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Hey Brix!

Advantages: Brix is back
Disadvantages: She left

This is an album that welcomed back Brix Smith to the Fall line up. Mark Smith's ex wife really adds to the charm of this album. The opening track 'The Joke' takes a swipe at political correctness gone mad and is a powerful social comment. "Don't Call Me ...

Rickolatta11 22.01.2007 · Read full review
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"The Pogues...Not For The Fainthearted"

Advantages: Makes you think
Disadvantages: some swearing

I remember, back in the eighties, my Uncle, whom I lived with for a while, bursting into the house, fresh from a trip to Ireland, and proclaiming with a gleam in his eyes "I have got something here that is gonna blow you away !" With that he strode over t ...

Averilla 14.06.2005 · Read full review
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Review of Rum, Sodomy & the Lash (Digitally Remastered) - Pogues (The)

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Pogue Mahone...go look it up.

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The Pogues have always been an odd band to pigeon hole, punks with folk instuments, folkies with a punk attitue, bar room boozers, who knows, but thats really not the point. The point is that the Pogues kick out a great range of Irish folk with an attitud ...

steerpyke 30.11.2004 · Read full review
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Unique - possibly one of the best albums ever

Advantages: Fantastic ballads, powerful Irish music, great songwriting, great musicianship.....
Disadvantages: None - but avoid if you are offended by bad language

This is an album I originally had on vinyl when it was first released but have recently acquired again on MP3 with additional bonus tracks. I have always loved this album with a passion and play it again and again without ever tiring of it in the slightes ...

buzios 02.04.2014 · Read full review
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Seven Deadly Gins

Advantages: A brilliant folk album , their second best
Disadvantages: None

...Well they do like a drink , and that should be Rum, Sodomy and the Lash anyway.... A perfect Pogues album , though not their best , this is the one that features the repainting of "Le Radeau del la Medusa" by J.L.A. Redault with band suoerimposed (you ...

mikeydred 15.02.2001 · Read full review
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