Like button, love button. Welcome to “Love Button”, the lead-off single to this fresh new compilation album. “Love Button” also happens to be our first commercial single release of 2020. I imagine most people simply hit the “like” button when they’re surfing and interacting with a post. I always seem to find myself hitting the “love” button. I was into the cups while I was writing this one. It started with the opening riff and I just built it from there. And I definitely wanted to keep the jangle feel I had going on with the rhythm parts. And somewhere in the midst of all this musical bliss the i-pad lit up with a bunch of “like” and “love” reactions to a recent post on one of the social media platforms. I won’t say which one as they get enough attention already. Somewhere in those cups and in that song my devil streak showed up. Gee. How would those rockroll cats pen this one. It could have gotten a lot wilder lyrically. But let’s keep it subtle. Subdued. In the end I found a happy medium. Not quite sure where this song sits on the musical genre scale. I think I surprised myself. Again. And hey. Look on the bright side of things. Life is full of choices. All kinds of buttons to hit. Yes, brothers and sisters; your opinion drives the universe. It matters. And you can rest easy. I gave it a ninety-eight because I can dance to it … that’s akin to a “love button”. And what could be better than that … xoRJ
from ... Or In Cyprus (2020 and beyond)
track released July 1, 2020
RJ: Lead Vocals, Acoustic & Electric Guitars, Acoustic Piano
Catlin Hawley: Bass Guitar
Rhett Black: Drums & Percussion
Beaverdell Humes: Keyboards & Percussion
Backing Vocals courtesy of CandyLand Glee …
(RJ, Astrid & Beaverdell)
Herbal delights: Millie’s Coffees and Tease
Cakes, cookies, sweets and treats: SugarMountain Confectionary
Special thanks to Catlin for the stylin’ bass grooves!
Rhett Black and Beaverdell Humes appear courtesy of
Meet The Blacks and HOH Records.
A division of Horace Media 2020
Recorded and Mixed @CandyLand Recorders, Wetaskiwin, Canada
Produced by Robert James for Horace Media
Lyrics reprinted by permission. Angry Lion Publishing.