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28/11/2020, Idées cadeaux Noël 2020 : le top des disques pop et rock pour éveiller les réveillons

Idées cadeaux Noël 2020 : le top des disques pop et rock pour éveiller les réveillons
De Tom Petty à Thin Lizzy, en passant par The Divine Comedy ; de New Order à Cat Steven, sans oublier Dylan, Elton John ou The Fall… Pop, rock, aux nuances punk, folk ou country : pour vos playlists, parez au plus exquis.

27/11/2020, The Divine Comedy a 30 ans : retour sur quelques pièces rares – POPnews

The Divine Comedy a 30 ans : retour sur quelques pièces rares – POPnews
Cet automne, pour célébrer les 30 ans de carrière de The Divine Comedy (et ses 50 ans ?), Neil Hannon a sorti Venus, Cupid, Folly & Time, un plantureux coffret rétrospectif de 24 CD, et réédité ses albums en vinyle, le tout avec de nombreux bonus. L’occasion d'un retour sur le parcours musical...

27/11/2020, The Divine Comedy - Liberation (vinyl reissue) | Pop | Written in Music

The Divine Comedy - Liberation (vinyl reissue) | Pop | Written in Music
Liberation, het officieel tweede album van The Divine Comedy, verschijnt in 1993, drie jaar na het debuut Fanfare For The Comic Muse, en laat een metamorfose in sound horen. Verdwenen is de door coole Amerikaanse gitaarbands beïnvloede sound zoals die op het debuut en de daaropvolgende Timewatch EP te horen was. Liberation is in stijl […]

24/11/2020, The Divine Comedy - Europop EP | Pop | Written in Music

The Divine Comedy - Europop EP | Pop | Written in Music
Nog geen 4 maanden na Timewatch is Europop de tweede EP die The Divine Comedy uitbrengt. De EP verschijnt in januari 1992, een jaar na hun officiële debuut Fanfare For The Comic Muse. De Europop EP is de ommekeer in geluid en de opmaak van datgene wat The Divine Comedy de decennia erna zo speciaal […]

22/11/2020, The Divine Comedy – Timewatch EP | Alternative | Written in Music

The Divine Comedy – Timewatch EP | Alternative | Written in Music
Timewatch is de eerste EP die The Divine Comedy uitbracht in 1991, een jaar na hun officiële debuut Fanfare For The Comic Muse. Met de band nu zelf achter de productietafel en iets meer tijd om op te nemen komt er meer vrij van waar de sound even later naar toe zal gaan. Opgenomen met […]

20/11/2020, The Divine Comedy - Fanfare For The Comic Muse | Pop | Written in Music

The Divine Comedy - Fanfare For The Comic Muse | Pop | Written in Music
Het eerste album van het Ierse The Divine Comedy, verschenen in mei 1990, is eigenlijk meer een EP met maar 7 songs en een speeltijd van ruim 26 minuten. Een album ook dat Neil Hannon eigenlijk al snel wilde vergeten toen hij als songschrijver zijn eigen stijl voor de band gevonden had. Toch is Fanfare […]

17/11/2020, Songs of Love: The Divine Comedy and Gratitude – Psychiatry and Songs

Songs of Love: The Divine Comedy and Gratitude – Psychiatry and Songs
Neil Hannon turned fifty last week, the day Biden won. That makes him a tad older than my older brother, which slightly surprised me. That means that my very early twenties, during which Promenade and Casanova were on consecutive years-long loops on my Discman, were Neil’s mid-twenties. I thought we were closer in age; I…

16/11/2020, Our Mutual Friend – Sitting Up Straight

Our Mutual Friend – Sitting Up Straight
I recently read a tweet from Pete Paphides praising the new reissues of The Divine Comedy's back catalogue and it prompted me to investigate the expanded edition of my favourite Divine Comedy album, Absent Friends (2004.) Absent Friends is a fairly recent favourite of mine as I was only a causal Divine Comedy fan during…

14/11/2020, THE GRINNING MAN Will Launch Bristol Old Vic's New On Demand Season

THE GRINNING MAN Will Launch Bristol Old Vic's New On Demand Season
Swallows And Amazons soon available on video.
Bristol Old Vic today announced the five much-loved hit productions from its back catalogue to watch on-demand throughout lockdown and over Christmas from the comfort of your sofa. 

14/11/2020, The Divine Comedy Cover Story • Coverville | The Cover Music Podcast

The Divine Comedy Cover Story • Coverville | The Cover Music Podcast
This one’s for Neil Hannon, the lead singer of the Divine Comedy, who turns 50 this week! (70 minutes)

13/11/2020, Een diepe duik in de rijke historie van Divine Comedy | Written in Music

Een diepe duik in de rijke historie van Divine Comedy | Written in Music
Onder de volledige titel Venus, Cupid, Folly and Time – Thirty Years of Divine Comedy komt in november een wel heel dikke 12 CD’s tellende boxset van The Divine Comedy uit met daarin al hun tot nu toe verschenen albums. Ook komen de albums allemaal weer opnieuw op vinyl beschikbaar. Meer dan genoeg redenen voor […]

12/11/2020, PercWorks || Interview with Rob Farrer

PercWorks || Interview with Rob Farrer
Interview with former Divine Comedian Rob Farrer.
Rob gives us an insight into his education, career and experiences. He also offers invaluable advice on starting out in this industry!

11/11/2020, Andrew Legge wraps sci-fi ‘L.O.L.A.’, first image revealed (exclusive) | News | Screen

Andrew Legge wraps sci-fi ‘L.O.L.A.’, first image revealed (exclusive) | News | Screen
Emma Appleton and Stefanie Martini star as sisters in 1940 who build a machine that can intercept broadcasts from the future.

04/11/2020, The Divine Comedy : Retour en adolescence - Rolling Stone

The Divine Comedy : Retour en adolescence - Rolling Stone
Le songwriter écossais réédite douze albums, témoignant de trente ans de carrière L’occasion de remonter le temps jusqu’aux débuts de The Divine Comedy.

04/11/2020, All Back to Vinyl with Richard Purden - The Divine Comedy | The Edinburgh Reporter

All Back to Vinyl with Richard Purden - The Divine Comedy | The Edinburgh Reporter
Neil Hannon’s pursuit of the well-crafted pop tune has now been a going concern for thirty years.

03/11/2020, Musique. Le disque du jour : The Divine Comedy, la rétrospective idéale

Musique. Le disque du jour : The Divine Comedy, la rétrospective idéale
The Divine Comedy, c’est un faux groupe et un vrai talent : Neil Hannon. Quand il s’est révélé avec les albums Liberation et Promenade en 1993 et 1994, on pouvait croire que l’on avait affaire à un petit génie, certes, mais quelque peu maniéré : un obsédé de la perfection baroque, tendance Scott Walker ou Eric Matthews.

01/11/2020, Platform: Martina Kenny of My Lovely Horse Rescue on the need for better animal-welfare legislation - Independent.ie

Platform: Martina Kenny of My Lovely Horse Rescue on the need for better animal-welfare legislation  - Independent.ie
Debs, Cathy and I used to help with Dogs Aid and we all love animals, but we really didn't know that much when we started rescuing horses. We are all from parts of Dublin where we had seen horses being mistreated and abandoned. We saw a lot, more than most.