Easily clip, save and share what you find with family and friends. Easily download and save what you find. A Secret History The Best of Too Young To Die – The Divine Comedy – A Secret History: The Best Of The Divine Comedy Divine Comedy is a greatest hits compilation album by The Divine Comedy, released in 1999.
The album was the last to be released by the band on the Setanta Records label, and featured a collection of singles and best-known songs from the previous five studio albums. Re-recordings of “The Pop Singer’s Fear of the Pollen Count” and “Your Daddy’s Car” were included, along with two new tracks, “Gin Soaked Boy” and “Too Young to Die”. A limited release edition was available with an accompanying hard-back book and extra CD. The book featured Kevin Westenburg photographs taken from previous album photo shoots interspersed with the recollections of people who had worked closely with the band. Graham Linehan and Sean Hughes were among the contributors. The additional CD, Rarities, featured a whole album’s worth of rare, live and demo recordings, including cover versions of tracks by David Bowie, Talk Talk and Kraftwerk. All songs written by Neil Hannon except for “I’ve Been to a Marvellous Party”, written by Noël Coward and “The Certainty of Chance”, written by Neil Hannon and Joby Talbot.
All songs written by Neil Hannon except for “Dear Lord and Father of Mankind”, Traditional, “Life on Mars? Painting the Forth Bridge” is an early version of “Middle Class Heroes”, featuring completely different lyrics. OMH Archived 5 June 2010 at the Wayback Machine. This page was last edited on 7 April 2018, at 18:15. The Divine Comedy are an orchestral pop band from Northern Ireland formed in 1989 and fronted by Neil Hannon.