"Automatic" as written by Brock Patrick Walsh and Mark Goldenberg....
Look what you're doing to me
I'm utterly at your whim
All of my defenses down

Your camera looks through me
With its X-ray vision
And all systems run aground

All I can manage to push from my lips
Is a stream of absurdities
Every word I intended to speak
Winds up locked in the circuitry

No way to control it
It's totally automatic
Whenever you're around
I'm walking blindfolded
Completely automatic
All of my systems are down
Down, down, down
Automatic (automatic)
Automatic (automatic)

What is this madness
That makes my motor run
And my legs too weak to stand

I go from sadness
To exhilaration
Like a robot at your command

My hands perspire and shake like a leaf
Up and down goes my temperature
I summon doctors to get some relief
But they tell me there is no cure
They tell me

No way to control it
It's totally automatic
Whenever you're around
I'm walking blindfolded
Completely automatic
All of my systems are down
Down, down, down
Automatic (automatic)
Automatic (automatic)

Automatic
Automatic
Automatic
Automatic

Look what you're doing to me
I'm utterly at your whim
All of my defenses down

Your camera looks through me
With its X-ray vision
And all systems run aground

All I can manage to push from my lips
Is a stream of absurdities
Every word I intended to speak
Winds up locked in the circuitry

No way to control it
It's totally automatic
Whenever you're around
I'm walking blindfolded
Completely automatic
All of my systems are down
Down, down

No way to control it
It's totally automatic
Whenever you're around
I'm walking blindfolded
Completely automatic
All of my systems are down
Down, down, down

No way to control it
It's totally automatic
Whenever you're around
I'm walking blindfolded
Completely automatic
All of my systems are down
Down, down


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"Automatic" as written by Mark Goldenberg Brock Patrick Walsh

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    General CommentAutomatic" is a song by the Pointer Sisters, released on the Planet Records label at the end of 1983. The song became one of the Pointers' signature tunes and was the first of four consecutive top ten singles from their multi-platinum landmark album, Break Out. The song, which features Ruth Pointer's deep lead vocals, soared to number five on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart and number two on the US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and US Hot Dance Club Play charts. It repeated that success in other countries such as Canada and the United Kingdom (where it made it to number two only kept from the top spot by Duran Duran's "The Reflex"). The song also became the Sisters' only #1 in the Republic of Ireland.
    In 1987, "Automatic" is featured in the made-for-television reunion film The Return of the Six Million Dollar Man and the Bionic Woman (1987).
    In 1991, the song was featured in the film Ricochet, and can be heard at the beginning after the basketball game.
    "Automatic", and its sister song Neutron Dance, set the stage for female R&B groups featuring strikingly low alto lead vocals, backed by higher harmonies. Ten years later, R&B group TLC did the same to great success, with their #1 hits "Creep" and "Waterfalls".
    The song "Automatic" was featured in the popular game GTA:Vice City, which sold 17.5 million copies worldwide. The song can be found on radio stations available when Tommy Vercetti (the main character) is in a car, motorcycle, or a boat. It is also the song that is usually heard playing when the player enters The Malibu Dance Club.
    In 2007, "Automatic" was covered by dance singer Ultra Naté. Her version topped the US dance chart, hitting number one in the issue dated April 28, 2007. The music video has Ultra Naté shown digitally with different characters with two men, apparently nude , watching her on the computer.
    Automatic-Ultra Nate
    In 2008, "Automatic" was covered by UK rock supergroup Hot Leg (the band led by former lead singer of The Darkness, Justin Hawkins) on their I've Met Jesus EP
    sepultura1987on September 29, 2010   Link

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