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Meeting Mr Miandad

Lyrics & Music: Neil Hannon & Thomas Walsh

Published by: Copyright Control / TAD Publishing, Ireland

Originally interpreted by: The Duckworth-Lewis Method

Covered by: Billy the Trumpet


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‘Meeting Mr Miandad’ is the second single from The Duckworth Lewis Method. It is about famous Pakistani cricket player Javed Miandad which the narrators are travelling to seek.

An animated video was produced by Room 4 Productions for the single. It was directed by Enda O’Looney with art direction and graphics by Ciaran McClelland, animation by Miguel Macaya and editing by Gretta Ohle. It was nominated for Video of the Year at the 2009 Irish Music Television Awards.