Gotta Get Up

Album: Nilsson Schmilsson (1971)
  • Gotta get up, gotta get out, gotta get home before the morning comes
    What if I'm late, gotta big date, gotta get home before the sun comes up
    Up and away, got a big day, sorry can't stay, I gotta run, run, yeah
    Gotta get home, pick up the phone, I gotta let the people know I'm gonna be late

    There was a time when we could dance until a quarter to ten,
    We never thought it would end then, we never thought it would end
    We used to carry on and drink and do the rock and roll
    We never thought we'd get older
    We never thought it'd grow cold, but now

    Gotta get up, gotta get out, gotta get home before the morning comes
    What if I'm late, gotta big date, gotta get home before the sun comes up
    Up and away, got a big day, sorry can't stay, I gotta run, run, yeah
    Gotta get home, pick up the phone, I gotta let the people know I'm gonna be late

    Down by the sea she knew a sailor who had been to war
    She never even knew a sailor before, she never even knew his name
    He'd come to town and he would pound her for a couple of days
    And then he'd sail across the bubbly waves and those were happier days, but now

    Gotta get up, gotta get out, gotta get home before the morning comes
    What if I'm late, gotta big date, gotta get home before the sun comes up
    Up and away, got a big day, sorry can't stay I gotta run, run, yeah
    Gotta get home pick up the phone, I gotta let the people know I'm gonna be late

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