Genius Is Next To Insanity

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Genius Is Next To Insanity (Sam Whimpenny)

We’ve been criticised enough already
It’s time we hit back and made it hurt
Trouble is we’re so busy working
While you’re all occupied being alert

Some people say
Genius is next to insanity
Without wishing to push my vanity
Genius is next to insanity
That makes me mad

Turned on my very expensive radio
Heard some singer grunt and groan
Well maybe I could hit it off that way
All you got to do is be a rolling stone

Genius is next to insanity
With a voice so rough and granity
Genius is next to insanity
That makes me mad

Christ it’s a hard life not being a superstar
It’s so unclear where to begin
Why is it us that’s getting nowhere fast
The public is so thick skinned

And genius is next to insanity
Is this really the essence of Humanity
Genius is next to insanity
That makes me mad


from Good To See You Again, released May 1, 2014
Written by Sam Whimpenny, arranged by Porvari


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Friends for more than 30 years and musical collaborators for over a decade, Porvari are founded on Sam Whimpenny's infinitely varied lyrically rich and melodically diverse songs enhanced by Simon Meader's guitar, mandolin and synths plus B.L. Underwood's encyclopaedic understanding of the recording process & occasional epic guitar solo. ... more

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