a short site about The Divine Comedy

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Meeting Mr Miandad

Promo video (2:51)

Thomas Walsh - Neil Hannon - Thomas Walsh + Neil Hannon

Woke up from a dream Thursday morning,
Mr. Miandad to me was calling, yeah.
Got Duckie on the phone and when he’d stopped yawning,

“Yaw”
I said: “Pack up your bags, we’re going to Pakistan”
‘cause we’re


Meeting Mr. Miandad, meeting Mr. Miandad,
When we get to Pakistan in our VW Camper van.
In our VW Camper van.
We’re meeting Mr. Miandad, meeting Mr. Miandad,
It’s our historical, phantasmagorical destiny.


Everywhere we go, people know us. Everywhere we go, people know us.
“Hello!”
When we lose our way, people show us. When we lose our way, people show us.
When we break down, people tow us When we break down, people tow us
And send us on our way with a smile and a little wave… And send us on our way with a smile and a little wave…
Hoo, hoo, hoo! We’re Hoo, hoo, hoo!

Meeting Mr. Miandad, meeting Mr. Miandad,
When we get to Pakistan in our VW Camper van.
in our VW Camper van.
Meeting Mr. Miandad, meeting Mr. Miandad,
It’s our historical, phantasmagorical destiny.


“How are you, Lew’?”
“All right Duckworth, all right!”


It’s gonna take a while but when we get there, It’s gonna take a while but when we get there,
Mr. Miandad will be met there. Mr. Miandad will be met there.
We’ll shake him by the hand and he’ll say: “Wait there We’ll shake him by the hand and he’ll say:
While I get my guitar, I’m a rock’n’roll star like you.” “While I get my guitar, I’m a rock’n’roll star like you.”
Woo hoo hoo! Woo hoo hoo!

We’re meeting Mr. Miandad, meeting Mr. Miandad,
When we get to Pakistan in our VW Camper van.
in our VW Camper van.
Meeting Mr. Miandad, meeting Mr. Miandad,
It’s our historical, phantasmagorical destiny.

It’s our historical, phantasmagorical destiny.