"1985" as written by Jaret Ray Reddick and Y ....
Woohoo
Woohoo

Debbie just hit the wall
She never had it all
One Prozac a day
Husbands a CPA
Her dreams went out the door
When she turned twenty four
Only been with one man
What happened to her plan?

She was gonna be an actress
She was gonna be a star
She was gonna shake her ass
On the hood of White Snake's car
Her yellow SUV, is now the enemy
Looks at her average life
And nothing has been alright

Since Bruce Springsteen, Madonna
Way before Nirvana
There was U2 and Blondie
And music still on M-T-V
Her two kids in high school
They tell her that she's uncool
'Cause she's still preoccupied
With 19, 19, 1985

Woohoo
(1985)
Woohoo

She's seen all the classics
She knows every line
Breakfast Club, Pretty In Pink
Even Saint Elmo's Fire
She rocked out to Wham!
Not a big Limp Bizkit fan
Thought she'd get a hand
On a member of Duran Duran

Where's the mini-skirt made of snake skin
And who's the other guy singing in Van Halen
When did reality become T.V.
What ever happened to sitcoms, game shows
(On the radio was)

Bruce Springsteen, Madonna
Way before Nirvana
There was U2 and Blondie
And music still on M-T-V
Her two kids in high school
They tell her that she's uncool
'Cause she's still preoccupied
With 19, 19, 1985

Woohoo

She hates time make it stop
When did Motley Crue become classic rock?
And when did Ozzy become an actor?
Please make this
Stop! Stop! Stop!
And bring back

Springsteen, Madonna
Way before Nirvana
There was U2 and Blondie
And music still on M-T-V
Her two kids in high school
They tell her that she's uncool
'Cause she's still preoccupied
1985

Bruce Springsteen, Madonna
Way before Nirvana
There was U2 and Blondie
And music still on M-T-V
Her two kids in high school
They tell her that she's uncool
But she's still preoccupied
With 19, 19, 1985


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"1985" as written by Mitchell Scherr John Allen

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  • +4
    Lyric CorrectionI guess I'm the only one who cares, but oh well -.- it's Motley CRUE*, and that one, I can maybe understand misspelling (I know before I was a fan I thought it was 'Crew'), but how in Jupiter's name do you spell OZZY* motherfuckin' Osbourne wrong??? That's just musical blasphemy!
    marquptonon May 22, 2011   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis is a great song with a great video.
    daventhalas1on September 26, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI like this song, especially the line

    "And Music still on MTV "

    Struck a chord with me.
    magicmanx9on January 22, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General Commentpeople love 2 criticize this band 4 making fun songs and i don't understand y. 2 many bands nowadays r depressing, while b4s keeps rock fun. this song is (like everclear's volvo driving soccer mom) a fun look at a suburban housewife who didn't get to live her teenage fantasies of becoming famous....the 80s references in there just add to the fun
    gutterballon March 24, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General Commenthmm just listened to the one by SR-71, the lyrics on theirs are better but BFS has a sings it better.

    also to everyone who says stuff like "this song sucks so they suck" and then say that SR-71 wroe it, well if sr-71 wrote the song, than how does BFS suck?
    Dremon August 18, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentCatchiest song ever.

    And surprisingly, the whole "She hates time. make it stop" line really relates to me.
    lostchromosone45on September 20, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song rocks. catchy is definitely the word for it.
    kuwalaon September 24, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI love this song! Need I say more?
    The Infamous Ton September 29, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentCatchy song.. wouldn't call it "great" but it is a fun song. The video IS hilarious though... great references to the 80's with the parody of Robert Palmer's video for "Addicted to Love"... and the George Michael bit was great as well.. Plus, the "mom" is so hot!!!
    Veritas13on October 01, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentsr-71.
    come on now.
    from stars 2 tearson October 05, 2004   Link

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