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The Pogues: The Best Of

Charles Shaar Murray, Q, October 1991

SHANE MACGOWAN HAS set himself a truly heroic task: in the seven-year lurch of The Pogues, he has distilled an aromatically personal poetic myth from the experiences of the twentieth-century Irish diaspora and fused the furious, antic energies of punk to Irish traditional music.

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