Shane Patrick Lysaght MacGowan (born 25 December 1957) is an English-born Irish singer, songwriter, and musician. He is best known as the lead singer and songwriter of Celtic punk band the Pogues. He was also a member of the Nipple Erectors and Shane MacGowan and the Popes, as well as producing his own solo material and working on collaborations with artists such as Kirsty MacColl, Joe Strummer, Nick Cave, Steve Earle, Sin ad O’Connor, and Ronnie Drew.
The Pogues Shane MacGowan and The Popes The Nipple Erectors Nick Cave
Celtic punk Celtic rock folk punk folk rock
Singer songwriter musician
Republic of Ireland