Is this UB Sport video almost as cringey as Loughborough SU’s?

See if you can watch UB Sport’s rendition of ‘You are my Sunshine’ without cringing.


It’s the video which has been dubbed “almost as bad as Loughborough SU’s” by students.

If you haven’t seen it yet, feast your eyes (and ears) upon this cringe-inducing promo film for University of Birmingham Sport. We think it was going for inspirational, but it’s making us reach for the sick bucket more than the stars…

Atmospheric- it'll make you want to join the Bowling team

So inspirational, it’ll make you want to join the Bowling team

The 3min 48 second video (only 2.27 of that being the actual footage, the rest is credits) features the American Football team, Athletics, Basketball, Lacrosse and Rugby Union to name a few.

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Watch UoB’s finest athletes prancing around in the Aston Webb Great Hall to a bizarre version of ‘You are my Sunshine’, to which the words are replaced with ‘You are my Birming-HAAM’ (doesn’t quite fit.)


Organ. Epic.

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Commenters branded it “terrible” and ‘”laughable” on YouTube.

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Would probably be more at home in a scene from Les Mis

You gotta give it to them though, the filmography is pretty good. See it for yourself here:

Is this as bad as Loughborough SU’s? Let us know what you think in the comments!