Give It Up

Album: The Best Of KC and the Sunshine Band (1982)
Charted: 1 18
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  • Everybody wants you
    Everybody wants your love
    I'd just like to make you mine all night

    Na, na, na, na, na, na, na, na, na, na, now
    Baby give it up
    Give it up
    Baby give it up
    Na, na, na, na, na, na, na, na, na, na, now
    Baby give it up
    Give it up
    Baby give it up

    Everybody sees you
    Everybody looks and stares
    I'd just like to make you mine, all mine

    Na, na, na, na, na, na, na, na, na, na, now
    Baby give it up
    Give it up
    Baby give it up
    Na, na, na, na, na, na, na, na, na, na, now
    Baby give it up
    Give it up
    Baby give it up
    Give it up

    Na, na, na, na, na, na, na, na, na, na, now
    Baby give it up
    Give it up
    Baby give it up
    Na, na, na, na, na, na, na, na, na, na, now
    Baby give it up
    Give it up
    Baby give it up

    Everybody wants you
    Everybody wants your love
    I'd just like to make you mine all night

    Na, na, na, na, na, na, na, na, na, na, now
    Baby give it up
    Give it up
    Baby give it up
    Na, na, na, na, na, na, na, na, na, na, now
    Baby give it up
    Give it up
    Baby give it up

    Can you give it, can you give it, give it up?
    Come on baby I need your love
    Give it up, some of your love
    Come on and play the game of love

    Everybody is on me, give it up ??
    Come on baby, I need your love
    Can I touch you, can I love you
    Come on baby, baby, I love you
    Can you give it, give it up?
    Come on baby give me your love Writer/s: DEBORAH CARTER, HARRY CASEY, JAIME GOMEZ, JOSHUA ALVAREZ, STACY FERGUSON, WILLIAM ADAMS
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, Cloud9, Songtrust Ave
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 4

  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn March 31st 1984, K.C. and the Sunshine Band performed "Give It Up" on the ABC-TV program 'American Bandstand'...
    At the time the song was at #22 on Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart; twenty days earlier on March 11th, 1984 it peaked at #18 {for 1 week} and spent 21 weeks on the Top 100...
    As mentioned above it reached #1 in the United Kingdom, and it also peaked at #1 in Ireland and #2 in Belgium...
    Between 1974 and 1979 the band had fifteen Top 100 records; six of them made the Top 10 with five reaching #1; "Get Down Tonight", "That's the Way (I Like It)", "(Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty", “I'm Your Boogie Man", and "Please Don't Go"...
    They just missed having a sixth #1 record when "Keep It Comin' Love" peaked at #2 for three weeks in 1977...
    K.C., in a duet with Teri DeSario, reached #2 {for 2 weeks} with "Yes, I'm Ready" in 1980.
  • Cyberpope from Richmond, CanadaI crack my wife up every time our son is going mamamama & I go "mama mama mama maaa give it up, baby, give it up!"
  • Jesse from Madison, WiTypical retarded approach by major record labels. I suppose they thought KC was washed up and they had to focus on the burgeoning punk/heavy metal scene. Too bad this was one of KC's best efforts and a favorite of mine. Great singalong melody and the na-na-na's are great! KC was a great vocalist for all intents, not "stellar" as it were, but this tune displays his finest vocal work of his entire career. Way better than the pappy disco-era hits of his. With the exception of Please Don't Go, which is his second finest effort. I think they stand higher than any other KC hits. I own the 12" and I still listen to it regularly.
  • Nelson from MelbourneIn 1993 Danish Euro-Pop group 'Cut N Move' covered this song.
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