Magic Shadow Show

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Things in and out, above, about, below
Are nothing more than a magic shadow show,
Played in a box, with its candle the sun,
Around which we phantom figures go.

And, if the wine we drink, the lips we press
End in the nothing all things end in, yes?
Believe in what we are, we are but what?
We'll all be no-thing, we won't be less.

Reality is a fantasy.
Free the soul.
From the cage of delusion, fly free.

Reality is a fantasy.
Free the soul.
Banish all nightmares of misery.


from Vertigo Cap, released April 2, 2013
Lyrics: Omar Khayyam; 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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