Rocio Marron

Rocio Marron

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As a singer songwriter and violinist, Rocio Marron's songs are musically vibrant with classic and cultural nuances that evolve into an urban folk sound that is refreshingly introspective and socially conscious.

Biography

Rocio Marron is a violinist who recently ventured into the world of singing and songwriting. Rocio began her musical career playing the violin at age 9 and attended the Colburn School for Performing Arts while in high school. She went on to receive her Bachelor's degree in Performance Violin from the University of Southern California Thornton School of Music.

As a violinist, Rocio has toured and recorded with singers Marc Anthony, Joan Sebastian and the East Los Angeles based Quetzal. In addition, she has recorded with acts such as The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Raphael Saadiq, Pedro Fernandez, R-15, Tigres Del Norte, Lorenzo Antonio, Grammy nominated Caravana Cubana, and arranged and recorded as the musical director for the Grammy winning Mariachi Divas. Rocio has also performed with Josh Groban on the Tonight Show, Cuban bass legend Cachao, Los Lobos, Los Trio, and as a featured soloist with Ozomatli at the Hollywood Bowl.

Rocio has recorded for several major motion pictures including “Blow” starring Johnny Depp and Penelope Cruz, “Dance with Me” starring Vanessa Williams and “The Rugrats Movie”. She has also appeared on television programs such as The Young and the Restless, Saturday Night Live, Mad TV, The Rosie O’Donnel Show, and The Tonight Show. She performed on stage at the MTV Video Music Awards, American Music Awards, Radio Music Awards, and the Grammy’s.

She teaches violin and guitar as a faculty member of the Silverlake Conservatory of Music. Rocio just finished recording her debut album of original music, which she wrote, co-produced, performed vocals, guitar, violin and viola in addition to arranging the strings and vocal harmonies. The album was released on November 8, 2011.

Lyrics

Promise You

Written By: Rocio Marron

Verse 1
She says we’re leaving tonight
Before he opens his eyes
Hurry there’s not much time
Take what you can leave the rest behind
She says although my body may be bruised
My soul still beats with light
And yours is still young and resilient
These wounds will heal with time
Chorus
And I promise you this time
I will be stronger than I was before
And I promise you this time
I’m feeling stronger than I’ve ever been
I’m feeling strong enough
To give you a life you’ve dreamed of
Verse 2
She says I know they’ll all look down on me
And say I’m acting irrationally
But I see opportunity
To show you what a better life can be
Chorus
And I promise you this time
I will be stronger than I was before
And I promise you this time
I’m feeling stronger than I’ve ever been
I’m feeling strong enough
To give you a life you’ve dreamed of
Bridge
Please don’t give up on me
Please don’t give up on me
Please don’t give up on me
Please don’t give up on me
Chorus
And I promise you this time
I will be stronger than I was before
And I promise you this time
I’m feeling stronger than I’ve ever been
And I promise you this time
I will be stronger than I was before
And I promise you this time
I’m feeling stronger than I’ve ever been
I’m feeling strong enough
To give you a life you’ve dreamed of

Lucia

Written By: Rocio Marron

Verse 1
The ocean brings and takes life from the grounds beneath me
I’ve let so much slip away
Sediments of longing always remained
Until the ocean would return another day
Chorus
All that’s slipped away
From beneath me
Merely memories replaced
By the light in your heart
When I hold you finally
I can feel all is as it should be
Verse 2
All I ever was or should have been
Wondering when my time would come
Eternally restless waters breathing day and night
Then one day
Only you remained
Oh somehow you stayed
Chorus
All that’s slipped away
From beneath me
Merely memories replaced
By the light in your heart
When I hold you finally
I can feel all is as it should be
Chorus
All that’s slipped away
From beneath me
Merely memories replaced
By the light in your heart
When I hold you finally
I can feel all is as it should be

The Only One

Written By: Rocio Marron

Verse 1
Being the only one who believes
In what the world refuses to see
Fumbling along leaving history
No one believing but you and me

Pre chorus
Oh, in just a matter of time they’ll know
What you and I know

Chorus 1
Dreaming, believing tonight
I can see it
I believe it tonight

Verse 2
Take a ride in your sidecar tonight
Feeling free with the stars in our eyes
Can you see the light ahead?
You can see it’s not in my head

Pre chorus 2
Oh, in just a matter of time they’ll know
What you and I know

Chorus 2
Dreaming, believing tonight
I can see it
I believe it tonight
I believe in us tonight
Dreaming, believing tonight
I can see it
I believe it tonight
I believe in us tonight

Bridge
Ooh baby, will you ride with me tonight?
Ooh baby, will you believe in us tonight?
Believe in us tonight

Chorus 3
Dreaming, believing tonight
I can see it
I believe it tonight
I believe in us tonight
Dreaming, believing tonight
I can see it
I believe it tonight
I believe in us tonight

Human Shields

Written By: Rocio Marron

Human Shields is dedicated to a small group of incredibly courageous women who stood up in resistance determined to end the violence that was destroying many young lives in the small community of Boyle Heights in East Los Angeles. While gang violence raged around them these women strategically placed themselves on busy street corners, their bodies acting as physical and spiritual shields for children on their way to and from school in an incredibly brave, selfless attempt to make their community and our world an immeasurably better place~

Verse 1
A child leaves his home by day
Filled with innocence but will not return the same
In the midst of crossfire chaos
It’s difficult to say who is a victim and who is to blame

Chorus 1
Human shields
Hold no fear
“Take my life
But leave my child here”
Human shields
Hold no fear
“Take my life
But leave my child here”

Verse 2
Here in the neglected corner
Of the city border
There must be a way
To create a safe passageway
A necklace strung of human sacrifice
On every corner we will pay the price

Chorus 2
Human shields
Hold no fear
“Take my life
But leave my child here”
Human shields
Hold no fear
“Take my life
But leave my child here”

Chorus 3
Human shields
Hold no fear
“Take my life
But leave my child here”

Outro
Safe passageways is what we will create (vamp until end)

Not The Same

Written By: Rocio Marron

Verse 1
I didn’t have the eyes to see
How you willingly loved me
You pulled my hand from the sorrow
Into the moonlight of tomorrow

Chorus 1
And I’d like for you to know
I’ve not reconciled with the way that I loved you
Forgiveness may take a while for the things I put you through
But I’m not the same woman that you once knew
No longer the same one not loving you

Verse 2
For years I’ve tried to justify my disappointment
At what you and I could not become
But now I realize that I was the one
Spilling damage that could not be undone

Chorus 2
And I’d like for you to know
I’ve not reconciled with the way that I loved you
Forgiveness may take a while for the things I put you through
But I’m not the same woman that you once knew
No longer the same one not loving you

Bridge
And I’d like to let you know
That the next time you’d feel safe in my arms
And I’m not letting you go
Cuz the next time I’m keeping you close to my heart
And I’d like to let you know
That the next time you’d feel safe by my side
And I’m not letting you go
My arms are open wide

Chorus 2
And I’d like for you to know
I’ve not reconciled with the way that I loved you
Forgiveness may take a while for the things I put you through
But I’m not the same woman that you once knew
No longer the same one not loving you

Heartaches Will Mend

Written By: Rocio Marron

Verse 1
The vault is sealed shut and you never once
Never once stole, never once stole a kiss
It was never something, never something
You thought you'd miss
Never something you thought you'd need

Chorus
Around the bend
Wait and see
Oh heartaches will mend
Eventually
Can't you see
Oh heartaches will mend

Verse 2
While others built castles in the sky
You watched your dreams go by
You watched your hopes hung out to dry
Never losing the faith to try

Chorus
Around the bend
Wait and see
Oh heartaches will mend
Eventually
Can't you see
Oh heartaches will mend

Bridge
There'll be no more wasted wishing
Follow me see what you're missing

Breakdown
Around the bend
Wait and see
Oh heartaches will mend
Eventually
Can't you see
Oh heartaches will mend

Chorus
Around the bend
Wait and see
Oh heartaches will mend
Eventually
Can't you see
Oh heartaches will mend
Heartaches will mend

Tell You What I Feel

Written By: Rocio Marron

Verse 1
I will always tell you what I feel in ten different ways
And only you will understand each time just what I say
I tell you destiny laughs at me as I dwell in its irony
I find I’m falling helplessly for a love that can never be

Chorus 1
And I know your heart is true
But you’ve been living like the moon
Which no longer shines
Without her light
And for me you can only be
A danger to my peace of mind
You’ve already warned me
If I stay the choice is mine

Verse 2
Can somebody help me see why fate should play these games
Cuz you come into my life and I see we’re one in the same
And all I need is time to leave this behind
I’ve realized I must let you find a dream with no compromise

Chorus 2
And I know your heart is true
But you’ve been living like the moon
Which no longer shines
Without her light
And for me you can only be
A danger to my peace of mind
You’ve already warned me
If I stay the choice is mine

Bridge
Why not take a chance on us tonight?
Why not stay here by my side?
Why not see the way I see?
Why not give us a try?

Chorus 3
And I know your heart is true
But you’ve been living like the moon
Which no longer shines
Without her light
And for me you can only be
A danger to my peace of mind
You’ve already warned me
If I stay the choice is mine

I will always tell you what I feel in ten different ways

Leaving Dreams

Written By: Rocio Marron

Verse
When I found
Found you
I’d left dreams behind
In search of something new

Pre Chorus
I thought I saw
The edge of resistance in your eyes
But I’m not the one
To wait ‘til the storm resides

Chorus
Now I’m leaving dreams behind
What incentive do I have to stay
Leaving dreams behind
And I’ve lost you along the way

Verse 2
These roots that I grew
Grew for you
Couldn’t keep on growing strong
Without trust for you

Pre Chorus 2
You came to me
In a dream that could never be
I return to what I know
To covet you through windows

Chorus 2
Now I’m leaving dreams behind
What incentive do I have to stay
Leaving dreams behind
And I’ve lost you along the way
Leaving dreams behind
What incentive do I have to stay
Leaving dreams behind
And I’ve lost you along the way

Breakdown
Leaving Dreams Behind
Leaving Dreams Behind

Chorus 3
Leaving dreams behind
What incentive do I have to stay
Leaving dreams behind
And I’ve lost you along the way
Leaving dreams behind
What incentive do I have to stay
Leaving dreams behind
And I’ve lost you along the way

Should Have Waited

Written By: Rocio Marron

Verse 1
I can't help but wonder when I look
I look into your eyes
Could you have been my true love in this life
My true love in disguise

Pre chorus
And though I realize my hands are tied
I often steal moments of time
Where in another place and time you'd be mine
You

Chorus
Should've waited for you
Should've known that one day you would come and make me wish for something new

Verse 2
Silver strands of trials and triumphs
And the mountain stands
Loving hands hold promises high up
Grey skies misunderstand

Pre chorus 2
I've got to part with loving you
And do the things that I must do
I've got to part with loving you
You

Chorus 2
Should've waited for you
Should've known that one day you would come and make me wish for something new
Should've waited for you
Should've known that one day you would come and make me wish for something new

I've got to part with loving you

Tanto Tiempo

Written By: Rocio Marron

Verse 1
Look, my love,
How my path is illuminated
Look, my love,
How my destiny is made clear

Chorus 1
Oh, I waited so much time
Oh, how is it that I found you?
You will always be
The best part of my life

Verse 2
Look, my love,
How these days have turned into years
Look, my love,
How this great fortune is mine

Chorus 2
Oh, I waited so long
Oh, how is it that I found you?
You will always be the best part of my life
Best part of my life

Chorus 3
Oh, I waited so long
Oh, how is it that I found you?
Oh, I waited so long
You will always be
Best of my life

Discography

Album titled Rocio Marron (2011) Writer, Executive Producer, Vocals, Violin, Viola, Nylon String Guitar.

The song Human Shields played on KPFK 90.7 FM