So when we heard he'd be covering Canadian Idol popster Carly Rae Jepsen's Call Me Maybe, we thought something had to be a bit squiffy - and so it proved, with the truth emerging that he hadn't 'sung' it at all, but YouTuber baracksdubs had assembled the 'song' from hours (if not days) of interview and press conference footage of the big man.
In other words, it's a super-mega-sorta supercut of the leader of the free world taking on a really rather adorable pop song. So if you're ready for that sort of internettery, click play on the clip above, then take a look at our 'Best Of Barack' video gallery below...
President Obama Sings Al Green
Obama At The 2011 White House Correspondents' Dinner
'Slow Jam The News' With Barack Obama
Obama Enjoys Fast Food
Obama Orders Stephen Colbert To Shave His Head
Behind The Scenes With Obama And Colbert
President Obama's Letter To Betty White
Obama Calls Kanye West A Jackass
Obama Swats Fly During Interview
Obama On Letterman: 'I Was Black Before The Election'
Obama Plays Basketball
President Obama Tells Journalist Off
Jump to 20 seconds before the end...
Obama On The 'Coolest Thing He's Ever Said'
Ever heard of a "vanadium redox fuel cell"? Well, neither has President Obama, speaking at a small business forum in Cleveland, but that hasn't stopped it from being one of the coolest things he's ever said out loud.
Obama's 'Cool Handshake'
Not real, sure, but still funny...
Jibjab's 'He's Barack Obama' Song
Also not real, of course, but still very brilliant.
Obama's Coolest Moments - A Compilation