JJ & The Rogues http://jjandtherogues.com Feed for JJ & The Rogues en Tue, 25 Feb 2014 12:00:00 -0000 http://f1.bcbits.com/img/a3786932191_3.jpg JJ & The Rogues http://jjandtherogues.com Sweet Talker: 6. So Fast, So Long http://jjandtherogues.com/track/so-fast-so-long <a href="http://jjandtherogues.com/track/so-fast-so-long"><img src="http://f1.bcbits.com/img/a3786932191_3.jpg" alt="track art"></a> <p><i>When you say I&#39;m chronologically inferior to you <br> Don&#39;t you mean I&#39;m behind the times <br> Well if it&#39;s so then I readily admit it <br> &#39;Cause these days have been a bit less than kind <br> <br> Told you once I don&#39;t do that kind of thing anymore <br> Don&#39;t you mean it be nice to try <br> Well if you want it then point in my direction <br> &#39;Cause these shoes of mine are apt to fly <br> <br> I&#39;ll be gone <br> So fast, so long <br> I&#39;ll be gone <br> So please, please come along too <br> <br> Reached my ears you were planning an invasion <br> But you&#39;re such a recluse with a private mind <br> So I&#39;ve got to wish you luck my little baby, I&#39;ll be <br> Headin...</i></p> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 12:00:00 -0000 http://jjandtherogues.com/track/so-fast-so-long 2014-02-25T12:00:00Z Sweet Talker: 1. Jacobite http://jjandtherogues.com/track/jacobite <a href="http://jjandtherogues.com/track/jacobite"><img src="http://f1.bcbits.com/img/a3786932191_3.jpg" alt="track art"></a> <p><i>(Instrumental)</i></p> Tue, 04 Feb 2014 12:00:00 -0000 http://jjandtherogues.com/track/jacobite 2014-02-04T12:00:00Z Sweet Talker: 2. Young Pretender http://jjandtherogues.com/track/young-pretender <a href="http://jjandtherogues.com/track/young-pretender"><img src="http://f1.bcbits.com/img/a3786932191_3.jpg" alt="track art"></a> <p><i>Young pretender, short and slender <br> How many men have you killed today <br> Your mind splinters, you can&#39;t remember <br> The stage is set but the strings have frayed <br> <br> It&#39;s appealing to believe <br> The subtle touch is leading you <br> Like destiny, or fantasy <br> A flip of the wrist and your part concludes <br> <br> Oh child going home now <br> You won&#39;t be king no more <br> Young pretender, you&#39;re no hero <br> Living a dream is a costly chore <br> <br> Oh son, we&#39;ve seen you before <br> On the run for all your days <br> Life&#39;s conspired, the moment&#39;s gone now <br> So open your eyes and lower your gaze <br> <br> The clothes are fancy, bodies dancing ...</i></p> Tue, 04 Feb 2014 12:00:00 -0000 http://jjandtherogues.com/track/young-pretender 2014-02-04T12:00:00Z Sweet Talker: 3. Close Enough There http://jjandtherogues.com/track/close-enough-there <a href="http://jjandtherogues.com/track/close-enough-there"><img src="http://f1.bcbits.com/img/a3786932191_3.jpg" alt="track art"></a> <p><i>Don&#39;t want to go to sleep <br> You think I&#39;m trying to be <br> Another Hemingway <br> That is not what I seek <br> My words are much too meek <br> They&#39;ve managed this place to stay <br> <br> I Just want a lover <br> Don&#39;t want another foolish child running blindly <br> But stay here beside me <br> Close enough there <br> <br> No moment to be lost <br> The roads we&#39;re on will cross <br> But I won&#39;t, dear, unpack my clothes <br> You&#39;re bracing for the news <br> Like you&#39;re bracing to be bruised <br> You keep dreaming we&#39;re in the throes <br> <br> I couldn&#39;t love her <br> I just need another day with the weight on two shoulders <br> I don&#39;t mind getting older <br> She&#39;s close...</i></p> Tue, 04 Feb 2014 12:00:00 -0000 http://jjandtherogues.com/track/close-enough-there 2014-02-04T12:00:00Z Sweet Talker: 4. Mrs. Lyndonne http://jjandtherogues.com/track/mrs-lyndonne <a href="http://jjandtherogues.com/track/mrs-lyndonne"><img src="http://f1.bcbits.com/img/a3786932191_3.jpg" alt="track art"></a> <p><i>I was born in heather <br> On the blessed island <br> Land of pride and folly <br> And fallen on harder times <br> She was something special <br> Full of lunar glory <br> But she couldn’t love me <br> When she saw the Englishman <br> <br> I fell in with scoundrels <br> And the Prussian Army <br> Just to seek a title <br> Though a rogue, I’m still a man <br> Now I beseech thee, fortune <br> It’s the curse upon a bloodless line, oh <br> Out in the battle they’re picking faces <br> Will you take the bounty when it’s time <br> <br> Ah, what will it be now, Mrs. Lyndonne <br> Naughty or nice <br> I can serve equally well <br> Ah, run and tell your mother, Mrs. Lyndonne <br> A pa...</i></p> Tue, 04 Feb 2014 12:00:00 -0000 http://jjandtherogues.com/track/mrs-lyndonne 2014-02-04T12:00:00Z Sweet Talker: 5. Son of Your Time http://jjandtherogues.com/track/son-of-your-time <a href="http://jjandtherogues.com/track/son-of-your-time"><img src="http://f1.bcbits.com/img/a3786932191_3.jpg" alt="track art"></a> <p><i>Wipe your brow to buy you time <br> Can&#39;t make up your mind <br> As you peer in her eyes <br> The handle is gripping your hand <br> It&#39;s through scheming and determined to follow the plan <br> A body it takes to become the superior man <br> <br> Those books have no promise left for you <br> Because you can&#39;t climb mountains with the ink of what other people knew <br> <br> When it comes time to write your history <br> Will you let the record show <br> Took the chance to cut in line because you are one of a kind <br> You would have us say <br> <br> You&#39;re son of your time <br> (You say it, you say it) <br> Son of your time <br> (You say it, you say it) <br> You sa...</i></p> Tue, 04 Feb 2014 12:00:00 -0000 http://jjandtherogues.com/track/son-of-your-time 2014-02-04T12:00:00Z Sweet Talker: 7. Christina http://jjandtherogues.com/track/christina <a href="http://jjandtherogues.com/track/christina"><img src="http://f1.bcbits.com/img/a3786932191_3.jpg" alt="track art"></a> <p><i>You&#39;re satisfied and it&#39;s time to leave <br> Darling I wish you wouldn&#39;t <br> I&#39;m taking my chances and it&#39;s clear to me <br> Darling I wish it wasn&#39;t <br> <br> Our love ain&#39;t nothing but piety <br> Oh it makes a man feel important <br> And all these people you&#39;ve bought and sold <br> Darling you&#39;ve left them wanting <br> <br> Well I wouldn&#39;t love you if you weren&#39;t lovely <br> Christina <br> <br> Infatuation is a cause for concern <br> It&#39;s such a little touch of evil <br> I pull your dress-up &#39;cause I&#39;m feeling low <br> Now you misunderstand me <br> <br> Our love ain&#39;t nothing but society <br> It makes a girl feel important <br> And you call me a lover though you...</i></p> Tue, 04 Feb 2014 12:00:00 -0000 http://jjandtherogues.com/track/christina 2014-02-04T12:00:00Z Sweet Talker: 8. Priscilla II http://jjandtherogues.com/track/priscilla-ii <a href="http://jjandtherogues.com/track/priscilla-ii"><img src="http://f1.bcbits.com/img/a3786932191_3.jpg" alt="track art"></a> <p><i>Leading lady stands <br> Back to an honest man <br> And her eyes turn their gaze <br> She won&#39;t suffer silence <br> So she, she calls out his name <br> <br> Such a delicate face <br> Covered by a finer lace <br> That keeps her disguise <br> He won&#39;t trouble moving <br> But he&#39;ll trouble to meet here eyes <br> <br> So I&#39;ll keep searching <br> For a face I&#39;m missing <br> Have you seen Priscilla <br> She&#39;s a curse of my choosing <br> <br> She can use her voice <br> Present me a dire choice <br> But I don&#39;t believe she&#39;s standing here <br> I can turn, but should I go <br> Will it save me, can I save her <br> Or will she disappear <br> <br> Just a simple deal <br> To find that she is rea...</i></p> Tue, 04 Feb 2014 12:00:00 -0000 http://jjandtherogues.com/track/priscilla-ii 2014-02-04T12:00:00Z Sweet Talker: 9. Jealousy http://jjandtherogues.com/track/jealousy <a href="http://jjandtherogues.com/track/jealousy"><img src="http://f1.bcbits.com/img/a3786932191_3.jpg" alt="track art"></a> <p><i>Have you ever seen one like her <br> Firewater in a silver case <br> Pushing all of my buttons down <br> I take her hand and say push again <br> <br> God I want her every single day <br> Violent thoughts get into my head <br> But everyone wants my baby girl <br> And I&#39;m a jealous man, oh yeah, I am <br> <br> Jealousy <br> To you I&#39;m a stranger <br> She could be <br> Making love to a stranger man than me, oh jealousy <br> <br> It&#39;s unequivocally stated <br> That the girl is nobody&#39;s but mine <br> But I can&#39;t help feeling like <br> I&#39;m watching people just cut in line <br> <br> Well if I&#39;m poisonous tell me now <br> Then tell me how to poison her <br> &#39;Cause everyone wants ...</i></p> Tue, 04 Feb 2014 12:00:00 -0000 http://jjandtherogues.com/track/jealousy 2014-02-04T12:00:00Z Sweet Talker: 10. Miss Hard To Get http://jjandtherogues.com/track/miss-hard-to-get <a href="http://jjandtherogues.com/track/miss-hard-to-get"><img src="http://f1.bcbits.com/img/a3786932191_3.jpg" alt="track art"></a> <p><i>Miss hard to get <br> Won&#39;t let me forget that loving her <br> Brings warmth to the cold <br> And the sun back from the setting <br> So it&#39;s told <br> <br> Girl can only say <br> That she made the mistake <br> And I&#39;m gone <br> But hurting all the same <br> Will I call this fate or just wrong <br> <br> And now she sits <br> Out of sight, out of mind <br> But she exists <br> I still love her as mine <br> (Girl don&#39;t forget) <br> <br> And now I sit <br> Out of breath, out of time <br> Can&#39;t you be convinced <br> That I still love you as mine <br> <br> Miss hard to get <br> Brings me to regret for moving past <br> And hoping to grow old <br> Just know what to expect <br> I still don&#39;t know</i></p> Tue, 04 Feb 2014 12:00:00 -0000 http://jjandtherogues.com/track/miss-hard-to-get 2014-02-04T12:00:00Z Sweet Talker: 11. Sugar Pills http://jjandtherogues.com/track/sugar-pills <a href="http://jjandtherogues.com/track/sugar-pills"><img src="http://f1.bcbits.com/img/a3786932191_3.jpg" alt="track art"></a> <p><i>Everybody’s hurting, tortured <br> Got an ache they can’t quite <br> Put their fingers on <br> Some backroom novelist <br> Is working on his latest <br> Metaphysical nightmare <br> And it should have been left alone <br> He’s telling all his colleagues <br> They’re shouting it from the lectern <br> Dogmatic indigestion <br> And we’ve only ourselves to blame <br> <br> These people force it down our throats <br> It’s consensual rape <br> A Placebo <br> But instead of sugar pills <br> It’s cyanide <br> <br> Well I feel so bad, I’ve let you down <br> Watch me get on my knees <br> Absolution is a mighty blow <br> To the wicked soul that’s me <br> I’m a model of corruption <br> Aimed...</i></p> Tue, 04 Feb 2014 12:00:00 -0000 http://jjandtherogues.com/track/sugar-pills 2014-02-04T12:00:00Z Me and My Girl http://jjandtherogues.com/track/me-and-my-girl-2 <a href="http://jjandtherogues.com/track/me-and-my-girl-2"><img src="http://f1.bcbits.com/img/a0434407174_3.jpg" alt="track art"></a> <p><i>Me and my girl gonna get to heaven <br> We’ll get there on the 747 <br> I&#39;ll be happy just as well <br> If we ended up in Hell <br> Cause she has shown me Hell before <br> She has shown me Hell before <br> And I keep coming back for more <br> <br> Me and my girl gonna stick together <br> We got that kind of love like the weather <br> I&#39;ll be shining all day long <br> Even when the sun is gone <br> Cause she has shown me rain before <br> She has shown me rain before <br> And I could use a little more <br> <br> I don’t know why we do the things we do the things we do <br> I don’t know why we do the things <br> I don’t know why we do the things we do the things ...</i></p> Sun, 07 Apr 2013 12:00:00 -0000 http://jjandtherogues.com/track/me-and-my-girl-2 2013-04-07T12:00:00Z Stare Down (EP): 4. No End In Sight http://jjandtherogues.com/track/no-end-in-sight <a href="http://jjandtherogues.com/track/no-end-in-sight"><img src="http://f1.bcbits.com/img/a4046414147_3.jpg" alt="track art"></a> <p><i>These fancy friends you take are no friends of mine <br> They have inquisitions when the stars don’t align <br> A difficult fate I know, you’re sucked in head to toe <br> What a horrible crime, you’re reborn but still maligned <br> <br> They’re burning sage inside but you’re out on the porch <br> What you don’t understand I guess you just ignore <br> Another fever you take, or just a well timed headache <br> You won’t dance tonight, but your feet are moving <br> <br> Away from the plain hard facts <br> So clear that they must distract <br> That you’re a bird flying straight at glass <br> <br> These concrete vows you take marry you to decline ...</i></p> Thu, 05 May 2011 12:00:00 -0000 http://jjandtherogues.com/track/no-end-in-sight 2011-05-05T12:00:00Z Stare Down (EP): 3. Escape Plan http://jjandtherogues.com/track/escape-plan <a href="http://jjandtherogues.com/track/escape-plan"><img src="http://f1.bcbits.com/img/a0255346312_3.jpg" alt="track art"></a> <p><i>You’ve been working late tonight <br> Suffering an indecent plight <br> I see now why you keep such track of time <br> You don’t have to justify <br> It’s clear that you’ve been brushed aside <br> And fate dear has picked your lot in life <br> <br> Sometimes I think I’d strangle them <br> It wouldn’t be the worst sin for this man <br> I’ve seen that road before <br> I know I’ve got the grip for <br> When they bust up your lip girl <br> I promise there’s worse for them in store <br> <br> She thinks she found another <br> She’ll soon discover he’s not looking for a good time <br> Just someone to relieve his mind <br> Is he a demon or a man or a ticket to a ...</i></p> Thu, 05 May 2011 12:00:00 -0000 http://jjandtherogues.com/track/escape-plan 2011-05-05T12:00:00Z Stare Down (EP): 2. Stare Down http://jjandtherogues.com/track/stare-down <a href="http://jjandtherogues.com/track/stare-down"><img src="http://f1.bcbits.com/img/a1629624714_3.jpg" alt="track art"></a> <p><i>It’s a stare down <br> I don’t want to blink first <br> It’s a stare down <br> I don’t want to think first <br> I can’t look away, I can’t take a drink <br> I’m afraid I’ll die of thirst <br> It’s a stare down <br> I don’t want to blink first <br> <br> It’s plain enough that I want to be your man <br> But you led me on so watch me rub your face in the sand <br> And we’ll see who’s crying when your head is buried in your hands <br> It’s a stare down, been going since the world began <br> <br> You’re a bitch babe, and I breathe with your every word <br> Your silence is the loudest I’ve ever heard <br> You’re a cheap thrill and your kiss only leaves me d...</i></p> Wed, 04 May 2011 12:00:00 -0000 http://jjandtherogues.com/track/stare-down 2011-05-04T12:00:00Z Stare Down (EP): 1. Nothing Here Worth Staying For http://jjandtherogues.com/track/nothing-here-worth-staying-for <a href="http://jjandtherogues.com/track/nothing-here-worth-staying-for"><img src="http://f1.bcbits.com/img/a0736910313_3.jpg" alt="track art"></a> <p><i>This town is dirt poor and it keeps score <br> It’s the last place that you’d see bombed <br> It’s time to get up and bet on my luck <br> I can’t stick around here for long <br> Got a bus to catch, the arrangements are set <br> I’m leaving on the fastest line <br> Gonna get some sleep while the axles creek <br> Soon I’ll be reading some new street signs <br> <br> Don’t want to settle down then I’ll never be found <br> I’m only running till I find the race <br> My girl is caught up and intent to disrupt <br> I still wonder about the look on her face <br> <br> There’s nothing here, I wish there was <br> I won’t look back when I’m running out the doo...</i></p> Wed, 04 May 2011 12:00:00 -0000 http://jjandtherogues.com/track/nothing-here-worth-staying-for 2011-05-04T12:00:00Z Indifference (EP): 2. Shelby http://jjandtherogues.com/track/shelby <a href="http://jjandtherogues.com/track/shelby"><img src="http://f1.bcbits.com/img/a2650428526_3.jpg" alt="track art"></a> <p><i>Shelby you played us well <br> Maybe that&#39;ll ring a bell <br> Oh time will tell us <br> Oh Shelby you played us well <br> <br> Driving by you told me <br> A right and we&#39;ll be there <br> But I couldn&#39;t hear her <br> <br> (It was crowded, taking you home) <br> There was never time alone <br> (Oh how much could we bear) <br> Though it wasn&#39;t you to care <br> <br> Shelby lost herself in the summer <br> Well it always made us wonder <br> Overtime Shelby got younger <br> And now it&#39;s so clear <br> <br> City lights make me a dreamer <br> That&#39;s where I&#39;ve been hiding <br> From all the excitement <br> (Years ago I was blind) <br> It&#39;s those whits I&#39;ll never mind <br> (But I know you made...</i></p> Sat, 07 Aug 2010 12:00:00 -0000 http://jjandtherogues.com/track/shelby 2010-08-07T12:00:00Z Indifference (EP): 1. Indifference http://jjandtherogues.com/track/indifference <a href="http://jjandtherogues.com/track/indifference"><img src="http://f1.bcbits.com/img/a3896365450_3.jpg" alt="track art"></a> <p><i>O, child how terrible you&#39;ve been to me lately <br> That look stares out on your face so blankly <br> No interest at all <br> At least that&#39;s what you&#39;ve given me <br> No interest, my God <br> What are you living for, well it must be <br> <br> Indifference <br> Now you&#39;ve put me in my place <br> <br> Well, all the fine time you had before well it must have been mistaken <br> For the first time in your life you&#39;re feeling slightly shaken <br> Now I&#39;ve written you off <br> And may judgment find you wanting <br> You&#39;ve been fed from the trough <br> But you don&#39;t mind, well that must be <br> <br> Indifference <br> Now you&#39;ve put me in my place <br> <br> What can one do...</i></p> Sat, 07 Aug 2010 12:00:00 -0000 http://jjandtherogues.com/track/indifference 2010-08-07T12:00:00Z 360 2014-02-25T12:00:00Z