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Spandau Ballet Star Revamps Pogues Christmas Hit With Italian Eurovision Singer

The True singer hit the studio with Zilli, who represented Italy in the Eurovision Song Contest in 2012, earlier this year (15) as he recorded tracks for his first holiday release, The Christmas...

'A Fairytale Of New York' Is The Most Played Christmas Pop Song Ever

The myriad polls of Christmas pop music tend to throw up the same results year in year out, with the “nation’s favourite” usually turning out to be as predictable as the contents of supermarket crackers.But,...

Shane Macgowan Had To Be Propped Up By Dillon

Shane MacGowan was so drunk while filming the video for 'Fairytale of New York' that Matt Dillon had to hold him up.The Irish hellraiser enlisted the Hollywood actor to star as a policeman in the...

Fairytale Of New York Is 2012'S Most Played Christmas Track

The Pogues and Kirsty Maccoll's Fairytale Of New York is the U.K.'s most played Christmas track of 2012.The 1987 festive favourite has had the most radio plays from December 2011 to this month (Dec12), according...

Shane Macgowan Found 'Female Side' On Fairytale In New York

Shane MacGowan displayed his ''female side'' when writing 'Fairytale of New York'.The singer worked on the words for The Pogues Christmas hit - about a down-on-their-luck couple arguing - for two years, and can see...

Mariah Carey Sings 'All I Want For Christmas Is You' On Jimmy Fallon; Plus, Our Top 5 Christmas Songs

Mariah Carey ruddy loves reminding us that she sang one of the best known Christmas pop songs of all time. Just in case her original version of 'All I Want For Christmas Is You' wasn’t...

Video: Kate Bosworth Sings On New Topshop Christmas Campaign

Kate Bosworth has become the new face of Topshop with a glamorous video showing the star singing 'Winter Wonderland'.The 'Superman Returns' actress was chosen by the Philip Green brand to don a glitzy, dark red...

Maccoll's Seasonal Classic Boosts Youngest Son

KIRSTY MACCOLL's youngest son finds comfort in hearing THE POGUES' hit festive song FAIRYTALE OF NEW YORK every year - because it makes him proud of his late mother's legacy.The star was killed at the...

Maccoll Repaired Relationship With Ex In Case Of Sudden Death

Late singer KIRSTY MACCOLL and her ex-husband worked on repairing their relationship for the sake of their young sons - in case one of them was suddenly killed.The star wed record producer Steve Lillywhite in...

Maccoll's Mother: 'I'll Never Have Peace Over Kirsty's Death'

The mother of late British singer KIRSTY MACCOLL is still bitter over her daughter's untimely death and insists she will "never have peace" about the accident which ended her life.MACColl, who sang on The Pogues'...

Stars To Honour Maccoll With Charity Gig

Rockers including SHANE MACGOWAN, BILLY BRAGG, and JOHNNY MARR are set to mark tragic singer KIRSTY MACCOLL's birthday with a concert in aid of her charity fund.The Fairytale of New York vocalist died in 2000...

Justice For Kirsty Campaign Comes To A Close

The family of late British singer KIRSTY MACCOLL is ending a campaign seeking justice for her tragic 2000 death.MACColl, who sang on The Pogues' hit 1980s track Fairytale of New York, was killed at the...

Prayers For Shot Record Boss Sinclair

LATEST: Prayers have been said for shot ZTT Records boss JILL SINCLAIR as she remains in a "critical but stable" condition in hospital. Sinclair, 54, was hit in an artery by a pellet from her...

Ztt Records Owner Shot By Son

ZTT Records boss JILL SINCLAIR is recovering in hospital after she was accidentally shot by her son with an air rifle. Sinclair, 54, was hit in an artery by a pellet from her 22-year-old son's...

Maccoll Monitored By Mi5

Legendary British folk singer EWAN MACCOLL was tracked by security service MI5 for more than 20 years because the government considered him a dangerous radical with communist beliefs. According to secret files released by the...

Mexico Close To Maccoll Answers

The Mexican government claims it is close to resolving its investigation into the death of singer KIRSTY MacCOLL, who was killed by a speedboat while diving in the country six years ago. Just a...

Talent Show Winner Tops UK Christmas Singles Chart

SHAYNE WARD, the winner of British reality TV show THE X FACTOR, has jumped straight in at the top of the UK singles chart to claim the 2005 Christmas number one. THAT'S MY GOAL...

Pogues Sell Out In New York

Reformed Irish rockers THE POGUES have stunned promoters in New York City, after selling out three of four nights at the new Nokia Theatre almost as soon as tickets went on sale. The March...

Melua Terrified Of Singing Pogues Duet

LATEST: Jazz singer KATIE MELUA was terrified singing alongside THE POGUES in a televised duet of FAIRYTALE OF NEW YORK, because the 21-year-old knew she could never re-create the epic vocals of late singer KIRSTY...

Melua To Sing Maccoll's Lines

Jazz singer KATIE MELUA is set to sing KIRSTY MacCOLL's lyrics from FAIRYTALE OF NEW YORK in a televised duet with THE POGUES. The 21-year-old Georgian-born star will perform the 1987 Christmas classic with...

Song Re-release To Shine Light On Maccoll Investigation

THE POGUES decided to re-release their hit single FAIRYTALE IN NEW YORK so they can shine a spotlight on Mexican authorities, who have finally agreed to re-investigate singer KIRSTY MacCOLL's death. The single, which...

Moss To Sing For Maccoll

Supermodel KATE MOSS will record a duet with THE POGUES' frontman SHANE MacGOWAN of his classic Christmas anthem FAIRYTALE IN NEW YORK. The collaboration will raise money for Justice For Kirsty, in honour of...

The Pogues Buy Their Own Artwork On Ebay

Irish rockers THE POGUES had to buy their own artwork on eBay so they can re-release their classic song FAIRYTALE OF NEW YORK next month (DEC05). The SHANE MacGOWAN-fronted band could not find their...

Maccoll's Son Speaks Of Her Horrific Death

The son of singer KIRSTY MacCOLL has recalled the appalling moment he saw his mother killed by the propellers of a speed boat nearly five years ago (18DEC00). LOUIS MacCOLL, now 18, was diving...

Maccoll Death Case Re-opened

The family of late British singer KIRSTY MacCOLL are celebrating after authorities agreed to launch an inquiry into the star's death in a speedboat accident in Mexico five years ago (00). MacColl's mother JEAN,...

Maccoll's Legacy Honours The Men In Her Life

Late British singer KIRSTY MacCOLL has left $900,000 (GBP500,000) to her boyfriend JAMES KNIGHT in her will - splitting her fortune equally between Knight and her two sons JAMIE and LOUIS. The FAIRYTALE OF...

Pogues' Fairytale Voted Best Christmas Song Ever

THE POGUES' festive duet FAIRYTALE OF NEW YORK with the late KIRSTY MacCOLL has been crowned Britain's favourite Christmas song of all time. The ballad, which went to number two in the UK singles...

Maccoll Case Closed Again

The family of late singer KIRSTY MacCOLL is fuming after learning Mexican authorities have abandoned their investigation into the singer's tragic death. MacColl, 41, was killed when she was hit by a speedboat's propellers...

Maccoll Inquiry Announcement

LATEST: The mother of late British singer KIRSTY MacCOLL is to make a public announcement on a fresh inquiry into her daughter's death in Mexico four years ago (00). The CHILDREN OF THE REVOLUTION...

New Inquiry Into Maccoll's Death

Mexican authorities have reopened an inquiry into the death of British singer KIRSTY MacCOLL who died after being struck by a speedboat propeller while diving in a nature reserve in the Caribbean four years ago...

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