Some people are entertained by the darndest things.
So, on a quiet day at the station, he filmed the barrier. That night, he "cobbled together" his footage with the official music video for Blur's Song 2.
The strange mash-up went viral.
"Yesterday I had the chance to film this talented barrier at Canary Wharf, and was pleasantly surprised to find it sings almost in key with Damon," Ames told the Telegraph on Wednesday.
"It's the fourth barrier from the right, not the second as you go down into the tube," he clarified on YouTube, in case any commuters wanted to hear the "singing" barrier for themselves.
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And, yes, even Blur thinks it's funny.
Laughing at this....Woo-Hoo! http://t.co/n6AbYFJ0H8
— blur (@blurofficial) January 28, 2014
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