The Divine Comedy

The Divine Comedy are a chamber pop band from Northern Ireland formed in 1989
and fronted by Neil Hannon. Hannon has been the only constant member of the
group, playing, in some instances, all of the non-orchestral instrumentation
besides drums. To date, ten studio albums have been released under the Divine
Comedy name. The group achieved their greatest commercial success in ... read more

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Interview video

Neil talks to Absolute Radio's Geoff Lloyd, having just come off stage. This is his 3rd time at the V Festival - he was...
→ Posted 21 August 2010 9.26pm — Comment on this

Swallows and Amazons – review

Vaudeville, London When Tom Morris's production sailed into view in 2010 at Bristol Old Vic, Susannah Clapp recognised it as "exact and imaginative" and a "triumph". Righ...
Posted 8 January 2012 12.05am — Comment on this

The Divine Comedy – review

Old Royal Naval College, LondonTrust Neil Hannon to find a venue grand enough to accommodate his pop symphonies. Wren's 17th-century hospital-turned-college – home ...
Posted 27 July 2011 6.30pm — Comment on this

The Divine Comedy's 'Swallows and Amazons' musical will move to London's West End for Christmas

'Swallows and Amazons’ to embark on UK tour next year
Posted 25 July 2011 4.47pm — Comment on this

Readers recommend: songs about birthdays – results

It's your party and you can cry if you want to, but here are your favourite songs about that most bittersweet of celebrationsBirthdays are supposed to be happy occasions....
Posted 2 June 2011 5.40pm — Comment on this

BBC Philharmonic/Noseda – review

Bridgewater Hall, ManchesterGianandrea Noseda likens conducting Liszt to cooking spaghetti: if you don't get it precisely right, it comes out either too hard or too soft....
Posted 28 February 2011 9.45pm — Comment on this

Readers recommend: comeback songs

Last week was all about heralding the break of day. Now we'd like you to suggest songs that herald an artist's returnFor the first time in years I actually got all the wa...
Posted 5 November 2010 12.01am — Comment on this

CHAMBER POP....THAT'S A PERFECT DESCRIPTION

The wikipedia entry on The Divine Comedy says they are a chamber pop band fronted by Neil Hannon, the only constant member since their inception in 1989.I like the descr...
Posted 26 October 2010 6.00am — Comment on this

Happy Anniversary Baby! - Totally Fuzzy turns 7!

So here we are again, on another anniversary! As you know, not too many survive all that long on the web. But we did. Still a lot of growing up to do when you're 7 I gues...
Posted 4 October 2010 2.32am — Comment on this

The incontinent Kings of Leon pigeons review this week's singles

Their appreciation of Kings of Leon's recent show, which involved defecating into the drummer's mouth, has led many to rate these avian pests as the world's harshest musi...
Posted 28 July 2010 2.09pm — Comment on this

The Divine Comedy Tour Dates July-Nov 2010

Neil Hannon hits the road, with a full UK tour in November 2010, plus a string of dates prior to that
Posted 7 July 2010 12.00am — Comment on this

The Divine Comedy announce UK tour and ticket details

The jaunt will begin in Newcastle on November 1
Posted 6 July 2010 2.55am — Comment on this

The Duckworth Lewis Method | Pop review

Queen Elizabeth Hall, LondonYou could hardly dream up a better definition of acquired taste than the Duckworth Lewis Method: Neil Hannon of the Divine Comedy, accompanied...
Posted 20 June 2010 10.31pm — Comment on this

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Top songs

The 5 most played The Divine Comedy songs in the past year.

  • National Express  33 plays
  • Something For The Weekend  11 plays
  • Generation sex  1 plays

Played on

Absolute Radio stations playing songs by The Divine Comedy over the past year.

  1. Absolute Radio 90s 552 plays
  2. Absolute Radio 45 plays
  3. Absolute Radio 70s 6 plays
  4. Absolute Radio 60s 6 plays
  5. Absolute Radio 00s 6 plays
  6. Absolute Classic Rock 6 plays
  7. Absolute 80s 6 plays

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