SNL Transcripts: Ben Affleck: 05/18/13: Ian Rubbish and the Bizarros perform “It’s a Lovely Day”



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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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Author: Don Roy King

Don Roy King is directing his fourteenth season of Saturday Night Live. That work has earned him nine Emmys and thirteen nominations. Additionally, he has been nominated for thirteen DGA Awards and won in 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019. Mr. King is also the creative director of Broadway Worldwide which brings theatrical events to theaters. The company has produced Smokey Joe’s Café; Putting It Together with Carol Burnett; Jekyll & Hyde; and Memphis, all directed by Mr. King. He completed the screen capture of Broadway's Romeo & Juliet in 2013. - LinkedIn

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