A Drink with Shane MacGowan
This bibulous, drug-indulgent and anarchic rock legend was born on a small farm in Tipperary, won a scholarship to Westminster, was rapidly expelled, became a rent boy, then a central figure of punk and the hugely influential star of The Pogues. MacGowan's music, innovative and powerful, is as distinctive as his chaotic, breakdown-scarred, drug and alcohol-fuelled lifestyle. MacGowan has an enormous fan-base hungry for stories of his wild behaviour, but this is also a book that celebrates this unique and charming musician, and offers insight into his remarkable perspective on this world - and the next!
'One of the freshest, most original biographies I've ever read . . . Buy the book, it's great.' Lynn Barber, The Observer
'All human life is here.' Q Magazine
384 pages; ISBN 9780330475662
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Title: A Drink with Shane MacGowan
Author: Victoria Mary Clarke; Shane Macgowan