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The Very Best of The Pogues


Download links and information about The Very Best of The Pogues by The Pogues. This album was released in 2001 and it belongs to Rock, World Music, Alternative, Songwriter/Lyricist, Celtic genres. It contains 21 tracks with total duration of 01:15:24 minutes.

Artist: The Pogues
Release date: 2001
Genre: Rock, World Music, Alternative, Songwriter/Lyricist, Celtic
Tracks: 21
Duration: 01:15:24
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No. Title Length
1. Dirty Old Town 3:45
2. The Irish Rover (feat. The Dubliners) 4:08
3. Sally MacLennane 2:45
4. Fiesta 4:12
5. A Pair of Brown Eyes 5:01
6. Fairytale of New York 4:35
7. The Body of an American 4:43
8. Streams of Whiskey 2:32
9. The Sick Bed of Cuchulainn 3:00
10. If I Should Fall from Grace With God 2:20
11. Misty Morning, Albert Bridge 3:01
12. Rain Street 4:01
13. White City 2:31
14. A Rainy Night In SoHo 4:43
15. London Girl 3:05
16. Boys from the County Hell 2:56
17. The Sunnyside of the Street 2:44
18. Summer In Siam 4:07
19. Hell's Ditch 3:04
20. The Old Main Drag 3:19
21. The Band Played Waltzing Matilda 4:52



One of those obvious ideas that not everyone could’ve pulled off, the Pogues’ meld of Irish traditional music and spitting punk-rock energy led to some of the most striking and startling music of its era. This 21-track collection pulls classics from albums such as Rum, Sodomy and the Lash and If I Should Fall From Grace With God for a jukebox-ready crash course. Alongside tales of drunkenness (“Streams of Whiskey”), the aftermath of war (“The Band Played Waltzing Matilda”), dead-end living (“Dirty Old Town”) and more drunkenness (“A Rainy Night in Soho”) sit jubilant hops like “London Girl” and the bittersweet seasonal favorite “Fairytale of New York” with singer Kirsty MacColl. The Pogues’ attitude, smarts and sound continue to echo through the likes of the Dropkick Murphys, but their Very Best makes clear that the original is hard to beat.