Whether she makes an entrance
or stamps her feet over small annoyances
Riana never fails to get undivided attention

With youth or golden age
she always makes a lasting impression
Riana inspires my daytime dreams and admiration

Settle down, now, settle down
my little heart that beats too fast
Settle down, now, settle down...
My little heart is in the wrong gear

You know she's pixillated
embraces life and kindly plays with it
Riana captivates whether she laughs or blows a gasket

Pensive or animated
a wilderness tamed or lionhearted
Riana desires nothing less than to propagate love

My mind is populated
with visions of red and smiling faces that Riana radiates
Her healing powers are uncontested 'cause
when I feel disconnected
the world appears so complicated, but
Riana misbehaves and my somber thoughts are dissipated!


from Inkwells and Staves, released July 21, 2013
Jean-Roch Roy - music and lyrics, lead vocals, acoustic guitar

Monsieur Jean - acoustic and electric guitars, bass, drums and percussions, keyboard

David Carbonneau - trumpet

Mathieu Van Vliet - trombone

Amélie Bérubé (amelieberube.weebly.com) - track artwork




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