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 DIVINE COMEDY - VICTORY FOR THE COMIC MUSE
Released:9/10/2020
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DIVINE COMEDY - VICTORY FOR THE COMIC MUSE

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Format: LP
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In 1990 Neil Hannon started recording and releasing under the name The Divine
Comedy. Thirty years and twelve great albums later, Hannon is rightly adjudged
one of the finest singer songwriters of his generation. To celebrate, Divine
Comedy Records are remastering and reissuing nine of the bands classic
albums.
The reissues will be released by Neil Hannon's own label Divine Comedy Records
on August 21st, 2020
Victory For The Comic Muse was first released in 2006. Recorded virtually
live in the studio over a two-week period, Victory...' showcased Neils restless
creativity and his flair for observation and narrative. Pitchfork said, "These songs
set lofty goals, and realize them" while The Guardian called it a “triumphant
comeback” and Spin declared "[Hannon] deserves to be recognized as the
unsung genius of symphonic pop." Singles from the album include To Die A
Virgin, Diva Lady and live favourite A Lady Of A Certain Age.
The album has been remastered from the original tapes at the legendary Abbey
Road Studios by mastering engineer Frank Arkwright (Blur, The
Smiths.) Overseeing the audio throughout the campaign is
engineer/mixer/producer Guy Massey, whose work on the Beatles Stereo
Remasters won him a Grammy Award.
The CD release consists of 2 discs: the original remastered album, with a second
CD of B-sides, demos and alternate versions lovingly curated by Neil Hannon,
much of which has never been heard before. The CD comes with a booklet of
photos, credits and extensive liner notes written by Neil covering the context and
inspiration behind the album and its songs.
The LP release consists of the original remastered album, cut at Abbey Road,
packaged with a download code for the album and bonus tracks. The LP is
heavyweight black vinyl in a gatefold sleeve accompanied with photos, credits
and Neils liner notes

Tracklisting
1. To Die A Virgin
2. Mother Dear
3. Diva Lady
4. A Lady Of A Certain Age
5. The Light Of Day
6. Threesome
7. Party Fears Two
8. Arthur C. Clarkes Mysterious
World
9. The Plough
10. Count Grassis Passage Over
Piedmont
11. Snowball In Negative
Bonus Disc
1. Births, Deaths And Marriages
2. Diva Lady (acoustic version)
3. Home (demo)
4. Pamplemousse
5. Lili Marlene
6. Count Grassis Passage Over
Piedmont (early idea)
7. Count Grassis Passage Over
Piedmont (instrumental)
8. Trafalgar
9. Love/Hate Relationship
10. Miss Sharapova
11. Dont Blame The Young
12. Guantanamo
13. Long Slow Suicide
14. To Die A Virgin (early idea)
15. A Little Bit Of Love (Goes A
Long Long Way)
16. Elaine (alternate version)
17. A Lady Of A Certain Age
(instrumental)
18. Premonition Of Love


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  • Rock & Pop
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