CHRISTMAS COUNTDOWN - NUMBER 1 December 23, 2016 09:30
The Pogues and Kirsty MacColl - Fairytale of New York
"You scumbag, you maggot". Insults I still use in 2016, and insults I'll continue to use until I'm up in Heaven singing songs and (hopefully) getting off with Kirsty MacColl! Winking smiley face.
Who would have thought that such an abusive song sung by two nearly dead singers would chart so highly on this festive countdown? Me. I would have thought it because I've been telling people for years that Fairytale of New York is my favourite Christmas song of all time.
Normally, I hate it when people romanticize New York and BANG on about how you "have" to go there. I've been there once and it was alright. Nothing more. London SHITS all over NYC and I live in London so fuck off New York, New York. Fuck off NOW, you schmaltzy muthafucka, you.
I love this song, though, and it really makes me want to live in New York and pretend that I'm in a film or an episode of Seinfeld.
CHRISTMAS EVE TOMORROW
HAVE A NICE CHRISTMAS