"Shake It" as written by and Mark E/banks Curry....
Now baby just tell me when
I'll pick you up then
If you'll be ready
I'll be there at ten

Now baby just tell me when
You been drinking
Too much and
You feel like leaving

Now shake it
Like you mean it
Now fake it
Like I see it
Now come on, baby, shake it
Like you mean it
Now take it
Like I need it

On our first date you run away
And come back another day
Phone tag you know I hate
On our first date you run away
And come back another day
The head games you love to play

I don't wanna play
I don't wanna play

On our first date you run away
And come back another day
Phone tag you know I hate

Now baby just tell me to
Say I like you
I'll say it anyway
If that's alright too

Now baby I won?t ask you
If you don't want to
I won't hurt you
Unless you want me to

Oh, shake it girl
I'll fake it girl
You shake it
And I'm gonna take it

Oh, if you shake it girl
I'll fake it girl
If you shake it
Well then I'm gonna take it


Shake it like you mean it

On our first date you run away
And come back another day
Phone tag you know I hate
On our first date you run away
And come back another day
The head games you love to play

I don?t wanna play
I don?t wanna play

On our first date you run away
And come back another day
Phone tag you know I hate

My face that haunts you
It pushes you back to
A corner in your bedroom
Well, baby, just don't be scared
When I touch you there
Don't act like you don?t care

Is it my face that haunts you?
And pushes you back to
A corner in your bedroom
Well, darling, just don't be scared
When I touch you there
Don't act like you don?t care

Don't be scared

On our first date you run away
And come back another day
Phone tag you know I hate
On our first date you run away
And come back another day
The head games you love to play

I don't wanna play
I don't wanna play

On our first date you run away
And come back another day
Phone tag you know I hate

Oh, shake it girl
I'll fake it girl
You shake it
And I'm gonna take it

Oh, if you shake it girl
I'll fake it girl
If you shake it
Well then I'm gonna take it

And I need it (Repeat 6X)
Do you mean it?
And I need it


Lyrics submitted by pinkie53

"Shake It" as written by Mark E Curry Brian Banks

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.

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    General CommentMetro Station wishes their "Shake It" was as cool as this one. :]
    taylorsaurus rexon June 19, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General CommentHm, I don't think it's about him using her (although I'll admit, some of their songs are about that), but instead, her being a little bit... flighty? I'm not quite sure what word I'm aiming for.
    But like the lyrics say, on the first date she ran away (can be interpreted however you like, I guess), and he mentions phone tag. He's got to ring her if he wants to talk, etc;

    and he just wants her to stop acting so apathetic, (Don’t act like you don’t care), and to be less shy, maybe.
    "Now baby just tell me to
    Say I like you
    I’ll say it anyway
    If that’s alright too"
    It sounds like he's constantly telling her he likes/loves her, but she isn't saying it back.

    I dunno, that's just how I interpreted it. (:
    Quixoticieson July 08, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis is sooooo fun to dance to
    myfavritknickerson July 20, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI think this song is about a girl who is very flirty but also plays hard to get. The singer is in love with her and this song is to tell her that no matter how much she goes off with other people and gets into trouble, he'll always love her and he'll always be there for her. At the same time, he's wondering what he really means to her and whether or not he should make a move.
    pinkie53on July 21, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI agree

    i looooove to dance to this song

    it always makes me feel cheerier =D
    savannah_raeon August 07, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI have to disagree pinkie: the protagonist doesn't love the girl at all. Like most of Rediscovers songs, it seems this one is also about using a girl for physical gratification.

    He doesn't want to chase after her or call her (hence "the phone tag you know I hate"), he just wants sex. He says "Just tell me to say I like you, I'll say it anyway," which suggests he doesn't actually like her, but he'll tell her that anyways. Same goes for the "I'll fake it" lines. His true intentions show the most in the bridge: "Well darling don't be scared when I touch you there."

    Clearly a song about using a girl.
    noseovertail711on August 26, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI agree with noseover.
    lilyloveson January 14, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti agree with both opinions haha.
    it can go both ways, but i don't know.

    "I don't wanna play"

    that's one phrase, that can be signs as if he was hurt in the past?.. so he doesn't want to be played.. but in a way i agree with noseovertail711
    makeTHISworthITon May 14, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI agree too.
    Most rediscover songs seem to be about using the girl.

    And again, I agree with the meaning.
    "I don't wanna play"

    Meaning mabye that he doesnt want to date, he just wants sex.

    "Well, darling, just don’t be scared
    When I touch you there
    Don’t act like you don’t care"
    again, all that he really wants from her is a physical relationship.
    SleepOnTheFlooron May 23, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentAmazing song and I agree with noseovertail711
    Dotsonaon June 25, 2007   Link

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