Is Vic There?

Department S

About Is Vic There?

"Is Vic There?" is the debut single by post-punk band Department S, released by Demon Records on 29 December 1980. "Vic" refers to Vic Goddard, the lead singer of the punk band Subway Sect, who had by then quit the music-making industry to become a postman. It was produced by former Mott the Hoople members Buffin and Overend Watts. The title is a quotation from a Monty Python sketch titled "Phone-In", which closed the comedy troupe's 1973 Matching Tie and Handkerchief album.


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The night is young, the mood is mellow 
And there's music in my ears 
Say, is Vic there? 
I hear ringing in the air 
So I answer the phone 
A voice comes over clear
Say, is Vic there?

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Department S

Department S were a British New Wave band formed in 1980, who took their stage name from the 1960s TV series Department S. They are best known for their debut single, "Is Vic There?", which was originally released in December 1980. more »

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