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Rules Have All The Fun

by The Stanfields





Another wild, crazy night
Watching songbirds taking flight
Thinking ‘bout the ways I’d play this hand again
Up and down through the gears
Wound up tight and bored to tears
Waiting for a break in play to drink it in

It’s game time
Hole inside the brain time
Groan about the rain time
It’s only just begun
Oh oh oh oh
It’s game time
All aboard the train time
Just give me a name time
Rules have all the fun

In a wild fever dream
I was the star of my own meme
I broke the net and I let the games begin
I was quick, I was keen
The only cog in my machine
But when I woke up I was poor old me again

It’s game time
Pay the price for fame time
Holler at the same time
It’s how arguments are won
Oh oh oh oh
It’s game time
Circle ‘round the drain time
Strutting with a sprain time
Rules have all the fun

In the wild inner space
Of my ultimate disgrace
Somehow I contrive to get in my own way
When I draw my last breath
I will kiss the face of death
Tell a joke and dive head first into the fray

It’s game time
Progress on the wane time
Pass around the blame time
It’s just how things are done
Oh oh oh oh
It’s game time
Rolling with the grain time
Nothing to explain time
Rules have all the fun
Rules have all the fun
Something must be done
Rules have all the fun
Rules have all the fun
You’re a menace and a gun
The rules have all the fun
Rules have all the fun


released June 28, 2019
Jon Landry - Vocals, Acoustic Guitar, Kazoo
Calen Kinney - Keys
Jason MacIsaac - Electric Guitar
Dillan Tate - Bass
Mark Murphy - Drums, Percussion

Written by The Stanfields

Producer - Jon Landry
Engineer - Darren van Niekerk at The Sonic Temple, Halifax NS
Engineer - Jason Jenkyns at Codapop Studio, Halifax NS
Engineer - Jon Landry at Trevor's house, Hatchet Lake NS
Mix - Darren van Niekerk at Iron Tulip Audio, Chester Basin NS
Master - Noah Mintz at Lacquer Channel, Toronto ON
Single Artwork Layout - Jon Landry
Single Artwork Image - Dillan Tate
Executive Producer - Ian McKinnon, GroundSwell Music


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The Stanfields are a Canadian rock music group, based in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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