"I don't think an afterlife is likely," Hannon says. Sometimes it can be an excuse not to do your best in this life.
This one's the only one I'm sure that exists." He agrees that many of the greatest pop stars become stale in middle age and espouses the pram in the hall as the sombre enemy of good art. In relation to the world around you, life becomes more about them.
In 2015, he devoted his organ composition 'To Our Fathers In Distress' to Brian.
"I gave it its name and my blessing, and I feed the pigs and the donkeys, but at the end of the day it's Cathy's thing and she's amazing at it," explains Neil.
"I've no idea what the dogs are, two are large and two are small.
“That’s right, we split up in the Mandela – `the last Divine Comedy show’; maybe this one will be.
I remember that gig being extremely hot and sweaty and getting it in the neck from my tour manager Warren for throwing his prized vintage Telecaster in the air and letting it drop to the ground at the end of the show.
" The Divine Comedy frontman and red-headed Orla, a Drogheda-based designer, split up amicably in 2007.