Rock's Backpages Library Rock's Backpages
Rock's Backpages

The Pogues: The National, Kilburn

Colin Irwin, Melody Maker, 13 December 1986

"WE WANT CAIT, we want Cait," chanted the barmy army at the front rather ungraciously before it all began, and I have to say I missed her, too. No slight on her replacement, Darryl Hunt, and absolutely nothing to do with her bass-playing, but it didn't seem quite the same without the old she-devil's rampaging presence.

Total word count of piece: 324

Subscribe

Becoming a member is easy. Membership gives you access to all the thousands of articles in the library.

Click here to go to Subscribe page.

Click here for academic and other group subscriptions.