Nobody told The Vogues to retire.

Up every morning just to keep a job,

I gotta fight my way through the hustling mob,

Sounds of the city pounding in my brain,

While another day goes down the drain (Yeah, yeah, yeah).

but it’s a five o’clock world when the whistle blows,

No-one owns a piece of my time,

And there’s a five o’clock me inside my clothes,

Thinking that the world looks fine, yeah,

A-da-lay-ee-ee (up, up, up!).

Trading my time for the pay I get,

Living on money that I ain’t made yet,

Gotta keep goin’ gotta make my way,

But I live for the end of the day (Yeah, yeah, yeah),

’cause it’s a five o’clock world when the whistle blows,

No-one owns a piece of my time,

And there’s a long-haired girl who waits, I know,

To ease my troubled mind, yeah,

A-da-lay-ee-ee (up, up, up!).

In the shelter of her arms everything’s okay (yeah-yeah),

She talks and the world goes slipping away (it slips away),

And I know the reason I can still go on,

When every other reason is gone (Yeah, yeah, yeah),

in my five o’clock world she waits for me,

Nothing else matters at all’,

Cause every time my baby smiles at me,

I know that it’s all worthwhile, yeah,

A-da-lay-ee-ee (up, up, up!)

A-da-lay-ee-ee (up, up, up!)

The Vogues


Moby and The Void Pacific Choir – ‘Are You Lost In The World Like Me’? With animation by Steve Cutts.

ReleasedOctober 18, 2016

Its a couple of years since this was released – but still relevant today – and definitely relevant to People First, so capturing it in the archives.

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All that is needed … just three minutes of your time. A little more ‘political’ than the usual People First posts … George Carlin – Life Is Worth Losing.

Released January 10, 2006
Recorded November 5, 2005, Beacon Theater, New York City, New York

Thirteen Years Ago … needless to say – nothing has changed, other than more people are aware … hoping that this will make even more people aware … and then we do something about it.