Local | The Divine Comedy to Sweden – takes the Skandia stage at the Circus in the beginning of next year

By on June 1, 2016

It may be a long time left, but we are 110% confident that this will be well worth the wait. The British indie pop band The Divine Comedy by Neil Hannon in the lead is coming to Sweden and Stockholm on 15 February for an intimate performance at Circus new stage the Skandia scene – this with a new album in the back.

The chamber pop band The Divine Comedy was formed in the Northern Ireland back in 1989 but it took until 1997 and the band’s fourth album, Casanova before they broke through for real. Since its inception, Neil Hannon has been one of Britain’s most interesting songwriters, with fantastic melodies and a literary touch. Since inception in 1989, Neil Hannon and The Divine Comedy managed to release ten studio albums and toured around the world with an ever-changing set of musicians, with Hannon as the only permanent member.

New album Forever Country is the band’s first since the 2010 Bang Goes the Knighthood and released on September 2, and is described as a concept album about meeting their soul mate and live happily ever after, and what happens after that – while referenced everything from the Foreign Legion to Russian tsarina Catherine the great.

The Divine Comedy return to Sweden for the first time in six years, and with new and exciting material. The Skandia scene at Cirkus in Stockholm is the location and Thursday, February 15 is the date. Do not miss.

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