The Duckworth Lewis Method (2009)- Reviewed by Dixon James

Rating: 8/10 Best Tracks: Gentlemen and Players; Jiggery Pokery; The Nightwatchman For those of you that don't like cricket, I feel sorry for you. You've never known the complete bliss of basking in the afternoon sun wearing a daft, wide-brimmed hat, with a pint of real ale and flattened marmite sandwich, lazily watching top-class sportsmen …

Concert review: The Divine Comedy: An evening with Neil Hannon – Glenn Fosbraey

I last saw The Divine Comedy nine years ago in Bristol, during Neil Hannon’s short-lived, yet exquisite ‘moody Indie’ phase, which followed the release of the album Regeneration. I spent that evening in 2001 in a drunken haze, surrounded by fellow students, standing a few feet away from Hannon and his band as they rocked …

The Divine Comedy: Victory For The Comic Muse (2006) – Reviewed by Glenn Fosbraey

Rating: 7.5/10 Best tracks: The light of day; A lady of a certain age. I’ve come to the conclusion that I have to be in the right frame of mind to listen to the work of Neil Hannon. When I’m in the mood, his music is an absolute delight; when I’m not, it can be …