one cold December night back in 1984
a scientist had found himself upon the dance floor
he started twitching and shaking like a pile of jumping beans
at first it looked stupid but the end justified the means

well I know it's not generally considered very cool
to dance like a nitwit, to dance like a fool
but now that's just a guideline, not a rule

I've been making my way through the danceclub scene
been trying it out, it's my brand new routine
and it's catching on big, it's so hot it's obscene

so get off the wall, stand proud and tall
get out there and dance like an idiot
you know it's all good, so rock the neighborhood
get out there and dance like an idiot

you might wanna eat a lotta sugar first
have some caffeinated soda to quench your thirst
then step into the crowd and give it your worst

no matter what you do, you can't go wrong
you can dance like an idiot all night long
as long as you've got no rhythm, you're going strong

so get off the wall, stand proud and tall
get out there and dance like an idiot
you know it's all good, so rock the neighborhood
get out there and dance like an idiot

(are you ready? ...yes I am! (here we go))

put your hands on your knees and hobble to the right
then do a 360 with your eyes shut tight
while you're dizzy get busy and pretend you're a mime
then make whiny noises and clap five times
hold out your arms, start running in place
try to do the Moonwalk, and fall on your face
get up and stomp around like a big fat lummox
then jump out the window with your hands on your buttocks

like an idiot, like an idiot
like an idiot, like an idiot
(dance) like an idiot, like an idiot
(dance) like an idiot, like an idiot

so get off the wall, stand proud and tall
get out there and dance like an idiot
you know it's all good, so rock the neighborhood
get out there and dance like an idiot
get off the wall, stand proud and tall
get out there and dance like an idiot
you know it's all good, so rock the neighborhood
get out there and dance like an idiot


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    General CommentThis is the new La Macarena.

    Except the dance is better.

    And the song is less annoying.
    RainbowPonyon July 22, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis song is awesome, and should be played at every casual or semi-formal dance event. It can really liven up a party and encourages those who are self-conscious about their moves to.. get out there and dance like an idiot!
    Arcalython May 07, 2007   Link

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