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It's Elvis Presley's 1969 classic that's ringing through a train station in Melbourne's inner east.
A man in blue shaded sunglasses and a large overcoat holds a microphone and dances away as he high-fives commuters who have just got out of bed.
His name is Anastasios Dimtsis (or Taz, as regular commuters know him) and he's been employed by Metro trains to announce the incoming trains at Richmond station for almost a decade.
"It's the greatest job in the world, I just love making people smile," he said.
The job is often menial, announcing trains as they come in and go out.
He admits other people would find it boring, but Mr Dimstis sees it as an opportunity to fulfil his life-long dream of being a performer.
"People say to me all the time that this job, it's pretty mundane, why do you get into it so much?" he said.
"But you put a bit of flair into it and have a bit of fun and you make people happy.
"I wanted to get into comedy, but I never really followed through, life took over.
"I always wanted to do anything with entertainment and I've always had it in me, but then you get into the family business of being finance broker it was kind of squashed a bit.
"My thing is that I never followed through with things, it might have been my upbringing which was: 'Don't be a singer, get a real job.'
"So it went by the wayside, you know?"
Amazingly, Taz is agoraphobic and his shyness is evident when you talk to him, but he says this job has allowed him to once again come out of his shell.
"I'm naturally a very shy person, but it's like I have this mask that I leave at the barriers [of Richmond station] and then as soon as I walk past the barrier, away we go," he said.
"The more agoraphobic I become, the more extroverted I become.
"You know, this superman just comes out, it unleashes the metro man.
"I was always bullied as a kid, so I always just reverted to this persona and it got me through and when you're bullied you just want to be the best person you can be."
He busts into another song.
This time it's The Doors classic Riders on the Storm. (The doors were closing on a train as he began to sing.)
"Riders on the storm… in Richmond town we're born," he sings in a Jim Morrisey-style baritone.
Regular commuter Kate hugs Mr Dimstis as she gets on to the train.
"He's just the best, especially before your morning coffee," she said.
"He just wakes you up and puts a smile on your face, he's just a gem."
Lucy, another regular, is beaming when she sees Mr Dimstis amidst the rush of peak hour on a cold Melbourne morning.
"He's just the best announcer," she said.
"I see him every day and I might be a bit down heading off to work but he just makes you smile."
Despite Mr Dimstis admitting to "clowning around", his boss, station master Faye Merigan, says she appreciates how "Taz" brightens up people's days.
"He's amazing," she said.
"The first time I was like, 'oh my gosh, where did you come from?'
"He's so fabulous.
"You will walk along the platform and you see Taz make an amazing announcement and he just brightens up their day."
Mr Dimstis will be on the platforms for what could be an iconic day in Richmond's history, when the Tigers play the Adelaide crows in the AFL grand final.
He says he can't wait.
"This is my stage and this is my audience, I just have that love for the audience," he said.
"Not everyone will love you, but if most people like you, then that's beautiful."
This article first appeared on www.abc.net.au
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