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The song that made me want to do an album in the first place ... the moment I heard this song blasting out of the big speakers at Desolation Sound, I knew I didn't want anyone calling the shots for me ever again. I'd spend the rest of my life working my ass off at a day job just so I could keep recording what I wanted. Put out my own CDs, whatever it took. Drive myself to exhaustion just to make music. If I manage to make an extra dollar, it's back in the studio I go. God made a machine ...

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Nice face has it ever been to China
Sent a postcard and wanted to remind you
The view behind the wall is great
Through my eyes ...

Thought of you when I saw the Eiffel tower
Clouds had menaced promising a shower
A new world every seven days
Through my eyes ...

Foreign country life is getting out of hand
In a language I don’t even understand
And every face looks so afraid
Through my eyes ...

Look around it’s anything to do you in
Big boys still take it on the chin
You build a life like working clay
Through my eyes ...

Nobody lies about being lonely
Scrap the notes baby you just call me
If the hour’s not too late ... here the hour’s never late

credits

from Lizard On A Rock (Remastered), released July 1, 2000
RJ: LEAD & BACKING VOCALS, ACOUSTIC & ELECTRIC GUITARS
MARTY KINACK: ELECTRIC GUITARS
MAARTEN GEORGE: ELECTRIC GUITARS
KIRSTEN NASH: SAXOPHONE
DAVE POLLOCK: BASS GUITAR
RICHARD TRANN: DRUMS & BACKING VOCALS
MALCOLM SUMMERSBY: CHANTS & BACKING VOCALS

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Robert James Vancouver, British Columbia

Robert is currently living in Wetaskiwin, Canada and is writing and recording his upcoming 4th CD, "Satyr's Day". The 10 song outing should be availably near the beginning of April 2018. In addition, he's almost assembled the 10 tracks for his upcoming side project "Meet The Blacks". Watch for their second single in late November of 2017. ... more

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