Greasy Grapes

Greasy Grapes

 Austin, Texas, USA
BandRockRoots

This proposal is able to connect with classic rockers and young folks who dig their parents vinyls to discover old sounds and new ones. Our music will remind you of VW Busses and late nights. Most songs are entirely rooted in the heritage of American Trad and Southern Rock with a contemporary twist.

Biography

Greasy Grapes are a straight ahead rock n’ roll band formed by Leo Laya (Lead vocals), Antonio Romero (Guitar), Alberto Márquez (Bass) and Rafael Márquez (Drums) . The group have released three albums in a total independent fashion, Lengua Madre (2013), “Headed South” (2012) and “At the Back of the Hill” (2009). Their music, full of vintage vibe with a blend of rock, soul, blues and country sounds is influenced by American traditional southern music, which also inspired legendary bands in the late 60’s and 70’s like Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones, Faces, Lynyrd Skynyrd and the The Allman Brothers Band among others.

They have toured extensibly across their native country playing in festivals and all kinds of venues growing an important fan base and consolidating as one of the most recognized rock bands in Venezuela.

Lyrics

Kiss Me One More Time

Written By: Antonio Romero

I'm headed south on route 61
so deep down in mississippi
this ain't no new york city
no,no son, hummmm
lookin' the bayous all around
the breeze in my ears makes a sound
a big cypress is never alone
never alone, hummmm

crossing the river through alabama
leavin' behind louisiana
just wanna hold you sweet mama
in my arms, hummm
you're a lovely long kiss
of a thousand butterflies
your lips tastes like sugarcane
tellin' you no lies, hummmm

CHORUS
kiss me one more time
when I'm going on and on
kiss me one more time
while I'm looking at the sun
kiss me one more time
from dusk till dawn
kiss me one more time

the big chief is shakin' his feathers
lookin' so pretty, you can't get no better
from bourbon to canal street
hear the drumbeat , bum, bum, bum
those gals are dancing
like there was no tomorrow
the moment arrives, it's almost midnight
fat tuesday is gone, hummm

CHORUS
kiss me one more time
babe I hope to see you soon
kiss me one more time
while I'm looking at the moon
kiss me one more time
I'll go whistlin' my tune
kiss me one more time

Northern Light

Written By: Antonio Romero

CHORUS
northern light keep shining
I will follow your trace
northern light keep smiling
and so soon I'll get there

the world is changing
my hands are fading
something's about to explode
our blood is draining
the clocks are ticking
the mobsters are winning
this ain't no bad feeling
the mothers pray in vein

CHORUS
northern light keep shining
I will follow your trace
northern light keep smiling
and so soon I'll get there

the earth is shaking
just drop it or take it
people seeks freedom
you just exchange it
my mind is so cold
your name has spread all over
the judge will be judged
your time is closer

CHORUS
northern light keep shining
I will follow your trace
northern light keep smiling
and so soon I'll get there

She fades away

Written By: Antonio Romero

she was waiting for a reason
and a reason rang the doorbell
she doesn't know if was real
and only time will tell

He was lying on the ground
on that rainy afternoon
reality was all around
from the earth to the moon

She Walks away from the doorway
I ain't comin' back this time
gotta take this lift
'cause love is not a crime
She was was crying softly
for all the things left behind
step by step she fades away
her shape gets lost in the crowd

and life goes on an on again
both forgot about the pain
they never talk about each other
memories are all that remains

She Walks away from the doorway
I ain't comin' back this time
gotta take this ride
'cause love is not a crime
She was crying softly
for all the things left behind
step by step she fades away
her shape gets lost in the crowd

Drawing a Smile

Written By: Alberto Márquez

Some people think
That problems starts
With all the actions
you did in the past
or maybe in other lives

And she prefers
To go out for drinks
Trying to forget
All her worries
I don´t really like this way

Chorus
Maybe problems are
Your worst nightmare
I know it looks like
An impossible task
Oh you can feel
Like they´re pulling you down
But you can solve them anyway
Drawing a smile on your face

He´s coming over
To make a pray
Asking for some
Guidance and help
A pray in the name of God

They all believe
In power of mind
And how just thinking
We change our lifes
Where there´s a will there´s a way

Chorus

God is, God is
Giving us his best
Keep on trying keep on trying
Get it off your chest

Discography

Lengua Madre - 2013 - EP
Headed South - 2012 - LP
At the Back of the Hill - 2009 - LP

Set List

1. Northern light
2. Keep rising
3. She fades away
4. Kiss me one more time
5. Absolute love
6. Midnight train
7. Drawing a smile
8. Old man
9. Ophelia
10. Every one of you
11. She's a snake
12. Seven silver stars
13. Southern wind
14. Boston winter
15. Candles in the rain
16. Take me to the sky
17. Don’t you hide
18. Falling flames
19. It’s gonna be alright
20. A bend on the road
21. We should leave this town
22. Blue dreams