Neutron Dance

Album: Break Out (1984)
Charted: 31 6
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  • I don't want to take it anymore
    I'll just stay here locked behind the door
    Just no time to stop and get away
    'Cause I work so hard to make it everyday

    Whoo oooh
    Whoo oooh

    There's no money falling from the sky
    'Cause a man took my heart and robbed me blind
    Someone stole my brand new Chevrolet
    And the rent is due, I got no place to stay

    Whoo oooh
    Whoo oooh

    And it's hard to say
    Just how some things never change
    And it's hard to find
    Any strength to draw the line
    Oh I'm just burning doin' the neutron dance
    I'm just burning doin' the neutron dance

    Industry don't pay a price that's fair
    All the common people breathing filthy air (Lord have mercy)
    Roof caved in on all the simple dreams
    And to get ahead your heart starts pumping schemes

    And it's hard to say
    Just how some things never change (hey, hey)
    And it's hard to find
    Any strength to draw the line (whoa oh)
    I'm just burning doin' the neutron dance
    I'm just burning doin' the neutron dance

    Whoo oooh
    Whoo oooh

    I'm on fire, yeah
    I'm on fire, yeah

    And it's hard to say
    Just how some things never change
    And it's hard to find
    Any strength to draw the line
    I'm just burning doin' the neutron dance
    I'm just burning doin' the neutron dance

    I know there's a pot of gold for me
    All I got to do is just believe
    I'm so happy doin' the neutron dance
    And I'm just burning doin' the neutron dance
    I'm so happy doin' the neutron dance
    I'm just burning doin' the neutron dance

    Whoo oooh
    Whoo oooh
    I'm so happy doin' the neutron dance
    And I'm just burning doin' the neutron dance (yeah, yeah)
    Whoo oooh
    Whoo oooh
    I'm so happy (it's in my hands)
    I'm just burning (it's in my feet)
    I'm so happy (it's all over me)
    I'm just burning (I can't help myself)
    I'm so happy (yeah, yeah)
    I'm just burning (oh, yeah)
    I'm so happy (oh, yeah)
    I'm just burning (I'm just burning)
    I'm so happy (oh, yeah)
    I'm just burning (it's in my feet)
    I'm so happy (it's in my hands)
    I'm just burning (it's in my feet)
    I'm so happy (it's all over me) Writer/s: ALLEE WILLIS, DANNY SEMBELLO
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 3

  • Seventhmist from 7th HeavenThis was one of the first songs I remember hearing (when it came out in 1984) that used "drum machines" instead of regular drums.
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyPer: www.legacy.com {12-25-2019}
    Allee Willis, songwriter who was nominated for an Emmy Award for writing the theme song to 'Friends', “I’ll Be There for You", passed away at the age of 72 on December 24th, 2019 in a Los Angeles-area hospital...
    She worked with Earth, Wind & Fire frequently, co-writing their hits including “September", “Boogie Wonderland", and “In the Stone.” Willis won two Grammy Awards, one for co-writing the music and lyrics for the stage adaptation of “The Color Purple,” and the other for her work for the “Beverly Hills Cop” soundtrack, for which she co-wrote the Pointer Sisters’ “Neutron Dance”* and Patti LaBelle’s “Stir it Up.” Her other notable songwriting credits include the Pet Shop Boys’ “What Have I Done to Deserve This” and Bonnie Raitt’s “Got You on My Mind.” She was a 2018 inductee to the Songwriters Hall of Fame...
    May she R.I.P.
    * On February 10th, 1985 "Neutron Dance" by the Pointer Sisters peaked at #6 {for 3 weeks} on Billboard's Top 100 chart...
    Also on February 10th, 1985 it reached #1 {for 1 week} on the Canadian RPM Top Singles chart...
  • Paul from Detroit, Mihated, hated this song. But I love the Pointer Sisters.
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