music and video production

JMSkwARED

(pronounced: J.M. Squared) is a joint venture by John McCaig and Jack Mants to create music and video

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“REMEMBRANCE” – by JMSkwARED

REMEMBRANCE (by JMSkwARED)

The above is our second joint video production entitled "REMEMBRANCE" and is dedicated to all the veterans and soldiers with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) who are trying to find their way home. Check out our PTSD Resources.
HONOUR AND SUPPORT OUR SOLDIERS! HELP THEM COME HOME!

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Turn That Radio Down – by JMSkwARED

“Turn That Radio Down” … is about a rebel without a volume control! The JMSkwARED Collection (all tracks) by JMSkwARED LYRICS I’m sure my teachers’ got somethin’ to say But I’m hitchin’ my way out of town I’m headed for the heat of Falcon...

I Still Believe In Loving You – by JMSkwARED

“I Still Believe In Loving You” … is about love and uncertainty. The JMSkwARED Collection (all tracks) by JMSkwARED LYRICS Is he a prophet? A beggar? A monster? Or a bore? Can’t tell the difference any more Is it a signal? From the heavens? Or another screaming horn? Can’t...

 

Remembrance – by JMSkwARED

“Remembrance” .. is our second music video production. It is about soldiers with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) who are trying to find their way home. HONOUR AND SUPPORT OUR SOLDIERS! HELP THEM COME HOME! We like to thank Funker530 (See http://Funker530.com) Support Military...

I’m Still There – by JMSkwARED

“I’m Still There” … is about the closest we get to immortality. The JMSkwARED Collection (all tracks) by JMSkwARED LYRICS There’s a flash across the midnight sky Baby blue I can find that fire in your eye You are the moon, I can see it You shake the world, I can feel it...

Book Of Rules – by JMSkwARED

“Book Of Rules” .. is about the ideas of justice. The JMSkwARED Collection (all tracks) by JMSkwARED LYRICS Never in the world with plans to stay He’ll be checking out by noon today That drowning man that some still call “defiant” The gourmet’s ready to cook his goose...

 

The Happy King – by JMSkwARED

“The Happy King” .. is an instrumental. The JMSkwARED Collection (all tracks) by JMSkwARED LYRICS (no lyrics) CREDITS Composed and performed by John McCaig...

To Dream – by JMSkwARED

“To Dream” .. is about .. a dream. The JMSkwARED Collection (all tracks) by JMSkwARED LYRICS When I am sleeping A voice speaks to me My eyes pop open To see “Is that you my love?” I cry out to him A cold wind blows through the trees Why do I sleep alone at night...

Try – by JMSkwARED

“Try” .. is about well, no explanation necessary! The JMSkwARED Collection (all tracks) by JMSkwARED LYRICS Do you know where we are going? I am with you but seldom told Is there a sign that we should follow? I fear the trail is turning cold Can we rest a while I’m growing weary? And take...

 

The Simple Life – by JMSkwARED

“The Simple Life” .. is about the other guy’s imaginary life (inspired by “anyone lived in a pretty how town” by E.E. Cummings) The JMSkwARED Collection (all tracks) by JMSkwARED LYRICS There’s a rumour going round Some little guy from a pretty how town Lives...

I Will Wait For You – by JMSkwARED

“I Will Wait For You” … is about the intolerable breakup. The JMSkwARED Collection (all tracks) by JMSkwARED LYRICS Long before you’d gone I heard love’s swan song Echo in the hollow Beckon me to follow How does love so sincere End in hopeless tears? I am Bogart in the rain When will you come...

Perth – by JMSkwARED

“Perth” is based on a Chapter in Herman Melville’s Moby Dick about how the blacksmith came to join the ship. The JMSkwARED Collection (all tracks) by JMSkwARED LYRICS It’s raining ‘neath the midnight lamp Just by Perth’s old door The mad romantic Sad and damp Forgotten...

 

All The Tears In China – by JMSkwARED

“All The Tears In China” … is about gratitude for a healthy baby when so many have not (for Teryl). The JMSkwARED Collection (all tracks) by JMSkwARED LYRICS Angel close your eyes it’s time for bed Upon my chest you lay your weary head No worldly woes do you need to dread Bless every step...

Counting Sheep – by JMSkwARED

“Counting Sheep” … is about obsession. The JMSkwARED Collection (all tracks) by JMSkwARED LYRICS I read a book on how to cook and you were there I saw a show and did you know that you were there? You’ve commandeered my mind one day dream at a time I’m counting sheep to fall asleep And...

Perfect Pain – by JMSkwARED

“Perfect Pain” … loss + egomania = perfect pain. The JMSkwARED Collection (all tracks) by JMSkwARED LYRICS I fell like Humpty Dumpty Got a broken crown Followed Peter Piper Got driven out of town I’m small as Tom Thumb Cause Cinderella dumped me Feeling so dumb I can’t even get...

 

You And I Alone – by JMSkwARED

“You And I Alone” … where micro and macro alienation converge. The JMSkwARED Collection (all tracks) by JMSkwARED LYRICS Cars moved like cattle on a trail And the sun wore a veil of grey Smoke rose in a winding tail To some harbour in blue far away We made our way to the station Speechless...

World Without Love – by JMSkwARED

“World Without Love” … is about the truth about addiction. The JMSkwARED Collection (all tracks) by JMSkwARED LYRICS In a world without love Everything’s a drug And everybody gets strung out On cheese cake to free base The business man to nut case Leave no room for doubt...

Mac – by JMSkwARED

“Mac” … is about a silly woman and her idiot bad bay. The JMSkwARED Collection (all tracks) by JMSkwARED LYRICS She couldn’t act surprised It was in his eyes His only true love was a car A goofy kind of bloke Too ugly for a joke But, there you are Half maniac, half baby, half...

 

We All Go – by JMSkwARED

“We All Go” was our first joint video production and the video has a simple message .. don’t make a religion of consumerism. OUR FIRST JOINT VIDEO PRODUCTION AUDIO VERSION We All Go by JMSkwARED LYRICS Osama bin laden / thoroughly wanton / strikes a blow for heaven Airport...

Kicked Out – by JMSkwARED

“Kicked Out” … is about a common relationship. Kicked Out by JMSkwARED (Jack Mants & John McCaig) LYRICS What you gonna do when I’m gone? Who’s gonna take out the trash? Who’s gonna cut the lawn? What you gonna do when I’m gone? Who’s gonna take the kids to the...

Samba What You Say – by JMSkwARED

“Samba What You Say” … is about a casual encounter. Samba What You Say by JMSkwARED (John McCaig) LYRICS Remember Ricky Ricardo There’s nothing like a tango Up the tempo and we will play Like they do in Santo Domingo A rumba and a cha cha Samba what you say On a beach in Rio...

 

Go On Have Your Say – by JMSkwARED

“Go On Have Your Say” … is about the internet and truth. Go On Have Your Say by JMSkwARED (John McCaig) LYRICS Naked in cyberspace that’s a lonely place to be Unbottled secrets adrift in the sea Inbox valentines from a million new friends The tubes in the polygraph are smoking again This is my...

Statue In The Rain – by JMSkwARED

“Statue in the Rain” … is about poverty in the land of plenty. Statue In The Rain by JMSkwARED (John McCaig) LYRICS It’s Monday night at the laundry mat It’s a hundred and five maybe more than that There’s really no point in thinking anymore I’m getting...

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