a short site about The Divine Comedy

French version

Ridgeway Street

Lyrics & Music: Neil Hannon

Published by: Sony/ATV Music Publishing

Originally interpreted by: October


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



This song is said to be inspired by a red-headed girl Neil once spotted in a bus in Belfast, and who he followed to her home at Ridgeway Street [1].

[1] Lawrence Hoy interview, Tony McGartland