Dead man Rocking

Spiked-online carries a wonderful article by Brendan O’Neill on the resurrection of the pogues, “the best band of the 1980s. Fact“. Worth reading for the wonderful comparison between Donny Osmond and Shane MacGowan- “Donny and MacGowan are surely the Yin and Yang of popular music.

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