Description of each song

ORLANDO'S Second Album

"Roots, Rock 'n' Rhythm"

All music and lyrics composed by

Todd ORLANDO Perusini

Also lead vocals and rhythm guitar on all songs

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1    GIVER UP THE RIVER  3:38

Genre: Upbeat Latin with a rockin' groove

Subject Matter : Motivation to persevere in life

Danceability: Jive, Two Step, Salsa, Free Style

2    I  SPY  3:28

Genre: Funky Rock

Subject Matter: The story of a private Investigator

Danceability: East Coast Swing, Freestyle, Sexy Two Step

3    DON'T YOU MESS AROUND  3:46

Genre: Latin Rock

Subject Matter: dating two women at the same time

Danceability: East Coast Swing, Freestyle, Rhumba

4    NO MUMBO JUMBO   3:41

Genre: Reggae

Subject Matter : The virtue of sincerity

Danceability: Two-step, Freestyle

5    PROBLEMAS IN PARADISE  3:44

7. Woman Scare the Hell Out of Me 3:27

Genre: Country / Latin

Subject Matter : Tropical vacation woes (don't sweat the small stuff)

Danceability: Two-Step, Salsa, East Coast Swing, Free Style

6    THE WONDER OF A WOMAN 4:02

Genre: Rock with a smooth groove

Subject Matter : Feminine magnetism

Danceability: East Coast Swing, Two-Step, Free Style

7   WOMEN SCARE THE HELL OUT OF ME  3:27

Genre: Rock Shuffle

Subject Matter : What is it about women that scares men?

Danceability: East Coast Swing, Two-Step, Free Style

8    HEAL THE WORLD   3:52

Genre: New World Reggae

Subject Matter : The key to Healing the World

Danceability: Fox Trot, Two-Step, Free Style

9    FLIRT ALERT   2:47

Genre: Country / Rock Shuffle

Subject Matter : A woman has her sights on a man

Danceability: East Coast Swing,Two-Step, Free Style

10   NEWS IS BLUES  3:38

Genre: Country / Blues

Subject Matter : Shut off the news because it's all Blues

Danceability: East Coast Swing, West Coast Swing, Two-Step, Free Style

11   LESSONS IN ROMANCE   4:40

Genre: Contemporary Latin Ballad

Subject Matter : A humble man reflects on the meaning of romance

Danceability: Rumba,Two-Step, Free Style

12   OLD MAN BLUES   3:31

Genre: Contemporary Blues

Subject Matter : A positive and laid back look at aging

Danceability: Fox trot, East and West Coast Swing

13   THE LOOK ON THEIR FACES  3:33

Genre: Light Rock Ballad

Subject Matter : The challenges of being a father are outweighed by the joy he experiences with his children

Danceability: Rhumba, Two Step

14   TAX MAN BLUES  3:33

Genre: Modern Blues shuffle

Subject Matter: A social commentary that takes a fun poke at the Tax System

Danceability: East Coast Swing, Freestyle, Two-Step

15   LESS HAIR MORE HATS   3:53

Genre: Rock

Subject Matter : A humorous look at the experience of a young man going bald.

Danceability: East Coast Swing, Freestyle

16   BRING IT ON   3:22

Genre: Fusion of Rock, Western swing & Texas country

Subject Matter: Set your passions free. Allow yourself to be, to grow, and to do those things that bring you the greatest joy.

Danceability: Two Step, Freestyle, Jive

17   BRING IT ON (short version)  0:30

Genre: Fusion of Rock, Western swing & Texas country

This short version was composed specifically to arouse the fans at large sporting events.