The Pogues are one of the great live acts of our time, but their concerts have been poorly documented on The Pogues are one of the great live acts of our time, but their concerts have been poorly documented on record. Streams of Whiskey is a re-release of a bootleg, Live on Rain Street , from a show in Switzerland. Typical for a bootleg, the sound is terrible and the performance is rough. The Pogues, who are planning an "official" live album from their reunion tour, are asking fans not to buy this: they weren't consulted on the release and aren't happy with the quality. If you're not already familiar with the classic 80s punk band, the Pogues are hard to define. Creating their sound on traditional Irish instruments, they rocked harder and played wilder shows with tin whistle and accordion than most of their guitar-trashing contemporaries. The band played tight and floor-pounding music, yet Shane MacGowan, the wrecked but strangely babyfaced singer, was an increasingly erratic performer. Rightly called one of the great modern Irish lyricists-- writing about the low and downtrodden with uncommon eloquence-- MacGowan would play concerts too plowed to sing his own words.
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Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Short of having Guinness spilt down the front of your shirt and your ear bitten off by your girlfriend, Streams of Whisky is the closest the armchair shamrock insurrectionist can get to the full-tilt thrill of a live Pogues concert. Nevertheless, this recording--taken from a live festival in Leysin, Switzerland in July has purportedly been released against the wishes of the band. Sure enough, there is ample and not entirely pitch-perfect between-song banjo tuning and sundry "technical shit" as Spider Stacey eloquently calls it but these hitches only add to the ramshackle air of live authenticity. I mean, so what if the carnival brass is hopelessly out of tune on "Fiesta"? Surely that's the point.
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