Best Songs Ever

What’s your favorite song?
Random Song
Please enter a search term (min. 2 chars)
iTunes Charts
ø 4.8 at 4 votes
What’s your rating?

The Pogues

A Pair Of Brown Eyes

  • Folk
  • Punk
  • Rock
  • Space
  • Celtic
song from
  • 2011
  • 1987
  • 1985
  • 2001
  • 1995

Alternative video Spotify
“A Pair of Brown Eyes” is a single by The Pogues, their first to make the UK Top 100, peaking at Number 71. It featured on the band’s second album, Rum, Sodomy, and the Lash, and was composed by Pogues front man Shane MacGowan, on the melody of “Wild Mountain Thyme”, also known as “Will Ye Go Lassie Go,“ a song by Francis McPeake in a traditional Irish folk style. Read on...

Song lines: ♪ For a pair of brown eyes ... And a rovin' a rovin' a rovin' I'll go

Current Rank: ...

Popularity on the Web


Most votes come from Canada, United States, and Germany.


More songs by The Pogues (See Charts): Summer In Siam, If I Should Fall From Grace With God, Dirty Old Town, Transmetropolitan, Sally Maclennane, The Old Main Drag, and Tuesday Morning.

Popular in Folk (See Charts): Blowin' In The Wind, Don'T Think Twice It'S Alright, Father And Son, Banana Boat Song, I Want You, Suzanne, The Blower'S Daughter, Vincent, Positively 4th Street, and Sad Eyed Lady Of The Lowlands.


Use at most three hashtags in your comment to connect the song with a topic (i.e. #live or #workout). It must contain at least one letter. You can view a toplist for every tag.