Fiscal Cliff

by The Academy of Rock



"Fiscal Cliff" is a rock anthem about economics, banking, fake suicide, false Gods, false hopes, repentance, renewal, environmentalism, sustainability sex, drugs and rock'n'roll ... It is the first song ever to feature the words Quantitative Easing, John Maynard Keynes, Northern Rock etc. in the lyrics ...

Words and music by Peter Cook, author, business consultant and musician at Human Dynamics and the Academy of Rock

Produced by Bernie Tormé, ace guitarist for Ozzy Osbourne and Ian Gillan, at Barnroom Studios

Illustrations by Simon Heath, social media's "Quick Draw McGraw" -- a merchant banker turned corporate artist who works with us round the world at our seminars and events

Video work for the film by Val and Errol Whitter of 154newmedia

Bass and expert musical direction by Andee Price of Scarlett Rae and The Cherry Reds

Vocals by Dave "The Poet L'Oreal -- cos' he's worth it" -- A Swiss Banker who likes Swiss Chard

Drums by Mike "Animal" Grigson


released March 9, 2014
Peter Cook - Words, Music



all rights reserved


Ignorance is Bliss London

Hello all, I'm a musician who also speaks and writes on the parallels between business and music - Take a look at our websites and

Sign up for the Rock'n'Roll Business blog to get a flavour of our work:

Enjoy the music!
... more

contact / help

Contact Ignorance is Bliss

Streaming and
Download help