a short site about The Divine Comedy

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Chris Worsey

Chris Worsey is The Divine Comedy’s regular cellist. He first played with Neil Hannon for the Liberation album and subsequently toured with The Divine Comedy. During the recording of Promenade he introduced Joby Talbot into the band.

After that experience, Chris co-founded Millennia Strings with Ian Burdge and performed with artists such as The Verve, George Michael, Oasis and Suede. Aside from this, he was also part of the Brunel Ensemble and performed on the Casanova album.

Although he did not play with The Divine Comedy for a while, he reunited at the time of Absent Friends and on tour with the Millennia Strings. He still plays for Neil Hannon’s most recent albums: Victory For The Comic Muse, The Duckworth Lewis Method, Bang Goes The Knighthood, Sticky Wickets, Foreverland and often tour with him with different line-up: band, string quartet, etc.