The Pogues’ most famous (or infamous) contribution to Christmas playlists?
- Piece: The Fairytale of New York;
- Composer: Kirsty MacColl;
- Arranger: Jock McKenzie.
In the last three decades, The Pogues’ and Kirsty MacColl’s Christmas song has topped many a personal Christmassy playlist. From mixtape to MP3 and Spotify, it is a must at Christmas parties, pub jukeboxes and supermarket aisles.Continue reading “Brass Banding Goes Pop: EM60’s 2020 Advent Calendar: 20. The Fairytale of New York”