Dress You Up

Album: Like A Virgin (1984)
Charted: 5 5
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  • You've got style
    That's what all the girls say
    Satin sheets
    And luxuries so fine
    All your suits are custom made in London
    I've got something that you'll really like

    Gonna dress you up in my love
    All over, all over
    Gonna dress you up in my love
    All over your body

    Feel the silky touch of my caresses
    They will keep you looking so brand new
    Let me cover you with velvet kisses
    I'll create a look that's made for you

    Gonna dress you up in my love
    All over, all over
    Gonna dress you up in my love
    All over your body

    Gonna dress you up in my love
    In my love
    All over your body
    All over your body
    In my love
    All over, all over
    From your head down to your toes

    Gonna dress you up in my love
    All over, all over
    Gonna dress you up in my love
    All over your body

    Gonna dress you up in my love
    In my love
    All over your body
    All over your body
    In my love
    All over, all over
    From your head down to your toes

    Gonna dress you up in my love
    All over, all over
    Dress you up in my love
    In my love
    All over your body

    Gonna dress you up in my love
    All over, all over
    Dress you up in my love
    In my love
    All over your body Writer/s: Andrea Larusso, Peggy Stanziale
    Publisher: JELLYBEAN MUSIC GROUP
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 5

  • John from Portland Like a lot of Madonna songs, there is a subtext that comes out of fetish. In this case, crisscrossing. It was a way to produce dance pop that played both in the mainstream and in the NYC dance clubs where she started her career.
  • Leo from Westminster 1, MdFinal single from the lady's First/Virgin period-in Dress You Up, Madonna faced a little bit of a problem-Sure, the Sex was still there and it became her trademark as the years went on for a good while-but with all the wild hair, makeup, jewelry and wannabe following, even I wasn't quite a fan yet! She already had two things going for her-the second of Maddy's guitar songs and it was the first time La Ciccone's quasi-British accent showed in her Detroit voice-it would become a hallmark of later Madonna songs Love Tried to Welcome Me, Don't Cry for Me Argentina, Skin, I Deserve It and Nothing Fails. Yet Dress You Up was a classic Madge case of "You Haven't Seen the Real Me Yet!" To have staying power, it was time for Madonna to get serious-or else! It was as simple as that! To solve her problem, Madonna looked in the mirror and didn't like what she'd become, The next day, Madonna wrote and sang Live to Tell and the rest is history. Madonna had reinvented herself as a brilliant singer and songwriter-Miss Ciccone never again looked back. What do I think of Dress You Up in the Future Tense? Still a good early dance/pop/rock song-again, not one of my Madonna favorites.
  • Kevin from Mobile, AlGreat song. If you listen closely, you can hear in your right earphone that the guitar in the chorus sounds like "Billie Jean".
  • Marcus from Houston, TxMy favorite Madonna song. Actually, all her best stuff was from the 80's. Everything else was bad or mediocre from then on.
  • Theresa from Murfreesboro, TnThe coolest song on Like a Virgin, there is nothing dirty about the lyrics - it's a cute love song.
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