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29/04/2011, Heineken.es Música

Video of The Complete Banker. An interview is also available at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ty5WLLbhpK8
The Complete Banker (Heineken Urband Beats)

29/04/2011, Interview with Gavin Friday: “So, do you still think I’m a punk?”

Interview with Gavin Friday: “So, do you still think I’m a punk?”
Yeah, there’s some great singer-songwriters, and I think that album by that Villagers is a really great piece of work. I can big up Irish as much as I can knock it down but nothing’s really doing it for me. I like elements of Cathy Davey, I love the fact that Neil Hannon exists and is this kind of l...

29/04/2011, Mixtape #5 | Digital Hunter

Mixtape #5 | Digital Hunter
The Divine Comedy – A Lady of a Certain Age Outre que cette chanson ravissante et subtile se distingue par sa riche mélodie, son texte finement ironique et ses arrangements élégants, elle est symbolique de quelque chose qui me plaît : le groupe Divine Comedy, qui a produit plein d’albums, est bien ...

28/04/2011, Inhaltsverzeichnis Mai + Juni 2011

Inhaltsverzeichnis Mai + Juni 2011
Art of Pop. Rolf Jäger über Neil Hannon, der unter dem Pseudonym The Divine Comedy anspruchsvollen Pop produziert.

27/04/2011, Review: Dublin Gospel Choir at The Olympia Theatre

Review: Dublin Gospel Choir at The Olympia Theatre
Dublin Gospel Choir featuring Neil Hannon, Cathy Davey and Paddy Casey at The Olympia Theatre, Dublin on April 22nd by James Hendicott and snaps by Ian Keegan

27/04/2011, El Humilde Fotero del Pánico: Concierto de Neil Hannon en Donostia

El Humilde Fotero del Pánico: Concierto de Neil Hannon en Donostia
Fecha y lugar. 23/3/2011. Teatro Victoria Eugenia. Donostia.Intérprete. Neil Hannon (voz, piano, guitarra). Incidencias. El concierto duró hora y media.

26/04/2011, Visto tras gafas de pasta: The Goallovers

Un día, escuchando caras B de The Divine Comedy, di con una versión instrumental de "The Booklovers", una bonita canción que recoge a los mejores escritores de todos los tiempos. Decidí aprovechar la música para rendir un pequeño homenaje a los grandes del fútbol. Sé que me he dejado a muchos, pero ...

26/04/2011, Dublin Gospel Choir live at The Olympia Theatre in Dublin April 2011 feat. Cathy Davy | ─░nernetim vi

Neil Hannon and Cathy Davy with thanks to PJ was a great time in Ireland!

25/04/2011, 2004 CLASSIC 2FM SESSIONS - MONDAY APRIL 25

DC Session from April 6th 2004 to be replay on 2FM tonight !
Including Republic of Loose, The Divine Comedy, Giveamanakick, Iain Archer, Turn, Messiah J & The Expert, The Section Quartet.... just some of the classic recordings done by and for 2fm in 2004. Some of these bands are now huge, some don't exist, some members have gone on to better things/ differen...

25/04/2011, Promenade – The Divine Comedy (Setanta) 1994 | Noise

Promenade – The Divine Comedy (Setanta) 1994 | Noise
I find myself in a similar dilemma with trying to pick my favourite Irish album. I know the ‘right’ answer is Astral Weeks by Van Morrison and the coolest album would have to be the legendary Loveless by My Bloody Valentine. A more honest gauge of ranking albums in order of preference is the amount

25/04/2011, L'Oreille Absolue, webrevue musicale - "Sortir enfin des rôles et des déguisements"

Interview on a paid webzine.
Web-revue musicale, L'Oreille Absolue se propose chaque semaine de donner la parole aux musiciens, sous forme d'entretiens

25/04/2011, Random top tens: Songs about baths - Scotsman.com Living

4 - Bath by Divine Comedy: A classical take on wash time from lyrical master Neil Hannon, describing Aphrodite "so pale pink and white" in a mythical tub. It's the opener to the critically acclaimed concept album Promenade, depicting a man and woman's day spent at the seaside. Bath is about the fema...

24/04/2011, Tocate Algo

A few (8) TDC & DLM tabs...

24/04/2011, The Divine Comedy's Neil Hannon gets himself in a spin with cricket bowling machine

The Divine Comedy's Neil Hannon gets himself in a spin with cricket bowling machine
The Bola Professional Bowling Machine is massive fun, although you forget how much exertion is involved.

24/04/2011, √ Divine Comedy su Rockol - Rockol

News, biography and reviews

24/04/2011, The Divine Comedy - "Bang goes the Knighthood" | MDR.DE

The Divine Comedy - "Bang goes the Knighthood" | MDR.DE
Neil Hannon ist einer der derzeit talentiertesten Songwriter Englands. Auf dem neuen Album seiner Band "The Divine Comedy" beweist er dies erneut. Zwölf wundervolle Popsongs, die geradezu zeitlos schön sind.

23/04/2011, Dorian Wybot:

Dorian Wybot:
On pourra s'étonner de trouver au milieu de toutes ces musiques froides et cérébrales un groupe comme THE DIVINE COMEDY, plutôt expert en pop sirupeuse et lumineuse qu'en ténèbres électroniques ou en noirceur punkoïde. Pourtant, THE DIVINE COMEDY et moi, c'est une longue histoire qui remonte à 1993,...

20/04/2011, BBC - BBC 6 Music Programmes - Radcliffe and Maconie, With Neil Hannon

Reminder, Neil at the Radcliffe & Maconie show on April 22nd.
Radcliffe and Maconie

20/04/2011, BBC SPORT | Cricket | Hannon's Divine love of cricket leads to album

BBC SPORT | Cricket | Hannon's Divine love of cricket leads to album
Neil Hannon from the band The Divine Comedy and collaborator Thomas Walsh tell BBC Breakfast about their new project The Duckworth Lewis Method, and their album of songs about cricket.

20/04/2011, BBC News - Will cricket album hit a six at song awards?

BBC News - Will cricket album hit a six at song awards?
Could Neil Hannon's Ivor Novello nomination make cricket the new rock'n'roll?

19/04/2011, The Divine Comedy, An Evening With Neil Hannon, York Minster

The Divine Comedy, An Evening With Neil Hannon, York Minster
THE Divine Comedy’s Neil Hannon will play York Minster on May 7 in his first mainland British date of 2011.

19/04/2011, todos los paraguas de londres

Our Mutual Friend [Absent Friends, 2004, The Divine Comedy] En la primavera de 2004 Niel Hannon ya tenía en su inventario 7 discos y 14 años de música, y nosotros andábamos por aquel entonces con poco más que los caramelos y los jirones de corazón propios y ajenos que son propios de las primaveras ...

18/04/2011, The JD Set

The JD Set
The JD Set to be broadcast on Channel 4 on April 29th.
The Internet home of The JD Set at Channel 4; includes The JD Set Series and Episode Guides and Pictures. Visit Channel4.com for more on The JD Set.

18/04/2011, BBC - BBC 6 Music Programmes - Radcliffe and Maconie

BBC - BBC 6 Music Programmes - Radcliffe and Maconie
Neil Hannon on Radcliffe & Maconie, BBC 6 Music, 22/04/2011.
Radcliffe and Maconie

17/04/2011, The Beauty Regime: 4

The Beauty Regime: 4

17/04/2011, An English Lady of a Certain Age (Divine Comedy cover) by HarkerVagrant

An English Lady of a Certain Age (Divine Comedy cover) by HarkerVagrant
An acoustic piano cover of Neil Hannon's "An English Lady of a Certain Age", from his album "Victory for the Comic Muse"

17/04/2011, JD Set - Dublin – Pourfection - Bacardi Brown Forman Brands

The one stop shop to help drive profitable spirit sales for pubs, bars and independent retailers.

12/04/2011, BBC - Stuart Bailie: Playlist 26.06.09

BBC - Stuart Bailie: Playlist 26.06.09
Visit Stuart Bailie's blog to find out the latest about music in Northern Ireland and enjoy stories from his archive of experience as a music critic.

10/04/2011, Competition: Dublin Gospel Choir with Casey,Davey and Hannon at Olympia Theatre

Competition: Dublin Gospel Choir with Casey,Davey and Hannon at Olympia Theatre
Competition for the Dublin Gospel Choir gig in Dublin featuring Neil Hannon and Cathy Davey.
This year don’t waste your Good Friday sitting at home pouting because the pubs are closed. Enter this competition and maybe you could be one of two lucky winners taking a pair of tickets to liven their Good Friday up.

10/04/2011, Review: JD Set at The Button Factory

Review: JD Set at The Button Factory
A trend that has become very popular of late has been free gigs being put on by various brands. With this the gig has to be unique and grab the publics attention. Jack Daniels hit the nail on the head last Friday with The JD Set. The concept: Neil Hannon, Riche of Jape, Cathy Davey and Romeo of The

10/04/2011, The Divine Comedy’s Neil Hannon and Friends Perform Vampire Weekend’s Entire Debut Album » Cover Me

The Divine Comedy’s Neil Hannon and Friends Perform Vampire Weekend’s Entire Debut Album » Cover Me
The Divine Comedy's Neil Hannon and friends cover Vampire Weekend's self-titled debut album for the JD Set.

07/04/2011, Photos de concerts » Marsatac Edition 2007 - Webzine FRANCHUTA

THE DIVINE COMEDY Un peu de sérieux se profile à l'horizon avec l'entrée en scène de Neil Hannon en costume strict avec cravate et lunettes noires. Sérieux certes, mais surtout dandy jusqu'au bout des ongles, il est accompagné sur scène de pas moins de 7 musiciens dont une violoniste et une violonc...

07/04/2011, The JD Set with Neil Hannon, Cathy Davey, Jape & Romeo – The Button Factory, Dublin

The JD Set with Neil Hannon, Cathy Davey, Jape & Romeo – The Button Factory, Dublin
Picking Vampire Weekend’s self-titled debut as the subject of this unique JD Set concert was another example of Neil Hannon’s playful brilliance. Bowie, Scott Walker or XTC all could have been in line for the covers treatment but he chose a recent classic that no one would object to hearing a superg...

07/04/2011, The JD Set @ The Button Factory: Neil Hannon, Cathy Davey, Jape & Romeo Stodart play Vampire Weekend

The JD Set @ The Button Factory: Neil Hannon, Cathy Davey, Jape & Romeo Stodart play Vampire Weekend
Until this year a high profile battle of the bands competition, the folks at Jack Daniels wanted to do something different for The JD Set. One thing's for sure, their new approach certainly sparked some interest, asking top acts to perform one of their favourite records in full. In Dublin, it was Ne...

07/04/2011, I Heart AU » The JD Set: Neil Hannon, Cathy Davey, Jape & Romeo Stodart perform Vampire Weekend

I Heart AU  » The JD Set: Neil Hannon, Cathy Davey, Jape & Romeo Stodart perform Vampire Weekend
A certain amount of respect is due to Jack Daniel’s for tonight’s set up. Too many corporate gigs lack excitement, simply offering a sponsored version of a band’s run-of-the-mill performance backed by a lot of advertising. Tonight’s, though, is a one-off performance of Vampire Weekend’s debut album ...

07/04/2011, Coffee-Table Notes: Joby Talbot - Divine Soundtracks

Joby Talbot has had a busy year. Having left his post as a member and string arranger for The Divine Comedy, Neil Hannon’s arch pop classicists, several years ago, Talbot has been busy on a vast array of projects. This year alone he’s scored four film soundtracks, and has worked in New York, Hungary...

07/04/2011, Éigse Carlow Arts Festival confirms Duckworth Lewis Method and Jason Byrne

Éigse Carlow Arts Festival confirms Duckworth Lewis Method and Jason Byrne
The multi-disciplinary festival takes place from June 10 to 19 The Éigse Carlow Arts Festival, now in its 32nd year, has confirmed that this year's event will feature Choice Music Prize nominees The Duckworth Lewis Method and Dublin comedian Jason Byrne

07/04/2011, Go Magaizne Launch issue

Go Magaizne Launch issue
April issue of Go Magazine featuring Neil interview.

06/04/2011, THE DIVINE COMEDY AND A PIPE ! ~ PIPE > GAZETTE

THE DIVINE COMEDY AND A PIPE ! ~ PIPE > GAZETTE
Here is a poster in the London underground about "Bang goes the Knighthood", the new album of the Northern Ireland group "The Divine Comedy". Neil Hannon is smoking a pipe in his bath !

06/04/2011, Médiathèque Intercommunale Ouest Provence .:: The divine Comedy / Bang goes... [Disque] ::.

Médiathèque Intercommunale Ouest Provence .:: The divine Comedy / Bang goes... [Disque] ::.
A tous ceux qui ne connaissent pas encore ce «divin comédien», je dis «Ouvrez bien vos oreilles», voici de la belle et bonne musique pop, lyrique et généreuse à souhait ; l'influence de Kurt Weil est ici très nettement revendiquée.

05/04/2011, Win a night with GO magazine’s cover star - Rihanna! | Cool FM | Your Music Now

Launch issue highlights include: Simply Divine – an exclusive interview with the incredible Neil Hannon, A.K.A. Mr Divine Comedy

04/04/2011, “The world’s best Vampire Weekend tribute band” « Basil Exposition

“The world’s best Vampire Weekend tribute band” «  Basil Exposition
In celebration of Basil Exposition’s third birthday and the handing in of my dissertation that morning (hurray!) I went along to a free gig on Friday night — the eponymous debut Vampire Weekend album performed by Neil Hannon, with help from famous friends Jape (Richie Egan), Romeo from the Magic Num

02/04/2011, The Divine Comedy | Directo en Barcelona

The Divine Comedy | Directo en Barcelona
Reseña del concierto de The Divine Comedy / Neil Hannon en el Casino de l'Aliança de Poblenou, Barcelona, Noviembre 2010.

02/04/2011, The Divine Comedy | Absent Friends

The Divine Comedy | Absent Friends
Neil Hannon se autoproclamó The Divine Comedy y sacó el disco Absent Friends en 2004, con arreglos musicales fantásticos y la voz más encantadora y potente.

01/04/2011, JD Set - The Irish Times - Fri, Apr 01, 2011

JD Set - The Irish Times - Fri, Apr 01, 2011
Button Factory, Dublin Tonight 8pm Adm free (tickets from thejdset.ie) 01-6709202