Another one from the Kinks — and then I’ll move on, I promise! This one is quite a lot bleaker than “Village Green,” at least in the lyrics — though the music and the surrealist promo video they made for the song brighten things up somewhat. A different perspective on life in London entirely, one that really swam against the current in 1966.
The original video is poor quality (and it has been sped up by a whole tone for some reason) but visually it’s quite amusing.
You can hear the song a lot better here, and to boot you get to see a strange (and literal-minded) little video that somebody else made for it: