Tick After Tock (Dance Mix) 2018

from When In Rome (Singles 2008 - 2019) by Robert James

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Tick after Tock wasn't supposed to turn out this way .. I wanted to go deep but not back to the Disco dance era. I swear songs take on a life of their own in the recording studio. This one wants to hit the dance floor. Sorry, that's why I became a musician .. I can't dance. After I wrote this one I halted production on the "Parade" album. This song just had to kick off the album .. as with all singles that are married to an album: you'll find more extensive song notes on the album's song page .. xoRJ

lyrics

Tick tock - tick tock
Tick tock - tick tock

So cool .. so caramel
My favourite glue ..
Sirens in my closet
You're the mess I'm sticky to ..
My kind .. hey, trouble
The crow at my door
In distress, a fabumess
Femme fatale I can't ignore

You make the time for me
You never get me wrong
I never make believe I'll stay away too long

Tick after tock .. I won't miss a beat
Tick after tock .. you can count on me
Baby I owe you and if eternal's what you want
I am tick - after tick - after tock

Tick tock - tick tock

So rock .. so candy
Mackintosh toffee to go
Building cars to drive on Mars
More than afterglow ..
Be tart, out orange me
Be why they took Tang to the Moon
Luna rocks your Terry socks .. static cling was made for you ..

You make the time for me
You never get me wrong
I never make believe
I'll stay away too long

Tick after tock .. I won't miss a beat
Tick after tock .. you can count on me
Baby I owe you and if eternal's what you want
I am tick - after tick - after tock

Tick after tock .. I won't miss a beat
Tick after tock .. you can count on me
Baby I owe you and if eternal's what you want
I am tick -after tick - after -
Tick after tock .. I won't miss a beat
Tick after tock .. you can count on me
Baby I owe you and if eternal's what you want
I am tick -after tick - after tock

A - E - I - O - U and sometimes why?
'Cause you are hot
I am tick - after tick - after tock

Lyrics & Music (c) 2018 Robert James
Angry Lion Publishing SOCAN/ASCAP
A division of Horace Media 2019

credits

from When In Rome (Singles 2008 - 2019), track released April 7, 2018
RJ: Lead Vocals & Acoustic Guitars
Astrid Ash: Bass Guitar
Rhett Black: Drums & Percussion
Beaverdell Humes: Keyboards & Bongos
Backing Vocals courtesy of CandyLand Glee
(RJ, Astrid, Beaverdell & Rhett)

Cakes, cookies, sweets & treats: SugarMountain Confectionary
Coffees and Teas: Tiff’s Teaze & Coffee
Rhett & Jett Black & Beaverdell Humes appear courtesy of
Meet The Blacks and HOH Records.
A division of Horace Media 2019
Special Thanks to Hollis Kinglan and HOH Records
Art Direction and Cover Design: Hirografix
Special Thanks to Mark, Don & Mel @Hirografix
Cover Photo: The Stavely Collection

Recorded & Mixed @CandyLand Recorders. Wetaskiwin, Canada
Produced by Robert James for The Kingsway Group
A division of Horace Media 2019
Lyrics reprinted by permission. Angry Lion Publishing.

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Robert James Wetaskiwin, Alberta

We didn't get to test drive "Friday Night" the way we wanted to. Mr./Ms. Universe stepped in. 2020's Covid Cutie. And our upcoming seventh release "Piece Of Your Ghost" has been delayed. Expect it in mid to late February of 2021. I'll see what I can do about a single release. Something in mind ... hmmm ... xoRJ ... more

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