Take Your Mama

Album: Scissor Sisters (2005)
Charted: 17
  • When you grow up, livin' like a good boy oughta
    And your mama, takes a shine to her best son
    Something different, all the girls they seem to like you
    Cause you're handsome, like to talk and a whole lot of fun

    But now your girl's gone a missin'
    And your house has got an empty bed
    The folks'll wonder 'bout the wedding
    They won't listen to a word you said

    Gonna take your mama out all night
    Yeah we'll show her what it's all about
    We'll get her jacked up on some cheap champagne
    We'll let the good times all roll out
    And if the music ain't good, well it's just too bad
    We're gonna sing along no matter what
    Because the dancers don't mind at the New Orleans
    If you tip 'em and they make a cut

    Do it
    Take your mama out all night
    So she'll have no doubt that we're doing oh the best we can
    We're gonna do it
    Take your mama out all night
    You can stay up late 'cause baby you're a full grown man

    It's a struggle, livin' like a good boy oughta
    In the summer, watchin' all the girls pass by
    When your mama, heard the way that you'd been talking
    I tried to tell you, that all she'd want to do is cry

    Now we end up takin' the long way home
    Lookin' overdressed wearin' buckets of stale cologne
    It's so hard to see streets on a country road
    When your glasses in the garbage
    And your Continental's just been towed

    We're gonna take your mama out all night
    Yeah we'll show her what it's all about
    We'll get her jacked up on some cheap champagne
    We'll let the good times all roll out
    And if the music ain't good, well it's just too bad
    We're gonna sing along no matter what
    Because the dancers don't mind at the New Orleans
    If you tip 'em and they make a cut

    Do it
    Take your mama out all night
    So she'll have no doubt that we're doing oh the best we can
    We're gonna do it
    Take your mama out all night
    You can stay up late 'cause baby you're a full grown man Writer/s: Scott D. Hoffman, Patrick Seacor, Derek Gruen, Jason Sellards
    Publisher: Spirit Music Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 2

  • Kyeta from Glenwood Springs, Colorado I LOVE this song. There is a lot of genius in the production, as well. My favorite is when he sings take your mama out tonight! Like a command. I hope that his coming out was taken well by his mom.
  • Phoebe from Belchertown, Mafirst comment!! Super catchy song.
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