Sick Day

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This pairing of songs, titled Extra Credit, is intended as a supplement to the full-length album, The Rhymer/Educator Project.


(Verse One)

Woke up in a rush today, sun light add a sense of the urgency, when I heard her say rather hushedly, that she earnestly wish that I could stay (whoa-oh!), checked the time on my phone, grown, wish I had schedule I could own, but I'm torn by the conflict, leave her alone, it's The Clash now should I stay or should I go? Oh no! This decision, decision, every second with it is a second I'm missing, if I just had permission, I’d be in bliss with the prettiest, bitty, city ever witnessed, (whoa-oh!), already running late, trapped by the man on this manic Monday, my defeated instinct vs. a will to be be paid, and she rightly displayed, better take a sick day (whoa, oh!)


I'm feeling ill baby (2x)

(Verse Two)

Taxis on the street outside, hustle of the feet, people stay on the grind, everybody got somewhere to be, but I bought me some time, I could watch TV, sip a wine, she divine intervened, in her mind I'm a friend, in my mind I'm a fiend, no sick, all pretend, but I trick, on the mend, lunatic, till I go back in, I have thrown three sheets to the wind (whoa/oh!), it's so precious, so precious, feeling this free, just dodging the trenches, and I'll be dealing with tomorrow when it comes, but she cooks me some breakfast and hums till it's done (whoa-oh!), c’est la vie, laissez faire, magnifique, all my French done come out when she's here, so forget consequence, while I choose, to live life, sans a care, better than living life chez despair (so-so)

Think I need to stay home
Think I need to stay home today (4x)


from Extra Credit, released November 4, 2018
Written and Performed by: Joe Ruiz, aka Rhymer/Educator
Produced by: King Corn Beatzz
Recorded, Mixed, and Mastered by: Sam Henderson of RecordingWithSam at Always Be Genius Recording Studios in Crown Point, IN.


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