Shane MacGowan Quotes

When I'm writing a song it gives me more actual pleasure to hear someone else sing it than do it meself.

I've been here all the time; I could be putting out as many albums as Costello y'know what I mean?

Here a tower shining brightOnce stood gleaming in the nightWhere now There's just the rubble in the holefrom "White City

I've been a babe magnet for quite a while now.

I drink because I'm thirsty

Cram as much pleasure as you can into life and rail against the pain that you have to suffer as a result.

Everyone drinks..........Well unless they don't.

There is drinking in lots of the songs because there is drinking in life. Drinking stimulates the imagination.

What I do is I'm a bandleader frontman entertainer.

You can't hate people unless you love them.

My dad has no control over who works with me. Me me and me alone has to take responsibility for anything.

Petitions are ridiculous.