We Don't Have to Take Our Clothes Off

Album: Frantic Romantic (1986)
Charted: 2 5
  • Not a word, from your lips
    You just took for granted that I want to skinny dip.
    A quick hit, that's your game.
    But I'm not a piece of meat, stimulate my brain.

    Night is young, so are we.
    Let's get to know each other better, slow & easily.
    Take my hand, let's hit the floor.
    Shake our bodies to the music.
    Maybe then you'll score.

    So come on baby, won't you show some class
    Why you want to move so fast.
    We don't have to take our clothes off

    To have a good time
    Oh no
    We could dance & party all night
    And drink some cherry wine

    Uh huh
    We don't have to take our clothes off
    To have a good time
    Oh no

    We could dance and party all night (all night)
    And drink some cherry wine
    Uh huh
    Na na na na na na na

    Just slow down if you want me
    A man wants to be approached cool and romantically
    I've got needs
    Just like you

    Give me conversation, good
    Vibrations through and through
    So come on baby, won't you show some class
    Why you want to move so fast

    We don't have to take our clothes off
    To have a good time
    Oh no
    We could dance and party all night (all night)

    And drink some cherry wine
    Uh huh
    Na na na na na na Writer/s: Narada Michael Walden, Preston W. Glass
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn this day in 1986 {July 5th} Jermaine Stewart performed "We Don't Have to Take Our Clothes Off" on the Dick Clark ABC-TV Saturday-afternoon program, 'American Bandstand'...
    At the time the song was at position #29 on Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart, five weeks later it would peak at #5 {for 2 weeks} and it spent twenty two weeks on the Top 100...
    It reached #2* in both Canada and the United Kingdom...
    Between 1984 and 1987 the Columbus, Ohio native had four records on the Top 100 chart, the above record was his only Top 10 hit...
    His three other Top 100 records were "The Word Is Out" {#41 in 1984}, "Jody" {#42 in 1986}, and "Say It Again" {#27 in 1987}...
    Sadly, William Jermaine Stewart passed away at the young age of 39 on March 17th, 1997 {liver cancer}...
    May he R.I.P.
    * The one week that "We Don't Have to Take Our Clothes Off" peaked at #2 in Canada, the #1 record for that week was another "Don't" record, "Papa Don't Preach" by Madonna, and in the U.K. it was at #2 for two weeks, and the #1 record for both those weeks was yet another "Don't" record, "Don't Leave Me This Way" by the Communards...
    Additional note: One month earlier on June 14th, 1986 Jermaine Stewart performed "We Don't Have to Take Our Clothes Off" on 'Soul Train'...
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