Album: Footloose Soundtrack (1984)
Charted: 6 1
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  • Been working so hard
    I'm punching my card
    Eight hours for what?
    Oh, tell me what I got
    I've got this feeling
    That time's just holding me down
    I'll hit the ceiling
    Or else I'll tear up this town

    Now I gotta cut loose
    Footloose, kick off the Sunday shoes
    Please, Louise, pull me off of my knees
    Jack, get back, come on before we crack
    Lose your blues, everybody cut footloose

    You're playing so cool, obeying every rule
    Deep way down in your heart
    You're burning, yearning for the some-somebody to tell you
    That life ain't passing you by
    I'm trying to tell you
    It will if you don't even try

    You'll get by if you'd only cut loose
    Footloose, kick off the Sunday shoes
    Ooh-whee, Marie, shake it, shake it for me
    Whoah, Milo come on, come on let's go
    Lose your blues, everybody cut footloose

    You got to turn me around
    And put your feet on the ground
    Gotta take the hold of all

    I'm turning loose, footloose, kick off the Sunday shoes
    Please, Louise, pull me off of my knees
    Jack, get back, come on before we crack
    Lose your blues, everybody cut footloose

    Footloose, kick off the Sunday shoes
    Please, Louise, pull me off of my knees
    Jack, get back, come on before we crack
    Lose your blues, everybody cut, everybody cut
    Everybody cut, everybody cut
    Everybody cut, everybody cut
    Everybody, everybody cut footloose Writer/s: Dean Pitchford, Kenny Loggins
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
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Comments: 26

  • Praveen from AtlantaLoggins is damn lucky he didnt get sued by Walsh. The main hook of the chorus is ripped off 100% from Funk 49. It's a much bigger ripoff than the main driving beat between I Got A New Drug and Ghostbusters where Huey Lewis won in court. And it's a much much bigger ripoff than Blurred Lines which lost a case for a vague stylistic similarity to a Marvin Gaye's song.
  • Dave from Boston In the video on the line I’m punching my card it shows him hitting his staring wheel as in “punching my car” plus he doesn’t really say the D..I lost a bet once
  • Bruce from San Jose, Calif.I was there in Provo Utah at BYU when Kenny Loggins slipped and fell off the stage in the dark and broke his rib right at the start of the concert...what a sad disappointment! This was to be one of the first concerts after the release of the movie Footloose, which was filmed in the area, so everyone was all pumped up for the concert...

    The lights were down and the anticipation was building for the start of the concert...only for the dark lights to linger too long, and people started wondering what was up.....and then later the lights came on, and an announcer broke the news to all the audience that Loggins had fallen and was hurt and was now on his way to the hospital...we all stood there, not wanting to leave, thinking it was some kind of a joke...the announcer had to tell the disbelieving audience two more times to leave...

    But some weeks later he recovered and came back to do a special make-up concert performance for us that really rocked! He even went a little linger than usual, just to make it uo to everyone...He really was gracious and apologetic about it all...the audience just loved him in concert!
  • Sara from Silver Spring, MdCountry singer Blake Shelton redid the song for the upcoming remake starring Kenny Wormwald in the Kevin Bacon role which was originally to have been played by Zac Efron.
  • Isabella Dray from Ohio, Ohi like the song because it movited me.I like to sing and dance to it.
  • Barry from Sauquoit, Ny"Footloose", a movie title theme song, was replaced at No.1 by another movie title theme song; "Against All Odds (Take a Look at Me Now)" by Phil Collins!!!
  • Sara from Silver Spring, MdIt was nominated for an Academy Award. The movie is not one of the worst ever made. The other Oscar nominated song was Deniece Williams who did perform her song at the Oscars!
  • Sara from Silver Spring, MdOddly enough at the Oscars ceremony the choreographer Debbie "Fame" Allen sang (or danced to Footloose) and Loggins didn't perform it at all. Perhaps it was the same reason Phil Collins didn't sing "Against All Odds" the writers were too old to know who he was...
  • Sara from Silver Spring, MdThis was in the film Romy and Michele's High School Reunion.
    Also female singer Aoife sang it for the UK reality show "Maria" produced by Andrew Lloyd Webber, it's much more better when a guy sings it.
  • Sara from Silver Spring, MdThis is Kenny Loggins' signature tune and he always does it as an encore. I believe the Beastie Boys or some rap group sampled it
  • Mary from Phoenix, AzPersonally, I loved this movie. I still like watching it every once in a while...epecially now that the 80's are over. It's fun to watch them dance in it. And the clothes they wear. It's just a fun movie. 'Course I also loved Xanadu and Seargent Peppers (with the Bee Gees)Ha!
  • Larry from Des Moines, IaIf you think Footloose was Bad, try to find the Kevin and Kyra movie called Pyrates. A couple actually cause fires to start every time they try to make love(and they do it a lot).
  • Backky from Baton Rouge, Lawe love footloose. greatest song ever invented.
  • Rob from Vancouver, CanadaIf you think this is the worst movie ever made, you're being far too kind to thousands of other worse movies.
  • Lynz from Ontario, Canadaif you really like Kevin Bacon, watch Sleepers! Such a good and creepy movie! The movie Footloose wasn't a bad movie - it was actually a fairly good movie but you've also gotta look at it from a musical perspective because the movie has a fair bit of music (and fairly good music) in it.
  • Ash from Charleston, WvWell, he does have a really, really, screen presence.
  • Kristina from Houston, Txthe songs fun to dance to if your in a crazy mood. the movies pretty good to...but i guess i just really like kevin bacon.
  • Ash from Charleston, WvDani: please! This movie features a scene in which a game of "chicken" is played between two people riding tractors. TRACTORS!!
  • Dani from Winnipeg, Canadaall these comments totally dis this movie! personally i think this movie is awsome! the music in it is sooo up beat and it gets u in a good mood.
  • Joe from New York City, United StatesThis song is a complete ripoff of Funk 49 by the James Gang.
  • Ashley from Charleston, WvI'm sure if I thought about it long enough, I could come up with a lot of movies that are worse than Footloose. I don't actually think it's THE worst movie. But boy, it's pretty damn bad.
  • Rob from Heerlen, NetherlandsMain melody ripped from The James Gang's Funk #49
  • Monty from Omaha, Neash, there are far worse movies out there (try Space Muntiny or Alexander) heck there are worse Kevin Bacon movies out there (Hollow Man, that one where he is a bicicle messenger) This is however the worst Kevin Bacon film made into a broadway musical... Tremors on Ice coming in second
  • Ash from Charleston, WvQuite possibly the worst movie ever made.
  • Kei from Salem, OrThe video for this is notable in that it was one of the first music videos where the artist was nowhere to be seen.
  • Jonathan from Saratoga Sorings, NyMenatally chalenged singer songwriter Larry Melvin wrote "Larry Loose" based on this song.
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