"Move To The City" as written by and (usa 2)/stradlin Slash....
You pack your bags
And you move to the city
There's somethin' missin' here at home
You fix your hair
And you're lookin' real pretty
It's time to get it out on your own
You're always fightin'
With your mama and you papa
Your family life is one big pain!
When you, you gonna move to the city?
Into the city where it all began

You gotta move, You gotta move
Ma, ma, ma, ma, ma, ma, ma, ma, ma
Time you gotta move

You stole your mama's car
And your daddy's plastic credit card
You're sixteen and you can't get a job
You're not goin' very far
You're always ridin'
With the teachers and the police
This life is much too insane!
When you, you gonna move to the city?
Into the city where it all began

You gotta move, You gotta move
Ma,ma,ma,ma,ma,ma,ma,ma,ma
Time you gotta move
Right to the city
Where the real men get it
Aw, child, ain't it a pity?
Sometimes it gets too shitty!
Come on and hit me!

You're on the streets
And it ain't so pretty
You need to get a new what you please
You do what you gotta do for the money
At times you end up on your knees!

I'm always buyin'
With the local and the junkies
This city life is one big pain!
But you, you had to move to the city
Into the city where it all began

You gotta move, You gotta move
Ma,ma,ma,ma,ma,ma,ma,ma,ma
Time you gotta move
Oh right to the city
With the real nitty gritty
Aw, child, ain't it a pity?
Sometimes it gets too shitty!
Come on and hit me!


Lyrics submitted by mike

"Move to the City" as written by Izzy Stradlin (usa 2) Slash

Lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group

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  • +1
    General CommentCome on and hit me??? Is he wanting to have sex with her?... other than that part of the song I think the rest is self explanatory
    melm4402on April 18, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General CommentDefinately about the same thing as Welcome to the Jungle, the rough streets of L.A.
    Sprite1on December 26, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI love the live version when they extend the song, and they sound like a big band from the 30's. lol
    Sprite1on December 26, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is awesome. I dont know why nobody has wrote here yet.
    cougar10on March 29, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThe come on and hit me might just be because it rhymes and sounds cool... I really don't know. There should definitely be more comments on this- especially is you have live era. Axl's vocals and the instrumentals at the end are awesome. GN'R rocks!
    classic_rocker8on October 06, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song gets me pumped. im moving to the city mid year, im over this house im staying in
    paccyon May 28, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is about teen angst... feeling sooo repressed at home.. wanting to get out and live the exciting city life. And finding out underneath every silver lining......

    Btw the line... "right to the city where the real men get it"... should be changed to "right to the city with the real nitty gritty"

    and also "you need to get a new what you please, you do what you gotta do for the money, at times you end up on your knees" should be "At least you get to do what you please, you do what you gotta do for the money, it's time to get down on your knees".
    Wumpmomon February 29, 2008   Link
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    General CommentSounds like an aerosmith song
    Sprite1on December 26, 2008   Link

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