The Divine Comedy singer Neil Hannon has vowed to by no means write an autobiography – as a result of he thinks his pop star life has been ”boring”.
The 48-year-old singer/songwriter loved chart success all through the Britpop growth of the ’90s together with bands like Oasis, Blur, Pulp and Supergrass however regardless of residing by these hedonistic occasions and persevering with to make music and tour he believes a ebook about his profession could be uninteresting and it positively would not warrant a biopic.
Neil claims he by no means had a wild evening out with Liam or Noel Gallagher or engaged in any rock star excesses and he thinks individuals would in all probability discover plenty of elements of his life fairly uninteresting.
He completely instructed BANG Showbiz: ”I might by no means, ever write an autobiography, my life has simply not been attention-grabbing sufficient to advantage it, you’d have thought it was but it surely’s largely very, very boring – it is true!
”I’ve been at events with the likes of Noel and Liam, I’ve met all of this individuals, however nothing loopy ever occurred, we simply mentioned, ‘Hello.’ I do not suppose that is the plot of an excellent ebook or monumental movie or something like that.”
Neil – who has simply launched a brand new album with The Divine Comedy entitled ‘Office Politics’ – additionally thinks it could be actually arduous to jot down a ebook as a result of it could take so lengthy to get the phrases down and would require plenty of work.
He added: ”People all the time are you going to jot down a ebook? And I all the time suppose, ‘Jesus that sounds arduous.’ I can barely handle three verses and a refrain, a ebook is like 300 pages and each has a tune on it. I’m unsure I can handle it. I would give it a go someday, simply to see if I can do it.”
After three a long time within the music enterprise, Neil has made a couple of shut pals and he needs he may see them extra usually however his quiet life in Kildare, Ireland, together with his associate, Irish singer/songwriter Cathy Davey, prohibits any impromptu meet-ups.
The ‘Something For The Weekend’ hitmaker defined: ”I’ve obtained plenty of acquaintances within the enterprise however solely a few real pals. Stuart Murdoch from Belle And Sebastian and Ben Folds are good mates. I do not see any of them usually sufficient, and it does not assist to reside in the course of nowhere.”
The Divine Comedy’s new album ‘Office Politics’ is out now and their UK and Ireland headline tour takes place in October, with tickets on sale now.