"Moves Like Jagger" as written by Ammar Malik, Johan Karl Schuster, Benjamin Levin and Adam Noah Levine....
Just shoot for the stars if it feels right
And aim for my heart if you feel like it
Take me away and make it okay
I swear I'll behave

You wanted control so we waited
I put on a show now we're naked
You say I'm a kid my ego is big
I don't give a shit and it goes like this

Take me by the tongue and I'll know you
Kiss me 'til you're drunk and I'll show you all the moves like Jagger
I've got the moves like Jagger
I've got the moves like Jagger

I don't need to try to control you
Look into my eyes and I'll own you with them moves like Jagger
I've got the moves like Jagger
I've got the moves like Jagger

Baby it's hard when you feel like
You're broken and scarred
Nothing feels right, but when you're with me
I make you believe that I've got the key

Oh, so get in the car we can ride it
Wherever you want get inside it
And you want to steer, but I'm shifting gear
I'll take it from here oh yeah yeah and it goes like this

Take me by the tongue and I'll know you
Kiss me 'til you're drunk and I'll show you all the moves like Jagger
I've got the moves like Jagger
I've got the moves like Jagger

I don't need to try to control you
Look into my eyes and I'll own you with them moves like Jagger
I've got the moves like Jagger
I've got the moves like Jagger

You want to know how to make me smile
Take control, own me just for the night
But if I share my secret you're gonna have to keep it
Nobody else can see this

So watch and learn I won't show you twice
Head to toe, ooh baby, rub me right
But if I share my secret you're gonna have to keep it
Nobody else can see this

And it goes like this

Take me by the tongue and I'll know you
Kiss me 'til you're drunk and I'll show you all the moves like Jagger
I've got the moves like Jagger
I've got the moves like Jagger

I don't need to try to control you
Look into my eyes and I'll own you with them moves like Jagger
I've got the moves like Jagger
I've got the moves like Jagger


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"Moves Like Jagger" as written by Adam Levine, Ammar Malik, Benjamin Joseph Levin, Johan Karl Schuster

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  • +4
    Song MeaningMoves like Jagger is about cougerville. If you've ever seen Jagger dance - he can't dance. And he's not good looking. But he can get a woman a fraction of his age - because he has the moves - google his love conquests. This song is reverse though, it's not a younger woman conquest but an older woman.

    "I swear I will behave" -- a child says to an adult
    "You say I'm a kid, my ego is big" -- hello?
    "And you want to steer / But I'm shifting gears" -- power struggle
    "So watch and learn, I won't show you twice/../But if I share my secret/You gonna have to keep it/Nobody else can see this" -- older women think of younger boys but few will make it public

    And finally the way you conquer a woman is not by controlling but by looking in her eyes with a total look of confidence.

    My guess, Adam L (or someone in the band) is experienced in what it means to seduce an older woman.
    kittyGirl007on October 10, 2011   Link
  • +3
    General CommentHe's got "skills"?
    redshiftdazzleron July 12, 2012   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWhere's the whistle in the beginning from? It's a song from the Rolling Stones, but what's its name?
    paulilagoon August 30, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIf someone's playing this song repeatedly, he's probably out to have sex. It's a catchy track (kind of like STD's:). Seriouly though, I am not a big fan of Maroon 5 (most of its songs sound the same...like Pitbull's), but this particular one has a GREAT dance beat. The lines that ruin the song for me are "Kiss me 'til you're drunk And I'll show you." Come on, if you have to get a girl drunk than you don't have very good moves. And legallly speaking she can't consent to sex if she's intoxicated so OT OH...I hear sirens. The other is "So watch and learn, I won't show you twice." It displays his arrogance. Sorry, guys, it's doubtful any of you are all THAT. There are lots of male fishies in the sea... GREAT DANCE BEAT but the lyrics make me laugh.

    MaryMaryQuiteContraryon September 21, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWell, there was that rumour about Mick Jagger, Marianne Faithfull and a Mars bar. Perhaps these are the moves to which he is referring. :P
    basaliskon October 16, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General CommentReminded me of this song

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    foxxy12on November 01, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General CommentCool...
    manuelrenteria2on November 05, 2011   Link
  • 0
    My InterpretationThis song is all about a man trying to seduce an older woman

    And take me away and make it OK
    I swear I'll behave

    and moves like Jagger is -as I see it-
    mostly relevant to the way he moves his tongue i.e Oral Sex

    Take me by the tongue
    And I'll know you (Uh)
    Kiss me 'til you're drunk
    And I'll show you

    and when she agrees she promise him a night
    he wont forget as long as he is gonna keep he wild love secrets

    You want to know how to make me smile
    Take control, own me just for the night
    But if I share my secret
    You're gonna have to keep it
    Nobody else can see this

    So watch and learn
    I won't show you twice
    Head to toe, oh baby, rub me right
    But if I share my secret
    You're gonna have to keep it
    Nobody else can see this (This! This! This! Ooohyeaha!)

    And it goes like this
    00Bohemian00on November 09, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General Commentterrible song, lyrics suck and his voice is like needles in my ears. please let me never have to hear top 40 shit ever again.
    Jlo3742on November 13, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General CommentBem, eu acho que a música conta sobre um homem que está interessado por uma mulher, que estava em um relacionamento. Para seduzí-la ele tenta ser sincero e contar vantagem ao mesmo tempo... E assim, sem culpa os dois podem, "aproveitar o momento"... sem competições aparentes. Onde ninguém deve nada á ninguém e podem ser livre sendo eles mesmos, um para o outro.

    PS: Sorry I didn't write in English ... cause I'm still not know the language so well.
    priscisnunion June 24, 2012   Link

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