The Divine Comedy is the alias for Neil Hannon, a British pop singer/songwriter with aspirations ofbecoming a New Wave fusion
of Scott Walker, Morrissey and Electric Light Orchestra. During the early'90s, he built up a strong cult following with a pair of
idiosyncratic, critically-acclaimed records beforehis third album, Casanova, became a mainstream success in the wake of Brit-
pop and Pulp's popularity.