the steps of Westminster Cathedral in London on April 23.

Known as The Priests, the trio said that they will be giving the money they have received to charity. However, they havent yet decided which particular charities will benefit from their singing.

Singing is very much what we do. This is bringing it to a wider audience. We are singing sacred music, continuing what we have always been doing, Times Online quoted Fr David, from the parish of Hannahstown, as saying.

The trio also has a special exemption in their contract that states that they will be allowed to take breaks promotional duties to deal with parish work, such as presiding over funerals.

Our work means a great deal to us. We are priests first and foremost. Our work will be at the heart of our plans, said Fr Martin, from the parish of Cush-endun.

The singing priests forthcoming record is planned for release around November. For the moment, it is still without a name. (ANI)

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