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  Season 38: Episode 21






















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Ian Rubbish and the Bizarros perform "It's a Lovely Day"

Ian Rubbish.....Fred Armisen
Bassist.....Bill Hader
Drummer.....Jason Sudeikis
Bassist #2.....Taran Killam
.....Carrie Brownstein
.....Steve Jones
.....J Mascis
.....Kim Gordon
.....Aimee Mann
.....Michael Penn

[ open on Top of the Pops set ]

Ian Rubbish: Hello, how you doing? Uh -- yeah. I'm Ian Rubbish, and, uh -- Hello, welcome. Uh, these are the Bizzaros. Yeah? [ the audience whoops slightly ] And, uh -- Yeah, thank you, cheers! And, uh, we've been here all week -- [ the audience cheers enthusiastically ] We've been here all week, and, uh... Well, look, it's the last night here, and... uh...

Bassist: But, uh -- We're gonna keep playing together. You know? Even though, uh --

Ian Rubbish: Going on tour...

Bassist: Going on tour. We're heading on tour, but we're still gonna play together, yeah.

Ian Rubbish: So, uh -- What we're gonna do now, is, uh, is a song about... It's like when things are DOWN, yeah... and you feel like the whole world's against ya', and everything's changing so fast, yeah. What you do is -- you look at everything in the face, yeah, and you say, "I happen to think... it's gonna be a lovely day!"

[ they begin playing ]

Ian Rubbish: [ singing ]
"When they smash... your things...
and throw them in the bin
You gotta say
It's a lovely day.

When your cup... of tea...
is filled with a sour milk scene
You gotta say
It's a lovely day.

Sometimes, it seems like things are falling aparrrrrrrt
Just remember, it's a lovely..."

Ian Rubbish: Alright, well... I've got some friends of mine -- people who have inspired me through the years -- to come up and join me. Alright!

[ Carrie Brownstein and Steve Jones, with guitars, stand on either side of Ian ]

Ian Rubbish: [ singing ]
"If your bike... collides...
with where or what resides
You gotta say
It's a lovely day."

[ J Mascis and Kim Gordon appear with guitar and tambourine ]

Ian Rubbish: [ singing ]
"If life is changing fast
The future's just the past
You gotta say
It's a lovely day."

Alright!

[ Aimee Mann and Michael Penn appear with guitars ]

Ian Rubbish: [ singing ]
"If your mates are not around
And you need them when you're down.
You gotta hang on
It's still a lovely day."

It is!

Ian Rubbish: [ singing ]
"It's been alright
I've had a lovely night with you.

All: [ singing ]
"It's been alright
I've had a lovely night with you.

It's been alright
I've had a lovely night with you."

Ian Rubbish: [ singing ]
"It's been alright
I've had a lovely night with you.
It's been alright...
I've had a lovely night... with... you."

[ the audience cheers wildly ]

[ pull back and fade ]


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