Goody Two Shoes

Album: Friend Or Foe (1982)
Charted: 1 12
  • With the heartbreak open
    So much you can't hide
    Put on a little makeup, makeup
    Make sure they get your good side, good side

    If the words unspoken
    Get stuck in your throat
    Send a treasure token token
    Write it on a pound note, pound note

    Goody two, goody two, goody goody two shoes
    Goody two, goody two, goody goody two shoes

    Don't drink, don't smoke, what do you do?
    Don't drink, don't smoke, what do you do?
    Subtle innuends follow
    There must be something inside

    We don't follow fashion
    That would be a joke
    You know we're going to set them, set them
    So everyone can take note, take note

    When they saw you kneeling
    Crying words that you mean
    Opening their eyeballs, eyeballs
    Pretending that you're Al Green, Al Green

    Goody two, goody two, goody goody two shoes
    Goody two, goody two, goody goody two shoes

    Don't drink, don't smoke, what do you do?
    Don't drink, don't smoke, what do you do?
    Subtle innuends follow
    There must be something inside

    No one's gonna tell me
    What's wrong or what's right
    Or tell me who to eat with sleep with
    Or that I've won the big fight, big fight

    Look out or they'll tell you
    You're a Superstar
    Two weeks and you're an all time legend
    I think the games have gone much too far

    If the words unspoken
    It get stuck in your throat
    Send a treasure token, token
    Write it on a pound note, pound note

    Don't drink, don't smoke, what do you do?
    Don't drink, don't smoke, what do you do?
    Subtle innuends follow
    There must be something inside

    He said, don't drink, don't smoke, what do you do?
    Don't drink don't smoke, what do you do?
    Subtle innuends follow
    There must be something inside

    He said don't drink, don't smoke, what do you do?
    Don't drink don't smoke, what do you do?
    Subtle innuends follow
    There must be something inside

    He said no drink, don't smoke, what do you do?
    Don't drink don't smoke, what do you do?
    Subtle innuends follow
    There must be something inside

    He said no drink, don't smoke, what do you do?
    Don't drink don't smoke, what do you do?
    Subtle innuends follow
    There must be something inside Writer/s: MARCO PIRRONI, ADAM ANT
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group, BMG Rights Management
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 13

  • Crystal from Florida, UsaA little bit of rockabilly, a little brass...I especially love the tribute to the opening bars of Elvis Presley's "Jailhouse Rock" at the very end. Just a great '80s song with some '50s flair.
  • Marc from -, MdFirst-ever interview with the girl in this video: http://noblemania.blogspot.com/2014/07/the-girl-in-video-goody-two-shoes-1982.html
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn January 1st 1983, Adam Ant performed "Goody Two Shoes" on the ABC-TV program 'American Bandstand'...
    Two months earlier on November 7th, 1982 it entered Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart; and on February 6th, 1983 it peaked at #12 (for 3 weeks) and spent 21 weeks on the Top 100...
    It reached #1 (for 2 weeks) on June 12th, 1982 on the United Kingdom's Singles chart...
    And it also peaked at #1 (again for 2 weeks) on August 16th, 1982 on the Australian Kent Music Report chart...
    This was his first solo effort after the break-up with the Ants, the group had twelve hits on the U.K. Single chart, with two reaching #1 ("Stand and Deliver" and "Prince Charming", both in 1981)...
    Mr. Ant , born Stuart Leslie Goddard, celebrated his 59th birthday two months ago on November 3rd.
  • Denise from Philadelphia, Pa@ Rich - OH MY GOD!!! For YEARS I thought I was the only person on the planet who saw Billy Crystal do this Adam Ant impression...I would tell people about it, but nobody else ever remembered seeing it, but they would say "yeah, I could totally imagine Billy Crystal as Adam Ant"
    and @Nate - thank you so much for the link to the video on YouTube! Now my friends won't think I'm so crazy (well, a little LESS crazy anyway)
  • Liquid Len from Ottawa, CanadaUnlike his other hits, it has a touch of rockabilly. In 1980, Queen resurrected rockabilly with Crazy Little Thing, then there was a slew of artists that believed rockabilly was going to be the "next big thing", like Stray Cats.
  • Lexx from Milton, Indiai love the drums in adam ant's music.... i love stand and deliver....
  • Jeff from Liverpool, Englandcheck out a young amanda donohue in adam and the ant video for antmusic
  • Natesummers from Cincinnati, OhRich,

    You are correct about Billy Crystal doing Adam Ant and looking dead on. The "song" was called "We Need Jokes" and the video is available here: http://youtube.com/watch?v=K4xwK_Z0_60
  • Jeff from Columbia, ScAll of Adam and the Ants stuff is real good. Surprising with the pretentious titles and subject matter, but the guitar licks and music are awesome for a New Wave 80's british band.
  • Julian from Anaheim, Ca"Wonderful" by Adam Ant is one of the greatest songs ever(according to me)
  • Erich from Atlanta, GaIn the music video, the reporter who dances with Adam Ant was played by Caroline Munro, best known for her roles in numerous 1970s British horror films, as well as the James Bond movie "The Spy Who Loved Me."
  • Rob from Santa Monica, CaSuch a cool, completely irresistable drum track on this song.
  • Rich from Elkins, WvI think Billy Crystal did a take-off on this and it was great...looked just Adam Ant...or did I just imagine it ...Oh well, if he didn't he should have .
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