Fairytale of New York- Michael Monroe

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  1. blowtorch

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    Hanoi Rocks frontman covers the Pogues
     
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    Can't say I have ever heard that song. Really enjoyed it and liked the video. Thanks for posting.
     
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    It reminded me some of this
     
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    Such a great song. James Fearnley wrote how the song came to be in his book.
     
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    a song that has been badly covered by so many. a toss up between that and this for the worst:
     
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    really?
    the original is great - here you go:
     
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    Shane McGowan and Jem Finer wrote some of the best music through the 80s and 90s.
     
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    I sincerely hope that the ghost of Kirsty McColl haunts them to the end of their days. I've heard better pub singers.
     
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    song starts at 1:06 :p
     
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    Thanks! Yeah, that was really great. Had not gotten into this band, possibly because I am slightly too old to have picked them up before I started my working career. But never too late.
     
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    This one sucked most of the life out of the original.
     
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    I did a cover of this last year and I have video. I'm reluctant to share though. It was fun! A challenge to sing it well and with the right spirit.
     
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    Rum, Sodomy, and the Lash is one of the best albums of the 80s regardless of genre. The one before and the one after are 95% as good.
     
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    I am a big fan of the Pogues and, maybe even more, of Hanoi Rocks, but I have to say that this doesn't really work for me. Not really bad, just no magic.
     
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    this song is getting a bit of stick over the use of the term 'faggot' in the lyrics. this never got so much as a raised eyebrow when the song first came out but now there are radio stations that won't play it.
     
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