Convenient Complexity

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Convenient complexity tosses the world,
From crest to crest, trough to trough,
Rough, wrecked, riddled real reasons,
Insane inquiry, excruciating explanations,
With a required reliance
On relativity.

Traveling in a circle to move in a straight line,
Stopping and standing simply because of some sign.
Actors and actresses playing parts
Spelled out by company policy,
Bureaucratic bombardment
And booboisie baloney.

And the world’s in the box, under the tree.
No ribbon, no pomp, no gaiety.
Packing paper brown,
UPS stamped sideways
Trimmed thinly in dust,
In a house of credit cards,
Owned by corporate conmen
Through company connections.
…bull shit…


from Vertigo Cap, released April 2, 2013
Lyrics and Music: Darryl Pierson



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Nom Bizarre Chicago, Illinois

Beatnik funk with a synthy-pop art-rock streak...

After several years of playing around with many artists, known and unknown, a songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and sometimes singer named Darryl Pierson decided it was time to go by his real name for a change. He also figured it was high time he learned to do everything his-own-damn self, which was a lot harder than it initially sounded... ... more

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