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Music written and performed by The Duke of Uke and His Novelty Orchestra. Song lyrics written by David King. Published by Bliss Avenue Songs, ASCAP.

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For those of you who pray to open air
and those of you who know that there's really nothing there,
let's keep ourselves deceived,
we need something to believe.
Let's keep ourselves deceived,
we need something to believe.

Chorus: Something! Something to believe!

So let's place a human face upon the sky
who sees us stumble far below and knows the reason why.
let's keep ourselves deceived,
we need something to believe.
Let's keep ourselves deceived,
we need something to believe.

[Chorus]

There'll be good luck tomorrow with God on our side, and end to our sorrows with little white lies.

So chant your mantras
and clutch your old wooden cross
to stay the waves upon
which we all get tossed
let's keep ourselves deceived,
we need something to believe.
Let's keep ourselves deceived,
we need something to believe.

[Chorus]

There'll be good luck tomorrow with God on our side, and end to our sorrows with little white lies.

I know the joke is on me, but eventually, I need a reason to believe.

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from April's Empire, track released April 21, 2012

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Duke of Uke and His Novelty Orchestra Urbana, Illinois

Energetic and unabashedly romantic, The Duke of Uke & His Novelty Orchestra enchants audiences with witty lyrics, complex vocal harmonies and funky rhythms.The unique combination of ukulele, violin, tuba, saxophone, bass, rock drums and latin percussion swing you from sweet to funky with a sound that will remind you of summers gone by, road trips to come, and long-lost friends you've never met. ... more

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