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Kevin Devine doing St. Patrick's Day run, covered The Pogues (listen)

96 days ago
Brooklyn VeganKevin Devine will transform into 'Kenny O'Brien and The O'Douls' for a BrooklynVegan-presented run of St. Patrick's Day shows in the Boston-area and NYC. Tickets on presale now... Continue reading… more info

Shane McGowan defends use of homophobic slur in The Pogues’ “Fairytale of New York”

99 days ago
Consequence of SoundThe Pogues frontman contends "the word was used by the character because it fitted with the way she would speak and with her character." more info

Shane MacGowan responds to calls to censor The Pogues' "Fairytale of New York"

99 days ago
Brooklyn Vegan'She is a woman of a certain generation at a certain time in history and she is down on her luck and desperate. Her dialogue is as accurate as I could make it but she is not intended to offend!' - Shane MacGowan. Continue reading… more info

The Pogues’ Shane MacGowan Responds To Calls To Censor “Fairytale Of New York”

101 days ago
StereogumThe Pogues' Shane MacGowan has responded to calls to censor "Fairytale Of New York," The Irish Times reports. In the song, Kirsty MacColl sings the lines, "You scumbag, you maggot/ You cheap lousy faggot/ Happy Christmas, your arse/ I pray God it's... more info

Homophobic slur in The Pogues’ holiday classic “Fairytale of New York” draws renewed scrutiny

102 days ago
Consequence of SoundShould the word be censored or no? more info

Shane MacGowan Ruined Johnny Depp’s Wedding Singer Dreams

108 days ago
DlistedToday’s “Not all heroes wear capes” award goes to Shane MacGowan, messy lead singer of The Pogues, and official nominee for the Keeping it Real Hall of Fame (if he’s not already in there with his own exhibit). 60-year-old Shane got married in... more info

Shane MacGowan marries - and Johnny Depp plays guitar

112 days ago
Sky NewsPogues singer Shane MacGowan and his partner of 32 years have tied the knot - with Johnny Depp playing guitar at their wedding. more info

Deer Tick Shares Pogues Cover & New Song, ‘Strange, Awful Feeling’

132 days ago
JamBaseListen to Deer Tick's cover of The Pogues' "White City" and the new original "Strange, Awful Feeling" from their upcoming release 'Mayonaisse'. more info

Watch Lankum perform The Pogues’ ‘The Old Main Drag’

417 days ago
Nialler9 At the Shane McGowan 60th Birthday concert at the Nationaal Concert Hall this month, amidst a bewildering conveyor belt of high-profile artists who came out to sing, one of the highlights were Dublin folk-tradsters Lankum who did an acapella ve... more info

Rostam – “Pink Moon” (Nick Drake Cover)

418 days ago
StereogumLast year, Rostam Batmanglij released his debut solo album, Half-Light , and he's taken the occasion to cover a few songs in the ensuing press cycle. Over the last few months, he's offered up covers of Bob Dylan and the Pogues, and his latest takes ... more info

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