Who Sang Smoke and Mirrors? Jamiroquai

Jamiroquai Rock Dust Light Star cover art
publisher: ©O/B/O APRA AMCOS
writers: Jay Kay, Matt Johnson, Rob Harris
release date: 2010-10-29
genres: Electronic Jazz Rock Funk / Soul
styles: Soul/Jazzdance/Funk/Disco
length: 4:31
producer: Brad Spence and Charlie Russell
mixer: Brad Spence and Charlie Russell
engineer: Brad Spence and Charlie Russell
bass: Paul Turner
guitar: Rob Harris
vocal: Jason Kay
drums (drum set): Derrick McKenzie
writer: Matt Johnson, Rob Harris, Jason Kay
Stop what you're doing get into this groove
Can't you see the signs?
Carried away on a wave of devotion
With music pumping
The lights are shining so bright

Stop what you're doing get
into this groove
Can't you see the signs?

Slip on out and slip on into his shoes
He dances like a plasticine machine
Some guys seize the day
Some guys got the way
Sweet old-school attraction

He wants your lovin' tonight

He tells you you're no cheapskate reproduction
You're sure that he must be the real thing
Well you're damned if you do
And you're damned if you don't
'Cause your friends don't like his haircut

But he wants your lovin' tonight

Oh seven brides might meet the seven brothers
That doesn't mean that you are one of them
Seventeen other lovers left the scene
But you don't think that you're the get-between
Giiirl think about it

He wants your lovin' tonight

Oh those days turn into years and you did nothing
And now you wish you'd been left out there on the shelf
Baby you're an angel
Doin' things for him and not yourself

Those flaming eyes that flicker in the fast lane
Don't tell of broken hearts he's left behind
It's hard not to succumb
But you were stuck under his thumb
You won't have a word of it
Your mama's going out of her mind

This is not the thing she wanted for ya
Chained up to the kitchen sink of life
Thirteen years of negligence
But you're too far in to jump the fence
I bet you rue the day
When you took his lovin' that night

So hard for you to see through smoke and mirrors
How come you never look before you leap
Well baby you're an angel
You didn't know he's playing this for keeps

Can't you see the goog the bad the ugly
They told you it was far too far to drop
Oh baby you're an angel
Crying on a shoulder made of rock

Ahh, ahh, he wants your lovin'
Tonight my dear, tonight your lovin'
He wants your lovin' tonight [4x]

CD 1
  • 1 Rock Dust Light Star
  • 2 White Knuckle Ride
  • 3 Smoke and Mirrors
  • 4 All Good in the Hood
  • 5 Hurtin'
  • 6 Blue Skies
  • 7 Lifeline
  • 8 She's a Fast Persuader
  • 9 Two Completely Different Things
  • 10 Goodbye to My Dancer
  • 11 Never Gonna Be Another
  • 12 Hey Floyd