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

credits

from When In Rome (Singles 2008 - 2019), track released April 7, 2018
RJ: Lead & Backing Vocals, 12-String Acoustic
Astrid Ash: Bass Guitar
Rhett Black: Drums & Percussion
Beaverdell Humes: Keyboards and Bongos

Lyrics & Music (c) 2018 Robert James
Angry Lion Publishing SOCAN/ASCAP
A Division of Horace Media 2018
horacemedia@gmail.com
Recorded at Wholly Goat Studios, Wetaskiwin AB

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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. "Sweet Tooth" is currently home to at least six tracks that will appear on our upcoming seventh release entitled "Piece Of Your Ghost". I'm currently close to release of two new singles for our "Or In Cyprus" collection. Just one release to date. Lonely soul ... needs pals. xoRJ ... more

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