Gavin & Stacey

‘Gavin & Stacey’: BBC defends use of controversial ‘Fairytale of New York’ lyric

Corporation says the word in the song is antiquated slang for laziness

Seasonably Rich: How much are musicians making from our favourite Christmas songs?

Let [the royalties] snow, let it snow
The Pogues Fairytale of New York

Shane MacGowan responds to calls for the word ‘f****t’ to be removed from ‘Fairytale...

The Pogues frontman Shane MacGowan has responded after it was argued that the word ‘f****t’ should be removed from their classic Christmas song 'Fairytale...

Johnny Depp is playing guitar at Shane MacGowan’s wedding

Johnny Depp will provide the music at the wedding of legendary Pogues hellraiser Shane MacGowan later today (November 26). The Oscar-winning star, who has been...
The Pogues' Shane MacGowan

All the biggest music icons were at Shane MacGowan’s birthday gig

A host of famous musicians and stars appeared at a gig marking The Pogues icon Shane MacGowan's 60th birthday. MacGowan turned 60 on Christmas Day but...

Soundtrack Of My Christmas: Robbie Williams

The best song for ‘avin a mad one on Christmas Eve The Pogues – Fairytale Of New York “That’s the go-to song because I’ve been there...

See a photo of Bob Dylan hanging out with Shane MacGowan after Dublin show

Bob Dylan hung out with The Pogues' Shane MacGowan after his Dublin show last week. Dylan recently concluded his UK and Ireland tour with a gig at Dublin’s...

The Pogues reveal they are no longer active and have ‘had enough’ of touring

The 'Fairytale Of New York' stars last performed together in summer 2014