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The Snake

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The Snake

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
Producers:
Warner Bros., ZTT
genre:
Rock

We gave it an A-

On his solo debut, Shane MacGowan — the ex-Pogue — combines his patented faux-traditional Irish reels with some healthy blasts of guitar grunge. The highlight on The Snake is ”A Mexican Funeral in Paris,” which sounds like Tom Waits and Van Morrison jamming at a séance with the Memphis Horns. A spiked stew of Celtic-flavored rock that goes down easy. A-