"Dressed For Success" as written by and Per H�kan Gessle....
Tried to make it little by little
Tried to make it bit by bit on my own.
Quit the job, the grey believers
Another town where I get close to the bone.

Whatcha gonna tell your brother?
Oh oh oh
Whatcha gonna tell your father?
I don't know!
Whatcha gonna tell your mother?
Let me go...

I'm gonna get dressed for success
Shaping me up for the big time, baby.
Get dressed for success
Shaping it up for your love yea yea yea.

I'm not afraid
A trembling flower
I'll feed your heart
And blow the dust from your eyes and
In the dark things happen faster.
I love the way you sway your hips next to mine.

I'm gonna get dressed for success
Hitting a spot for the big time, baby.
Get dressed for success
Shaping it up for your love. Look sharp!


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"Dressed for Success" as written by Per H�kan Gessle

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    General CommentGonna get dressed for safe sex. Sorry.. that's how we use to sing it. I think it's about leaving home and facing the big world.
    antmannon June 23, 2003   Link
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    General CommentThis song sing about preparing for the big bad world out there ... Ditching the college student's life and prepared to climb the corporate ladder in the rat race..
    letitrockon October 18, 2004   Link
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    General CommentYes, I think this song is about preparing for the big bad world out there -its so eponymous of tehe 80's cut throat yuppie world (especially for women, who knew dressing sexy had a lot to do with it) Oh - the 80's!
    bkat004on February 14, 2006   Link
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    General CommentWhen this song came out, we used to think it said "I'm gonna get undressed.... for some sex.." HEHEHE! I love Roxette!
    Roller_Girlon August 12, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI still think this song IS about sex.Or is about going to get sex anyway.

    She's worried about what her mother/father/brother say..and she says "another town where I get close to the bone."

    "Get dressed
    for success
    shaping it up for your love
    yea yea yea."

    It sounds like she's dressing to go to club so she can get laid.


    focus007on October 15, 2009   Link

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