Number Two

by Rhea Makiaris

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1.
Rich Man 03:22
Lyrics: It seems love never treats me right, I'm tired of a hopeless fight. I've been used and mistreated, and I'll admit: I'm defeated. Had enough, I'm through. Tell ya what I'm gonna do... I'll find a rich man, a rich man! It's time to work on an alternate plan. I'm done with the love scene, you know what I mean? Cuz I have no heart, since he took my heart and he ran... I'll find a rich man. The next time when I'm feeling down I'll buy a diamond! Or a whole damn town! I won't be sad partying on my yacht, and if I am I'll think about all I've got. Love's so overrated, so what if I'm jaded? I'll have a rich man, a rich man! It's time to work on a retirement plan. Oh, I'm done with the love scene, and going for green Cuz I have no heart, since he took my heart and he ran... I'll find a rich man. If you're a genius, or a fireman, drop dead gorgeous! With a stunning tan! You won't catch my eye, you don't stand a chance. Unless you're sporting a hefty inheritance. I know I seem cold, but I'm warmed by the thought of gold... and a fabulous rich man. I'm done with the love scene, I'm shallow and mean Cuz I have no heart, since he took my heart and he ran...oh I'll....find me a rich man!!!!!
2.
Fade Away 03:52
I know it's crazy, nothing's changed; the way I feel, still the same. After all this time I thought you'd go; you're not welcome here, you know. But you refuse to leave, you're always here with me: a memory. Why won't you fade away, I wish you'd fade away. I'd like to run, travel so far, but no matter where I roam there you are. How can I erase? or forget? You're not with me now, and yet You, you linger on, and I'll never move on until you're gone Why won't you fade away, oh I wish you'd fade away Tell me, tell me what's it gonna take? To be rid of him to be free I can't wait, ohhh You, you just won't leave, always haunting me: your memoryWhy won't you fade away, I wish you'd fade away Supposed to be that time will heal, but you stay. No matter what I do or say you just won't fade and I want you still, I can't wait until the day when you fade away...
3.
This morning I cruised on into a parking lot In search of the closest available spot There it was...in the first row On the passenger side But my friend said, "No way, man, your truck is too wide... It's too big you'll never fit!" My neighbor was renovating his house next door, All that hammering, racket and noise, couldn't take any more So I went over to persuade him, as polite as I could be "Look I know you're home improving, but could you take it easy?... You're banging way too hard!" Ohhhh that's what SHE said! Hey now, Hey now, that's what she said An audition came up for the lead in a Broadway show The pressure was on, the director gave me the go I knew I had to impress him, I could feel my heart sink Was prepared but really nervous, and all I could think "This is huge, can't blow it now!" Ohhhh that's what SHE said! Hey now, Hey now, that's what she said In the dark at the front door I fumbled through my keys So many attached to this ring you wouldn't believe I did my best to maneuver but it was out of my control The first key I attempted slid in the wrong hole It's stuck, it won't come out! Ohhhh that's what SHE said! Hey now, Hey now, that's what she said Ohhhh that's what SHE said! Hey now, Hey now, that's what she said
4.
You weren't in my plan, ohh the perfect man But now I'm your biggest fan Love at second sight, I fell for you that night But now you put up a fight Stop. Oh, Stop. Oh, STOP....why don't you? Let me, let me love you Honey you won't regret it C'mon over here and get it Cuz I could be so good for you Mmmmmm You should, let me I know you felt it, too But you've got every damn excuse ohhh Why you put up a fight? oh, why? Stop. Oh, Stop. Oh, STOP....why don't you? Let me, let me love you Honey you won't regret it C'mon over here and get it Cuz I could be so good for you Mmmmmm You should, let me Cuz I could LOVE you, mmmmm You should, you should LET ME!
5.
You told me from the start, unavailable was your heart But your body for a time, was mine Between us lie many miles, my dear it's been awhile How I long for you, could we rendezvous? Will you.... Meet me in New Orleans? I'm going down and the things I'll do...to you When no one is around Ohhhh meet me there, we'll finally share My favorite town Music and dance, warm nights make romance I can't wait to see your face, in this intoxicating place We'll wander down Frenchmen Street Where brass bands keep the beat Your hands upon my hips, lean down and sneak a kiss! Will you come?.. Meet me in New Orleans? I'm going down And the things I'll do, I'll do to you When no one else is around Ohhhh meet me there, we'll finally share our favorite town Ohhhhh, c'mon lets go I'll meet you there I'm New Orleans bound!

credits

released November 22, 2014

Thank you to my family and friends for your support and encouragement. It's good to make music. Love you!

Special thanks to:

Lee Bloom: Piano

Amanda Briggs: Photography

Simeon Flick: Engineering, Arrangement, Electric Guitar, Drums, Organ, Backup Vocals, General Awesomeness

Matt Gasiorowski: Cover Design

Ian Halbwachs: Electric and Upright Bass, Inspiration

David Lee: Executive Producer, Music Lover, Inspiration

John Masse: Master of Goof, Inspiration

Eric Oberschmidt: Pedal Steel, Inspiration

Michael Strawbridge: Cajon, Bird-Whistling, Armpit Percussion

Brandon Wright: Saxophone

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Rhea San Diego, California

Rhea Makiaris's dulcet sounds transport her listeners back to a golden age of music, when all a performer needed to entertain was a guitar and an exceptional voice.
She is a self-taught riot of a minstrel with a natural ear for music, knack for picking up instruments, and a honey voice.
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