Shit work & precarious job songs


#1

Hey DiS, long time listener etc.

Can anyone think of decent songs about shit/precarious work that aren’t just old men with guitars harping on about unions.

The only ones I can think of atm are Precarious (Supermarket) - Martha & Journey to the call centre of the earth - The exhausts.


#2

off the top of my head…

The Smiths "Frankly Mr Shankly"
Million Dead “To Whom It May Concern”


#3

#4

The Futureheads - First Day


#5

#6

Kanye West - Spaceship


#7

The Rakes - 22 Grand Job


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#9

The vocals from about 1:44 to 3:10 are amazing, incredible performance. When I first heard it was both in awe and crying with laughter… "THIS IS THE WORST JOB IVE EVER HAD. NO BREAKS…THIS IS RIDICULOUS!"
Whole song is great though


#10

I’m working, BUT I’M NOT WORKING FOR YOU!


#11

Lost classic


#12

scrub behind the steam table


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#16

Fit and Working Again


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#20

the last verse of dead prez - ‘hell yeah’ would apply too but I guess the rest of it doesn’t really