Whenyoung Cover 'Fairytale Of New York' Feat. Gabriel Bruce

Irish group Whenyoung have been hand picked by Shane MacGowan himself to cover the infamous 'Fairytale of New York' this Christmas. Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the song, the band have teamed up with British artist Gabriel Bruce and will be performing it at MacGowan's 60th Birthday Celebration.

The celebration will take place on the 15th January 2018 at the National Concert Hall in Dublin. Whenyoung will be playing alongside Nick Cave, Bobby Gillespie of Primal Scream, Johnny Depp, Clem Burke of Blondie and many more yet to be announced.

The band are looking forward to playing the Birthday Event and have said: “We are truly honoured to be playing at Shane McGowan’s 60th birthday, and in the very special setting that is the National Concert Hall, Dublin. To us, Shane is one of the greatest living poets and songwriters and we are very humbled to be apart of his occasion"

Hear their take on the seasonal classic in the video below.

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