The Pogues

The Bells Were Ringing Out for Kirsty MacColl

Once upon a time—hard times, as it were—in an unrelenting, kick-you-when-you’re-down New York City, a real-life couple were struggling and fighting and having a thoroughly…
Liza Lentini / December 25, 2020

Nick Cave Responds to Censoring of Pogues’ ‘Fairytale of New York’

Nick Cave is not pleased with the BBC for censoring the Pogues' 1987 holiday hit, "Fairytale of New York." BBC Radio 1 started…
Emily Tan / November 30, 2020

Watch the Trailer for Upcoming Shane MacGowan Documentary

Crock of Gold: A Few Rounds With Shane MacGowan, a comprehensive new documentary about the frontman of the Pogues, will arrive at streaming services on Dec.
Katherine Turman / October 27, 2020

Rostam – “Fairytale of New York” (The Pogues Cover)

Did you realize that the Pogues' chintzy, beloved Christmas classic "Fairytale of New York" turned 30 years old last week? Rostam, who just released a Bob…
Anna Gaca / November 30, 2017

Phil Chevron, Pogues Guitarist, Dead at 56

Philip Chevron, legendary guitarist for the Pogues, is dead at 56 following an extended battle with esophageal cancer. The news was delivered via the band…
Chris Martins / October 8, 2013

The Pogues’ Philip Chevron Reveals Terminal Cancer Diagnosis

The Pogues shared some sad news with their fans this week. Philip Chevron, the London-based folk-punk group's guitarist and a founding member of Irish punk…
Marc Hogan / May 17, 2013