Shane MacGowan

10 Odd, Curious and Downright Awful Alt-Rock Duets

A great duet requires all the necessary elements— song selection, choice of musical partners, execution—to come together perfectly. Throughout the history of recorded music, there…
Robert Ham / April 24, 2020

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

The Pogues’ Shane MacGowan has responded to calls to censor "Fairytale Of New York," The Irish Times reports. In the song, Kirsty MacColl sings the…
Peter Helman, Stereogum / December 8, 2018

Watch Nick Cave, Bono, Sinead O’Connor, Johnny Depp, and More Perform at Shane MacGowan’s 60th Birthday Celebration

Last night, after the passing of one Irish musical icon, musicians and celebrities from all walks of life gathered to celebrate the 60th birthday of another…
Arielle Gordon / January 16, 2018

Hear Hamilton Leithauser Cover Shane MacGowan for Anti-Islamophobia Benefit

Next month, Floating House Recordings will release Philia - Artists Rise Against Islamophobia, a compilation whose proceeds will benefit Unity Productions Foundation, a nonprofit focused on educating…
Andy Cush / July 26, 2017