If Ignorance Is Bliss

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Ironically released on the day Trump is elected as the 45th President of America. You win, you lose ....

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IF IGNORANCE IS BLISS

Oh, if ignorance is bliss then why do we seek knowledge?
Oh, where ignorance is bliss, 'tis folly to be wise!
If ignorance is bliss, then why aren't people happy?
Oh, if ignorance is bliss, we should feel happy all the time, so ...

Why are you so sad?

Oh, if chivalry is dead, then why am I upstanding?
They say that chivalry is dead, I'm still impelled to hold a door!
But if chivalry's alive then why are we so lonely?
Good manners maketh the man yet I feel such a bore, oh ...

Why are you so sad?

['Anything you want you can have ... ANYTHING!'
'Everyone has everything ... SO NO-ONE WANTS ANYTHING!']

You win, you lose, you try again
You live, you love, you try again
You make your bed and lie in it ...

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released November 9, 2016
Written, performed, recorded & produced by Paul Ryan AKA TRiP
© 'Trippy Toons!' 2016
[Sample quotes within brackets courtesy of Aldous Huxley ©1932 taken from the film version of 'Brave New World']

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UK-based act performing, recording & producing original, homegrown muzak (aka 'Trippy Toons!')

Influences: THE MONKEES

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