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30/04/2012, The Lyrics of Neil Hannon

The Lyrics of Neil Hannon
The Lyrics of Neil Hannon maintenant disponible.
Neil Hannon has never cared much for labels; the term 'pop music' has never restricted him, like so many others, to a narrow range of lyrical themes. In the twenty years since the release of the first Divine Comedy record, Hannon has built up a large and dedicated following for his brand of tragic-c...

29/04/2012, Easy to Swallow

Easy to Swallow
SWALLOWS AND AMAZONS Grand Theatre, Wolverhampton, Thursday 26th April, 2012 Helen Edmundson’s adaptation of Arthur Ransome’s classic children’s story plays it straight, submerging us in the ...

29/04/2012, The Importance of Being Earnest, Barbican Hall, London Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Barbican Hall,

The Importance of Being Earnest, Barbican Hall, London Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Barbican Hall,
Two megaphones, 40 dinner plates, a doorbell, a starter gun and the frenzied acceleration of a speech at the Nuremberg Rallies. Gerald Barry's operatic adaptation of The Importance of Being Earnest was never going to be twee.

26/04/2012, FRAMESCOURER: Operashots - Fitkin and Hannon, Royal Opera House

FRAMESCOURER: Operashots - Fitkin and Hannon, Royal Opera House
A delay in setting up the stage for Graham Fitkin's Home, the first of last night's two Operashots is understandable. I'm not going to reveal how it unfolds but suffice to say that the piece reflects the nature of home - the place, it's fabric and the people that constitute a home.

26/04/2012, Neil's musical hit is simply divine

Neil's musical hit  is simply divine
THE DIVINE COMEDY'S Neil Hannon is such a dramatic and ambitious songwriter it was no surprise when he turned to the world of musical theatre.The result – Bristol Old Vic's critically acclaimed...

26/04/2012, VIDEO: Ambitious musical is Neil's first venture into world of theatre but not his last

VIDEO: Ambitious musical is Neil's first venture into world of theatre but not his last
FOR most people, being the man who penned My Lovely Horse and National Express might be enough in life.But for Neil Hannon, the accolades are continuing to pile up.The affable Irishman who wrote the...

26/04/2012, YES...I DRAW: The Divine Comedy - Neil Hannon

YES...I DRAW: The Divine Comedy - Neil Hannon

26/04/2012, National Express-The Divine Comedy Along with Ben...

National Express-The Divine Comedy Along with Ben...
National Express-The Divine Comedy Along with Ben Folds, Neil Hannon is one of the driest, most insightful and funniest lyricists of recent years. This is one of their most famous tracks, and it’s...

24/04/2012, Simon Little - New Solo Acoustic Album [un]plugged Out Now!!!

Simon Little - New Solo Acoustic Album [un]plugged Out Now!!!
Le troisième album solo de Simon Little disponible.
It’s that time of the year again. The time of year when I release another solo album. But this one is different. This one is acoustic. My third solo album [un]plugged is officially out now and available for download right here.

24/04/2012, The Drum Shed

The Drum Shed
Site internet du studio de batteur de Divine Comedy, Tim Weller.
The Drum Shed is Tim Weller's private studio in London, fully equipped to record great sounding drum tracks with a huge selection of new and vintage drums... all miked up and ready to record in an instant.

24/04/2012, Mike Dolbear DRUMS | West End Drummers Part 8 Tim Weller - Billy Elliot

Interview avec le batteur de Divine Comedy, Tim Weller.
Tim Weller took over the drum chair on Billy Elliot in 2005 at the Victoria Palace Theatre in London, where the show won an Olivier Award for Best New Musical. The music is by Elton John and it features some staggeringly talented youngsters. With a show so heavily based on dance the relationship w…

24/04/2012, Harrogate Festivals unveils feast of arts - Local - Wetherby News

Harrogate Festivals unveils feast of arts - Local - Wetherby News
Neil Hannon programmé au Harrogate Festivals en Juillet ?
HARROGATE is fast becoming a stronghold for the arts as it launches its vibrant multi-arts festival this July.

24/04/2012, BBC - BBC London 94.9 Programmes - Jo and Simon, Neil Hannon, the London Rollergirls and The Statues

Neil Hannon était sur BBC London ce samedi.
Musician Neil Hannon, the London Rollergirls and The Statues Story.

24/04/2012, OperaShots, ROH2, Linbury Studio, Covent Garden , review - Telegraph

OperaShots, ROH2, Linbury Studio, Covent Garden , review - Telegraph
Rupert Christiansen reviews OperaShots at the ROH2 Linbury Studio.

24/04/2012, OperaShots – review

OperaShots – review
Graham Fitkin's Home is perhaps the most accomplished piece featured in the OperaShots series to date, writes George Hall

23/04/2012, OperaShots, Linbury Theatre, London - FT.com

This is the third year of “OperaShots”. The aim of the series from ROH2, the Royal Opera’s experimental arm, is to give creative people who are not regulars in the world of opera the opportunity to try their hand at short works in the studio theatre

23/04/2012, OperaShots - Home/Sevastopol

ROH2's OperaShots showcases first operas from composers often working on the fringes of classical music.

23/04/2012, Another Year In Music 2011: Absent Friends - The Divine Comedy

Another Year In Music 2011: Absent Friends - The Divine Comedy
I was looking at my music collection and the thought struck me that I haven't heard some of these for years. So many albums and so little time to listen to them. But surely I could make time? With my birthday approaching I decided to set myself a challenge and see if I could listen... really listen ...

22/04/2012, Neil Hannon’s Sevastopol – OperaShots 2012

Neil Hannon’s Sevastopol – OperaShots 2012
Des esquisses de costumes pour Sevastopol par Emma Bailey, une des gagnante du Linbury Prize 2011.
ROH2's OperaShots - our annual opportunity for established musicians and writers to work in opera for the first time - kicks off tomorrow. The two new works include a gripping, bloody tale from The Divine Comedy’s Neil Hannon. Sevastopol is a compact chamber opera in which the young Leo Tolstoy tra...

22/04/2012, Feature: OperaShots runs from April 20-27 at the ROH | Camden New Journal

both established artists in their own fields, Neil Hannon of The Divine Comedy fame, and minimalist composer Graham Fitkin are now experimenting with opera.

22/04/2012, An Opera worth seeing? Neil Hannon – Sevastopol

I get very annoyed at people that say sweeping statements like ‘I don’t like Movies’. It frustrates the hell out of me that people can pick an art form and just say they don&#8217...

22/04/2012, BBC - Across the Line: Neil Hannon pens Opera!

Neil Hannon (aka The Divine Comedy) has written an Opera called 'Sevastopol' which follows the young writer Leo Tolstoy's journey through the Crimean war. The half hour show is part...

22/04/2012, Neil Hannon's 'Sevastopol' for OperaShots

Neil Hannon's 'Sevastopol' for OperaShots
OperaShots, a celebration of innovative views from leading contemporary talent on the nature of opera in the 21st century, returns to the Royal Opera House and the Linbury Studio Theatre in London this month where Neil Hannon will present Sevastopol, his new opera following the exploits of young writ...

22/04/2012, orbette's photo on Instagram

orbette's photo on Instagram
Greenwich Summer Sessions @divinecomedyhq

22/04/2012, Geronimo

Geronimo
Cover of a Divine Comedy song. Produced by Ade Mulgrew

22/04/2012, Buenos Arias | Théâtre | Prima Donna

Spectacle à venir à Buenos Aires avec une reprise de Generation Sex.
Créée en 2002, par Hélène Icart, Prima donna est une société de production et de diffusion de spectacles vivants, théâtre, musique et danse.

22/04/2012, Foyle’s story is Derry’s story - Lifestyle - Derry Journal

Foyle’s story is Derry’s story - Lifestyle - Derry Journal
Neil Hannon attendu à une réunion d'école à Derry ?
With its 400th anniversary looming, Foyle College is to produce a new book celebrating its “rich and sumptuous” history.

22/04/2012, Le parole sono importanti

Le parole sono importanti
I testi di Neil Hannon

21/04/2012, The Public Reviews » Swallows and Amazons – Arts Theatre, Cambridge

The Public Reviews » Swallows and Amazons – Arts Theatre, Cambridge
A production that delights the children and charms the ‘barbarians’ (or adults as we know them), Swallows and Amazons is an intelligent must-see adventure. This is 1929, a playground from a different era, where penknives are presents and sailing in a night-time storm is seen as character building. L...

21/04/2012, The Public Reviews » Swallows and Amazons – Theatre Royal, Norwich

The Public Reviews » Swallows and Amazons – Theatre Royal, Norwich
Swallows and Amazons, adapted from Arthur Ransome’s 1930’s children’s story is currently enjoying it’s first national run after several very sucessful Chirstmas stints. The story, reworked by Helen Edmuson, is born from the mind of children who let their imaginations run wild. With some amazing per...

21/04/2012, Review: Swallows and Amazons | A Younger Theatre

Review: Swallows and Amazons | A Younger Theatre
Giving young people a voice on theatre and the arts. Get the latest news, reviews, articles, internships and theatre resources.

21/04/2012, An excellent play that is well-worth seeing - News - Worksop Guardian

An excellent play that is well-worth seeing - News - Worksop Guardian
Just as children use their imaginations to create all kinds of adventures for themselves, so the producers of Swallows and Amazons have used amazing inventiveness to create an incredible world of make-believe.

21/04/2012, Swallows and Amazons

This imaginative, inspiring and nostalgic production of Swallows and Amazons is a voyage we would all do well to embark on, says Jennifer Shelton.

13/04/2012, Legends: Jacques Brel - Ne Me Quitte Pas

Documentaire anglais de 2007 sur Jacques Brel rediffusé demain soir sur Sky Arts 2.
A profile of Belgian singer-songwriter Jacques Brel, whose unique observations on life and society and energetic performances made him famous throughout the world. His family, friends and celebrity fans including Neil Hannon, Marc Almond and Petula Clark discuss his life and the influence he had on music beyond its origins on the French language stage

13/04/2012, The Public Reviews » Swallows and Amazons -Lyceum, Sheffield

The Public Reviews » Swallows and Amazons -Lyceum, Sheffield
If you havent seen it and loved it, you have lived it and loved it! Swallows and Amazons is an enchanting and action packed nostaligic journey back into childhood imagination. The play is a classic from the original book Swallows and Amazons written by Arthur Ransome in 1930 and was said to be based...

13/04/2012, The Divine Comedy's Neil Hannon on his move from pop music to family theatre

The Divine Comedy's Neil Hannon tells Jennifer Shelton about making the move from pop music to family theatre, why the Swallows and Amazons score is 'like a typical Divine Comedy album'.

13/04/2012, All aboard the Swallow! Arthur Ransome's classic comes to the stage

Camping, sailing and making dens: the idyllic childhood adventures of Arthur Ransome's literary classic come to the stage in a charming and spectacular production for the young and young at heart.

12/04/2012, Dave Couse – An Teach Solas (18th March 2012)

Dave Couse – An Teach Solas (18th March 2012)
'Tailspin' de l'album Fanfare était inclus dans la playlist de Dave Couse pour son émission sur Today FM du 18 mars.
A cracker of a show on Sunday night from Dave Couse on TodayFM for An Teach Solas 2.0. Here’s the playlist and for the next 6 days you can listen back on the TodayFM website, parts one and tw...

12/04/2012, Fountains of Wayne at The Academy, Dublin | meg

Fountains of Wayne at The Academy, Dublin | meg
Neil Hannon avait joué 'The Age of Revolution' avec Pugwash à l'Academy, Dublin, le 13 novembre 2011 lorsqu'ils firent la première partie de The Fountains of Wayne. Peut-être qu'une fois de plus encore, Neil Hannon se produira avec eux ce soir à l'Odessa Club de Dublin ?
Fountains of Wayne play a brand of music known as ‘power-pop’ or ‘college-rock’ in the US. But genre names don’t tell the whole story.

11/04/2012, Word 111 - May 2012 | Word Magazine

Word 111 - May 2012 | Word Magazine
Neil Hannon dans le prochain numéro du magazine The Word.
It's Word 111, and it features Damon Albarn, Salford Lads Club, Seth McFarlane, The Secret Sessions, Latitude, Underrated and Overrated Albums, Gotye, Jack White, Bob Marley, Best & Worst Fictional Foreigners, Colin Maloy, Gemma Ray, St Etienne, Christopher Guest, Vince Clarke & Martin Gore, Ren Har...

11/04/2012, The Divine Comedy November 2010

The Divine Comedy November 2010
The Divine Comedy & Cathy Davy – The Lemon Tree – 02/11/10 I’ve been to a marvellous party; I must say the fun was intense. As was the heat in the Lemon Tree last week, as it happ...

11/04/2012, Divine Comedy - biografia, recensioni, discografia, foto :: Onda Rock

Divine Comedy - biografia, recensioni, discografia, foto :: Onda Rock
Biographie assez complète en italien
La rivincita dei dandy

10/04/2012, BBC - Northern Ireland - Radio Foyle

BBC - Northern Ireland - Radio Foyle
Jeudi 12 avril, 18h30-19h: BBC Radio Foyle rediffuse une sélection d'archive live de Divine Comedy, originellement diffusé en septembre 2010.
Mickey Bradley of the Undertones trawls up TV and radio recordings of Divine Comedy's Neil Hannon, from school choir to topping the charts and some legendary collaborations.

08/04/2012, ROCKSUCKER: Interview: Pugwash

ROCKSUCKER: Interview: Pugwash
Thomas Walsh révèle que Neil Hannon a composé une chanson pour Kylie Minogue ! Probablement pour le film de Leos Carax dans lequel elle joue, dont la première sera jouée à Cannes en mai.
Pugwash front man Thomas Walsh looks excited darting around in the Brixton offices of their new UK label Lojinx, photographing all sorts and scanning a CD copy of his band's latest album The Olympus Sound as if it was the first time he'd seen it. Given that it had been available digitally in Ireland and is only now being readied for a physical release, it probably was the first time.

06/04/2012, Swallow led to thirst for musical hit - Theatre - Sheffield Telegraph

Swallow led to thirst for musical hit - Theatre - Sheffield Telegraph
THE idea that a somewhat dated 1920s children’s adventure, Swallows and Amazons, could be adapted into a musical appealing to 21st century audiences is down to the imagination of Irish singer-songwriter Neil Hannon.

06/04/2012, Review - Swallows and Amazons (West Yorkshire Playhouse)

Katie Lee heads to the West Yorkshire Playhouse to review Helen Edmunson's version of Swallows and Amazons

06/04/2012, The Public Reviews » Swallows And Amazons – Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

The Public Reviews » Swallows And Amazons – Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury
Better drowned than duffers. If not duffers, won’t drown. So says the Walker children’s father at the start of Swallows and Amazons, as he sets them off on an adventure in the Lake District. Staging such an evocative and well-loved story could so easily hit the rocks but this touring version of The Bristol Old Vic’s production is staged with such charm that there’s no danger of this company drowning.

05/04/2012, ESPN - The Sweet Spot (Theme)

ESPN - The Sweet Spot (Theme)
Thomas Walsh fait remarquer que aux USA, la musique du générique de l'émission 'Baseball Tonight' d'ESPN est 'The Sweet Spot' de DLM.
The Duckworth Lewis Method supply the tune.....

04/04/2012, BBC - 6music - Home

Neil Hannon sera à l'émission de Radcliffe & Maconie sur BBC 6Music, jeudi 5 avril, entre 13h-16h.
Thursday 5th April: Neil chats about his OperaShot!

04/04/2012, Sevastopol Neil Hannon OperaShots ROH2

Sevastopol Neil Hannon OperaShots ROH2
Neil Hannon parle de Sevastopol.
Singer, lyricist and composer Neil Hannon's Sevastopol, follows young writer Leo Tolstoy's journey to the depths of the Crimean war. http://www.roh.org.uk/op...

04/04/2012, Music International

Sevastopol sera dirigé par Gerry Cornelius.
Gerry Cornelius conducts the world premiere of Neil Hannon’s SEVASTOPOL for ROH2 at Linbury Studio Theatre, Covent Garden (20/21/24/25/27/28) and concert for Trinity Laban Conservertoire of Music and Dance at Cutty Sark Gardens, Greenwich (25)

04/04/2012, ELO BEATLES FOREVER: CAUGHT LIVE [1]: PUGWASH

ELO BEATLES FOREVER: CAUGHT LIVE [1]: PUGWASH
Chronique sur le concert de Pugwash à Londres, où ils ont joué 'The Age Of Revolution'.
ELO Beatles Forever [ELOBF] was originally launched in February 2009 to campaign for the release of the original, full 18-track version of ELO's seminal 1983 album 'Secret Messages' including that long-lost gem 'Beatles Forever'. ELOBF has now expanded in scope to also include news on all things ELO...

03/04/2012, Simply divine

Fascinated with period fashions and storytelling, it should have been little surprise that The Divine Comedy lead singer Neil Hannon chose Swallows and Amazons as the basis for his first musical Neil Hannon is one of many pop stars who have been drawn to the West End, but when the Irish singer was a...

03/04/2012, Disheartened headmaster steps down after years of trying to get funding to rebuild his old school -.

Un article au sujet de l'ancienne école de Neil Hannon à Londonderry.
The principal of Londonderry’s oldest school is quitting after spending 17 of his 18 years in charge attempting to get the decaying building replaced.

02/04/2012, BBC - Radio 4 Extra

BBC - Radio 4 Extra
BBC Radio 4 Extra rediffusent ce voir à 23h30 l'émission de Mitch Benn datant de 2006 avec Neil Hannon.
Neil's on The Mitch Benn Music Show - From 2006.

01/04/2012, It's Some Kind of Voodoo - Irish Film Board Media Hub

It's Some Kind of Voodoo - Irish Film Board Media Hub
Regardez un court métrage de 2005 dont la narration est de Neil Hannon !!
A dark and gothic fairy tale of one man's obsession gone too far... told with string puppets.

01/04/2012, Hannon takes a shot at opera

We always knew young Neil Hannon was a talented chap, and now he’s spreading his wings even further – into the world of opera.