So: that's it, then. The Tories remain in power for another five years, and working people across the country prepare to tighten their belts yet further.
Even getting by is becoming a challenge. It's something that Asylums address in a non-political fashion, with track 'Joy In A Small Wage' tackling the art of living a meaningful life on a tiny pay packet.
Check out the video below.
Heading to The Great Escape? Check out Asylums at the Hope And Ruin on May 15th.