Shane Patrick Lysaght MacGowan (born 25 December 1957) is a singer and songwriter. Born in Kent, England to Irish parents, he was the lead singer and songwriter of Celtic punk band the Pogues. He was also a member of the Nipple Erectors and Shane MacGowan and the Popes, as well as producing his own solo material and collaborating with artists such as Kirsty MacColl, Joe Strummer, Nick Cave, Steve Earle, Johnny Depp, Sinéad O'Connor, and Ronnie Drew. Wikipedia
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