Peace and Love

Label
Warner Strategic Marketing
Release date
11 Jan 2005
Running length
20 tracks
Running time
63:53

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Tracklist

    Track     Duration Listeners
1 Gridlock 3:32 11,569
2 White City 2:31 45,998
3 Young Ned Of The Hill 2:45 26,060
4 Misty Morning, Albert Bridge 3:02 47,880
5 Cotton Fields 2:50 10,215
6 Blue Heaven 3:35 11,212
7 Down All The Days 3:44 9,799
8 USA 4:51 9,060
9 Lorelei 3:33 14,563
10 Gartloney Rats 2:31 9,037
11 Boat Train 2:39 9,660
12 Tombstone 2:57 8,145
13 Night Train To Lorca 3:28 8,450
14 London You're A Lady 2:55 8,760
15 Star Of The County Down 2:35 3,555
16 The Limerick Rake 3:11 4,011
17 Train Of Love 3:07 2,337
18 Everyman Is A King 3:54 2,203
19 Yeah, Yeah, Yeah, Yeah, Yeah 3:18 5,136
20 Honky Tonk Women 2:55 7,208

About this album

Peace and Love is a 1989 album by The Pogues, their fourth full-length studio production.

The album continued the band’s gradual departure from traditional Irish music. It noticeably opens with a heavily jazz-influenced track. Also, several of the songs are inspired by the city in which the Pogues were founded, London (“White City”, “Misty Morning, Albert Bridge”, “London You’re a Lady”), as opposed to Ireland, from which they had usually drawn inspiration. Nevertheless, several notable Irish personages are mentioned, including Ned of the Hill, Christy Brown, whose book Down All The Days appears as a song title, and Napper Tandy, mentioned in the first line of “Boat Train”, and was adapted from a line in the Irish rebel song “The Wearing of the Green”. Likewise the MacGowan song “Cotton Fields” draws on the Lead Belly song of the same name.

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