a short site about The Divine Comedy

French version


Lyrics & Music: Neil Hannon

Published by: Copyright Control / 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).



This song, sung by John Allen on Europop, isn’t about the war in Israel or the Troubles, but is just a love song. The word “intifada” is to be taken in its literal meaning, which is an uprising, here within the heart of a girl.