For the first time in 20 years Shane MacGowan has been able to eat an apple, thanks to a full set of new teeth. For decades Shane MacGowan has been famous for his less than pearly smile, but now The Pogues’ singer is a new man with a whole new set of teeth. MacGowan treated himself to a new set of gnashers this Christmas and chronicled the whole journey in the Sky Arts documentary, ‘Shane MacGowan: A Wreck Reborn’. Over the course of six months MacGowan attended numerous consultations before undergoing six operations to achieve his new smile.–CM

) The frontman’s dental issues were caused by years of drug and alcohol abuse, as well as constant fighting and he lost his last natural tooth seven years ago.