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Shane MacGowan

Shane MacGowan

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Mark E Smith, Nick Cave & Shane MacGowan: The Three Horsemen Of The Apocalypse

Interview by James Brown, Sean O'Hagan, New Musical Express, 25 February 1989

For its second pop summit of the year, NME lent SEAN O'HAGAN and JAMES BROWN £10 each to buy SHANE MACGOWAN, MARK E SMITH and ...

Shane MacGowan: Dark Side of the Hooligan

Profile and Interview by Sean O'Hagan, Vox, November 1990

Shane MacGowan has not been a happy man since the 'natural living' days of punk. Now he's disillusioned with the Pogues and a recent medical ...

Shane MacGowan: Crash Course To Oblivion

Report and Interview by Adrian Deevoy, Q, February 1993

Cancel the hearses! Desist with the obituaries! For Shane MacGowan lives, in spite of a heroic chemical intake and his ownership of the Western world's ...

Crowded House, The Cranberries, et al: Fleadh '94, Finsbury Park, London

Live Review by Dele Fadele, New Musical Express, 18 June 1994


Shane MacGowan: Roamin' Catholic

Interview by Pete Paphides, Time Out, 22 September 1994

It's a long way to Tipperary. Ask Shane MacGowan, who staggered out of The Pogues to spend two years exploring his home town and re-examining ...

Shane MacGowan: Adder Few Drinks

Interview by Gavin Martin, New Musical Express, 20 October 1994

One of them's the stumbling genius who used to front The Pogues, the other's a chisel-jawed Hollywood superstar actor. They are drinking buddies SHANE MACGOWAN ...

Shane MacGowan: One More For The Road

Profile and Interview by Mick Brown, Daily Telegraph, 29 November 1997

THERE ARE THOSE who believe that Shane MacGowan is among the most gifted and singular singer-songwriters to have emerged in British music in the past ...

Shane MacGowan: It's A Long Way From Tipperary

Retrospective by Ian Fortnam, Vox, January 1998

AS PUNK PASSION dissipated and died, choking on its own irrelevance, a generation of serial venters were suddenly deprived of its primal, therapeutic effect. The ...

The Terrible State Of Shane MacGowan

Report by Phil Sutcliffe, Q, March 2000

Skint, on drugs, walking a tightrope life, a young man dead in his flat: things could hardly have looked worse for Shane MacGowan. Then, astonishingly, ...

Shane MacGowan and Simon Napier-Bell: The Sound And The Fury

Book Review by Ian Penman, The Guardian, 14 April 2001

Black Vinyl, White Powder, Simon Napier-Bell (390pp, Ebury Press £16.99)A Drink With Shane MacGowan, Victoria Mary Clarke and Shane MacGowan (360pp, Sidgwick & Jackson £15.99) ...

Music at Sundance: Dylan, Atlantic and Shane MacGowan

Overview by Steven R Rosen, Harp, May 2003

Bob Dylan’s long awaited Masked and Anonymous debuts at Sundance ...

Exclusive: Pogues' Shane Tells How He Made It To 50

Interview by Gavin Martin, Daily Mirror, 24 December 2007

Smoking, drinking and partying keep me alive ...

Richard Balls: A Furious Devotion – The Authorised Story Of Shane MacGowan

Book Review by Chris Charlesworth, Just Backdated, December 2021

WITH HIS uncombed hair, rotten teeth and charity shop clothes, not to mention the obligatory bottle, Shane MacGowan presented himself to the world as a ...

see also Pogues, The

see also Nips, The (aka The Nipple Erectors)


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