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Posted By: Senoufou
22-Jul-17 - 06:42 AM
Thread Name: cigs and e-ecigs in the folk scene
Subject: RE: cigs and e-ecigs in the folk scene
What about dry ice? The stuff they use in theatre pantomimes. Non-toxic and provides an air of mystery and magic.

I know what you mean by atmosphere. In the black-and-white video of the Pogues 'Fairytale of New York', the Irish musicians are smoking fit to bust. It seems to fit with the sleazy lyrics of the song.