The Story Behind “The Fairytale of New York”

One of the greatest Christmas songs of all time is “The Fairytale of New York” by The Pogues and Kirsty McColl. We have already discussed why it is one of the most depressing Christmas songs of all time. But what is the story behind the song?

This BBC special investigates the making of the Christmas classic. Check it out.

Why do you love “The Fairytale of New York”? Leave your two cents in the comments.

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