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Pogues: Rum, Sodomy and the Lash

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by dancehallclasher, Oct 27, 2001.

  1. anyone have this album? i took a chance and ordered it from www.interpunk.com and good gravy, it's one of the best albums i've ever heard!! it's like trad. irish music with a dash o' punk thrown in, and it's beautiful and hilarious and heartbreaking. i have no idea how i missed this gem for so long! "And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda" nearly moved me to tears.
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  2. P.S. it's PERFECT music to drink Guinness by!
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  3. It's a good album, but the production isn't the best. I think Elvis Costello produced it himself, because he was afraid some big name producer would get to them first and ruin their raw sound. My personal preference is "If I Should Fall From Grace With God."
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  4. Hooray for the Pogues!
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  5. Blackbird

    Blackbird Moderator Supporting Member

    Mar 18, 2000
    I like the Pogues.

    How does Shane Mc Gowan and the Popes compare to the original band?
  6. Josh Ryan

    Josh Ryan - that dog won't hunt, Monsignor. Supporting Member

    Mar 24, 2001
    I agree completely. Then Shane McGowan(?) left.:(
  7. barroso


    Aug 16, 2000
    check out the new live album from shane and the popes, i love it!
  8. Josh Ryan

    Josh Ryan - that dog won't hunt, Monsignor. Supporting Member

    Mar 24, 2001
    I will, thanks.
  9. He didn't exactly leave. He was kicked out because he couldn't stay sober enough to play or record.

    Anyone going to the impending reunion shows? Shane is onboard once again.

    23/12/2001 - London's Brixton Academy
    22/12/2001 - London's Brixton Academy
    21/12/2001 - London's Brixton Academy
    20/12/2001 - Dublin's Point Depot
    18/12/2001 - Birmingham Academy
    17/12/2001 - Glasgow SECC
    16/12/2001 - Manchester's Apollo
    15/12/2001 - Manchester's Academy
  10. Josh Ryan

    Josh Ryan - that dog won't hunt, Monsignor. Supporting Member

    Mar 24, 2001
    True, I was being discreet.:D I wish I could go, maybe they'll head my way.
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  11. ZuluFunk

    ZuluFunk Supporting Member

    Apr 14, 2001
    If I Should Fall... has always been one on my list of faves.

    I go back though cuz, my two favorite singles are
    and London Girl
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