Tube ticket barrier sounds like Blur's Song 2 - video

Jan 28, 2014

Whoo-hoo: Humble turnstile on Jubilee line imitates Damon Albarn by 'singing' refrain from hit song

THE London Underground has inspired some great rock songs – The Jam's Down in the Tube Station at Midnight for example – but until now it hasn't rocked out itself. 

Now, a humble ticket barrier on the Jubilee line is set to become a holy site for fans of the British band, Blur. Why? Because the barrier emits a sound uncannily like the "woo-hoo" refrain from the band's biggest hit, Song 2.

Ritch Ames, who posted the video online, said the barrier was even playing in the right key. "It's the second barrier from the right as you enter Canary Wharf tube," he told Metro.

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