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Victory for the Comic Muse ~ The Divine Comedy
Victory for the Comic Muse ~ The Divine Comedy
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There are those who think The Divine Comedy are no more, that the mediocre popular success (if one could call it that) of "Regeneration" and "Absent Friends", despite both albums containing songs of real quality and beauty, killed off an act that is too readily written off as mere musical slap-and-tickle. These people should immediately sit and listen to "Victory...", and discover that Neil Hannon is in fact better than ever. With echoes of 1994's "Promenade" album in terms of its musical soundscapes and vivid contrasts between songs and subject matter, this latest album from Enniskillen's finest stands up to repeated listening time and time again. Opener 'To Die a Virgin' is a standout… Read more