- Summary: Neil Hannon returns with a follow-up to 2000's 'Gin Soaked Boy.' A bit of a departure, this album utilizes Radiohead producer Nigel Godrich and a larger group of musicians to highlight a more serious side to Hannon's music.
- Record Label: Nettwerk / Parlophone
- Genre(s): Indie, Rock
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By shedding the smirking artifice that served Casanova so well, and hiring producer Nigel Godrich, the Divine Comedy may be treading dangerously close to the sounds of countrymen Radiohead, but the Divine Comedy are smart enough to give listeners just enough lyrical bit to throw them off the scent.
Positive: 5 out of 5
Mixed: 0 out of 5
Negative: 0 out of 5
May 5, 2011A definite 10, as this is one of the few albums that has ever made me cry. Not even Radiohead has accomplished that, and they're my favoriteA definite 10, as this is one of the few albums that has ever made me cry. Not even Radiohead has accomplished that, and they're my favorite band. Neil Hannon has some **** you have to listen to, not only for his lush sound but his absolutely beautiful lyrics. If this album doesn't speak to you, you have no soul.… Expand
RobertJMar 7, 2004Fantastic stuff.
clarkhJan 26, 2006unbelievable. these guys are way under the radar screen. if you like beck's sea change or radiohead, you will love this cd.
kellywOct 17, 2003Fantastic genius.
BenjaminBunnyApr 17, 2004I don't understand why Neil Hannon would trade in his wonderful, tongue-in-cheek, grandiose, bells-n-whistles style for a more I don't understand why Neil Hannon would trade in his wonderful, tongue-in-cheek, grandiose, bells-n-whistles style for a more traditional sound. Not unlistenable, but not something I ever want to put on especially having his other LPs.… Expand
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