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The Pogues: Fairytale Of New York Meaning


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Song Released: 1985

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    Dec 14th, 12:41am report

    A poorly constructed song that has to be explained to the average listener. Great songs are like 'three minute movies' - no explanation need. Clear, concise, unambiguous .... perfectly understandable first time around.


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    Dec 22nd, 2018 12:24pm report

    It's about a couple who are are both Irish immigrants in New York.
    They are dysfunctional and argumentative and both have substance abuse problems.


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    Jun 17th, 2012 6:05pm report

    A christmas love song about a down on his luck drunk and his girlfriend/wife their trouble their arguments but at the end of it all it's christmas and they love each other.

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