"Love Shack" as written by and Kate/schneider Pierson....
If you see a faded sign by the side of the road that says
Fifteen miles to the, Love Shack, Love Shack yeah
I'm headin' down the Atlanta highway
Lookin' for the love getaway
Headed for the love getaway, love getaway
I got me a car, it's as big as a whale
And we're headin' on down to the Love Shack
I got me a Chrysler, it seats about twenty
So hurry up and bring your jukebox money

The Love Shack is a little old place where
We can get together
Love Shack baby
A Love Shack baby
Love Shack, baby Love Shack
Love Shack, baby Love Shack
Love Shack, baby Love Shack
Love Shack, baby Love Shack

Sign says, woo, stay away fools
'Cause love rules at the Love Shack
Well it's set way back in the middle of a field
Just a funky old shack and I gotta get back
Glitter on the mattress
Glitter on the highway
Glitter on the front porch
Glitter on the hallway

The Love Shack is a little old place where
We can get together
Love Shack, baby
Love Shack, baby
Love Shack, that's where it's at
Love Shack, that's where it's at

Huggin' and a-kissin', dancin' and a-lovin'
Wearin' next to nothing 'cause it's hot as an oven
The whole shack shimmies
Yeah the whole shack shimmies
The whole shack shimmies when everybody's movin' around
And around and around and around
Everybody's movin', everybody's groovin' baby
Folks linin' up outside just to get down
Everybody's movin', everybody's groovin' baby
Funky little shack
Funky little shack

Hop in my Chrysler, it's as big as a whale
And it's about to set sail
I got me a car, it seats about twenty, so come on
And bring your jukebox money

The Love Shack is a little old place where
We can get together
Love Shack baby
A Love Shack baby
Love Shack, baby Love Shack
Love Shack, baby Love Shack
Love Shack, baby Love Shack (oh baby that's where it's at)
Love Shack, baby Love Shack (baby that's where it's at)

Bang bang bang on the door baby!
Knock a little louder baby!
Bang bang bang on the door baby!
I can't hear you
Bang bang bang on the door baby!
Knock a little louder sugar!
Bang bang bang on the door baby!
I can't hear you

Bang bang bang on the door baby, knock a little louder
Bang bang on the door baby, bang bang!
On the door baby, bang bang!
On the door, bang bang!
On the door baby, bang bang!

You're what?
Tin roof
rusted!

Love Shack, baby Love Shack!
Love Shack, baby Love Shack!
Love Shack, baby Love Shack!
Love Shack, baby Love Shack!


Lyrics submitted by numb

"Love Shack" as written by Fred Schneider Cindy Wilson

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  • +2
    General CommentActually, it says on the B-52's site that "tin roof rusted" doesn't mean anything. It's in the FAQ.

    "Q: What is Cindy shouting in the break at the end of Love Shack?

    A: “Tin roof rusted”. Though people continually want to find the meaning behind her words, “tin roof rusted” was a true spontaneous moment that has managed to resonate to this day. A better question might be what was going through her head at that moment."
    radiofuckon June 07, 2007   Link
  • +2
    General CommentI thought it was just a stupid song about a like dance shack and the dude has a big ass car,and it's like nappy inside and shit,so you hafta be high or drunk or both to wanna go let alone stay there...
    wow had no idea that there was a sex theme going on there...*blink blink*
    Thia007on December 05, 2011   Link
  • +1
    General CommentTin Roof rusted is supose to be a southern term for pregnancy. Makes more sense now
    antmannon June 21, 2003   Link
  • +1
    General Comment"Besides, I don't think any od them were gay..."

    Errm... I assume you mean besides Fred Schneider? He's like a walking embodiment of "swish" (though that's certainly not intended as any kind of a disparaging characterization)!
    owennnnnnnnnnon June 13, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General CommentOkay, bear with me. I think a "love shack" is a vajayjay in the "middle of a field" as in pubic hair. I think the car "as big as a whale" is a penis. Glitter may mean cum or actual glitter, but a "highway" is what girls in high school used to call that little line of hair going from a guy's belly button to his, well, "Chrysler". Front porch could be breasts or a vulva. Bang bang is obvious. And my favorite, the "tin roof rusted" could refer to the clitoris (a "roof" at the top of the vagina), which is all too often neglected ("rusted"). What do you think? Is it possible? Or am I just really dirty minded? Or both? :)
    kdnwbrryon May 23, 2012   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThe 'Love Shack' was the name of the band's first rehearsal space..it was literally a shack!! brilliant band..
    life1179on March 07, 2014   Link
  • 0
    General CommentGotta love this song.
    anna118kon April 15, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentdamn straight it's good song, my friend nick likes to listen to it while he gets PD
    rxbrotheron April 23, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentFUN!, key little shack!
    elninoon May 11, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is great... ;)
    lilaimzekinson July 08, 2002   Link

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