Straight Up

Album: Forever Your Girl (1988)
Charted: 3 1
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  • Lost in a dream
    I don't know which way to go
    (A-let me say it)
    If you are all that you seem
    Then, baby, I'm movin' (movin') way too slow

    I've been a fool before
    Wouldn't like to get my love caught in the slammin' door
    How about some information, please?

    Straight up
    Now tell me, do you really wanna love me forever
    (Oh, oh, oh)
    Or am I caught in a hit-and-run?
    Straight up
    Now tell me, is it gonna be you and me together
    (Oh, oh, oh)
    Or are you just having fun?

    Time's standing still
    Waiting for some
    (Waiting for some) small clue
    (A-let me tell you know)
    I keep getting chills
    When I think your love (when I think your love) is true

    I've been a fool before
    Wouldn't like to get my love caught in the slammin' door
    How about some information, please?

    Straight up
    Now tell me, do you really wanna love me forever
    (Oh, oh, oh)
    Or am I caught in a hit-and-run?
    Straight up
    Now tell me, is it gonna be you and me together
    (Oh, oh, oh)
    Or are you just having fun?

    You are so hard to read
    You play hide-and-seek
    With your true intentions
    If you're only playing games
    I'll just have to say
    A-bye, bye, bye, bye, bye, bye, bye, bye, bye

    A-do-do you love me, do-do you love me, baby?
    Come on now
    A-do-do you love me, do-do you love me?
    A-tell me, baby

    I've been a fool before
    Wouldn't like to get my love caught in the slammin' door
    Are you more than hot for me
    Or am I a page in your history book?
    I don't mean to make demands
    But the word and the deed go hand in hand
    How about some information, please?
    (Please, please, ah, please, please)

    Straight up, now tell me (tell me)
    Straight up, now tell me (tell me)
    Straight up, now tell me (tell me)
    Straight up, now tell me
    Straight up, now tell me

    Straight up
    Now tell me, do you really wanna love me forever
    (Oh, oh, oh)
    Or am I caught in a hit-and-run?
    Straight up
    Now tell me, is it gonna be you and me together
    (Oh, oh, oh)
    Or are you just having fun?

    Straight up
    Now tell me, do you really wanna love me forever
    (Oh, oh, oh)
    Or am I caught in a hit-and-run?
    Straight up
    Now tell me, is it gonna be you and me together
    (Oh, oh, oh)
    Or are you just having fun? Writer/s: Elliot Wolff
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, Downtown Music Publishing, Royalty Network
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 8

  • Chris from Germany She was very famous in Germany in the early 90s and many girls admired her look. The song is awesome and still rocks. I think the expensive David Fincher video helped it to become a hit
  • Carolina from Forest Hills, NyHi people it's carolina again i am 9 years old!
    Love ya Paula
  • Carolina from Forest Hills, NyI love Paula Abdul. She is so pretty. I love her song Straight Up. I saw the music vidio.
    Looks pretty old.
  • Jen from Westville, Njthis is my guilty pleasure song. I hate to admit it, but it is.
  • Jen from Westville, Njand yes she does judge on American idol....
  • Jake from San Mateo, CaArsenio Hall who is a good friend of Paula was not originally planned to appear in the video for the song. He just happen to be hanging out and was talked into making a quick cameo.
  • Claire from Oak Ridge, TnShe judges on American Idol. Not much to say, but with how short her singing career was, it's all there is to say.
  • Jme from Raleigh, Ncshe judges on American Idol
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