THE AGE OF AQUARIUS
(Dan Singing) "When the moon is in the seventh house
and Jupiter it aligns Mars. Then Peace will guide the planet,
in love it's in the stars. This is the dawning of the Age
Isn't that the cheesiest version of Aquarius you've ever
heard? Just before I move on and forget about it, do you know
the reason I don't go to the theatre is entirely down to the
original Hair. This may sound convenient but I swear to God,
at eleven years of age I was aversion therapied off the theatre
by the first Hair, not that it was so appalling- it was, but
the cast used to be naked which they still are and they'd
run about out in the audience and get everyone to sing Age
Now I've never been one, never ever been one for communal
singing particularly, certainly not one for audience participation-
hate it; when they put the lights up and try and
it, always hated it. Now I'm eleven years and I'm at the end
of the aisle with my sister and her boyfriend.
I'm sitting at the end of the aisle and down the aisle they
come. You see it's now the big finale and everyone's naked
and everyone's got their hands above their head, trying to
get everyone to clap to Age of Aquarius.
One fellow decides to stop at the end of my line. I'm eleven
stops at the end of my line naked! What's exactly at eye level?
Adjacent! A jingling and a juggling around
he tries to get us all to
.I'm looking straight
ahead. I'm trying not to use this peripheral vision
don't know whether it's just memory or if I just built it
..I think it brushed my ear!