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Riff: Jack Johnson – “Ones and Zeros”

Sep 16, 2013

So we’re clapping and we’re laughing like it so was absurd/And the future will be laughing at who we were

from Ones and Zeros lyrics by Jack Johnson

Allowing Johnson to put on his environmentalist hat, this ghostly folksy ballad doubles up a warning to the current technology-addicted generation too engrossed in their hand held devices and their prices to notice the damage that they’re doing to the earth’s atmosphere; [LISTEN].

Riff by Jon O'Brien

Jon O'Brien is a UK-based staff writer for SONGLYRICS. He holds a journalism degree from the University of Central Lancashire and has written thousands of biographies and reviews for Allmusic.com, among several other pieces for established music publications.

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