a short site about The Divine Comedy

French version

Charmed Life

Lyrics & Music: Neil Hannon

Published by: Damaged Pop Music / BMG Music Publishing Ltd.

Originally interpreted by: The Divine Comedy


To see the lyrics, click on the name of the version you are interested in (on the left).




The lyrics and the music are by Neil Hannon. It was written for the album Absent Friends.

"Breaking up is so hard to do" is taken from Burt Bacharach's song 'Make It Easy On Yourself', which Neil covered during the live at the Shepherd's Bush Empire un November 1996. The cover is too be found on the single Everybody Knows (Except You).