White City (2:31)

Cover of The Best of The Pogues

From The Best of The Pogues and 19 other releases

“White City” is the second track on the 1989 album “Peace and Love” by The Pogues.
White City is a place in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham, to the north of Shepherd’s Bush. This song refers to the tearing down of the White City stadium. The stadium was demolished in 1985 to make way for the BBC White City building.


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Here a tower shinning bright
Once stood gleaming in the night
Where now there's just the rubble in the hole
Here the paddies and the frogs

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    20 Mar 5:57pm Reply
  • Lituus

    I fucking love the Pogues. They are the real deal, for sure. It looks like they are touring; I can hardly believe that they have not drunk themselves to death by now..

    13 Mar 2012 Reply
  • JimmyJazz27

    Just another great Pogues song. Too many too mention

    19 Jun 2010 Reply
  • Nochek


    28 Apr 2010 Reply
  • keltoi21

    great song.....

    15 Jan 2010 Reply
  • RichKR

    Excellent musicians.

    30 Nov 2009 Reply
  • Tourettes25


    9 Apr 2009 Reply
  • john_obrien

    There seem to be two versions of this song--one with a backup vocal track and one without. Anyone know what the story with that is?

    24 Jun 2008 Reply

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