(contactmusic.com) - Nicole Scherzinger reduced Snow Patrol frontman Gary Lightbody's mother to tears with her solo efforts. The Pussycat Dolls star recorded the Lightbody-penned tune Just Say Yes for her solo album My Name Is Nicole - and admits the Northern Irish singer's accent influenced her delivery of the song. And Scherzinger insists her Irish-tinged effort caused Lightbody's mum to cry. She says, "If I'm lucky enough, I have a slight Irish accent on the record. I felt the song so much. "He said his mum cried when she heard me singing it. That meant everything to me."