Happy Hour

Album: London 0 Hull 4 (1986)
Charted: 3
  • It's happy hour again
    I think I might be happy if I wasn't out with them
    And they're happy it's a lovely place to be
    Happy that the fire is real the barman is a she

    Where the haircuts smile
    And the meaning of style
    Is a night out with the boss
    Where you win or you lose
    And its them who choose
    And if you don't win then you've lost

    What a good place to be
    Don't believe it
    'Cause they speak a different language
    And it's never really happened to me
    Don't believe it, oh no
    'Cause it's never been happy for me (oh)

    It's another night out with the boss
    Following in footsteps overgrown with moss
    And he tells me that women grow on trees
    And if you catch them right they will land upon their knees

    Where they open all their wallets
    And they close all their minds
    And they love to buy you all a drink
    And then we ask all the questions
    And you take all your clothes off
    And go back to the kitchen sink

    What a good place to be
    Don't believe her
    'Cause they speak a different language
    And it's never really happened to me
    Don't believe her, oh no
    'Cause it's never been happy for me

    What a good place to be
    Don't believe her
    'Cause they speak a different language
    And it's never really happened to me
    Don't believe her, oh no
    'Cause it's never been happy for me (it's happy hour again)

    Don't believe her, don't believe her (it's happy hour again)
    Don't believe her(it's happy hour again)

    And again, and again
    It's happy hour again, and again, and again
    It's happy hour again, and again, and again
    It's happy hour againWriter/s: IAN PETER CULLIMORE, PAUL HEATON
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 2

  • Dan from Bristol, United KingdomIt's not about working class people enjoying a night out at the pub among themselves. It's about going out with the boss during the yuppie revolution and having to absorb all that culture's bulls--t and materialism. "Where they open all their wallets and they close all their minds", and "they speak a different language" and putting up with the casual misogyny: "And he tells me that women grow on trees and if you catch them right they will land upon your knees."
  • Adrian from Crossville, TnBarenaked Ladies sample the chorus of this song in their cult hit "hello city"

    What a good place to be, dont belive them, they speak a different language and its never been happy for me.
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