Song of the day: The Duckworth Lewis Method – "It’s Just Not Cricket"

June 20, 2013


The Duckworth Lewis Method – “It’s Just Not Cricket (2013)


Song of the day: The Duckworth Lewis Method – "Meeting Mr. Miandad"

September 22, 2012

Another in the series of “The Mysteries Of The Human Brain”…

I woke up with the chorus of this song firmly entrenched in my head, and it followed me around for the rest of the day. It was there when I made my lunch, it was there when I did the dishes, it was there when I greeted young Natalie as she came home from school, it was there when I decided I wanted to change my socks. But I’m not complaining. No sir.

Here’s the very British The Duckworth Lewis Method with “Meeting Mr. Miandad”, a song about the search for a cricketer. It appears on an album about cricket. It’s a very British album.

The Duckworth Lewis Method – “Meeting Mr. Miandad” (2009)


I’d like to thank Neil Hannon and Thomas Walsh for writing that chorus. (And all the other bits of music around it, otherwise there wouldn’t be much of a song.) Thanks, chaps!

By the way, the front of the car on that very British album cover (see above) reminds me of the front of an Australian car, the Holden HQ panel van:

(Image cheerfully stolen from