a short site about The Divine Comedy

French version

Meeting Mr Miandad

Acoustic Version (2:42)

Thomas Walsh - Neil Hannon - Thomas Walsh + Neil Hannon


Woke up from a dream Thursday morning,
Mr. Miandad to me was calling, yeah.
I 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.


Well, 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.
“Third door on the right”
When we break down, people tow us When we break down, people tow us
“Bip, bip!”
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…
Hey, hey, hey!

‘Cause we’re
Hey, hey, hey!
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.


“All right, Lewis?”
“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!

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

It’s our historical, phantasmagorical destiny.