Shane on ‘Fairytale Of New York’

Victoria Mary Clarke - Journalism

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At this time of year, one cannot avoid hearing the song ‘Fairytale of New York’.  It is one of the most popular Christmas songs ever written.  And while I am delighted and proud for Shane, the song is a constant reminder of how much we have in common with the bag lady and the tramp in the song.  It also reminds me  of how very lucky we are to still have each other, to have managed to stay together through very good times and very bad ones.

Victoria Clarke & Shane McGowanOver the years, I must have heard Shane sing that song thousands of times.  And yet, I realised that it isn’t something we ever talk about.  And so, when I was asked if I knew the story behind the song, or how long it took to write or how Shane really feels about it, I realised that I did not know any of…

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