World Party are a British musical group, which is essentially the solo project of its sole 2 in the UK Albums Chart, with the track, "Is It Like Today? Is it like today? Lyrics: Many years ago, he / Looked out through a glassless window / All that he could see was Babylon / Beautiful green fields and dreams. the song is a bit deeper than that - it's about the cyclic destruction man brings to the planet. The questions do remain constant - even though man advances. ". Producer – Karl Wallinger · Producer [Additional Production], Mixed By – Steve Lillywhite (tracks: ). World Party – Is It Like Today? Label: Ensign – ENY Format: Vinyl, 7", 45 RPM, Single. World Party originally released Is It Like Today? written by Karl Wallinger and World Party released it on the album Bang! in It was also covered by. World Party is a British pop/alternative rock band, which is essentially the solo project of its sole member, Karl Wallinger. He started the band in in. Rare single from the World Party - Bang! LP has two non-lp tracks. 1) Is It Like Today? (album version) 2) Basically (unavailable on album). Check Out Our Turntable Store Need a new record player? Check out our turntable store for a great selection of turntables, needles, accessories, and more. World Party - Is It Like Today? Lyrics. Many years ago, he looked out through a glassless window All that he could see was Babylon Beautiful green fields.