Fact: Folk-rockers The Pogues are to perform their landmark 1985 album Rum, Sodomy & the Lash in its entirety at four U.K. shows this December (13).
15th November 2012
Quote: "(People say), 'I thought you were dead'. I always get that - 'How come you're not dead?'" The Pogues star Shane MacGowan's fans often believe the heavy-drinking rocker has passed away.
30th September 2011
Fact: The Pogues star Spider Stacy has landed a role in cult TV drama series Treme. The folk rocker will appear on the New Orleans-based show in November (11) and play a tin whistle player from London called Slim Jim Lynch, according to NME.com. Elvis Costello, who was once married to Stacy's former Pogues bandmate Cait O'Riordan, also appeared on the show and country rocker Steve Earle is a regular.
1st October 2010
Fact: The Pogues star Shane MacGowan has his sights set on the Christmas charts again - he's recording a festive tune with Irish religious trio The Priests. The singer, who penned classic 1987 holiday song Fairytale Of New York, has recorded Little Drummer Boy, which will appear on the band's upcoming album, Noel.
30th April 2010
Quote: "It's probably not suitable, but I find myself singing FAIRYTALE OF NEW YORK to him quite often." Colin Farrell loves singing Irish band The Pogues' classic to his six-month-old son Henry.