The Pogues - Poguetry in Motion

The 1986 EP On Strictly Limited Edition Red Vinyl

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Poguetry In Motion is an EP by British celtic / folk punk band The Pogues, released in February 1986 by Stiff Records.

EP’s tend to be considered a collection of leftovers, but this is certainly not the case with Poguetry In Motion, with the material ranking alongside The Pogues best efforts.

The opener London Girl is one of Shane McGowan’s most simple and heartfelt love songs, rendered with infectious energy and abandon, while Rainy Night In Soho perfectly captures the nocturnal beauty implicit in its title, a lovely piano ballad complete with a sweeping string arrangement.

Planxty Noel Hill refers to Noel Hill, a renowned traditional Irish musician who, at the time of the release of the band's second album, claimed that The Pogues were disrespecting the whole Irish music tradition. Planxty has come to mean something akin to "cheers", though its use in the song's title is insincere.

The Body Of An American owes the most to The Pogues' past, from its whiskey-soaked narrative to its traditional (albeit raucous) Celtic folk.

This EP on limited red 180 gram heavyweight vinyl is pressed in Europe.

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Tracklisting:

 

 

Title

Time

A1

London Girl

3:03

A2

A Rainy Night In Soho

5:35

B1

The Body Of An American

4:47

B2

Planxty Noel Hill

3:09

SKU 825646255849
Record Label Warner Music UK
Label / Model # Warner
Catalogue Number 825646255849
Country EU - Europe
Release Date (Year) 17 March 2015
Original Release Date (Year) 24 February 1986
Barcode # 825646255849
Shipping Weight 0.2550kg
Shipping Width 0.004m
Shipping Height 0.310m
Shipping Length 0.308m
Shipping Cubic 0.000382m3
Type New
Format Limited Edition Red Vinyl, 140 Gram Vinyl, 45 RPM 12" EP, Digital Download Card
Vinyl Colour Red
Genre Folk Rock
Genre Celtic Rock
Format VINYL EP

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