a short site about The Divine Comedy

French version

This Side Of Paradise

Music: Neil Hannon

Published by: 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 instrumental takes its title from a novel by Francis Scott Fitzgerald, This Side of Paradise, to which Neil Hannon also refers in ‘Maryland Electric Rainstorm’.

This track, as Eric The Gardener, has an unusual construction: it has a seven-four time.