Lucy (The Divine Comedy song)

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"Lucy"
Single by The Divine Comedy
from the album Liberation
B-side The Pop Singer's Fear Of The Pollen Count(Original), I Was Born Yesterday
Released 9 October 1993
Format 7"
Length 4:39
Label Setanta
Writer(s) Neil Hannon, William Wordsworth
Producer(s) Neil Hannon, Darren Allison
The Divine Comedy singles chronology
"Lucy"
(1993)
"Something For The Weekend"
(1996)

"Lucy" is a song by The Divine Comedy and the only single from the album Liberation.

It is based on three of the Lucy poems by William Wordsworth. The song starts with "I travelled among unknown men", it which the poet tells us of his two-fold love for England and for an Englishwoman called Lucy. The second poem, "She dwelt among the untrodden ways", is about a woman the poet loved called Lucy, who is now dead. The last poem, "A slumber did my spirit seal", is about the deceased Lucy.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lucy". Retrieved July 2012.