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Peter S Smith and Duke Special

A video of the song Condition by Irish singer-songwriter Duke Special with drawings by British artist Peter S Smith.

CONDITION

by Duke Special

I am perfect
I am broken
I’m adored
I’m unspoken
I am lonely
I’m contented
I am sane
I’m half demented
I’m belief
I am science
I am peace
I am defiance
I’m the cause
I’m effect
I am sober
I am wrecked 
I’m a whisper
I’m a quiet
I’m a loser
I am on fire
I’m an extra
I’m director
I’m a pen drop
I’m Phill Spector
I am nothing
I’m forever
I am right now
I am never
I am brilliant
I am done
I am deep blue
I am ZX 81
I am black and white
I am color
I am risk
I am mother
I am holy
I’m disaster
I am fucked
I am an answer
When all these fragments start to roar
Playing like an orchestra
Sometimes it’s hard to hear yourself think
It’s like the words are crawling back inside the ink

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On the CD Oh Pioneer, 2012. Produced by Dave Lynch & Paul Pilot .

Duke Special is an alternative/indie singer-songwriter from Ireland. This year (2018) he will perform again at the Greenbelt Festival in England, an arts, faith and justice festival with a long history.  https://www.dukespecial.com/ and https://www.greenbelt.org.uk/

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Peter S Smith is a painter and printmaker with a studio at the St Bride Foundation Bride Lane, off Fleet Street in Londen. https://peterssmith.weebly.com 


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