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The Pogues - Fairytale Of New York FLAC album

Performer: The Pogues
Genre: Rock / Folk and World music
Title: Fairytale Of New York
Country: UK
Released: 1987
Style: Folk Rock
FLAC version ZIP size: 1430 mb
MP3 version ZIP size: 1709 mb
WMA version ZIP size: 1946 mb
Rating: 4.4
Votes: 693
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Fairytale of New York" is a song written by Jem Finer and Shane MacGowan and recorded by their band the Pogues, featuring singer-songwriter Kirsty MacColl on vocals. The song is an Irish folk-style ballad and was written as a duet, with the Pogues' singer MacGowan taking the role of the male character and MacColl the female character. It was originally released as a single on 23 November 1987 and later featured on the Pogues' 1988 album If I Should Fall from Grace with God.

About Fairytale of New York. The song took years to write, it was released in 1987. Now a Christmas Standard, it enters the UK Top Twenty every December. It’s about an Irish couple who emigrated to America, ostensibly in the 1940’s, in hope of making it as entertainers in New York. Although, as stated by co-writer Shane MacGowan: Really, the story could apply to any couple who went anywhere and found themselves down on their luck. The song’s title comes from the 1973 novel A Fairytale of New York by Irish-American author James Patrick Donleavy, who was born in New York but later moved to Dublin and became an Irish citizen. In the book, the narrator says: When I was a little boy. Left in a brand new foster home. I went out playing the afternoon around the block got lost, so busy telling all the other kids a fairy tale of New York. That my real father was a tycoon and my mother a princess.

Features Song Lyrics for The Pogues's Fairytale of New York album. A Pair of Brown Eyes (live) Lyrics. 5. Fairytale of New York (instrumental) Lyrics. 6. Maggie May (live) Lyrics. The Pogues Lyrics provided by SongLyrics. All Music News . Popular The Pogues Lyrics.

Fairytale of New York Songfacts. The Pogues Artistfacts. Petter from Ã?ngelholm, SwedenI'm kinda fascinated of The Pogues' obsession with irish people travelling to the US. my favourite on this theme has to be their song "Thousands are sailing" again. Niall from Ireland, IrelandAbsolutely the greatest Christmas song ever written and a true highlight that for all his sins Shane McGowan is above all a remarkable songwriter

Fairytale of New York (Instrumental). 3. Fairytale of New York (feat. 1987 Warner Music UK Limited.

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Tracklist Hide Credits

A Fairytale Of New York
Featuring – Kirsty MacCollWritten-By – Finer*, McGowan*
B The Battle March Medley
Written-By – Terry Woods

Companies, etc.

  • Published By – Stiff Music Ltd.
  • Published By – Unchained Melodies Ltd.
  • Mastered At – The Town House
  • Licensed From – Pogue Mahone Records
  • Licensed To – Stiff Records
  • Pressed By – EMI Records
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Stiff Records
  • Copyright (c) – Stiff Records


  • Arranged By [Strings] – Fiachra Trench, James Fearnley
  • Engineer – Chris Dickie
  • Producer – Steve Lillywhite


℗ & © 1987 Stiff Records.

Side A published by Stiff Music Ltd.
Side B published by Unchained Melodies Ltd.

Back cover reads:
Pogue Mahone Records
Licensed By Stiff Records

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout, stamped variant 1): NY 7 A-1U-1-Q5-1R
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout, stamped variant 1): NY 7 B-1U-1-Q2-3
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout, stamped variant 2): NY 7 A-1U-1-Q5-1C
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout, stamped variant 2): NY 7 B-1U-1-Q2-311
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A & B runout, etched): TOWNHOUSE

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
NY 12 The Pogues Fairytale Of New York ‎(12") Pogue Mahone Records, Stiff Records NY 12 UK 1987
WEA400 The Pogues Fairytale Of New York ‎(7", Single, RE) Warner Bros. Records WEA400 UK 2005
NY 7, OTT 20005 The Pogues Fairytale Of New York ‎(7", Single) Stiff Records, Off The Track Records NY 7, OTT 20005 France 1987
K-463, (NY 7) The Pogues Fairytale Of New York ‎(7", Ltd) Stiff Records, Stiff Records, Pogue Mahone Records K-463, (NY 7) Australia 1987
NY 7 The Pogues Fairytale Of New York ‎(7", Single) Stiff Records, Pogue Mahone Records NY 7 UK 1987