a short site about The Divine Comedy

French version

I Am

Lyrics: Brian Peter Eno

Music: Neil Hannon

Published by: BMG Music Publishing Ltd. / Opal Music

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 strange lyrics actually come from a book by Brian Eno called A Year With Swollen Appendices. They are sang with an echo effect over a rather tribal rhythm which contribute to give the song a sense that whatever we are, we are mammals, not so far from animals or prehistoric men.