Shane MacGowan “waved willy” at trains passing

Shane MacGowan has admitted that he used to “wave his willy” at passing trains whereas dwelling in Bono‘s home.

The U2 frontman has a visitor home at his dwelling on the south coast of Dublin, overlooking the bay and the railway line.

“Bono put in a glass roof and wall,” MacGowan defined in an interview with The Occasions. “I used to wave my willy on the practice because it handed and hope that they thought it was Bono’s.”

The Pogues frontman was interviewed alongside his accomplice, Victoria Mary Clarke, who elaborated additional on the story.

“Bono was very affected person,” she mentioned. “We had the police spherical on a regular basis as a result of Shane saved setting off the alarm. Ultimately, he requested us to maneuver out.”

Elsewhere within the interview, MacGowan mentioned the early days of The Pogues” “All the pieces was thrilling. The primary time we stayed in a lodge and found room service — that was thrilling. We took Irish music and speeded it up a bit, which you’ll be able to hear in A Pair of Brown Eyes — thrilling. It modified our lives. However going round America obtained to be an actual drag.”

Bono. Credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images
Bono. Credit score: Kevin Winter/Getty Photos

MacGowan not too long ago printed a e-book of his paintings and writing, The Everlasting Buzz And The Crock Of Gold. The paintings is being featured in an exhibition of the identical title on the Andipa Gallery in Knightsbridge, London, which opened at the moment (October 12) and lasts till October 29. In accordance with The Impartial, his work is anticipated to promote for over £30,000.

In the meantime, Bono has introduced a worldwide e-book tour in help of his forthcoming memoir Give up: 40 Songs, One Story.

The 576-page title is because of land on November 1 through publishing home Alfred A. Knopf, and in audiobook type through Penguin Random Home.


Shane MacGowan “waved willy” at trains passing