The Pogues

Essential Pogues

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Essential Pogues doesn't cover Red Roses for Me or Rum Sodomy and the Lash, so it isn't a definitive collection. However, it does capture the majority of the highlights from their Island albums and functions as a good introduction to the band. One complaint: the tedious extended remix of "Yeah, Yeah, Yeah, Yeah, Yeah" was included instead of the punchy, energetic original single.

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