Friday, 7 December 2012

Fairytale of New York - 25 Years On

It's as much a part of Christmas as, well, Slade's Merry Xmas Everybody. Yes, The Pogues and Kirsty MacColl's recording of Fairytale of New York is once again released just in time for the Festive Season. It was first released in December 1987 and has been popping back into the charts on a regular basis ever since. Now, to celebrate its 25th anniversary, the single has been reissued in digital form on iTunes, as a CD and, for nostalgia freaks, on a good old-fashioned vinyl single. The lovely PR people sent me a copy of the CD and vinyl though, sadly, it has been many years since I had an suitable equipment to play discs of the black plastic variety.

Anyway, just to get you into the Christmas spirit, here's the video...

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