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Bang Goes the Knighthood is the tenth studio album by The Divine Comedy. It was released on 31 May 2010.

Bang Goes the Knighthood
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Studio album by
Released31 May 2010
Recorded2009
StudioExchequer Street Studios & Westland Studios, Dublin
GenreOrchestral pop
Length44:55
33:36 (Bonus Disc)
LabelDivine Comedy
ProducerNeil Hannon
The Divine Comedy chronology
Victory for the Comic Muse
(2006)
Bang Goes the Knighthood
(2010)
Foreverland
(2016)
Singles from Bang Goes the Knighthood
  1. "At the Indie Disco"
    Released: 24 May 2010
  2. "I Like"
    Released: 10 August 2010
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3.5/5 stars[1]
BBC Onlinepositive[2]
The Independentpositive[3]
Record Collector4/5 stars[4]
Belfast Telegraph4/5 stars[5]
Financial Times3/5 stars[6]
The Guardian3/5 stars[7]
The Daily Telegraph3/5 stars[8]
Pitchfork Media(7.6/10)[9]

Track listingEdit

All tracks written by Neil Hannon, except where noted.

No.TitleLength
1."Down in the Street Below"5:08
2."The Complete Banker"3:43
3."Neapolitan Girl"2:49
4."Bang Goes the Knighthood"2:48
5."At the Indie Disco" (featuring Cathy Davey)3:18
6."Have You Ever Been in Love" (featuring Cathy Davey)3:10
7."Assume the Perpendicular"4:06
8."The Lost Art of Conversation"4:01
9."Island Life" (featuring Cathy Davey)4:36
10."When a Man Cries"3:54
11."Can You Stand Upon One Leg"3:32
12."I Like"3:48

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ AllMusic Review
  2. ^ Mueller, Andrew. "The Divine Comedy Bang Goes the Knighthood Review". BBC. Archived from the original on 30 May 2010. Retrieved 6 June 2010.
  3. ^ Price, Simon (30 May 2010). "The Divine Comedy Bang Goes the Knighthood Review". London: The Independent. Archived from the original on 13 June 2010. Retrieved 6 June 2010.
  4. ^ Staunton, Terry. "Review: The Divine Comedy: Bang Goes the Knighthood". Record Collector magazine. Archived from the original on 28 May 2010. Retrieved 6 June 2010.
  5. ^ Gill, Andy. "Review: The Divine Comedy: Bang Goes the Knighthood". Belfast Telegraph. Retrieved 6 June 2010.
  6. ^ Hunter-Tilney , Ludovic. "Review: The Divine Comedy: Bang Goes the Knighthood". The Financial Times Ltd 2010. Archived from the original on 4 June 2010. Retrieved 6 June 2010.
  7. ^ Dean, Will (27 May 2010). "Review: The Divine Comedy: Bang Goes the Knighthood". London: Guardian News and Media Limited 2010. Archived from the original on 3 June 2010. Retrieved 6 June 2010.
  8. ^ Brown, Helen (1 June 2010). "The Divine Comedy: Bang Goes the Knighthood, CD review ". London: Telegraph Media Group Limited 2010. Archived from the original on 4 June 2010. Retrieved 6 June 2010.
  9. ^ Tangari, Joe. "Album Review: The Divine Comedy: Bang Goes the Knighthood". Pitchfork Media. Archived from the original on 22 August 2010. Retrieved 20 August 2010.